valentine’s chocolate


What is the History of Valentine’s and Chocolate? | Friars

In the modern era of confectionery, there seems to be no more obvious an association with an occasion, than that of Valentine’s day with an accompaniment of chocolate, and usually flowers and cards. We don’t currently sell flowers or specialise in cards so our interest is predominantly the giving of chocolates, (we sell those in abundance) in a romantic gesture on the day Valentine’s is celebrated, February 14th. How did this association begin and develop? It seems natural that chocolates, often given as a gift of affection should readily fall... Read More


Chocolate Gift Boxes for Valentine’s Day | Friars Valentine’s Collection

Valentine’s Day is looming – with the prospect of going out for a romantic meal, perhaps a movie, or a few cocktails totally shattered this year, we’re all looking for ideas for the perfect night in. We can bet that the likes of Netflix and Amazon Prime have a busy night on Sunday the 14th of January as we all cosy up on the sofa for a film we’ve seen a hundred times before, and of course, some delicious takeaway food.  Or, perhaps you’re doing something a little different this... Read More


Valentine’s Chocolate Competition

Our Valentine’s signature box is a perfect gift for your loved one, full of decadent chocolates, it’s a real treat. From perfectly balanced white chocolate gin infused truffles to our new, rich and aromatic, espresso flavoured chocolates; all beautifully handmade. So, we thought we’d give you the chance to win one! Like our competition post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, tag someone who you think deserves a Valentine’s treat and say why, to be in with a chance to WIN. We’ll be announcing the winners on Wednesday 12th February, so... Read More