Chocolate Making experience by My Chocolate

Chocolate Making experience by My Chocolate

I was very lucky to be given the luxury present of a chocolate making and cocktail experience when I left my previous workplace. I was so excited!!! 🙂 what a great present and defiantly my favourite from what I was given. I didn’t know what to 

Afternoon Tea my style!

Afternoon Tea my style!

Tea consumption increased dramatically during the early nineteenth century and it is around this time that Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford is said to have complained of “having that sinking feeling” during the late afternoon. At the time it was usual for people to 

No fish, No eggs for the month

No fish, No eggs for the month

As some of you may or may not know it’s the month of Sharavan, I’ve been doing Shravan Maynow for so many years now, I don’t fast as such but I do participate in not having any eggs or fish, which to be honest doesn’t 

Derby Bakewell Pudding no it’s not a tart it’s a pudding

Derby Bakewell Pudding no it’s not a tart it’s a pudding

I was looking at this recipe book I got from the Good Food Show it was a lovely little recipe book with quite a few traditional recipes. I seen a recipe for a traditional bakewell tart and it mentioned that the it originated in Bakewell 

BBC Good Food show Winter 2012

BBC Good Food show Winter 2012

I have been to the Good Food show a few years back, it was a great first experience of a food show I never experienced so many food and drink stalls under one roof. It was a good day out with a lot of samples 

Leicester Winter food and craft festival

Leicester Winter food and craft festival

Leicester is well known for it’s market (which I just recently found out!) and they used this for holding this particular event so luckily no setting up for the stall holders! This was a lovely little festival. There were nice local food and freshly made 

Diwali is here, Diwali is here

Diwali is here, Diwali is here

That song always comes into my head when it’s Diwali! I’m not sure if anyone remembers the video that was put on at school (it might have just been my school though) whenever Diwali was on?!! I actually can’t remember it properly but I do 

Melton Mowbary food festival

Melton Mowbary food festival

We went to this food festival last year I had seen it being advertised but didn’t know what to expect and thought it would be a nice day out, I’m not sure if you remember the random amazing weather we had? but luckily the event took place 

Anyone for cake? Macmillan ‘Biggest coffee morning’

Anyone for cake? Macmillan ‘Biggest coffee morning’

At work I had the idea of getting involved to raise money for Macmillain cancer research ‘World’s biggest coffee morning’ which takes place every year and enlisted in my lovely work colleagues to get involved to, which they were happy to do. With some planning 

Startford Upon Avon food festival

Startford Upon Avon food festival

We decided to check out the Startford Upon Avon food festival. At first the weather was dry but cold then in true typical British style the heavens opened o dear! luckily I was half way round the festival when it happened. Anyway back to the