Travelling home after a year or two? You would be pretty excited about getting back home…so would be your near and dear ones. A trip back to India is never complete without gifts and chocolates for never-ending list of friends and relatives who are eager to meet you. A chocolate gift box for everyone is not a bad idea.
Read on to find the gift idea for the month- ‘Lip-smacking Chocolates’!!
Chocolates for everyone: Chocolates come in wide range of varieties.
- The dark and milk: The bitter dark chocolates now come in a variety of flavors such as mint, vanilla, coffee, orange and strawberry making it irresistible. The temptations got in by milk or white chocolate varieties are enough to set every mouth-watering. The yummy flavors available are classic example for edible gift ideas.
- The fruit and nuts: For the more health conscious relatives and friends, you can choose the sugar free chocolates. The chocolates which are loaded with fruits and nuts are fun too.
- Kids special: For your niece, nephew, relatives’ kids, friends’ kids and to every other kid you will meet back home, it would be good to choose the handmade assorted baby boy chocolates; which are good to fulfil every child’s candy wishes.
The best ones: Gone are the days where you could just pick up a pack of Ferrero Rocher for every relative or friend of yours. Now, these varieties are widely available in India too. You would want to pick up some unique varieties that would spread the magic.
The best varieties are the ones that you just cannot resist.
The Swiss flavor: Be it the Lyndt and Sprüngli, Tobleron or the Ragusa. These are the one that allow you to experience a perfectly harmonized and unique taste.
The Italian delicacies: The Italian chocolates come with a variety of shape and fillings. It makes you dive the world in love for it. The Italian craftsmen have blended this chocolate with milk and cream in a fashion that it is now the world’s top most selling chocolate. The Modica, Perugina and the Gianduiotto have made every choc-lovers dream come true.
American savories: The Twix, Snickers and the Hershey’s set your mouth watering. With all forms of milk and dark chocolates, these companies have ruled the chocolate world for decades now.
The best of Belgium: This is another country which has given man the best chocolates ever. You can find the best Belgium flavors in Bruyerre Choco-fillings or the ones made by the Daskalidès.
Flavors to set every mouthwatering: Chocolates come in a wide range of flavors…Vanilla, strawberry, lime, lavender to name a few.
The banana and the Black Pearl are modestly delicious and liked mostly in the Asian communities.
The lavender truffles are made of rich dark chocolate and they infuse a scented essence that make you want more.
The Naga bar is another of those varieties that leave you hungry for more. They are made of deep milk chocolate with sweet Indian curry powder and coconut!
Lime chocolate, the name has it all. It has a smell scène of lime and dark chocolate filled with caramel.
You can get the lemon grass flavors as well. This beauty is white chocolate ganache infused with lemongrass, a hint of vodka and garnished with pink peppercorn.
Apart from these you get the chai and the Mexican flavors too to set your mouth-watering.
The Dream box: And then… you would meet your special ones, who deserver something “more special” than the rest. You can choose the best ones like the Socola chocolatier box or the Flying Noir Hand-painted truffles. It would be everyone’s dream to have a Delysia Autumn Truffle collection or a xocolatti truffle collection. Just shop for these and get your special ones excited.
You can also choose to gift a gift box with almond chocolate or truffles, such as the Canelli Almond truffle gift box or a Nordic kandie assorted gourmet chocolates.
The hugs and kisses: Your hugs to every relative would go incomplete without the Hershey’s hugs and kisses. These are the preferred varieties of chocolates. This deliciously creamy white chocolate will be enjoyed by the young and the old alike. The milk chocolate is hugged by the sweet white milk cream making it taste delicious. Load your bags with these and you are never going to be wrong.
Packing tips: The chocolates that you have bought should reach the right hands in the right condition!! Prevent your chocolates from melting away by securing it in air tight plastic bags. If you have chosen the chocolate jars, you are safe, because most chocolate jars can be stored comfortably at room temperatures. Make sure that you preserve your chocolates in the fridge until the time of your travel. This way you could be rest assured that your delicacies are intact. However, if your journey is too long, then you can request the airlines for plane’s freezer. Most airlines would gladly help you out with this.