Chocolate Facts Category
Cozy up to a cup of hot chocolate this Fall!
Ah, fall! Leaves are changing colors, football is in the air, and the pumpkin, in all it’s orange, round, splendor, everywhere. ’Tis the season for some seriously, sippable concoctions. We’ve discovered some unique and delicious fall hot chocolate recipes, perfect for getting cozy with a mug and drinking in the beauty of all things autumn.
Everyone loves eating chocolates. I mean who doesn’t? The sweet joy of taking a bite into one of your favorite chocolates is just awesome. But what if you could dip yourself in a chocolate pool. Would that be something you would consider doing? If you love chocolate, this is a dream come true. Above all that, a chocolate bath has many health benefits.
Chocolate baths aren’t new. They are a luxury taken by people around the globe. There are many spas where you can go and take a chocolate bath. They will melt chocolate, and apply it to your skin so that you can enjoy the benefits from it. We have found three great recipes so you can enjoy the benefits of a relaxing hot chocolate bath for a fraction of what a spa bath costs. This is a dream come true for chocolate lovers!
5 Simple Tips to Pairing Wine with Chocolate
Can chocolate and wine be paired? Wine and cheese pairings are common, but chocolate and wine, not so much! The truth is, chocolate and wine do make an excellent pair (chocolate and wine connoisseurs may even call it a match made in heaven) because of one BIG similarity between the two – chocolate, just like wine has a complexity of flavors and textures, with the potential for subtle changes with each new batch of chocolate. Interesting, right?
Visit these exquisite European chocolate shops on your next trip!
It is well worth the effort.
Europe is famous for many foods and beverages, and one of the most delectable of those is chocolate. The rich, often creamy, usually sweet food made from fermented, roasted and ground cacao beans is popular from the British Isles to Germany and everywhere in between. Switzerland and Belgium’s creations probably are the most famous, of course, but chocolate shops in several other European cities also are worth a visit. We have curated a list of seven unique shops you may want to visit next time you are in the area.
Millions of Starbucks junkies can’t be wrong…can they?
Whether you brew it in your kitchen or buy it from a barista, each day in America, we drink 400 MILLION cups of coffee! Considering only 150 million Americans or 50% of the US population indulges, that’s a lot of java being brewed, poured, slung, iced, flavored, decaf, half-caf and mixed with good old cream and sugar. But did you know hot cocoa may be a much healthier choice for your morning pick-me-up than a cup of joe?
When it comes to hot chocolate vs. coffee, hot chocolate is the winner according to science!
Once thought of as the food of the gods and more valuable than gold, chocolate has been known since prehistoric times. Today, over 3 billion tons of chocolate are produced and consumed globally each year. We found 12 secret facts about chocolate; you may not know that will surprise and delight chocolate lovers everywhere!