Happy Christmas from the Melt team
The Modern British Macaroon
Win a Hamper
-17 March 2016
How to play
1.Simply visit our Website and find the hidden Easter egg
2.Email: email@example.com the following;
- Your full name
- The name of the product where you found the Easter egg.
The winner will be announced on Monday 21st.
GAME OF THRONES CHOCOLATE DRAGON EGG
To celebrate Game of Thrones: The Complete Fifth Season arriving on Blu-ray & DVD this month, Melt has teamed up with HBO Home Entertainment® to create the ultimate bespoke Easter Egg - a Game of Thrones chocolate Dragon Egg.
The Dragon Egg is an intricate design and entirely made by hand by Melt’s skilled team of chocolatiers. The entire egg is edible and made out of decadent chocolate; weighs 15kg, is 55cm tall and has taken over 25 hours to create.
On Saturday 12th March, we will be unveiling the beautiful one-of-a-kind Dragon Egg at Selfridges. Fans of the epic TV hit will be able to watch our team of chocolatiers assemble the Dragon Egg scale by chocolate scale between 11am - 1pm. The complete finished egg will then be on display for the rest of the day (until 4pm) for the perfect selfie opportunity. Fans will also have a chance to win a copy of the boxsets.
GAME OF THRONES is one of the most popular television series of the moment and the fifth season will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on March 14th, 2016.
Follow HBO at Facebook/UKHBO or @hbo_uk. You can find Melt @melt_chocolates. Send in your selfies using #gameofthrones #ownthrones
Inspired by this very exciting bespoke collaboration - we will be creating our own inspired Dragon Eggs - a trio of small milk chocolate Dragon Eggs, nestled in a Melt gift box.
SUPER FRESH HANDMADE CHOCOLATE EGGS
Easter is early this year - the Melt chocolatiers are in our Holland Park kitchen working like demons, so all our chocolate eggs are literally just out of the kitchen.
You can therefore be assured of the freshest chocolate eggs imaginable.
We have chocolate treats that will make your Easter weekend both visually gorgeous and super delicious!
Order by Monday 21st March to get your Easter treats on time.
Please note, our chocolate eggs are thick but still fragile, we do our very best to pack them securely, but once they leave the store they are out of our control!
Alternatively we offer a Click & Collect service.
LIMITED EDITION MOTHER'S DAY CHOCOLATES
A token of appreciation is always welcome...not just on Mother's Day, but frankly any day! However, this Sunday, is the designated day of the year to appreciate Mum.
On Mother's Day I would love my four kids to help a little more in the kitchen, clear away their plates, empty the dishwasher and best of all make me a cooked breakfast, followed by a box of the Melt Mother's Day chocolates to munch through with a cup of coffee!
Box of 10 fresh chocolates £19
Tonka Seasoned Marzipan, Muscovado Ganache, Blood Orange Ganache, Salted Caramel, Salted Crunchy Square
es, we know that sounds ridiculous but as consumers of vast amounts of chocolate, we are well placed to judge. However, we would expect you to put no more faith in that statement coming from a chocolate company, than believing that ice cream was good for you coming from an ice cream man! We fully accept that the team at Melt are chocoholics and not scientists so we have to rely on scientific research and the boffins in America to prove our point. They have identified the specific ingredient in chocolate that may be responsible for this weight loss and also help in the prevention of diabetes. Researchers at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute set out to test several groups of cocoa compounds to see which were most effective in preventing weight gain and obesity. The winners: a group of compounds called oligomeric procyanidins (PCs). The researchers found that oligomeric PCs, or OPCs, help regulate blood glucose levels, suggesting the compounds might prove useful in treating diabetes. Lead researcher Andrew P. Neilson said: “Oligomeric PCs appear to possess the greatest anti-obesity and anti-diabetic bioactivities of the flavanols in cocoa.”
But what if chocolate not only makes you slim, but also makes you smart? You will argue that now we are going from the sublime to the ridiculous, but there is a direct correlation between consumption of dark chocolate and Nobel prize winners. If you're smart you will probably tell us that that's because smart people just love chocolate. We would of course agree with you. But no less than an article the New England Journal of Medicine stated:
"There was a close, significant linear correlation (r=0.791) between chocolate consumption per capita and the number of Nobel laureates per 10 million persons in a total of 23 countries. When recalculated with the exclusion of Sweden, the correlation coefficient increased to 0.862. Switzerland was the top performer in terms of both the number of Nobel laureates and chocolate consumption."
So, the sciencists are saying that chocolate makes you slim, smart and you live longer with all those anti-oxidants. Even if all this science proves absolute hocus pocus and completely wrong, at least you will have enjoyed the ride! This makes chocolate the perfect food. Watch out for our book, Melt's Chocolate Diet!
Those clever Mayans discovered chocolate. They were certainly smart as they also discovered zero. Now where would we be today without zero?