Tomcat Temptations

Auckland chocolatier Hanna Frederick, a former food scientist, has injected a male aphrodisiac into her chocolate treats for Valentine’s Day. Frederick, who made headlines by feeding beer-flavoured chocolate to brewers and deer antler chocolate to meat industry heads at business conventions last year, hopes to capitalise on the commercial day of romance with chocolates fortified with Tongkat Ali, a potent herb from Southeast Asia which is claimed to stimulate testosterone production in men. “We are not trying to create a substitute for Viagra,” Hungarian-born Frederick said. “This is just a bit of passionate fun.” Frederick and her husband Howard own Mámor Chocolate Ltd., which was established in 2003.


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Mancunians Queue for Brunch at Federal

Mancunians Queue for Brunch at Federal

Five years ago, New Zealander Jon Perry and Portuguese Claudio Ribeiro co-founded the Antipodean coffee bar, Federal in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. A second café has recently opened in the city’s Deansgate…