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11/10 for this addition
Member Name: Ninno
Advantages: Silky, smooth, quality
Disadvantages: Far too tempting
Hotel Chocolat is one shop that I usually try to avoid. I receive a tasting box and so appreciate the quality of the chocolate. I just know that if and when i enter a shop I shall be so tempted - almost like an alcoholic in an off licence. And so, today, was the case!
I went to the shop in Meadowhall and was amazed to see the wide range of merchandise. Almost every type of chocolate that had been in my tasting box was on offer in packs of six. Along the centre was a wide range of additional items - like small pots of chocolate buttons, drinking chocolate and chocolate lollipops. Down the other side of the shop were the slabs - the large Rocky Road slab (about the size of an A4 piece of paper) looked too inviting. There were also tubs of chocolate to cook with and slabs of pure 100% chocolate. In short my nightmares were coming true - where should I start -how could I contain my addiction?
And the shop assistant was no help - they indulged my every question and gently suggested alternatives. I left, spending nearly twenty pounds and feeling ever so guilty with the pleasure rush.
This is a quality shop, with quality products and excellent staff. Now if they could only find a non fattening version I'd be a lifelong fan!
Summary: Tread carefully - save yourself!