Salted Chocolate Shortbread Recipe from the new Guittard Chocolate Cookbook: Decadent Recipes from San Francisco’s Premium Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Company.
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The workers who harvest cocoa crops can’t afford the luxury of buying a chocolate bar. Watch this bittersweet video where cocoa farmers try chocolate for the first time.
Growing up, I didn’t have birthday cakes. Instead, my mom baked my favorite Chocolate Pies. But these were no ordinary chocolate pies. Get the recipe here.
I love dark chocolate, and I’ve heard it’s good for you (or, at least, not bad for you) but I had never really looked into how much nutrition, what kind of nutrition, or what kind of other health benefits it offered. (I just assumed people were telling me the truth and didn’t concern myself too much with the matter — I eat it when I feel like it.) However, today, I have decided to look into the matter (yes, to write this post). After grabbing a little dark chocolate my partner brought me from the Czech Republic recently and sitting down to research the matter, I have to say that what I’ve found is pretty impressive…
The biological properties of cocoa are widely misunderstood. A Science News article has recently reported that chocolate needs to be looked at in a new light. According to the article, consumers have treated dark chocolate as a good source of the antioxidant flavonoids that appear to reduce blood pressure and perhaps protect people from dangerous […]