3 Reasons to Include Chocolate in Your Holiday Dinner Menu


With the holidays quickly approaching, it's time to start planning your holiday dinner menu. Why not consider our luxury chocolates if you're looking for something special to add? Not only is chocolate a classic favourite among all ages, but it is known to improve mood and boost energy levels. This blog post will discuss three reasons you should consider including chocolate in your holiday dinner menu. Luxury chocolates will make your holiday dinner unforgettable, from their delicious taste to their many health benefits.


Chocolate is a classic holiday flavour


Chocolate is a beloved holiday flavour that adds an extra special touch to any festive meal. From the smooth and creamy texture to the rich, decadent taste, there are many reasons why chocolate should is included in all holiday dinners. Not only does it bring a timeless flavour to the table, but it can also enhance the holiday spirit and give your family and friends a fun experience they won't forget. Here are three reasons you should include chocolate in your holiday dinner and gifting this year.

First, chocolate adds a classic flavour to any meal. Whether you choose to make a traditional chocolate dessert or serve up a unique take on an old favourite, like dark chocolate truffles, there's no denying that chocolate is an essential part of any holiday feast. Even if you decide just to put out some boxes of chocolates for people to snack on during the meal, you're sure to get rave reviews from everyone.

Second, chocolate is a festive way to end the meal. Instead of having plain cake or boring ice cream, top it up with our delicious chocolate-dipped dates or caramelised nuts. This is an easy way to dress up a regular dessert and add a special touch to your holiday dinner. Plus, it's sure to impress your guests with its impressive presentation.

Lastly, chocolate brings the perfect balance of sweet and savoury flavours to any dish. Whether you use it as an ingredient in main dishes, desserts, or side dishes, adding a little bit of chocolate can elevate the overall flavour of the meal. You can create a signature dish by combining different kinds of chocolate and other ingredients. For example, try our chocolate-dipped oranges on a roasted ham.

Don’t  be afraid to think outside the box when incorporating chocolate into your holiday feast - you'll be glad you did! There's no better way to add sweetness and joy to your holiday celebrations than with some scrumptious chocolate dishes or a luxury chocolate box, like our Assorted Chocolate Almonds and Nougat Luxury Selection!


Chocolate can be healthy

Chocolate is often thought of as a guilty pleasure or an indulgence, but when it comes to the holidays, it can be a much healthier addition than you may think. While some chocolate treats are loaded with sugar and fat, there are many benefits to including some form of chocolate on your holiday dinner table. Here are three reasons why you should consider adding chocolate to your holiday meal:


Chocolate is a Rich Source of Antioxidants

Dark chocolate is full of powerful antioxidants that can help protect your cells from damage caused by free radicals. Studies have found that dark chocolate can reduce inflammation and may even help reduce your risk of developing certain diseases.

Chocolate Can Help Boost Your Mood: Eating chocolate releases endorphins and serotonin, which can boost your mood. This makes it the perfect pick-me-up on a stressful day or when you're feeling down.


Chocolate Balances out the savoury flavours: Of course, the most obvious reason to include chocolate in your holiday dinner is that it tastes incredible! Choose our chocolate-coated coffee beans as crunchy pick me ups.


Chocolate makes a great present

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Nothing says "I love you" like the perfect chocolate box. Whether you're celebrating the holidays with family or want to show appreciation for a special someone, Rita Farhi has the perfect chocolate gift box. With luxury chocolates, beautifully packaged, this luxury gift is sure to please even the most discerning taste buds.

These luxurious chocolates make an exquisite holiday treat. Not only are they a delicious addition to any holiday feast, but they also add a special touch of sophistication that will make your gathering one to remember. Plus, they make an ideal gift for anyone who loves a little indulgence.

Rita Farhi's exquisite selection includes classic flavours like dark and milk chocolate and speciality selections such as hazelnut pralines, chocolate-coated raisins, cacao dusted chocolate almonds and much more.

From sweet and savoury treat boxes to individual boxes, there's something for everyone on your list. With Rita Farhi's selection of premium chocolates, you can host and say Happy Christmas in the best possible way—with decadent treats everyone will savour. Order online before the 19th of December to receive your Rita Farhi orders before Christmas or find us in stores at Harrods and Selfridges.