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Cocoa Gin Martini

Cocoa Cocktails

To celebrate the launch of our innovative new cocoa bitters, we’ve decided to share some of our best-loved cocktail recipes, as perfected by our…

Pecan Pie

Recipe: Pecan Pie

Difficulty: Not so hard Preparation time: 30 minutes plus chilling Cooking time: 20-25 minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients Shortcrust Pastry: 280g/10oz plain flour, sifted, plus…

Christmas Truffle Tree

The Chocolate Truffle Tree

The story of our Christmas showpiece – from small beginnings to towering success. How would you make a Christmas tree out of chocolate? Not…