Gooey Caramel Fun

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I abandoned the running completely this week. Mainly because the beast from the east meant we’ve been knee deep in snow and the pavement’s disappeared, along with most of the road. We sat back and watched the drama unfold as people piled into the snow drifts thinking they weren’t going to get stuck …. and promptly did ….

So whilst the weather outside was frightful I decided to spend the week revisiting my caramel collection and boiled up several pans of bubbly, gooey, and slightly alcoholic caramels. I’m still getting some crystalisation in the rum caramel after it’s cooled, so that needs a little more work, but the Mango & Basil caramel is much better balanced this year, as is the Pear & Ginger. My biggest problem now is how to stop testing the stuff ….

Hilary Delamare

Hilary Delamare

Choctails® was founded by husband and wife team Simon and Hilary Delamare. Simon's suggestion of putting cocktail flavours into chocolate took Hilary's chocolate-making hobby to new heights, until in May 2012, the decision was made to turn the hobby into a full time business. The domestic kitchen became a production factory by day, and the dining room was given up to become a place where hand-made chocolate is crafted

Hilary Delamare

Choctails® was founded by husband and wife team Simon and Hilary Delamare. Simon's suggestion of putting cocktail flavours into chocolate took Hilary's chocolate-making hobby to new heights, until in May 2012, the decision was made to turn the hobby into a full time business. The domestic kitchen became a production factory by day, and the dining room was given up to become a place where hand-made chocolate is crafted