It’s good news for chocolate fans as a new study suggests that eating chocolate could actually make you smarter. In fact, a group of scientists are actually recommending you eat more of it. Continue reading Eating Chocolate Makes You Smarter
Chocolate has tempted the world more than any other dessert. Though our first instinct is to quickly indulge in chocolate’s creamy goodness, scientists have discovered that to fully experience chocolate, it should be savoured. Continue reading Chocolate… 5 Scientific Reasons Why It Should Be Savoured
Should I take the last chocolate?
I didn’t know it was the last one when, feeling peckish on a recent afternoon, I rose from my desk and walked across the newsroom toward where my editor, Victoria, sits. She keeps on her desk a glass jar stocked with candy, typically those trapezoidal, foil-wrapped Dove chocolates, free for the taking. Continue reading Is it rude to take the last chocolate?
Jenny Lee takes a bite of Killyleagh history during a walking tour of the Co Down village, birthplace of scientist and collector Sir Hans Sloane, who is credited with bringing the recipe for drinking chocolate to Europe in the 1680s. Continue reading Sir Hans Sloane – More Than Just The Chocolate Man
Chocolate makes me happy and has become an incredibly popular food product that millions indulge in every day, thanks to its unique, rich, and sweet taste. Continue reading Why Chocolate Makes Me Happy
Tempering is a way of precisely melting chocolate so that it has that nice, glossy finish that you see on professionally made candies. Tempered chocolate is heated, cooled and then warmed again. Continue reading How To Make Tempered Chocolate
Sure, it’s easy enough to satisfy chocolate cravings by mainlining the stuff (just kidding, please don’t inject chocolate into your veins)—but Chocoholics looking for new ways to consume their favorite food should consider incorporating Sephra Belgian Chocolate into a salad as part of their meal. Continue reading How to Make Chocolate Work in a Salad
Does chocolate make you happy? There’s science behind why that might be. Continue reading The science of chocolate: What makes us like it so much?
While enjoying a cup of hot native chocolate with some off-season puto bumbong during the rainy weekend, I remembered that hot chocolate in our home used to be made from cacao beans from Bohol, Dumaguete, Batangas or Pampanga. Continue reading Chocolate and History
Chocolate is one of the most indulgent, versatile treats in all of dessert land. Every type of dessert, including cakes and candies, comes in chocolate, including dark, milk or white. But desserts are supposed to be bad for you, right? Dark chocolate breaks this rule – providing many health benefits that you may not be aware of. Continue reading Dark chocolate — friend or foe?