You though London Chocolate Week would take a break from your liver after Cocktail Week?
London Chocolate Week 2015 elebrates the world of fine chocolate from 12th to 18th October, 2015. The week culminates with The Chocolate Show London at Olympia National Hall from 16th to 18th October, bringing the best of the industry together all under one roof.
Hundreds of events are expected this Chocolate Week around the UK, with the country’s top chocolatiers and chocolate companies, as well as hotels, bars and restaurants celebrating by hosting talks, tastings, demonstrations and sampling, as well as creating exclusive products, new launches, offers, chocolate meals, cocktails and recipes using some of the best chocolate brands from around the world.
What you didn’t guess was bars like Opium and Jinjuu were offering limited edition Choctails for this week only!
Here are some of the recipes you can try out at home!
The Belize Averna Flip
25ml Fair Belize 5 Year Rum
25ml Sierra Nevada pale ale syrup (equal parts Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and sugar)
1 free-range egg
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a tasting glass. Garnish with fresh nutmeg and serve with a bar of Divine milk chocolate.
The Jackie Brown
(adapted from a 2006 recipe by Rich Hunt at The Player, Soho)
50ml Belize Averna 5 Year Old Rum
7.5ml maple syrup
5ml D.O.M. Benedictine
2 dashes angostura bitters
Stir in a double Old Fashioned glass with cubed ice. Garnish with an orange twist, grate dark chocolate over the top and serve with the rest of the bar.
The Bounty Hunter
Bounty Hunter to Kill some Rum
35ml FAIR. Belize Rum 5yo
15ml Dark Mozart
20ml Coco Lopez …
25 Double cream
There you have it! Prepare at home, or grab some at Opium
till October 18th
Happy London Chocolate Week everyone!