Blog Posts - Confectionary

Win a Hotel Chocolat Summer Collection box worth £35.00

U me and the kids At Hotel Chocolat the Summer Collection is now available – perfect for barbeques, garden parties, and even summer weddings. Featuring fruity sleekster boxes, smoothies to chill, summer Nano slab gallery, The Chocs-to-chill H-box,...
by umeandthekids on Jul 16, 2016

In The Kitchen: Sweetness the Patisserie

Nestled at the end of one of Epping’s ‘busy’ strips (read: sleepily peaceful at 10AM on Friday morning) Sweetness the Patisserie is decidedly anti-Wonka. Instead of the vivid, attention-seeking kaleidoscope of sounds, colours and button-and-val...
by JENIUS on Dec 10, 2015

Handmade Confectionary : Spotlight on Miss Marshmellow, Dorset

I was browsing Facebook last week when an update from Shop Dorset caught my eye.  I was looking for inspiration for some Christmas goody bags so something a bit indulgent that people wouldn't usually buy for themselves ... and I found Miss Marsh...
by Jera's Jamboree on Nov 30, 2015

Win an Ultimate English Fudge Hamper

As it's nearly the weekend so I wanted to kick it off offering one lucky reader the chance to win this gorgeous hamper of fudge from Ultimate English, a new indie retailer based in Yorkshire who are already award winning!
by Honest Mum on Nov 7, 2014

Moong Dal Halwa: Yellow Moong Halwa

  Moong Dal or the husked yellow Moong Halwa is a popular confection in the northern and north western regions of India. This is made usually during the winter months. The lentils are slowly cooked in ghee releasing its rich, nutty aroma. It i...
by eCurry on Oct 28, 2014

Badam Katli/Almond Fudge

      Badam Katli, a fudge made with almonds, is a very popular Indian confection.  Powdered nuts combine with cardamom,saffron or rose to become the most enticing fudge. They are morish  and will disappear faster than you know. ...
by eCurry on Nov 1, 2013

Homemade Toffee Apples

      Tis the season for Toffee Apples but don’t they just seem so expensive? Have a go at making your own this year instead. Makes a dozen Ingredients:  12 eating apples and a lollipop stick for each 350g caster sugar 300ml gol...
by Larger Family Life on Oct 28, 2013

Verkostung: Fresh Gum von Hustol

So, heute dreht es sich mal wieder um Kaugummi. Diesmal um ein dragiertes Kaugummi, das mit Lakritz gefüllt ist und von der Schweizer Firma Roelli Roelli Confectionery AG unter dem Label Hustol vertrieben wird. Diese produziert auch für die Eigenma...
by on Apr 1, 2013

Malaccan Sweets, Lobby Lounge, The Majestic Malacca, Malaysia

 Majestic Malacca Welcome Drink – watermelon, banana, peanut, coconut milk  Jam Drops – coloured icing atop a butter biscuit  Buah Kana – bitter preserved olive  Peanut Cookies  Savoury Bar Snacks - Pea...
by The Yum List on May 31, 2012

Japan: Krazy Kit Kats!

    This is a topic that has reached many blogs in recent years, the crazy funky flavours of Japanese Kit Kats. The greatest blog effort I have come across is “Jen Ken’s Kit Kat Blog”, not just a page but an entire blog dedicated to...
by Ramblings of a Global Citizen on May 16, 2012

Healthy Chocolate Truffles?

To make chocolate healthy pretty much means to  lose what we love most about it: cream, full fat milk, sugar.  What this loosely translates as is chocolate in its most natural form: pods, nibs, cocoa butter, unprocessed cocoa. However, I am always...
by The Cocoa Lounge on Nov 5, 2008

Chocolate of the World – Finland

For most of us, chocolate is a comforting food. We turn to it when we’re feeling low, we eat it during periods of celebration. A simple candy bar (as can any food. My husband is transported to Fridays in 1970s LaCrosse when he eats McDonalds Fi...
by The Cocoa Lounge on Oct 30, 2008

Sweet Dreams Traditional Sweet Shop

It seems that the days of the corner shop are fading into obscurity. Supermarkets can supply the time-pushed shopper with everything, all under one roof. However, is this a smart way to shop? The days of my childhood were mostly spent reading but I d...
by The Cocoa Lounge on Oct 25, 2008

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