Easter 2016

14 Mar Easter 2016

To celebrate Easter this year, we have compiled a wonderful list of Easter gifts and treats. If you are looking for fabulous chocolate treats, we have a wonderful range for you to look at. Or if you want an alternative to chocolate gifts, we also have a fantastic range of gifts that will make anyone’s Easter that little bit extra special.

We would like to wish you all a very Happy Easter.

Easter Offerings from Elizabeth Shaw

Whisky Collection Easter Egg 2Elizabeth Shaw has launched a new range of luxury chocolate Eggs this Easter. Each egg contains the delicious honeycomb crisp that the classic chocolate brand is famed for, giving the egg itself flavour and texture. These delicious chocolate eggs are made from quality milk and dark chocolate and have been designed with luxury in mind. They feature a decorative lantern shape box, a cut out window and a beautiful ribbon tie for the handle.

The new Easter range includes a Milk Orange Crisp Egg, a Dark Mint Crisp Egg and a Famous Names, Whisky Collection Egg.

The Milk Orange Crisp Egg is a deliciously crunchy orange flavour milk chocolate shell egg with divine honeycomb crisp pieces. It is wrapped in a beautifully designed gift box which includes 12 milk orange crisp chocolates. The RRP for this wonderful egg is £10.00 and is available from Asda.

The Dark Mint Crisp Egg is perfect for mint lovers. It is a luxuriously rich and crunchy dark chocolate shell egg with mint flavour and honeycomb crisp pieces. The stunning lantern shaped gift box, with gold filigree pattern also includes 12 of the much loved dark mint crisp chocolate. The RRP is £10.00 and it is available from Asda, Waitrose and Ocado.

The Famous Names, Whisky Collection Egg is perfect for a man in your life. It includes 8 of the finest liqueur chocolates from world famous Whisky brands including ‘Grants’, ‘Drambuie’ and ‘Teachers’. The RRP for this egg is £10.00 and it is available from Asda, Waitrose and Ocado.

Cadbury’s Egg-citing Easter Range

Cadbury Dairy Milk BunnyCadbury has its most joyful selection of chocolate treats this year, that will make your Easter extra special.  They have launched a lovely new range for 2016. Included in this range is the Cadbury Dairy Milk Bunny. This cute bunny tastes just as sweet as it looks.  It is available in a range of sizes from large or medium single treats or as part of a five pack. The RRP for the small 60g bunny is £1.49, the large 130g bunny is £3.09 and the minis 75g is £2.99.

Another fabulous Easter egg new for 2016 is the Cadbury Dairy Milk Decorate Egg. This is a great gift for those who want to enjoy some crafty family fun, as you can personalise your favourite chocolate treats. Whether it’s with your own name or the name of someone special, or even by drawing one of your favourite Easter characters, the Cadbury Dairy Milk Decorate Egg is sure to help create memorable moments this season. Each pack comes with a Cadbury Dairy Milk hollow egg and a decorative icing pen so that you’ll have everything you need to channel your inner artist.  The RRP is £3.99.

Another great new gift this year is the Cadbury Egg Hunt Pack. This has everything you need for a fun Easter egg hunt. The pack includes instructions and signs that can be easily cut out for a great Easter egg hunt. Inside you’ll find ten bright multi-coloured and delicious Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate hollow eggs to hide along your hunt, as well a packet of the much loved Cadbury Mini Eggs that can be given as a prize to the winner of the game. The RRP is £4.09.

As well as all the new gifts for 2016, Cadbury also has their classic range of Easter treats available. These include the Cadbury Dairy Milk Egg ‘n’ Spoon, the Cadbury Dairy Milk Spring Edition and the The ‘Thoughtful Gesture’ and Giant shell Easter egg range.

All these fabulous Cadbury Easter treats are available at all leading supermarkets.

Ferrero Treats this Easter

Fereero Rocher GrandFerrero has a delicious Easter range including their classic treats and some exciting new additions.

New for 2016 is the Ferrero Rocher Easter Egg. This is a new and improved Ferrero Rocher Easter Egg with a new stunning, curved modern design in the iconic hot Ferrero gold. This egg has the deliciously crunchy, hazelnut shell, much loved by all.  The RRP for this wonderful egg is £11.54 and it is available from Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Morrison’s, Waitrose.

Another fantastic Easter gift for any Ferrero lover is the Grand Ferrero Rocher (125g). This deliciously thick, hazelnut speckled chocolate shell, has two classic Ferrero Rochers hidden inside, all wrapped in the classic gold foil, making this a gift sure to delight anyone with a sweet tooth. The RRP is £5.24 and is available from all major retailers.

The Ferrero Eggs: Hazelnut and Cocoa are mouth-watering Ferrero Eggs that are perfect for sharing with family and friends.  Each individual egg is filled with a creamy heart of either hazelnut or cocoa, and enveloped in a crispy wafer and smooth, irresistible chocolate. The RRP is £2.61 and is available from Sainsbury’s, Morrison’s, Waitrose.

Jeff de Bruges Chocolates

Jeff de BrugesJeff de Bruges is a leader chocolatier in France and has recently opened a store in South Kensington, London. Especially for Easter, the Jeff de Bruges store offers an amazing range of chocolates from lollipops to personalised Easter eggs.

In store, you can also choose your own selection of his succulent chocolates from the counter and fill the popular ballotin boxes. Included in this wonderful selection are his range of Easter chocolates, including new flavours and recipes in the shape of adorable little animals. The ballotin boxes are available in 3sizes, 250g, 375g and 500g.

The Jeff de Bruges chocolates are delicious and would make a wonderful gift this Easter. The RRP for the lollipops is £2.70 and the Easter ballotin box the RRP is from £12.40 for 250g-20 chocolates to £49.60 for 1kilo- 80 chocolates.

Belsazar Vintage Rosé Vermouth

Available from The Whisky Exchange.

belsazar vintage roseBelsazar Vermouth have released a limited edition 2010 Vintage Rosé Vermouth that will make a fantastic gift this Easter. If you want something different from chocolate and is that little bit extra special, then the Belsazar Vintage Rosé Vermouth is perfect.

This Vermouth is full bodied, with a fruity taste and spicy bitter note and is the perfect present for discerning drinkers. It conjures aromas of raspberry, bitter almond, honey and fine marzipan and is delicious drunk on its own over ice, or mixed to create a Martinez cocktail, a twist on the classic Martini.

The Vintage Rosé is made from rosé wine created from Pinot Noir grapes, which is then aged for 5 years, a rarity in the wine world. The vermouth is expertly blended with a secret selection of botanicals and small-batch Schladerer fruit brandies that work harmoniously together. The vermouth is then further aged for months to enhance the complex flavours.

This fabulous Vintage Rosé joins Belsazar’s range of exquisite vermouth which includes four other variants: Rosé, Dry, Red and White.

The RRP for a 75cl bottle is £40 and it is available from The Whisky Exchange, Gerry’s Wines and Spirits Soho and Master of Malt.

Foldaway Bags from The Camouflage Company

Foldaway bags Camouflage companyAnother fabulous Easter gift are these foldaway bags (Cambags), from The Camouflage Company. These wonderful Cambags are a set of three chic foldaway bags that are easy to keep in your car, bag or pocket. Each shopping bag folds neatly into its own pouch that turns into a useful extra pocket when the bag is in use.

These Cambags are spacious, featherweight and super strong, making them ideal when you are out and about shopping. They are available in four stylish designs; Botancial, Royal Blue and White, Pink Mosaic and Sunflowers, so you can choose the best design to suit whoever you are buying for.

The RRP for these fabulous bags is £13.00 and they are available to buy from www.thecamouflagecompany.com.

Easter Treats from LEGO

Lego EasterIf want an Easter gift that lasts longer than chocolate, then LEGO is worth a look. LEGO is launching a new set especially for Easter to give children something that both stimulates their imaginations and keeps them busy.

The LEGO Painting Easter Eggs set is a great gift for a child this Easter. Children can build a little kitchen and get ready to help the two minifigures paint the Easter eggs with the artist’s palette and paintbrush. The kitchen is well equipped with oven, stove, pot, table, coffee machine, egg cups and eggs, including a broken one as even the best egg painters can have accidents! The set is for children aged 7+ and will keep them entertained for ages!

The RRP for this amazing set is £6.99 and is available exclusively from Tesco.

Watercolour Wishes Card Kit

Watercolour WishesThis Watercolour Wishes card Kit from Stampin’ Up! is a fabulous Easter gift than will keep on giving and will last a lot longer than chocolate.

Stampin’ Up! is an international crafting company that have a wonderful range of craft gifts that will be enjoyed by any recipient.

The Watercolour Wishes Card Kit is the perfect gift for anyone who enjoys making their own personalised, stylish cards. This giftable kit includes pre-printed cards with gorgeous watercolour designs, which have the perfect artistic look without all the mess.

This gift includes supplies for 20 unique cards in 3 sizes and an exclusive stamp set. You can follow the given instructions and designs or you can create your own designs using the supplies in the box. The kit contains a range of supplies, including 20 cards, 12-piece photopolymer stamp set, 20 card bases, die-cut accents, tape, 50 sequins, wood die-cuts, Stampin’ Dimensionals and an acrylic stamp block. The whole kit comes in a lovely gift box which is perfect for storing everything you need.

The RRP for this wonderful gift is £31.50 and is available from http://stampinup.com/home/en-GB/.

NESCAFE Dolce Gusto Drop Automatic Coffee Machine

krups-drop-glossy-white-machine-view-3The Nescafe Dolce Gusto Drop Automatic Coffee Machine is an Easter gift that will keep on giving throughout the year. This fantastic coffee machine is the perfect gift for coffee lovers and is different from the usual chocolate gifts at Easter.

Drop is a new automatic coffee machine by Krups that has a stylish, chic silhouette that will look great in any kitchen. It also has a 15 bar pump pressure that means it can make coffee-shop quality coffee. It can produce drinks in the quality you’d expect from a barista, such as the impressive foam on a cappuccino, the complex layers of a latte macchiato, and the smooth richness of a Chococino.

As the Drop is an automatic coffee machine you can also customise your drink to best suit your taste. You have the control to make the drinks your own way. It is also a fuss-free, no-mess coffee experience, as the coffee pod are very easy to use.

You can choose from a wide range of drinks to use in this coffee machine, including Vanilla Latte Macchiato, Cappuccino and Caramel Chococino.

This stylish coffee machine is available in three colours; white, red and silver so you can choose the best colour for any recipient.

The RRP for the Nescafe Dolce Gusto Drop Automatic Coffee Machine is £149.99 and it is available to buy from  www.dolce-gusto.co.uk, Argos, Very and Amazon.

Q Chocolate Gift Packs

Available exclusively at Harrods

Q chocolate collection 5gm wood low resA wonderful Easter treat this Spring are the award winning chocolates from chocolate brand, Q, created by Brazilian chef Samantha Aquim.  These gorgeous chocolates are, for the first time, available exclusively at Harrods and are showcased in beautiful gift packs, including a sophisticated wooden box filled with 6 variations of chocolate bars and Aquim’s famous tins containing crunchy chocolate bites filled with cocoa nibs.

These delectable Q chocolates are free of all artificial flavourings and essences and contain only cocoa mass, cocoa butter, cocoa nibs and a small amount of natural cane sugar.  The entire chocolate bar collection is available in the form of 5g mini bars or 50g bars. Each pack features illustrations of animals and plants native to the cocoa planation in Bahia state, in the northeast of Brazil. The stunning illustrations reveal a myriad of beautiful fauna and flora including armadillos, monkeys and many tropical birds.

The chocolate is available in six grades of cocoa mass, with the range being divided into soft (55%, 60% and 65%) and intense (75%, 80% and 85%).

These wonderful Q Chocolate Gift Boxes are available exclusively at Harrods. The RRP for the Q Chocolate Tins varieties is £27.95. The RRP for the Q chocolate wooden box 24 varieties x 5gm is £94.95 and the RRP for the Q chocolate wooden box 6 varieties x 50gm is £111.95.

Teksta Newborn Robotic Kitty

Available from John Lewis, Argos and Toys R Us.

Teksta kittyIf you want an Easter gift for children that is different from the usual chocolate Easter eggs, then the Teksta Newborn Robotic Kitty is worth a look. This adorable Newborn Teksta Kitty is a sweet life-like robotic kitten that responds to your voice, physical gestures, lights and sounds. It is engineered with state-of-the-art artificial intelligence and offers many emotions and expressive eye patterns to share his feelings. It also uses cutting edge hand gesture technology that allows you to command the Newborn Teksta Kitty to sit, walk and beg.

This wonderful robotic kitty is just like a real 8month old kitty and will excite and inspire children of all ages. It is an Easter gift that can be enjoyed well after Easter.

There is also a Newborn Teskta Puppy available that has the same fantastic features as the kitty. They both require 2 x AAA batteries and are for ages 3 and over.

The RRP for the Teksta Newborn Robotic Kitty is £19.99.