Thursday, 30 January 2014

Gift for Valentine's Day - Not Just Chocolates!!

It’s often said, “love your lady just as you love chocolates”. This Valentine’s day hunt for something more than chocolates. What about gifting her some alcoholic chocolates?? Chocolates is something any girl can fall for and adding some dizzy alcohol will double the romantic date. With the box of chocolates in one hand and a rose in the other, will cheer her up definitely. So what are you waiting for?? It’s the perfect gift for your Valentine.
Brandy Chocolate - Brandy filled chocolate assorted gift box is the best you can give your love if she chooses brandy as her all time favorite liquor. Brandy is a spirit that is composed of distilling wine. Salted caramel with brandy and cardamom is the most tempting flavored brandy chocolate. Known and loved by Europeans and Americans, this chocolate is the best, one can make out of brandy and chocolate blend. The mild cardamom flavor is very enticing and soothing for your taste buds.

Whiskey chocolate - Pairing chocolate with whiskey is an interesting soothing exercise, since it is an assault on all your senses. Swiss chocolate when combined with whiskey forms the best chocolate bar ever. Whiskey, like a beautiful woman, demands appreciation. You gaze first, then it's time to drink. So gaze at your lady, driving her crazy and offering her yet crazy whiskey chocolates. Superb Whiskey combinations are:-
  • Cacao dark chocolate and Old Irish Whiskey,
  • Milk chocolate and Rye Whiskey,
  • Milk chocolate with almonds and Scotch Whiskey,
  • Cacao spiced chocolate and Scotch Whiskey
Vodka Chocolate - Vodka chocolates can be combined with flavors offering varied and intoxicating thrill. The flavors include raspberry, strawberry, blueberry and nuts like almond and cashew nuts. Not to a surprise, vodka chocolates are amazing when blended with cayenne pepper and bacon. Dark chocolates sync very well with any superior brand of vodka to ultimately satisfy your sweet tooth. Variety of colors like pink, violet or red can be added to white chocolates, if one opts for a sweeter taste. Marshmallow skewers with melted chilli vodka chocolate is all time favorite for any vodka and chocolate lover.

Wine Chocolate - Love is like wine, you know it's good when it gets better with time. Chocolates are very well designed to complement wine. If you are a real wine lover and love to pair wine with appetizers or main course, you'll simply fall in love with these chocolates. Various known brands consisting of beautiful gift hampers are available in the market. There are various types of wine like red wine, white wine, rose wine, sparkling wine, fortified wine that span from rich and creamy to light and zesty flavor. These wines when added to chocolates will simply make your love irresistible. 
Beer chocolate - Beer Chocolate comes in four flavors. Each chocolate pairs very well with the perfect beer. Types of beer chocolates:-
  • White Beer Chocolate - White beer chocolate is a caramel that is flavored with an IPA (India Pale Ale) and covered by white chocolate. IPA is a hoppy beer style that falls under the pale ale.
  • Raspberry Dark Chocolate - This chocolate is flavored with a Belgian raspberry. The acid nature of beers blends perfectly with raspberries. Rich aroma with delicate palate of raspberries. Yummzzz!!
  • Lager Milk chocolates - Boston style lager caramel is covered with milk chocolate.
  • Stout Dark Chocolate - This is flavored caramel surrounded by dark chocolate. Stout is a dark beer made up of roasted malt or barley, hops, water and yeast.
Rum Balls - Rum balls are the perfect heaven for adult indulgence. These sweet and mushy no-bake balls are mixture of crushed cookie crumbs, cocoa powder, confectioners sugar, light corn syrup and rum. We can use both dark and light rum. One can purchase these chocolate rum balls and also prepare the same at home. There are ample of ways to garnish rum balls. They can be dipped in melted chocolate, dark or white, depending on the choice.  We can roll them in confectioners sugar, cocoa powder or even finely chopped nuts for an absolute nutty taste. Pecans, walnuts, almonds, peanuts or pistachios are widely used to give these balls, a yet richy rich taste.

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