Christmas is always a time for indulging in sweet treats and chocolate and I wanted to share a few delights I've had recently.
First up, I received a box of Christmas goodies from GAIL's Bakery after they had to postpone a blogging event.
See if you can spot, which of the photos below is mine...
Tthe incredibly light, chocolately brownies were my favourite. The booze soaked raisins kept the brownie lovely and moist and they disappeared in no time.
Grace devoured the gingerbread, which had a much strong ginger flavour (which we love) than most shop bought versions. Finally, I got some brownie points from the in-laws by taking round the Christmas loaf for them to share.
GAIL's Christmas range can be bought from one of their nine bakeries across London.
On Sunday we had a trip to the London Chocolate Festival to stock up on choccies and get a few presents. The Festival was heaving, but we managed to get a range of treats including mini-bars from Rococo, chocolate slabs from William Curley and a selection box from Simply Handmade Chocolate.
Whilst we were there we thought we better try some whoopy pies from the Outsider Tart. As an aside, their cook book looked fantastic.
Galeta have a stall on Lower Marsh on a lunchtime and i've become addicted to their tiffin. It really is chocolate heaven. It was good to see them at the festival
These sugar free, dairy free natural ingredient chocolates from inSpiral looked amazing, but were a little disappointing. Probably because all the fun had been taken out of them! A great gift for anyone with food allergies though.
We ended the day with a trip to the Choc Star van for a fudge brownie sundae with salted caramel ice-cream. Pure indulgence, but delicious as ever.
The only chocolate left to get for Christmas is a trip to Paul A Young for some salted caramel and then we'll have a full range of goodies to gorge on.
Whatever you are up to this Christmas, have a good one!