FESTIVE TREATS AND STOCKING FILLERS
HANDMADE BY JAMES CHOCOLATES
James Hutchins and his team have been producing award-winning handmade chocolates in rural Somerset since 1995.
Loved for its eccentric combination of unbridled British fun with fabulous ingredients – the range features fine single estate courvetures - James Chocolates offers festive treats, affordable stocking fillers and glorious grandstand gifts for Christmas 2012.
Predictably packaged in beautifully bold colours of purple and pink, this year’s offering is a mix of new Christmas creations and established favourites but look out for:
Chocolate Macaroon Gift Box
Chocolate Chipotle & Habanero Chillies
Raspberry & Balsamic Truffles
Caramel & Vanilla Chocolate Beans
Christmas Pudding Chocolate Discs
Small Christmas items and Stocking Fillers, £5.00 and under
Christmas Tree Lollies - Solid chocolate hand-decorated trees on sticks, decked out with coloured chocolate beans and snowy white chocolate squiggles. Ideal stocking fillers or table decorations for the festive feast. 35g, £2.75
Christmas Baubles – be-deck the tree with these edible baubles. Generous discs of dark, milk or white chocolate, decorated with 100s and 1000s and a snowflake transfer. 35g, £2.50
Red Hot Chipotle and Habanero Chocolate Chillies – made using a deep and dusky milk chocolate and two varieties of hot chilli, these chocolate-shaped chillies have a kick like a reindeer that’s been called names. The hotter and more complex flavour of the Habanero is signalled in red. 80g, £5.00
Chocolate Beans - Glossy little chocolate beans in three sophisticated flavours; Dark Espresso, Milk Caramel Vanilla & Sea Salt and Chilli & Raspberry. Pocket-sized packaging makes these a neat treat to add to a stocking or to cheer up the over-worked postman at Christmas. 50g, £2.50
Shepton Sheep Lollies – no nativity would be complete without them, these Westcountry sheep are made from white chocolate, have a milk chocolate head and hooves and a fleece of mini marshmallows. Presented on a stick to stop them being scared off by archangels. 30g. £2.50
Grandstand Christmas Gifts from £15.00 to £50.00
Wonderful gifts that make a big impact with chocolate lovers.
Chocolate Candy House – handmade from delicious milk chocolate, chocolate beads and fudge pieces, and decorated in anticipation of a white Christmas, this fairy tale house is filled with thick chocolate discs. 300g, £15.00
Macaroon Discs Gift Pack – twin chocolate discs are sandwiched with a soft flavoured filling to echo the renaissance of these classic patisserie favourites. This pack features award-winning Macaroon flavours from James Chocolates; Coffee Caramel, Vanilla Praline, Pistachio and Raspberry. 340g, £18.00
Giant Milk Chocolate Christmas Tree – a large chocolate Christmas tree that measures 43cm by 25cm, made from of 2kg of smooth milk chocolate, decorated with chocolate beans – a great centrepiece for a festive table. £50.00
Fruit & Nut Giant Mosaic – often imitated and never bettered, this is the original Mosaic Bar featuring nine tiles that are individually decorated, include milk, dark and white chocolate, studded with luxury dried fruits and whole nuts. 400g, £15.00
Truffles and Honeycomb
Luxurious truffles made with fresh cream and featuring classic and contemporary flavour combinations. Each pack is 100g and priced from £5.50
Raspberry & Balsamic Truffles
Amaretto Amaretti Truffles
Ginger & Chilli Truffles
Marc de Champagne Truffles
Christmas Pudding Truffle – an individual mini Christmas Pudding truffle filled with classic festive flavours. 45g, £2.50
Chilli Honeycomb – This milk chocolate covered honeycomb is sure to be favourite with spice lovers this Christmas. Also available in Salted Caramel. 150g, £6.00.
Thick discs of single origin chocolate featuring award-winning flavour combinations. Each pack is 100g in weight, priced from £5.50.
Christmas Pudding luxury spiced Chocolate Discs
Orange & Cardamom Discs – made with spicy Peruvian dark chocolate
Lemon & Pepper White Chocolate Discs – Great Taste Awards 2011 2 Star Gold
Firecracker Ecuador Dark Chocolate Discs
Caramel, Vanilla & Sea Salt Deep Milk Chocolate Discs - Great Taste Awards 2009 2 Star Gold
Okay, so there’re no reindeer on offer but these are cuter than Rudolph and the stick-pack formats make them wonderful stocking fillers.
Hopping Popping Frogs - Fabulous frogs made from deep milk chocolate with popping candy, these are sure to wake up the taste buds on Christmas morning. 54g, £4.50
Moroccan Chilli Sardines – dark chocolate fish infused with the exotic flavours of cinnamon, rose, orange, cumin and chilli. 130g, £6.50
Honeycomb Bees – solid milk chocolate bees, flavoured with honeycomb pieces, 60g, £4.50
Available from independent fine food stores, selected farm shops and department stores, the full range and more detailed information can be found at www.jameschocolates.co.uk.