Thanksgiving and Chocolate: Part 1

Thanksgiving and Chocolate: Part 1

Written by : Posted on October 10, 2015 : 1 Comment

With Canadian Thanksgiving upon us, let’s take a few moments to consider how chocolate in all of its delicious forms can make its way onto the dinner table. For many, pumpkin is the prevailing fall flavor. But as the days get shorter and the nights colder, there’s something incredibly comforting about leaning into a nice hot mug of drinking chocolate. So, for those of you who are determined to include chocolate in your Canadian Thanksgiving dinner, continue reading for a little inspiration!

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Recipe Roundup: Fall Inspired Drinking Chocolates

Written by : Posted on October 3, 2015 : No Comments

With the days getting shorter and the air getting crisper, it’s a time that many of us turn to a nice warm mug of drinking chocolate. Throughout the summer we have been highlighting ice cold drinking chocolate delicacies. But now it’s time to turn up the heat – both in flavor and temperature! Drinking chocolate is an incredibly versatile indulgence. There are so many ways to make a delicious mug of drinking chocolate all yours. For example, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, spices and flavorings, read on to get inspired by some fall drinking chocolate ideas!

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Drinking Chocolate in Seattle: Theo’s

In Seattle, gourmet foods and drinks are a way of life. When it comes to drinking chocolate there are no shortage of options in the Seattle area. And one of those options is Theo. Theo is the North America’s first ever third party certified organic, fair trade chocolate maker. Their environmental stewardship and community involvement both in Seattle and abroad make their delicious bean to bar creations even more delicious!

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Fair Trade Chocolate: Part 2

In our last article, we outlined the requirements for Canadian Fair Trade chocolate. In this article, the American guidelines will be discussed. Of course it is important to remember that at the heart of both designations is the health and well being of the farmers, the laborers, and the environment.

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Fair Trade Drinking Chocolate: Part 1

With so many choices in the realm of drinking chocolate supplies it can be pretty overwhelming deciding what products to buy. Like many individuals today, purchasing ethically and environmentally sourced ingredients is important to you. But they also have to taste fantastic! This is where fair trade cocoa products come in. Supporting fair trade producers and practices is both ethically and environmentally sustainable. It means putting more money in the pockets of the farmers responsible for your delicious mug of drinking chocolate. It also means that the environment in which your chocolate was grown is being treated in the best possible way. Keep reading to learn more about what defines Fair Trade chocolate production.

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Drinking Chocolate in London, England

While the United Kingdom might be better known for their tea, the drinking chocolate to be found here is nothing to scoff at! In England, hot beverages are a way of life. Whether it is your morning cuppa, or an afternoon event, tea, drinking chocolate and coffee all have a special place in British society. But where is the best drinking chocolate to be found in London, England? Read on to find out!

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Drinking Chocolate in Rome, Italy

Written by : Posted on August 29, 2015 : No Comments

Rome is one of the world’s most sought out urban destinations. Revered for its gourmet restaurants, historical landmarks, and ancient influences, the saying “When in Rome” certainly hits home. Drinking chocolate throughout Italy has enjoyed a delicious past, and is still enjoyed today!

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Vegan Drinking Chocolate

Written by : Posted on August 21, 2015 : No Comments

Perhaps, you have been thinking that just because you are vegan, you will have to go your whole life without knowing the joys of drinking chocolate. Well fear not! Vegan drinking chocolate is out there, and it’s waiting for you to experience it! Keep in mind that when making vegan drinking chocolate, it is just as important as with regular drinking chocolate to use the very best ingredients you can.

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