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Chocolate Stimulation
To get people through the daily ups and downs of life, early civilisations all chose food that acted as a powerful stimulant. For the Americas, it was Chocolate, that originates there. For the African Continent it was coffee, which originated in Ethiopia and for the Asian Continent it was tea. Melt naturally believes chocolate is the best choice. Chocolate combines caffeine with many other neurotransmitters which trigger the feelings of pleasure and love. Not surprisingly Chocolate is called the food of the Gods. Surely, if chocolate had been around in the time of the Ancient Greeks, Cupid would have dispensed chocolate instead of shooting his lovers with arrows The three chocolate chemical compounds which act as neurotransmitters are: Theobromine caffeines chemical cousin, which is a stimulant for the central nervous system and the circulation of blood. Phenylethlyamine which triggers the release of pleasurable endorphins and is sometimes called “the love drug” Tetrahydrocannabinol or Anandamides which activates dopamine production, causing a feeling of intense well-being and euphoria. The name derives from the Sanskrit word "ananda", which means "bliss" Liquid LOVE The most fun way to drink hot chocolate Stir into hot milk or cream for the most delicious, rich hot chocolate drink Eat ENDORPHINS Single Origin Milk is the silkiest, most satisfying milk chocolate bar Pure Bliss The STIMULATING Stack "Bar-gain" - LESS THAN £6.50 A BAR
Willy Wonka
- WIN A GOLDEN TICKET - Visit Melt’s Marvellous Chocolate Emporium COMPETITION DETAILS 1. Place an online order for our sublime chocolates 2. Use the promotion code "willywonka " during checkout 3. Win a Private Chocolate Course "Charlie and The Chocolate Factory" is officially Roald Dahl’s most popular book. Inspired by the book, Melt offers you a chance to win a Golden Ticket to visit Melt’s Marvellous Chocolate Emporium and participate in a private chocolate course. A Golden Ticket for you and your partner (or Grandpa!) to visit our Notting Hill and Holland Park Kitchens so you can see for yourself the rivers of chocolate that so inspired Charlie Bucket. Of course we don’t have Oompa Loompas, but we do have extraordinarily skilled chocolatiers. They will do their best to stop any Augustus Gloop's falling into any Chocolate Rivers. They will introduce you to the wonderful world of luxury chocolate, the reality of which is even more amazing than Willie Wonka’s factory. If you have any Veronica Salt’s in your family - then the teenager's course is ideal for you. We run adult, teenager and children’s courses in our chocolate emporium - which really is an Artisan Kitchen where everything is handcrafted. Our Exclusive Melt Club is also for those that just love chocolate and want sublime chocolates delivered to their door every month. For the chosen few - a visit to our "Vanilla Fudge Room" is not to be missed as the smell is truly intoxicating! Club Melt Our Exclusive Melt Club is also for those that just love chocolate and want sublime chocolates delivered to their door every month.