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#NewTradition #7 – Hosting a Lavazza ‘Afternoon Coffee’ Party

Day eight at Wimbledon. The players had a rest yesterday due to an old Wimbledon tradition of no play on the first Sunday. But they are back today and raring to go. Food for Think’s Opponent drew gasps of delight from the crowd as she walked on court with what one can only describe as a high fashion outfit today. The players warm up with five minutes until the game commences, with Food for Think to serve first. You may or not have been following the French Open over the last couple of weeks. This is when I really start to get excited as it signals that Wimbledon is on the way. Yesterday we jumped in the car and headed to our friends flat to host a mini Lavazza Afternoon Coffee Party. The idea? To spend the afternoon living the Italian lifestyle through Lavazza’s sense of sociability. I also wanted to share the culture of real Italian coffee through Lavazza’s brand values of excellence, tradition, innovation and experience with my friends. So we boxed up …

#NewTradition #4 – Lavazza Espresso Chocolate Truffles

Day four at Wimbledon. The grass courts are starting to look a little worn but the players look bright eyed and bushy tailed. The crowds are anticipating the start of the next match between Food for Think and her opponent. There are a few umbrellas lurking as we are in for a sprinkling of rain today. Let’s hope it doesn’t cause too much disruption. The players step onto the court, the ball boys and girls run into position. The opponent to serve. Food for Think squats into position, bouncing from side to side, swivelling the racket between her hands. The opponent serves and Food for Think reacts quickly and hits the ball cross court to start the rally. Coffee and chocolate is an old tradition. The flavours compliment each other so well and there are thousands of variations on this pairing but I thought I would add my own twist when creating these truffles. I stumbled upon a pot of popping candy on the baking isle at the supermarket and it took me back to …