Posts tagged "chocolate"

God Save The Queen’s Pudding Bars

As I’ve mentioned about a billion times before, I’m totally obsessed with everything British, so when I saw these candy bars–which combine traditional British pudding flavors, chocolate, and a colorful Union Jack design–I was sold. Crafted in honor of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee, they’re swirled with fun ingredients like toffee, strawberry, white chocolate, and meringue.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 23, 2012

New 3D Chocolate Printer Is Way More Delicious Than A Regular Printer

Your old printer has served you well. It’s dutifully churned out term papers, contracts, and last-minute photo gifts. But wouldn’t it be nice to upgrade to a printer that prints chocolate? Seriously though: a team of researchers in the UK have devised a machine that does just that. Apparently the magical chocolate printer works like…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 3, 2012

Dream Life Status: Overnight Suite At A Chocolate Factory With Edible Furnishings

Can this be true? Or is it a ganache-induced fever dream? The Little Chocolate Shop, a chocolate factory in Leyburn, Yorkshire, UK, is allowing guests overnight stays in their “chocolate suite.” The suite features “edible furnishings, a chocolate fountain and a fancy dress box filled with Wonka-esque accessories, aprons and toques,” which will be replenished…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 2, 2012

Salty As The Sea, Sweet As Pie

The key to my heart and my happiness is food. And the best food in the world is chocolate. Last week, I was gifted a delicious bar of spicy chocolate from Dylan’s Candy Bar — the well-known shop of Ralph Lauren’s daughter Dylan Lauren. Just now, I went back online to reorder, but they don’t…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 6, 2012

5 Insanely Decadent Desserts That Should Maybe Be Illegal

Gluttony is having a moment. And I mean, yeah, one could argue that gluttony has been having a moment since Biblical times, but these days, it’s different — gluttony is fun and pretty and getting tons of repins on Pinterest. With that in mind, let’s take a tour of 5 super indulgent dessert recipes that…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 15, 2011

4 Bedroom-Friendly Foods (And 4 You Should Avoid)

As Sarah Silverman once said, “A couple of nights ago I was licking jelly off my boyfriend’s penis. And I thought, ‘Oh my God, I’m turning into my mother!”

Yes, we have all raided the fridge during a romp in the sack with our boo — and if we didn’t know any better,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 15, 2011

An Outfit Made From Chocolate Chain Mail

First thoughts upon seeing this gladiator outfit made entirely out of 300 pieces of chocolate: 1) That looks repulsively sticky and uncomfortable and oh, God, the melting in the sun! 2) What a waste of perfectly good chocolate for eating? WHY!? It turns out the getup was designed by Benjamin Brass and constructed by Puyricard,

By: Julie Gerstein / October 19, 2011

One If By Mouth, Two If By Sea

Sometimes there’s no better way to reward yourself than with a proper bar of chocolate. Mast Brothers’ fine craft chocolate bar, the Fleur de Sel, will provide you with the perfect chocolate escape. The dark cocoa and sea salt melt in your mouth in salty and sweet harmonic ecstasy. The best way to end your…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 4, 2011

Meet Karl Lagerfeld’s Chocolate Boy Toy

Karl Lagerfeld worships his muse/companion/cabana boy, Baptiste Giabiconi, so much that he made a likeness of him … out of chocolate. The edible man sculpture debuted in Paris as part of the marketing campaign for Magnum ice cream. Is that an ice cream bar in your tighty-whities or are you just happy to see me,…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 29, 2011

Beauty Test Drive: The Body Deli Dark Chocolate Truffle Body Scrub

I love eating chocolate. I love smelling chocolate. And now, after using The Body Deli’s dark chocolate truffle body scrub, I love bathing in it, too. The dark chocolate truffle body scrub (exclusively available in Feb.), sloughs off skin just as vigorously as their pumpkin body scrub. The African shea, organic cocoa and organic virgi…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 9, 2011

Chocolate Bars Can Be DIY, Too

The way to a woman’s heart is with chocolate, but the way to anyone‘s heart is with a custom-made chocolate bar. Choose your bar flavor, such as white chocolate or dark. Then pick up to five toppings to be blended in and mark your bar as truly yours. Are cranberries your fancy, or would you…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 28, 2010

Sweet! Husband Gifts Wife A Chocolate-Covered iPad

Hubby Stefan Magdalinski knew that his wife, Kay, wanted an iPad for her birthday. But like a wily scamp, Stefan did not want to make it easy on her. Instead of using the obvious Apple box, he wrapped her iPad in plastic and had his friends who run a London chocolate shop dip it i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 22, 2010

“Drunk Babies” Ad Campaign: Hilarious Or All Sorts Of Wrong?

L’universe de Chocolate has a new ad campaign to promote its Chocolate with Whisky truffles. No, it’s not a scantily clad woman on a bed or a happy couple enjoying a truffle while walking arm in arm. It’s a bunch of “drunk babies.” Like this little guy, who looks like he passed out in hi…

By: Ami Angelowicz / July 15, 2010
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