There are some classic chocolate combinations that go together like bread and butter – raspberries, orange, toffee… But what about if you want to try something new? There’s a whole bunch of flavours that sound like they shouldn’t work with chocolate, but actually make our favourite food taste even better – if that’s possible! We’ve pulled together a slideshow of the best unusual chocolate combinations that you should try today. Click on the slides for recipes so you can see
These recipes are really simple and loads of fun to make, and best of all they require no cooking skills – so are perfect for creating with the kids! Just click on the images below to see the full sized version.
The key ingredient needs no introduction – chocolate drops! You can find our range here. And if you’d like to share these recipes on your own site, you’re more than welcome to - just be sure to say thanks by linking back!
If you enjoyed our chocolate dipped coconut macaroons and our chocolate refrigerator cheesecake you will LOVE these! Our Chocolate Sorbet is chocolatey, light, and super-refreshing – the perfect treat for a hot summers’ day! While our Chocolate Coconut Banoffe Pie is bursting with tropical flavours – we challenge you to find a better dessert for a balmy night. Just click on the images below to view the full-sized, printable versions, and if you need our delicious chocolate drops, just click here. You’re welcome to share these
We probably don’t need to say that chocolate is our favourite food at Lily O’Brien’s - whether we’re treating ourselves to our favourite chocolate collection or whipping up a delicious chocolatey treat in the kitchen! In fact, we love finding new ways to enjoy chocolate so much that we’ve traveled the world (metaphorically at least) to find the world’s favourite ways to eat chocolate. Take a look below to see how chocolate is eaten around the world! You’re welcome to share this image on
You may have noticed that we’ve been busy making lots of delicious summer desserts, from refreshing chocolate chip ice cream, through to a light and creamy chocolate refrigerator cheesecake. Here are two more recipes for tempting chocolatey treats, perfect for summer snacking, or indulging in any time of year! If you’d like to whip them up yourself, don’t forget about the most important ingredient – chocolate!
With summer comes an abundance of fruit filled treats intended to refresh us when the weather starts to heat up. If you’re anything like us, all that fruity goodness leads to a major chocolate craving; no matter how hot the temperature! So, to follow on from our previous summer recipes post, we’ve put together two more light, chocolatey, and totally tempting summer recipes. Perfect for satisfying even the most serious of chocoholics! With our dark chocolate drops available here, and just a few
Father’s Day is a great opportunity for busy families to take some time out of their hectic schedules and enjoy a day-trip, and gives a chance for Dads (and Mums too) to have fun with their kids. Wherever you are in the country, there are lots of things going on for you to enjoy. Here’s a quick look at some of the most fun and family-friendly events going on in the UK and Ireland this Father’s Day. What’s On In
Father’s Day is almost here! If your Dad is one of those men who “has everything”, then check out these quirky and cool gifts. There’s sure to be something that will put a smile on his face! 1. The Personalised Keepsake Photo Box A personalised keepsake photo box full of luxurious and tasty chocolates makes a great gift for anyone. Find a photo of a great family moment to include in the lid and you have the perfect long-lasting memento.
Christmas, Valentines, Easter… just so many excuses for eating as much chocolate as we want can! But what happens now? While we know that no-one needs an excuse for treating themselves, we’ve been busy carefully crafting recipes for delicious chocolate treats that are light enough, yet indulgent enough, to be enjoyed whatever weather our summer brings us. If you’d like to try them (and we strongly recommend you do!) just click on your favourites to load the full sized, printable version. In the recipes we’ve
A great big Thank You to Russborough House for featuring our delicious little Lily O’Brien’s chocs as part of their Easter 2014, Discovery Tours! Russborough House is a stately house situated near the Blessington Lakes in County Wicklow, often referred to as the most beautiful house in Ireland! It was built between 1740 and 1750 in the palladian style by Richard Castle (Cassells) and displays fine stucco ceilings by the Lafranchini brothers, marvellous plasterwork and a wonderful mahogany staircase. It