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
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Easter is just around the corner and there are plenty of fun events across the UK and Ireland going on to keep kids entertained over the school holidays. The little ones can enjoy Easter egg hunts, live entertainment and of course Easter bonnet parades. Older children also have a great pick this year with everything from nature trails to live shows with a Deadly 60 presenter! Whatever age your children are, you are sure to find the perfect Easter event
To celebrate Easter we’ve been super busy finding, making, and trying lots of delicious recipes (it’s a hard life!) and turning our favourites into downloadable, printable recipe cards. If you’d like to try them too just click on your favourite recipe to load the full sized, printable version. We’ve also recommended using Lily O’Brien’s chocolate drops in the recipes – you can buy them here. You’re welcome to share the cards on your own site too; just please attribute us