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Archive for October, 2019

Halloween – 31st of October

Friday, October 18th, 2019

Wickedly Delicious

The witching hour is approaching and Halloween is nearly here! It’s the perfect time to unleash some charming treat ideas for the tricksters in your life – sure to hypnotise, mesmerise and enrapture. Whether you’re braving the eerie night, or warlocking your doors and curling up against the cold, Iain and his team wish you a very Happy Halloween!

NEW LIMITED EDITION Toffee Apple Bar

Iain’s spin on the classic Halloween treat – the Toffee Apple bar. Tangy apple and toffee pieces crumbled together and scattered on caramel-noted milk chocolate, add a dash beguilingly delicious twist for your taste buds. 

Caramel Recipes Selection

Few flavours could be more autumnal and enchanting than caramel! Iain’s Caramel Recipe selection gives you caramel and chocolate at their most bewitching. The selection features three award-winning caramel Velvet Truffles, including the World Gold Winning Caramel & Liquorice Velvet Truffle, and the Silver winning Pure Caramelized Ganache Velvet Truffle and Sea Salted Caramel Velvet Truffle. Prepare to be spellbound! Search all box sizes here. 

Classic Dipped Fruit Selection

A delicious selection of gently candied, outrageously juicy fruits. Presented in a dazzling gold box, with a branded ribbon and special wooden pumpkin ornament for a festive touch!

Salted Toffee Bars

Two of Iain’s best-sellers – the Sea Salted Toffee bars! Toffee pieces scattered on milk or dark chocolate, and sprinkled with sea salt to add a beguilingly delicious twist for your tastebuds.

Try them here!

Halloween Party Potion

For the ultimate Halloween hot chocolate, use some of Iain’s Dark Hot Chocolate flakes mixed with hot milk. Add in some chili or cinnamon to taste, and a dash of black food colouring for a bewitching brew.

Or, combine some of Iain’s White Hot Chocolate with pumpkin spice mix, if available, or mint. Stir in some green or orange food colouring for a wickedly warming and colourful Halloween treat.

Celebrating Diwali – 27th October

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

The Festival of Lights

Diwali, the Festival of Lights, will be observed by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world starting on 27th October.  The 5 day festival coincides with the Hindu New Year, and celebrates new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. Victorious ideals truly universal in their nature. Iain Burnett pays tribute to the occasion with luxury chocolate gift offerings, inspired by some of the tastes and traditions of the region.

South Asian Tea Pairing Selection

Inspired by his popular Classic and Chinese Tea Pairing Selections, Iain brings you the South Asian Tea Pairing box. Artisan handmade chocolates, expertly matched with some of your favourite exotic brews – the perfect gift for devoteas!

 

The Spice Trail Selection

A colourful and exotic box of  Velvet Truffles and pralines, meticulously curated to celebrate the flavours and spices of the Asian region.

Orange Offerings

With its original roots in Asia, Iain pays chocolaty tribute to the orange in several forms. Dipped candied orange slice, whole clementines, candied orange peel sprinkled on dark chocolate bars and more…

Inspired by India…

Iain’s award-winning Chai Velvet Truffle is inspired by the spicy Indian tea known in the West by the same name.  Caramel-noted milk chocolate infused with Assam team and warming fresh ginger, ground cloves, cinnamon and green cardamom.

Chocolate Ode to Autumn

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Chocolate Inspiration for Autumn

Today is the first day of our Scottish Autumn – and there’s nothing more beautiful – a living watercolour of breathtaking red, orange and gold. The nights start to draw in and few things feel more heavenly than your favourite hot drink paired with rich, warming chocolate.
It comes as no surprise that Iain Burnett has all the ingredients you’ll need when Autumn leaves start to fall…

Autumn Gems Selection

Back by popular demand and now including Iain’s award-winning Pure Caramelized Ganache Velvet Truffle and Sea Salted Caramel Velvet Truffle.  A textural tribute to the season – with crunchy Cocoa Nib Pralines and rippling golden caramel- filled hearts.

Buy a box of Gems here.

Classic Tea Pairing Selection

An expertly paired selection of chocolates, perfectly matched with some of the most cherished classic teas. What could be a cozier tribute to Autumn than gourmet chocolate and a perfect cup of tea? Shop all tea pairing selections here.

Satchels of Hot Chocolate 

Satchels filled with gourmet flakes of Iain’s signature hot chocolate – with options for dark and white fans alike! Or spice up your Autumn recipes with a dash of robust red cocoa…

Autumn in the Neighbourhood

Lonely Planet recently named Pitlochry as one of the world’s best places to see Autumn colours. For the ultimate Autumn experience, walk along the Rob Roy Way from Pitlochry to Grandtully and break your journey at the Chocolate Lounge.