The Cutest of Chocolate Boxes – Jenny Wren

 Jenny Wren – The Cutest of Chocolate Boxes… Perfect for Mother’s day or Easter, Jenny Wren have their unique three-layered folding box, and it really is the cutest one out there! Affordable, and adorable – perfect for us students to take home and wow the family.    When receiving this product I was blown away from the packaging. The box features twelve delicious hand-finished Belgian chocolates and truffles. There are four each of milk, dark and white chocolate – including Fleur de Sel caramel, raspberry yoghurt and white mocha. With a little taste card inside the box, it really is all…

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How to utilise your Easter Holidays effectively.

Everyone is excited for the coming Easter holiday. The Sun is shining and it’s lovely and bright outside. Finally!! Goodbye to winter and the horrible cold weather – it’s about time if you ask me! What’s even better, no scheduled seminars and lectures for another two weeks. It’s a needy break, right? Well not for us students unfortunately because we all know there is still work to do. Easter holidays are often the  most stressful. Deadlines of the upcoming exams, final pieces of coursework and portfolios that need to be handed in are coming around quicker than ever. For this reason, it’s vital to utilise…

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7 reasons to eat more chocolate this Easter

Feeling guilty about all that chocolate you’ve gorged on over the Easter holidays? Taunting yourself with the image of a fatter, spottier, insulin-dependent you? Pledged never to so much as glance at the melt in the mouth snack again? Well fear no more;  I am here to tell you that chocolate may actually be good for you! I have encountered surprising volumes of research into chocolate’s many health benefits- all presumably conducted by a team of chocoholics seeking solace- but nevertheless; here’s what I found… 1) Plain chocolate is high in antioxidants; these molecules are linked to a reduced risk…

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Easy Easter Recipes

If you’ve been fasting for lent, or even if not, you deserve some tasty Easter treats. Here’s a round-up of some simple seasonal recipes. No-fuss hot cross buns –          A twist on a classic, all the flavour yet none of the kneading. *Low-fat Ingredients: 500g plain flour ½ tsp dried yeast A handful of raisins 1/4 tsp mixed spice 50g marzipan 1 tbsp granulated sugar Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 20 mins See here for method.   White chocolate mousse with crushed mini eggs –          Velvety smooth goodness, which can be adapted to enjoy year-round not just at Easter. Ingredients: 200g white…

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