D gave me that look that means that she thinks I’m being a tad fanatical fulfilling my blogging party commitments and still refused to indulge beyond toast. But the look turned to incredulity when I explained my proposal for gripping the wooden sticks of the mini Magnums (tiny choc ices thickly coated in either milk, dark or white chocolate) in a magnetic metal strip. It would have been a perfect scheme to line them up tantalisingly but they didn’t want to play and threatened to both melt and cover everything in their vicinity with chocolate and the rolling of eyes in the corner meant that I needed to switch the presentation to something less precarious, and quickly!
For a drink I wanted a homage to the Costa Coffee Double Chocolate Flake Frescato, so with the aid of a scoop of Haagen Daz
For a rather wonderful edible coaster (surely what every party cries our for!) I designated D the task of slicing some chocolate bars into the required shape. Costa Coffee may have the edge on Frescatos (and they really do!) but I win on presentation, I serve mine in a lead crystal champagne saucer, and on top of a chocolate coaster!
So sorry Stephanie I'm tardy, again, and it's not as chocolate-tastic as I'd planned but my chocolate eating partner-in-crime was seriously doubting my sanity so I had to keep my 'amuse bouches' extravaganza short but sweet. Perhaps I should have chosen my fellow chocolate eater better, if I'd gone for E(D) as well I think the plates would have been cleaner. But despite D protestations, everything was rather yummy, I wonder what the theme is next month?