Review: Pierre Marcolini’s MeLove Chocolate

Review: Pierre Marcolini’s MeLove Chocolate

Whilst, obviously a lot more high end, well thought out and significantly tastier, these chocolates, launched by Pierre Marcolini as part of his new summer products reminded me of an old-classic, the Tunnocks Teacake. A staple cake/biscuit, used to accompany your multiple cups of tea drunk on a standard British...

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A sugar tax on Easter eggs?

A sugar tax on Easter eggs?

Easter eggs should be subject to the same sugar tax as fizzy drinks, according to some dentistry experts, as the number of children with tooth decay increases for the fourth year running. Dr Nigel Carter OBE, Chief Executive of the Oral Health Foundation, told KCW Today, “Over the last year...

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Chocolate grows on trees in Chelsea

Chocolate grows on trees in Chelsea

Currently ripening in the steamy heat of the “tropical corridor” at Chelsea Physic Garden is a cocoa pod, the fruit of the Theobroma cacao Theobroma cacao, theobroma meaning food of the gods in Latin, has strong ties to the Physic Garden. In 1689 Hans Sloane returned to London from working as a...

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R Chocolate Afternoon Tea review

R Chocolate Afternoon Tea review

Ione Bingley enjoys afternoon tea at R Chocolate the newest brainchild of the Rothschild family in Chelsea on Orange Square. A glittering ruby in the heart of Chelsea, the windows of R Chocolate, adorned with red and gold, emit a warm and inviting light. Huge chocolate elephants gaze across Orange...

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