Made from the beans of the cacao plant which grows in West Africa, Central and South America, and parts of Asia, chocolate is a favorite treat worldwide. The cacao beans are ground and liquified into cacao solids and cacao butter. Dark chocolate must be at least 60% cacao solids, while milk chocolate must be at least 25%. It takes approximately 400 cacao beans to make one pound of chocolate.
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A box of gourmet chocolate bonbons, in fluted paper cups, is shown in this captioned photo. Evidently, someone has already sampled some of these chocolate confections!
A delectable assortment of chocolate candies overflows from a linen-lined picnic basket. Combined together, chocolate-covered nuts, truffles, jellybeans, and other delicious goodies make for a wonderful gift.
An assortment of dark and milk chocolate, drizzled with white and dark chocolate, is nestled in a gourmet food basket. Reach in and pick out the chocolate that appeals to you, knowing that the interior filling will be a surprise.
Gourmet food makes an ideal gift for the person who has everything, and is perfect for holidays and special occasions. Gourmet food gifts can include fruit, meats, cheese and crackers, wines, and chocolates.
With Valentine's Day coming, people may be thinking of getting their significant others chocolates or flowers. But a new study says those gifts may not be received as well as other types of presents. Laura Podesta reports.
CBS News. Mon, 10 May 2021 23:54:11 -0400.
The Easter bunny crashed the White House press briefing Monday to dole out chocolates to reporters after COVID-19 prevented the administration from holding a big, family-friendly Easter Egg Roll. ...
Tom Howell Jr.. Washington Times. Mon, 05 Apr 2021 14:51:15 -0400.
Ola Ingielewicz, 25, from Wandsworth, London, would gorge on food until she got sick and started comfort eating crisps, chocolates and fizzy drinks while left alone as a young child.
Daily Mail. Thu, 18 Mar 2021 14:46:53 GMT.
Greweling, Peter P. Chocolates and Confections. Hoboken, NJ. Wiley. 2010.