Words: Shamim de Brún
In honour of Fathers Day, Gra Chocolates and Harry’s Nut Butter have come together to launch a luxury chocolate heart full to the brim with Dublin’s favourite peanut butter.
Called The Big Daddy, this is strictly limited and available from Brown Thomas and Grá Chocolates website. It is two hundred grams of handcrafted decadence. Each one has been painted in the warm lux tones that have become synonymous with Harry’s Nut Butter. It costs thirty-seven euros and is well pitched as a present for your da when the day inevitably rolls around.
Grá is an Independent Irish owned and made chocolate company. They make high-end luxury chocolates that are magnificently visually dynamic. The Galway based company was created by award-winning pastry chef Gráinne Mullins and her team. Each chocolate is meticulously made and painted by hand. The chocolates are created in small batches, with each chocolate taking three days to complete and finish.
Born and raised in Dublin 8’s own Fumbally cafe, Harry’s nut butters have inspired a cult level of devotion. The team behind the six different butters is a mixed bag of cooks, baristas, musicians, letterpress printers, and engineers. All of which are most passionately buzzed by good food and drink. Their website has a rake of recipes and ways to use their jars of nutty goodness, but the creme de la creme is, of course, their OG nut butter. It’s a mixed nut butter that tastes more complex than most and is well worth the fiver.
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