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Can Chocolate Act as an Aphrodisiac? What’s the Significance of Giving Chocolate on Valentine’s Day?
 
Can Chocolate Act as an Aphrodisiac?

Can Chocolate Act as an Aphrodisiac?

What’s the Significance of Giving Chocolate on Valentine’s Day?

What’s the Significance of Giving Chocolate on Valentine’s Day?

Fairtrade Chocolate – Product of Austria

21 February 2014

Some cool chocolate products images: Fairtrade Chocolate – Product of Austria Image by Roberto Verzo Dunkle Bergmilchschokolade gefüllt mit Waldbeeren und Vanille Dark mountain milk chocolate filled with forest berries and vanilla Maroni-Milchschokolade gefüllt mit Maronicreme, alkoholhaltig Chestnut milk chocolate filled with chestnut cream – contains alcohol Feinbitterschokolade gefüllt mit Datteln und Minze (alkoholhaltig) Fine […]

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Taza Chocolate – final products

10 December 2013

Check out these chocolate products images: Taza Chocolate – final products Image by snowpea&bokchoi a great selection of single source chocolate products. My favourite is the chocolate Mexicano discs. They are amazing, and the texture is grainy – the way I like my cocoa. New Chocolate Product Image by garrettc Turns out that a petrol […]

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Chocolate Eating

28 September 2013

Check out these chocolate eating images: Eaten Image by ccharmon The first piece I tried was the Dorothea (Belle Cashew): Dark chocolate ganache with orange liqueur over a salted cashew praline, enrobed in dark chocolate. Yummy! Dark chocolate health benefits… chocolate mint chips with my finger prints all over them.. Image by *Psycho Delia* I […]

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How To Properly Store Your Gourmet Chocolate

05 November 2010

Gourmet chocolate can be quite expensive and in some cases rare so if you plan on storing it for some time it’s important to do it properly.  If you’re a chocolate enthusiast you’ll want keep this elegant treat looking and tasting its finest without the worry of it becoming stale.  Following a few easy tips […]

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Is White Chocolate Actually Chocolate?

04 November 2010

There are quite a few differences between white chocolate and other chocolates, the most noteworthy being that white chocolate contains no cocoa solids or chocolate liquor.  This actually removes it from the “chocolate” category by FDA standards, but it’s still considered chocolate by many because of its cocoa butter content.  For it to still be […]

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Chocolate Production: From Bean to Bar

03 November 2010

Like most other foods, the quality and taste of the chocolate you eat is going to depend heavily on the ingredients used and production methods followed.  From bean selection to molding process, every step plays a part in determining the quality, cocoa intensity, and flavour of your favourite types of chocolate. Bean Selection and Processing […]

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Chocolate Processing – The Breakdown from Dark to White

02 November 2010

What comes to mind when people think chocolate is usually the creamy, sweet, melts-in-your-mouth milk chocolate that you see coating most candy bars and other delicious chocolate treats.  Well, there’s cocoa in that too, but chocolate can come in many other forms as well. Chocolate in its purest, least processed form is raw and that […]

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Organic Vs. Non-Organic Chocolate

01 November 2010

As with a lot of other foods, you have the option to choose between organic and non-organic chocolate, but what’s the difference?  Chocolate has generally been considered a sinful indulgence but there are health benefits to this tasty treat when it’s properly processed. Pure dark chocolate contains antioxidants which can help to prevent cancer and […]

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Drinking Chocolate – Not Your Average Powdered Cocoa

30 October 2010

When people think of hot chocolate what comes to mind is usually the powdered cocoa, powdered milk, and sugar mixes that comes in tins or individual packets. Sometimes they’ll even come with those little dehydrated marshmallows everyone loves. Connoisseurs may prefer the gourmet brands which can give you a lovely rich and creamy cup of […]

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Your Guide to Gourmet Chocolate

28 October 2010

Chocolate comes in all shapes and sizes, varying degrees of colour and sweetness, and very different levels of production quality.  If you have a discerning palate you probably have some level of appreciation for gourmet chocolate and it’s higher quality of manufacturing practices and ingredient standards. A big difference between specialty made gourmet chocolate and […]

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