Inspirational Ideas for Special Events


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Bitesize in Nights In

The perfect nights-in consist of a romantic evening with you and your special someone. And when romancing, chocolate should always be on the menu. A nights-in can also be comprised of a small get-together with friends or family. You can throw a bitesize chocolate party that everyone will delight in. But whether a special nights-in is for two or twelve, you can enjoy a chocolate based evening with the help of bitesize chocolate dessert pieces.   

Which Means

bitesize chocolates offer a satisfying selection of treats for romantic evenings or small parties at home.  And with a variety of chocolates, everyone has a chance to taste test and nibble several different types of chocolate. You can serve Genauva single portions like milk chocolate, dark or extra dark. As well, you can use Genauva gems to create a wide variety of bitesize chocolate dessert homemade chocolates.  

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Desserts in Nights In

As of late, chocolate desserts created for a nights-in are a huge trend. Whether you are hosting a movie party or friendly buffet, sweet and creamy chocolate desserts seem to be the highlight of the event. In fact, even one-bite mini treats are a popular food item on both formal and casual menus.
Whether you are serving small mini treats or large decadent desserts, chocolate fans will be delighted. And in honesty, most everyone loves chocolate.

Which Means

chocolate desserts are always a big success with a nights-in. And if you are new to being a host, serving chocolate desserts is a great way to build self confidence in the art of hosting. This is because chocolate desserts are guaranteed to please and astonish your guests. 

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For 2 in Nights In

Chocolate for 2 is the ultimate satisfaction when it comes to indulgence. It is something that can be mutually shared and savored. And when it comes to nights-in, serving chocolate is the fundamental ingredient for romance.

There are numerous ways you can fix chocolate for 2 such as mini chocolate cream pies, cappuccino soufflé for two, individual chocolate mousse cups, triple chocolate cupcakes or molten chocolate cakes. You can also serve a beverage like a hot chocolate drink or chocolate martinis for two.

Which Means

combining a nights-in with chocolate for 2 is the key to a successful romantic evening. When chocolate is shared by two, feelings of pleasure are enhanced and the ambiance of love and of romance is heightened. In actual fact, the “love drug” phenylethylamine in chocolate will cause the pulse rate to quicken – a similar feeling to when someone is in love. 

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