Hot chocolate – Aka cocoa aka cocoa

Hot chocolate – Aka cocoa

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Hot chocolate – aka cocoa, is a hot drink that usually contains shaved chocolate, melted chocolate buds or cocoa powder, heated milk or water and sugar. Drinking chocolate is similar to hot chocolate but is made from melted chocolate shavings or paste rather than a soluble powder mix. It is thought that the Mayans created […]

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Dolce Gusto

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo coffee maker

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo coffee maker

The Dolce Gusto Piccolo. A few years ago we received the Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo coffee maker as a Christmas present from our two boys. At the time we were delighted but i did think it would be one of those kitchen gadgets that got used for a while and end up in a cupboard […]

Nespresso

Nespresso CitiZ XN730540 Coffee Machine

Nespresso CitiZ XN730540 Coffee Machine

The Nespresso CitiZ. Would you like to become a member of an exclusive club. That is exactly what happens when you purchase the stylish  Nespresso CitiZ XN730540 Coffee Machine by Krups. The club is where you order your Grand Cru capsules and combines exclusive benefits and the expert knowledge and advice of the Specialists. This […]

Tassimo

Tassimo T55 coffee machine

Tassimo T55

The Tassimo T55 This is the new Tassimo T55 coffee machine from Bosch with intelligent barcode technology. Very stylish in design with the unit being black with chrome finishing. So whats in the box, well apart from the machine itself not a lot, you get a set of instructions but unfortunately no free t-disks to […]

Hot chocolate makers

Grunwerg – Choc Ole – Hot Chocolate Maker

Grunwerg - Choc Ole - Hot Chocolate Maker

The Grunwerg  Choc Ole  This nifty little device comes gift boxed so ideal if your thinking of giving it to someone as a present. Simple to use as the idea behind it is to froth the hot chocolate using a pumping action. First you need to heat your milk either the traditional way by gentle […]

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Hostess HM250MA Milk Frother Silver

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Grunwerg – Choc Ole – Hot Chocolate Maker

Grunwerg - Choc Ole - Hot Chocolate Maker

The Grunwerg  Choc Ole  This nifty little device comes gift boxed so ideal if your thinking of giving it to someone as a present. Simple to use as the idea behind it is to froth the hot chocolate using a pumping action. First you need to heat your milk either the traditional way by gentle […]

Different ways to make a hot chocolate drink

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Making hot chocolate (cocoa) Everyone loves a comforting mug of hot chocolate especially in the evening before going to bed but which is the best or easiest method to make it. Instant hot chocolate. This is very quick if you use the variety that uses boiling water. It comes in a powder form in a […]

Tassimo T55 coffee machine

Tassimo T55

The Tassimo T55 This is the new Tassimo T55 coffee machine from Bosch with intelligent barcode technology. Very stylish in design with the unit being black with chrome finishing. So whats in the box, well apart from the machine itself not a lot, you get a set of instructions but unfortunately no free t-disks to […]

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo coffee maker

Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo coffee maker

The Dolce Gusto Piccolo. A few years ago we received the Krups Dolce Gusto Piccolo coffee maker as a Christmas present from our two boys. At the time we were delighted but i did think it would be one of those kitchen gadgets that got used for a while and end up in a cupboard […]

Nespresso CitiZ XN730540 Coffee Machine

Nespresso CitiZ XN730540 Coffee Machine

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BODUM Chocolatiere Hot Chocolate Maker

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Treat yourself to a large mug of hot chocolate just before going to bed with the hot chocolate maker from Bodum. With the Chocolatiere as they lovingly call it you can make a delicious hot chocolate drink in no time at all, with a rich and creamy layer of froth, thanks to its piston system to […]

Cioccolatiere Bain Marie chocolate machine

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