What better way to celebrate summer being on the horizon than by sampling a nibble of something mouth watering or by pouring a glass of something exciting to drink outside?
#TeamCoco are into all things new, from travel and experiences to food and drink, so the team have compiled a little list of some totally gorgeous food and drink releases, perfectly in time for the end of spring and the start of early summer 2019.
Lily O’Brien’s Desserts Collection
The award-winning Desserts Collection by Lily O’Brien’s is a box of 18 scrumptious chocolates, inspired by the world’s best-loved dessert recipes. It is the perfect after dinner indulgence. The delicious range includes all-time favourites such as Hazelnut Torte, Passion Fruit Posset, Banoffee Pie, and Crème Brulee, giving a wide variety of delicious flavours to enjoy.
Priced at £7 (230g), available in major retailers and online from Lily Obrien’s
Nairn’s Oat Bars
Harnessing the power of wholegrain oats, these gluten-free, flapjack-style snacks contain 40% less sugar than the average fruit or cereal bar, with no compromise on taste. They’re available in three delicious flavours (Apple & Cinnamon, Orange & Cacao, Mixed Seeds & Protein) and contain only 170 calories per bar!
Priced at £0.75p per bar, available online and in-store from Waitrose & Partners
Rosebud Preserves Yorkshire Rhubarb & Orange Jam
Rosebud Preserves is pleased to announce that its new season rhubarb jams using forced Yorkshire rhubarb are now available to buy.
Our favourite, the Yorkshire Rhubarb and Orange Jam is made with tangy forced rhubarb from the famous ‘Rhubarb Triangle’ of West Yorkshire, brightened with the sweet citrus of fresh blood orange is naturally set with unrefined sugar, and has maximum taste.
Priced at £3.50 (227g), available from Whole Foods Market, Neal’s Yard Dairy and online from Rosebud Preserves
Paxton and Whitfield Truly Great Cheese Hamper
A tempting selection of five cheeses designed to make a ‘truly great’ cheeseboard for a truly great treat. Presented in a gift box the five cheeses are from England and France. They have been chosen for their consistent quality and taste. It contains: Stilton PDO*; Westcombe Cheddar PDO*; Berkswell; Camembert de Normandie PDO*; and Selles Sur Cher PDO*.
*PDO – Protected Designation of Origin
Priced at £42 (1.1kg), available online and in-store from Paxton and Whitfield
Brancott Estate Wince collaboration with Benjamin Craven
New Zealand winery, Brancott Estate, has partnered with rising star of the UK design scene, Benjamin Craven originally from Leeds in Yorkshire, to design four new limited edition labels. Craven is one of the UK’s most exciting emerging designers, with work featured at the prestigious Hayward Gallery.
Benjamin has brought to life in four different designs the Marlborough landscape that is currently depicted on the Brancott Estate label, including the ever-popular Brancott Estate Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.
Priced at around £9 per bottle, available from Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Morrisons and other reputable wine stores
CELIA Organic Beer
CELIA Organic Lager is made from just three ingredients for a crisp and refreshing sipping sensation, with refreshing citrus undertones. It is also gluten free and vegan friendly. Brewed in the famous hops region of the Czech Republic.
Priced at £2.29 per bottle, available from Ocado