Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Chocolate Brown

outside
On our way back from Ruakaka yesterday, Simon and I stopped in at Warkworth to check out Chocolate Brown as I had been told I would love it.  And love it I did :)

The place houses a café which also turns into a restaurant at night from Thursday to Saturday.  We had a quick bite for lunch while we were there.  Next door to the café is a shop containing gorgeous looking chocolates, sweets, fudge, wafers, truffles, pralines and powders to make your own hot chocolate from.  I liked the couple of little clip boards they had around the shop which had recipes on them which you could help yourself to.  Behind the counter was a big glass window through which you could see people making chocolates out the back.  Simon and I both got ourselves some of their delicious fudge.  I want to come here again so I can try everything else – particularly the truffles and chocolate wafers.

buying fudge
lollies
caramels
sweets
truffles waffers fudge simons spider hot choc
Pictures explained from top to bottom:
1 and 2: Simon perusing the fudge selection and the counter with the window through to the chocolate being made.
3: One of the cute products that would be great for Valentines day.
4: Part of the huge selection of English sweets.
5: Truffles.
6: Wafers – I want to go back and get some of the Rose and Pistachio ones to try!
7: The fudge we purchased.
8: Simon’s spider.
9: My hot chocolate – complete with a little piece of fudge on the side :)

Chocolate Brown is definitely worth a visit.  Opening hours are available on their website, and their contact details are listed below:

Chocolate Brown
6 Mill Lane, Warkworth, New Zealand
Ph: +64 9 422 2677
Fax: +64 9 422 2675
E: info@chocolatebrown.co.nz
www.chocolatebrown.co.nz

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