This Cocoa Farmer is Tasting Chocolate for the First Time
News reporter Selay Marius Kouassi visits a place called M'batto on the Ivory Coast, Africa, where many farmers make their living growing cocoa and selling it.
6 Sensational Hot Cocoa Drinks to Curl Up to This Season
To me, this is one of the best things about winter, and recently, I've found out this drink doesn't have to be just plain milk and cocoa.
Cacao Nibs Are the Healthiest Option for Chocolate Lovers
Well, look no further than cocoa nibs. See Also: Here Are 14 Things We Bet You Never Knew About Chocolate What are cacao nibs? Cacao nibs (or cocoa nibs) are small pieces of crushed cacao beans that have been fermented, dried, and usually roasted.
10 Fascinating Facts About Chocolate!
Chocolate Coins The Ancient Mayan culture of South America was the first to discover the way to turn cocoa beans into chocolate. More exactly, a cocoa drink. The drink became so central in Mayan culture they started using cocoa beans as money. For 10 beans you could buy a rabbit. For 100 - a slave.
This Tiramisu Is the Perfect Pick-Me-Up
cream • 3 tablespoons of Marsala wine For the sponge fingers • 24 sponge fingers • 3 oz of vanilla sugar • 2/3 pint of espresso coffee • 2 tablespoons of espresso liquor, or chocolate liquor • 2 tablespoons of brandy For the topping • 3 1/2 oz of dark chocolate, peeled into curls • 4 tablespoons of cocoa
From Beans to Bar: How Chocolate is Made from Scratch
Here you can see the cocoa pods growing directly from large branches of a tree. This photo, shot in Hawaii, shows the amazing colors that cocoa pods come in. Every single color of the rainbow! [related_articles] Each pod contains a white pulp that surrounds 25-40 cocoa beans.
Dark Chocolate Can Be Beneficial for Heart Health
The Beneficial Effects of Dark Chocolate on Heart Health Chocolate gets all of its health benefits from the cocoa bean. In order to turn raw cocoa beans into chocolate, they are first fermented, dried, and roasted.
12 Easy Chocolate Recipes That Make for Heavenly Desserts
2) Gingerbread Hot Cocoa source Ingredients: 3 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon ¼ cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon molasses ¼ cup cocoa powder 1½ teaspoons ground ginger ½ teaspoon allspice ½ teaspoon sea salt whipped cream for topping How To Prepare It: Combine the brown sugar
These Yummy Brownies Only Require 2 Ingredients!
In fact, this recipe only requires 2 ingredients: overripe bananas and unsweetened cocoa powder! At first glance, it’s hard to imagine how these two ingredients can be turned into a brownie, but keep in mind that bananas are often used as an egg substitute in vegan baked goods.
Make the Green Drink Everyone is Feeling Better With
Cocoa powder While cocoa powder is seen as a major ingredient in many desserts, its various components also play an important role in body health, especially when it comes to maintaining proper blood circulation and preventing blood clots.
Two-Colored Cookies – An Easy Recipe That’ll Amaze Guests
Time: 15 minutes Difficulty: easy Ingredients: 125 g butter, room temperature ½ cup powdered sugar ½ corn flour ½ cup oil 10 g vanilla sugar 1 tsp. baking powder 2 cups flour 1 tbsp. cocoa powder [related_articles] Directions: 1.
Rejuvenating Foods: The Culinary Guardians of Youth
Well, actually, the Cocoa in the chocolate. It can prevent diabetes and cancer and lower your risk of heart diseases.
How to Make Delicious and Healthy Avocado Chocolate Cake
Ingredients: 1 ripe organic avocado, mashed until smooth 2 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon sea salt ¼ cup coconut or avocado oil 3 cups coconut flour 2 cups filtered water 5 tablespoons dark chocolate cocoa powder 3 tablespoons of maple syrup (or to your desired taste) 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Delicious Healthy Coffee Creamer Made With Two Ingredients
For those who feel adventurous, you can try the cocoa-peppermint creamer. Simply add 1 teaspoon of peppermint extract and 1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder.
Are Greasy, Fatty Foods Good for Your Health After All?
Cocoa Butter Image courtesy of depositphotos.com Miller reports that cocoa butter (theobroma oil) contains antioxidants and omega-9 fatty acids that can help provide balanced hormones and support your immune system function.
Here Are 14 Things We Bet You Never Knew About Chocolate!
White Chocolate is Not Actually Chocolate Since it doesn’t contain cocoa solids or chocolate liquor, white chocolate isn’t chocolate in the strict sense. However, it does contain parts of the cacao bean – mainly cocoa butter. 4.
These Chocolate Banana Pancakes Are the Kings of Dessert
Chocolate Banana Pancakes (6-8 Small Pancakes) Ingredients • 1-2 tablespoons cocoa powder • 1 medium ripe banana, mashed • 2 large eggs Optional Ingredients • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder • Pinch of salt • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract • 1 tablespoon honey • Butter or coconut oil, for cooking Mix-Ins and
How Much Would You Pay for Chocolate?
Cocoa Gourmet royal collection For true chocophiles or just rich enough to be willing to spend a fortune on chocolate, there is the Cocoa Gourmet royal collection, which offers chocolate pieces embedded with diamonds, gold and silver.
Have You Ever Seen Mirror Cakes THIS Perfect?
very own mirror glaze, together with a video at the end of the post showing how the glaze is made: [related_articles] Make your own mirror glaze: Ingredients • 4x 0.35 oz. (10g) gelatin sheets • 1 bowlful chilled water • 4.22 oz. (125ml) water • 8 oz. (225g) granulated sugar • 1.05 oz. (30g) sifted cocoa
Make These Decadently Delicious Zucchini Brownies
Ingredients: 2 cups of chopped raw zucchini 1/4 cup of coconut or vegetable oil (coconut oil gives these brownies a rich and creamy taste) 1/2 cup of low fat yogurt (preferably Greek yogurt) 1 1/4 cups sugar 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract 2 cups of white or whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 cup unsweetened dark cocoa
Love Chocolate? 8 Amazing Places to Visit!
Chocolate was made for the first time by the ancient Mayan people, who were pioneers in their use of cocoa beans as food. Since then, chocolate has undergone various changes, and the giant companies, known to all, have developed and upgraded it further by giving it their special tastes.
We Bet You Don't Know How Your Favorite Foods Are Grown!
Have you ever wondered how coffee and cocoa are grown, or what the flowers of peanuts and kiwis look like? If so, we're definitely about to satisfy your curiosity with this collection of 15 foods that grow in unexpected ways, complete with some interesting facts about each one. 1.
A DIY Treat: Make a Yummy Brownie Mix In a Mason Jar
The ingredients you’ll need are : 1 cup, 2 tbsp of all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 2/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup baking cocoa 1/2 cup of chocolate chips 1/2 cup vanilla or white chips 1/2 cup of chopped pecans A mason jar to hold all of the above Preparation : Pour the first ingredient
If You Fancy Bananas, Cream & Biscuits, You'll Love This!
recipe: For the base: • 7 tbsp (100g) butter, melted • 250g graham crackers or digestive biscuits, crushed For the toffee: • 7 tbsp (100g) butter • ⅔ cup (100g) dark brown sugar • 1 can (14 oz/397g) sweetened condensed milk For the top: • 3 to 4 bananas • 1¼ cup (300ml) heavy cream, lightly whipped • Cocoa