"If chocolate is the answer, the question is irrelevant."
We bring you recipes that contain chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate! And along with drooling over the pictures and getting on to making them, enjoy some trivia about chocolates.
Expand your knowledge about chocolate with us!
Text: Sneha M
Chocolate comes from the tree that is scientific known as Theobroma cacao. It means "food of the gods."
Indulge in Chocolate Fudge Cake
The word chocolate comes from "Xocolatl," the Aztec word that means "bitter water."
Find the recipe of Choco Vanilla Apricot Ice Cream here
It takes almost a full year for a cocoa tree to produce enough pods to make 10 standard-sized Hershey bars.
Get the recipe of Chocolate and Orange Mousse here
Joseph Fry invented the first chocolate bar in 1847. His company, Fry & Son made the first-ever chocolate bar from a mixture of cocoa powder and sugar and a bit of the melted cocoa butter extracted from the cacao beans.
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Africa grows more than two-thirds of the world's cocoa, and Cote d'Ivoire alone produces 33% of the world's supply.
Chocolate Filled Caramel Cookies
Chocolate is relaxing. It's scent increases theta brain waves, which induce relaxation.
Now we know why we feel so good after eating loads of chocolates.
Find the recipe of Chocolate Fondue
A deal of a lifetime
Ruth Wakefield is the one who invented the chocolate chip cookie and she sold her cookie recipe to Nestle. Guess what she gets in return?
A LIFELONG SUPPLY OF CHOCOLATES! Aren't we all jealous?
Make this delicious Chocolate Chip Cookie
Chocolate is not just yummy, eating chocolate can help prevent tooth decay and works as an anti-bacterial agent. Could we have thought that?
Time for more chocolate!
Try our delicious Mocha Cheesecake
Chocolate produces the effects of a mild anti-depressant by increasing serotonin and endorphin levels in the brain.
Try our simple Chocolate Cake
Chocolate unofficially acts as an aphrodisiac. It contains many chemicals that act as stimulants: caffeine, theobromine and phenyethylamine.
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Amongst all the countries, the Swiss eat the maximum chocolate. There an average person eats 19lbs a year.
Here's a recipe of Chocochip Muffins
In 2013, Belgium issued a limited edition of chocolate flavored stamps. All the more reason to lick the stamp and stick on the envelope!
Chocolate and Raisin Semi-freddo
Chocolates contain antioxidants that help fight free radicals that lead to wrinkles and hence prevents aging.
Some research suggests that chocolates could be even more beneficial than fruit, because of their higher antioxidant level.
Check out our recipe for Chocolate Mud Pie
A valuable energy source. A single chocolate chip can provide enough energy for an adult to walk 150 ft.
Have you started calculating?
Make this delicious Chocolate Dome
Chocolate magnate Milton Hershey was to be on the ill-fated Titanic but he cancelled his reservations due to last minute business matters.
We'll let you decide who was luckier: him or the rest of the world?
Click here to make Chocolate-Balls