Friars Blog

06/04/2017

Brand New This Easter

Hotcross Bun Chocolates The traditional hot cross bun just got better with our delicious hot cross bun chocolate. High cocoa milk chocolate is combined fruit and cinnamon for a delicious treat. Luxury Easter Eggs Specifically designed to suit the milk, dark or white chocolate connoisseur, these eggs will not disappoint. A large 15cm chocolate egg  is complimented beautifully by giant half truffle eggs in death by chocolate, Eton mess and salted caramel flavours. Gummy Carrots Sweets Great fun gummy Easter carrot sweet in orange flavour. Easter Chocolate Box A delicious... Read More

21/03/2017

The Perfect Mother’s Day

Breakfast in bed A fabulous start to the day. A fruit salad topped with Greek Yogurt followed by a boiled egg with soldiers and then homemade porridge topped with Friars honey buttons mmmm…. A walk in the country A great way to chat to Mum one on one and we all know walking is great for physical and mental health. Plus after that breakfast there are probably a few extra calories to burn.     Home cooked meal with coffee and chocolate Tagliatelle with prawns and mussels cooked in a... Read More

10/03/2017

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Everything Prosecco Gift Box Prosecco is a girl’s best friend and if you are a Mum, you probably deserve an extra glass. Well worry not, you can now accompany that extra glass with Prosecco Truffles and Prosecco Sweets. Prosecco Truffles An elegant gift box of fabulous Prosecco chocolate truffles. A crisp white chocolate shell is filled with a smooth white chocolate ganache infused with a splash of Italian Prosecco. The perfect Monther’s Day gift. Signature Chocolates – 48 A show stopping selection of our finest chocolates. A chocolate lovers dream... Read More

26/02/2017

New Website Coming Soon

We are in the process of re-designing our website so we decided to have a chat with Jackie Woodier our head of online to find out what the plans are. Why are you updating the website? One of the main reasons is our current website isn’t responsive which we feel is something that will really improve the customer experience. Responsive means that it will automatically change shape to suit all devices from an iPad to a mobile, so users won’t have to scroll sideways. Any new features? We are planning... Read More

14/02/2017
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Shhhhhh….. Whisky & Coke Sweets … and Cider Sweets

We thought we had done pretty well with the development of our delicious Prosecco Sweets and Chilli Jellies, if you haven’t tried them yet they are a must. But our sweet developers haven’t rested on their laurels and we are about to launch our new Whisky and Coke Sweets! A hard boiled sweet made with real Scotch Whisky and beautifully combined with Coca Cola. As with all our products we have experimented with the recipe and done lots of taste test (it’s a tough job) in order to get the... Read More

27/01/2017

Why We Give Chocolate On Valentine’s Day

The history of Valentine’s Day, legend says, originated during the third century in Rome. During this time, Emperor Claudius II decided that single men made better soldiers, so he outlawed marriage for young men. A young priest named Valentine was furious with this injustice and defied Claudius by continuing to perform marriages for young lovers in secret. Claudius eventually discovered Valentine’s actions and sentenced him to death (not quite the fate of those who fail to buy their significant others chocolate on Valentine’s Day, but you’ve been warned!). During his... Read More

13/01/2017

Warning! If You Want To Stick To Your Diet Then DON’T Click Here

Our Mousse Au Chocolat chocolate really is a treat for the eyes as well as the taste buds. A chocolate cup is quarter dipped in dark chocolate, then filled with fluffy milk chocolate mousse. This is then seal with a dark chocolate layer and topped with a sprinkling of cocoa nibs. Mmmmmmm….. A stunning chocolate for both milk and dark chocolate lovers and if you are going to break your diet you might as well do it in style!

23/12/2016

Merry Christmas Everyone

Here is a small collection of facts that you may which to refer to during that awkward conversation with great auntie Margaret. Merry Christmas! Christmas Trees Nearly 60 million Christmas trees are grown each year in Europe. Noel The word Noel derives from the French expression “les bonnes nouvelles” or “the good news”. Turkey Before turkey, the traditional Christmas meal in England was a pig’s head and mustard. Holly The holly in a wreath symbolises Christ’s crown of thorns while the red berries are drops of his blood. Cracker Designs... Read More