Looking for the perfect gift for the chocolate lover in your life? Well, we believe we have a brilliant pairing and gift set for you.
Let's start with The Ultimate Pure Hot Chocolate from Fortnum & Mason in London — the world's most famous cornershop — which for more 312 years has remained an essential destination for anyone in search of extraordinary food, exceptional service and joy-giving things.
They know chocolate and do not use the word lightly when describing their Ultimate 100% Dark Hot Chocolate, made with 100% single origin Colombian chocolate for the boldest, most intense chocolate flavor possible. Just 6-8% of the world’s chocolate is produced with ‘Fino de Aroma’ cocoa, making this a rare and sublime treat. And, no sugar is added.
And what better complement than a book of delectable chocolate recipes — Chocolate Fit For A Queen.
This delicious little treat of a book offers over 40 mouth-watering recipes to create and delight in making your own unique and delicious chocolate recipes inspired by the historic chocolate kitchens of London's favorite palaces, including the decadent chocolate port.
Stirred into the mix is a fascinating history of royal chocolate, written by Historic Royal Palaces curator Polly Putnam. Polly traces the journey of the cocoa bean from its ancient origins as Central American currency to its introduction to the English royal court, where the Stuarts and then Georgian royals and their couriers enjoyed this luxurious treat.
The introduction of this lovely book is by Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces. (You may also recognize her from the many popular British royal history programs she hosts that are seen on PBS stations and the BBC.)
You will find this lovely book full of exquisite chocolate recipes truly Fit for a Queen.
Fortnum & Mason The Ultimate Pure Hot Chocolate
Ingredients: 100% single origin Fino de Aroma Columbian chocolate
Chocolate Fit For A Queen Book of Delectable Chocolate RecipesFormat: New, Hardcover