After about 20 years of marriage, I'm finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate (Mel Gibson)
Never mind about 1066 William the Conqueror, 1087 William the Second. Such things are not going to affect one’s life ... but 1932 the Mars Bar and 1936 Maltesers and 1937 the Kit Kat - these dates are milestones in history and should be seared into the memory of every child in the country ( Roald Dahl)
In the bohemian lanes of Brighton, there is a shop called Choccywoccydoodah. Its window is a feast for the eyes. If ever you visit Brighton, make sure you make a detour past this window. In he meantime check out their website: http://www.choccywoccydoodah.com/
Today Ariél and I drove down to Chichester, we had a girls’ day out. We had a light luncheon at Maison Blanc, then found a gorgeous shop called Mistral, and one called Jigsaw, which had delightful retro clothing. We were looking into the window of Montezuma – a chocolate shop, noticing that the window had cupcakes and retro décor, when a lady from the shop, dressed from top to toe in retro 1950s outfit offered us a taste of orange chocolate. It worked: we went in and bought some. All the sales assistants were dressed in 1950s clothes, with bright red lips. We were delighted by their whole effort. And the chocolate is really good: very creamy.
One of my favourite recipes was my triple layer chocolate mousse. I don’t have the recipe here, but I have found one that is similar. It is loads of work to make it, but well worth the effort. I shall make it when I visit in September…