Tasted: Prestat chocolate

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By Veggie Tom
Crunchy little nut pieces are well distributed throughout excellent quality white chocolate. A touch of salt accents the flavour beautifully.

The product
One of Britain’s oldest chocolate shops, Prestat was founded in 1902 and has a Royal Warrant to supply to the Queen. It has an online shop, but you’ll also find a small range at Waitrose and, currently, about 16 products at Ocado. It’s range of luxury bars promises unusual, high end flavours – but do they deliver?

The verdict
I liked all five Prestat bars I tried, but this one with toasted pistachios was my hands-down favourite. It’s rare for a white chocolate bar to win my affections over dark or milk, but the cloying taste you sometimes expect from white chocolate is subdued by the slightly salty, nutty pistachios. It’s a top notch bar.

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Ingredients: Sugar, cocoa butter, whole milk powder, pistachios (11%), emulsifier: soya lecithin, natural vanilla flavouring, sea salt.

Can you eat it? Contains: Milk, Nuts & Soya. Free From: Alcohol. Suitable for: Coeliacs, Vegetarians.

Barcode: 5060047371926
Prestat Toasted Pistachios
Crunchy little nut pieces are well distributed throughout excellent quality white chocolate. A touch of salt accents the flavour beautifully. Tasted by Veggie Tom.

Not forgetting: Barcode: 5060047372046
Prestat Tea Time Frolics
Earl grey and lemon is a sophisticated taste for a chocolate bar – and it could be overpowering, but this tasty milk chocolate gets the balance right. Tasted by Veggie Tom.

Not forgetting: Barcode: 5060047372053
Prestat Knickerbocker Glory
There are all sorts of tastes and textures happening in this lovely white chocolate bar. A luxury, grown up treat. Tasted by Veggie Tom.

Not forgetting: Barcode: 5060047371919
Prestat Pecan and Maple Dream
This is lovely – little bits of pecan and a sweet maple syrup taste make for a really moreish chocolate bar. Tasted by Veggie Tom.

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