Guinness and Chocolate in a marshmallow – a brilliant mix from Karen Waller, chief chocolatier at Rococo Chocolates and her team for Father’s Day and to make his day even more special they have produced a new salty caramel cigar. Lucky Dad.
And the chocolate fairies at Rococo decided to pack them in a very special hamper together with a Rococo mug for Dad’s breakfast tea and we all know how good Dads are at helping with the washing up so we have included his very own tea-towel! Now there is no excuse. But as it is Fathers’ Day give him a hand.
The hamper retails at £40
The marshmallow evokes a classic Chocolate Guinness Cake, with a firm, moreish texture. Bag retails at £6.00
The Salted Caramel Cigar is a solid chocolate cigar, made from a unique blend of chocolates, and tiny shards of salted caramel, with crispy biscuit and rice. Cigar retails at £ 9.95
All are available at Rococo Shops and online from 25 May.
Choosing a gift for dad, papa, father or grandad on Father’s Day can be a bit of a headache. Rococo Chocolates could possibly have about the best father’s day present you will find this year.
It looks like a cigar; it is packaged like a cigar. Close, but its no cigar – at least not a real one. Rococo Chocolates have launched two special cigars, one dark chocolate and one milk and unlike proper cigars these chocolate ones are good for you!
Smoky Cuban Havana: Solid Dark Chocolate – Cuban dark chocolate, with natural tobacco notes, flavoured with Halen Mon smoked sea salt and lapsang souchong tea with crisp rice puffs, and rolled in cocoa powder.
Smoky Papua New Guinea: Solid Milk Chocolate – Papua New Guinea milk chocolate, with naturally smoky notes, flavoured with Halen Mon smoked sea salt and lapsang souchong tea with crisp rice puffs, and rolled in cocoa powder. Don’t let Your Father’s Day go up in Smoke
The cigars weighs 30g and retails at £9.95
Available from Rococo shops and online from June 10th
With Father’s day just around the corner why not give Dad or Grandad something he can treasure for years.
The Bone china Bee Grandad mug with rich pure gold lustre detail will be sure to put a smile on his face.
And the size 8.5cm high by 8.5cm diameter is just right for his morning cuppa.
It retails at £15.50 for one or £52.00 for four.
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He has always been there for you: held you hand at the first day of school, lent you his car for your first date and walked you up the aisle. Father’s Day (June 15) is a good excuse for saying thank you and spoiling him rotten. The award-winning team at Rococo Chocolates has created an exclusive, handmade chocolate cigar. Just the answer!
Bite through the crunchy dark shell to the creamy centre of our best-selling ‘Anglesea Sea Salt Caramel Ganache’. Finished with a light dusting of cocoa powder, this innovative ganache-filled cigar, developed by Rococo’s award-winning chocolatier Barry Johnson, is the first of its kind in London.
Individually signed by Chantal Coady, founder of Rococo Chocolates, this limited edition gift, priced at £12.95, is sure to make your dad very happy.
Available at all the Rococo shops: 5 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, 321 Kings Road, Chelsea, 3 Moxon Street, Marylebone, Chester Grosvenor Hotel, Chester or order online by 11th June to avoid daddy disappointments.
If your Dad is a keen angler, surprise him with some fish he will definitely NOT catch on his next fishing trip. Trout, Sardines, Gold Fish and even a Lobster all made from delicious Rococo chocolate and hand-painted so skilfully, they look like the real thing.
This crustacean definitely spent too long in the sun! .This Lobster is 24 cm long, 7 cm wide, 3.5 cm deep and weighs a minimum of 215g. Retails at £19.
Freshly tickled from the brook these have a white chocolate coat and are backed with fine dark chocolate. This hand painted fish measure 20 cm long and 7 cm wide and weigh 110g.Retails at 13.95.
Five delicate hand-painted sardines (sardina, pilchardus), not to be eaten on toast! This box consists of 5 hand-painted sardines measuring 8 cm long and 2.5 cm wide. The minimum weight for 5 sardines is 40 g. Retails at £15.95.
Pair of solid chocolate goldfish.. The 2 fish box is 12 cm long and 5 wide, the minimum weight for the pair is 70 g. Retails at £13.95.
All the figures are made with an fine layer of white chocolate and edible pigments, filled to the brim with Rococo’s special house blend of dark chocolate.
Say it with Fish on Father’s Day.
We know that you really want to spoil your dad on Father’s Day, 16th June, and Rococo Chocolates have some great treats in store to help you do just that.
Is he fond of a bit of a tipple? Then he will love the Truffle Selection, containing fresh cream truffles – 2 each of whisky, cognac, rum, chilli and gin & lemon. The transparent lidded gift box retails at £14.95.
The new Domino Box with 24 single origin dark squares – 65% Grenada, 63% Peru and 70% Jamaica – is a dream come true for chocolate lovers. What fun will be had deciding which one is his favourite! This gift box retails at £12.95.
The Round Rococo Box with 17 mixed chocolates and a ‘Happy Father’s Day’ tag is wonderful way to say “I Love You” and is sure to make him smile – if you’re lucky, he might even share it with you! It retails at £26.95.
All of the above will be available from mid-May in Rococo shops; 5 Motcomb Street; 321 Kings Road; 45 Marylebone High Street (moving to 3 Moxon Street at the end of May); Chester Grosvenor Hotel, Chester.
And, of course, via mail-order from Rococo’s website, www.rococochocolates.com
Happy Father’s Day!