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FLAVOUR FOCUS… ALMOND SALTED CARAMEL

Salted Caramel is flavour combination that unites lovers of sweet and savoury alike. So is it any wonder that our chewy gooey Almond Salted Caramel Truffles are fast becoming one of the most popular Booja-Booja delights? There’s something magical about the marriage of saltiness and sweetness that tantalises the taste buds like neither sensation can do alone.

Almond & Sea Salt organic Chocolate Truffles in their new, orange Chilled Collection packaging.

Our first  Almond & Sea Salt Caramel Truffles appeared just a year and a half ago, when we launched our colourful Six Truffle Packs. But the idea of combining sweet and salt in cooking is as old as the hills and salted butter caramels have long been a traditional treat in Brittany, northern France. However, the birth of the modern ‘salted caramel’ is usually attributed to Parisian pastry chef Pierre Hermé who, in the late 1970s / early 1980s created salted caramel macaroons that inspired chefs across Europe and, notably America, where the salted caramel boom really took off.

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Of course Booja-Booja Almond Salted Caramel Truffles don’t contain butter, or any dairy at all – just a little Booja-Booja magic to help turn a classic combination into something quite sensationally scrumptious. The salted caramel used in our truffles is made, to our own special recipe, here in Norfolk using British sea salt. It’s then combined with roasted Sicilian Almonds – superfoods in their own right, being high in vitamin E, magnesium and antioxidants – before being enrobed in smooth dark chocolate from the Dominican Republic. It’s as simple as that; the perfectly minimal number of organic ingredients, carefully blended by our experienced team to create the perfect taste sensation.

Booja-Booja's best organic ingredients|a pool of chewy, gooey handmade sea salt caramel.

But you don’t need to take our word for it, within months of their launch our Almond & Sea Salt Caramel Truffles won a coveted 1-star Gold Great Taste Award from the Guild of Fine Food and they have a host of fans on social media too…

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So is it any wonder we picked them as one of the three flavours to launch our new Two Truffle Packs? Yes, these little bites of heaven are now available in foil-wrapped, snack size packs, perfect for a little treat ‘on the go’. So if you’ve not tried them yet, what are you waiting for?

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Find out more about our new Two Truffle Packs here.

4 Comments

  1. Paula

    Your chocolates are amazing and a Godsend to those on dairy free diets but so expensive! Do you need such expensive packaging! I would buy regularly if they were more reasonable but instead they are just a Xmas treat.

    • louise t

      Hi Paula Great to hear that you like our chocolates but sorry that you find them expensive. They do cost more than some other chocolates because we source the highest quality organic, dairy, gluten and soya free ingredients from around the world. We’ve developed and refined our truffle recipes over many years to try to ensure the perfect taste and texture. While this comes at a cost, Booja-Booja chocolate truffles contain absolutely no preservatives or additives, making them more delicate and, we believe, more delicious. We continually aim to find always in which to reduce our costs in order to make the price of our products as accessible to as many people as possible, without compromising quality. For example, we work closely with our retailers, in order to offer regular promotions and offers – make sure you keep an eye out on our social media channels for more details.

  2. JANE B

    Yes I agree with louise only a special day treat! About a £1 per truffle is far to expensive! The boxes seem very posh to just stop them gettihg squashed and then straight in the bin! Come on Booja-Booja we want them every week!!!!!

    • louise t

      Thanks for your feedback Jane. We’ll definitely take this into consideration. It’s great to hear that you like our truffles. Out of interest, have you tried our Two Truffle Packs? They have been designed for on-the-go, self treating and feature an easy to open, flow wrap pack. As a result, they are our lowest priced range and retail at £1.19. They are available from independent health food stores.

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