Violet Chocolate Bar Tasting These are some of the best violet flavored chocolates I’ve discovered in the wide world of chocolate. Two of them are from the UK, where violet flavored candies are incredibly popular, and one from a chocolate maker based in Spain. Kaixto Chocolate Candied Violet & Licorice 40% Milk Chocolate Bar Kaixto
Cocktails & Cupcakes: Lillet Rosé Grapefruit & Rose Gin Cocktails with Gin & Tonic Cupcakes I love pairing cocktails with cupcakes. For this pairing I made gin-based cocktails with Lillet Rosé, a fortified French wine aperitif similar to vermouth that’s a great match for fresh ruby red grapefruit juice, rose syrup and of course gin. For the
Boë Violet Gin Fizz While picking a tiny bouquet of violets in my backyard I was reminded of a fabulous drink I had during my trip to the UK in May, 2019. Fortunately I was able to bring back a small bottle of this gorgeous violet gin so I could make the cocktail at home.
British Rose and Violet Chocolate Creams It’s no secret that I love floral-infused treats, especially when it comes to chocolate. I scoured the internet for any violet chocolate treats I could find, something that is a rarity outside of Europe. I fell in love with violet flavored things when I was in high school, discovering
Whittard of Chelsea Queen of Hearts Tea and Biscuits National Tea Day in the UK was on April 21st, which also happens to fall on the Queen’s birthday. In honor of the occasion I celebrated with one of my favorite teas, Whittard of Chelsea’s English Rose Tea, paired with their “Queen of Hearts” Strawberry Biscuits.