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PACKAGING REVIEW BY FIREFLY
14th Jul 2022 | Posted by https://firefly-uk.com/journal/chocolate-packaging-unwrapped

PACKAGING REVIEW BY FIREFLY

In today’s competitive landscape, chocolate packaging has become a canvas, an opportunity for brands to distil their unique personality and tell consumers exactly why they should pick them.Playing with pattern, The Chocolatier have positioned themselves at the premium end of the market with their opulent packaging. The brand have fused cut-out geometric shapes with detailed, hand-drawn illustrations to create a collage effect, whilst the subtle use of gold foiling and art deco lo …
RECIPE: Californian Almond, Candied Orange & Coconut Mendiant
1st Apr 2021 | Posted by The Chocolatier | Credit Leo Gong Photography

RECIPE: Californian Almond, Candied Orange & Coconut Mendiant

Developed by Aneesh Popat (The Chocolatier) on behalf of the Almond Board of California.www.almonds.com Ingredients Serves: 20 dark chocolate discs and 20 milk chocolate discs 200g Milk Chocolate200g Dark Chocolate40 Almonds40 Coconut Flakes40 strips, Orange peel (3-4cm) Preparation The day before you make the men …
RECIPE: ANEESH POPAT’S ULTIMATE CHOCOLATE TART
20th Dec 2020 | Posted by Aneesh Popat

RECIPE: ANEESH POPAT’S ULTIMATE CHOCOLATE TART

Earlier this year I made one of my all-time favourite recipes on BBC's Nadiya Bakes. After many many requests I am sharing this recipe. It is a very simple recipe but incredibly delicious. Of course, with such few ingredients quality chocolate is paramount. After all, in a water ganache, water being flavourless all you will taste is chocolate, so it needs to be the precious kind. I hope you enjoy making and eating this delight as much as I do. Prep time: 15 minutes. Cook time: 20 …
Chocolate scents that could be improving your sleep!
30th Nov 2020 | Posted by Dormeo

Chocolate scents that could be improving your sleep!

Around Christmas time, the amount of chocolate lying around the house increases greatly. Whether it’s advent calendars opened each morning, festive treats being baked or gift boxes of chocolates being shared out – chocolate is never far away.Luckily, chocolate is more than just a sweet treat for your tastebuds, research found that the scent of chocolate has a significant calming effect on the brain. When a group of volunteers smelt chocolate, their brain waves showed a reduced at …