Chocolate /ˈtʃɒklət/ is a raw or processed food produced from the seed of the tropical Theobroma cacao tree. Cacao has been cultivated for at least three millennia in Mexico, Central and South America. Its earliest documented use is around 1100 BC. The majority of the Mesoamerican people made chocolate beverages, including the Aztecs, who made it into a beverage known as xocolātl, a Nahuatl word meaning "bitter water". The seeds of the cacao tree have an intense bitter taste, and must be fermented to develop the flavor. After fermentation, the beans are dried, then cleaned, and then roasted, and the shell is removed to produce cacao nibs. The nibs are then ground to cocoa mass, pure chocolate in rough form. Because this cocoa mass usually is liquefied then molded with or without other ingredients, it is called chocolate liquor. The liquor also may be processed into two components: cocoa solids and cocoa butter. Unsweetened baking chocolate (bitter chocolate) contains primarily cocoa...
Neelam Nath updated the Blog
11 hrs ago
Death by Chocolate is a Yummy Dessert in US,splurge&forget Dr.for a day.
Different recipes in Western countries ,using chocolate as a Main ingredient. Cakes and Desserts cannot be made Minus Creme ,adding calories in multiples.Cocoa, the main ingredient of Chocolate is Heart friendly. Cocoa is available in India in Pure form ,minus additional malts and other carbohydrates, to give Flavors and different Tastes that increase the calories of basic heart friendly Cocoa. Home recipe for chocolate is simple , to simmer on Low fire ,cocoa ,condensed milk and butter in more »
Liu Jing posted the Blog
on Mar 26, 2013 , 01:44 pm
The Air Of Nature-Fall Wedding
For the bride and groom,they must dream to exchange vows amid of the gorgeous back drop of nine marigold garlands,they contrast nicely steel beams,elegant wedding gown and classic brick windows of their event space.Except the background,they also should pay attention to the cards,cake,decorations and flower. The guest card is another labor of love for the crafty bride,using orange thread,and the pappy patterned fabric,which will be a cardstock in yellow,brown,and orange,it can also be tied more »
yeh ! i was dying for chocolate since long ! i badly wanted some chocolate. i requested our chef Sagar and manager and they granted to serve dark chocolate mousse as desert in our dinner ! i thanked them and my friends thanked me as for me they are also going to have some chocolates.. more »
Just befr our cookin session..i doono what we r going to prepare saw sum thing and couldnt resist..ah ! taking dark choclate hiding frm the crew...its good fr skin bt thn cant hav more !!! more »
Remember my blog in the morning 'hope no one is catching me'...so here is the thief cut red handed..can u arrest her???? more »