Misco’s Artisan Chocolate – 2021 Review


I’d first heard of Misco’s chocolate last year from a friend, who bought a box for their partner and was absolutely delighted by the quality of the chocolates and their presentation. In revisiting my notes from last Christmas, ordering a small box to indulge in seemed like the smart move.

Today I’m reviewing Misco’s artisan chocolates, to find out what the fuss is about, and whether my friends and family would enjoy them this Christmas.

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What is Matcha?


Matcha green tea has been an essential beverage for me for the past 18-months. Where before, I would ensure I had a daily cup, now I find myself pulling away from coffee breaks, in favour of a further cup of matcha; sometimes drinking 3-4 cups a day.

Today we’re reviewing matcha broadly, and answering common questions on this refined green tea.

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Questions about Truffles


At one time, I would have said that truffles were an acquired taste, however in recent years more often my friends are recommending new truffles and suppliers to me, when a few years ago I was the only truffle aficionado I knew!

Today we’re reviewing some common topics of dicussion, which I can easily answer given my years of experience enjoying truffles.

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Foie Gras – A delicate ingredient


Foie gras is a peculiar food. Each December we collectively rush to buy tonnes of the stuff, before it is lost to our conciousness the next month. Lockdowns have only enhanced this trend, with December 2020 seeing the highest interest in foie gras since 2015. With this in mind, it’s likely that foie gras will continue to be a must-have Christmas treat in 2021, much like last year.

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