Giving up chocolate for 2018? Think again…

It’s the new year, which means one thing: New year resolutions. You hear the same ones being recycled every year; giving up alcohol, going to the gym more and the one we hate (for obvious reasons), giving up chocolate! Well we’re pleased to tell you that you can cross the last one off your list! Not only can you carry … Continue reading

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The Perfect Stocking Fillers

‘Tis the season to be jolly… and very, very stressed! Gift giving can be one of the most stressful parts of Christmas. Personally I love buying gifts and it’s my favorite part of the season, but it can send some people in to Christmas meltdown! We all have those friends and family members that can be really difficult to buy … Continue reading

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Monty’s Bakers – 100% Cocoa Flapjacks with Almonds & Peanut Butter

Absolute Black with Whole Almonds and Peanut Butter Flapjack Most people who meet me are not surprised to find that I am passionate about all things chocolate but then what they also quickly discover is that I love sport, exercise and nutrition. In fact, when I retire (or in the parallel life that I’m going to create), I would love … Continue reading

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We’re Full of Beans!

  I realise that we are only just past the Easter weekend and that many of you may have over-indulged in chocolate as a result but I can’t contain my excitement over the launch of our Barista truffle collection today. As you’d probably imagine, this is a new collection of coffee inspired truffles. My love affair with coffee started more … Continue reading

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Why do we eat eggs at Easter?

At this time of year, we are often asked why we celebrate Easter by giving and eating chocolate eggs so we thought we would re-post our little explanation from last year which hopefully explains all! Is eating eggs at Easter a new invention? Or something which has been passed down through the ages? Well it’s a bit of both to … Continue reading

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Easter Blog

Nectars of the Gods – Wine and Chocolate.

These two delicacies go together more perfectly than you could ever have imagined! But there’s a fine balance in getting it right… For wine buffs, see this as a challenge – let us know how you get on and what you think! For chocoholics, don’t be put off! Give it a go and do share your thoughts! Many of these … Continue reading

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Wine and Chocolate Pairing

Emsworth Cookery School – Chocoholic’s Choice

Just a few miles from us at Chocolate HQ, our friends at the Emsworth Cookery School have been busy creating a cookery class dedicated to working with chocolate and this is what they got up to during their recent class.  If you’re interested in learning more about cooking with our favourite food, have a look at their site but … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Cycling – a perfect combination?

  At Montezuma’s we are passionate about chocolate. Now that probably goes without saying but we also have many other passions and one of these is promoting a healthy lifestyle. It may seem odd for a business that produces a luxury food but actually that’s exactly the point. When you are involved in the food industry you learn a lot … Continue reading

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Montezuma's x Hargroves

Monty’s Bakers – Chocolate Tiffin

Wow Tiffin Recipe – Great for Kids or Adults Parties! Caroline, our Monty’s Mega Baker, is back with a delicious Chocolate Tiffin. We’ve tested a generous amount at Chocolate HQ and begged her to share the secret recipe with us! Ingredients 400g digestive biscuits (you can use other biscuits) 125g butter 75g cranberries (raisins or dates can also be used) … Continue reading

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Chocolate Tiffin Recipe

A Spitalfields Christmas

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” Hmmm? At Montezuma’s Spitalfields store that quote might not be the most accurate, but I would definitely call it the busiest and most fun time of our chocolate year. We start talking about Christmas in August, which always feels super early when the sun is still shining, until we compile our huge … Continue reading

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