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Why You Should Switch To Dark Chocolate

Why You Should Switch To Dark Chocolate

What is Dark Chocolate Dark chocolate is a confection made mostly from cocoa, cocoa butter, and sugar; it doesn't contain any milk or milk solids. While the proportions of cocoa, sugar and cocoa butter can vary from brand to brand, the absence of dairy, emulsifiers, and additives is primarily what distinguishes dark chocolate from milk chocolate.   What is the difference between milk chocolate in general? Chocolate is processed from fermented Cocoa Beans; Dark Chocolate has a higher Cocoa content than milk chocolate and is lower in sugar. In milk chocolate, the chocolate content usually only ranges from 20% to...

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Geremia Verdacchi
How Big Cacao is Exploiting People and The Environment

How Big Cacao is Exploiting People and The Environment

With the global chocolate market forecasted to grow from $130 billion in 2020 to $178 billion dollars in 2027, large industrial corporations like Nestle, Hershey and Mars continue to stoop lower and lower with their practices to keep up with demand.    Cacao Pods Primo False Promises In 2001, Mars, Nestle and Hershey signed an agreement pledging to eliminate any form of child labour2 from their suppliers and to completely stop buying any cacao harvested by children. More than two decades have passed. Yet most of the chocolate you buy from these large companies still start with child labour. The largest chocolate...

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Prastiko D
Compound Chocolate or Couverture Chocolate?

Compound Chocolate or Couverture Chocolate?

Compound VS Couverture Let's have a look at what they're made of. Compound is created from cocoa powder and vegetable fats, whereas Couverture is formed from cocoa butter and cocoa mass. What exactly does this imply? It simply implies that Couverture Chocolate is the genuine article - in its most natural state. As a result, amongst the two chocolates, Couverture Chocolate is the healthier option. Cocoa butter aids in anti-aging and skin health, as well as combating renal issues and preventing heart disorders. Because compound chocolate is derived from vegetable fats, it contains trans fatty acids, which are potentially harmful...

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Gusde Verdacchi
Simple Dark Chocolate Ganache Recipe

Simple Dark Chocolate Ganache Recipe

Chocolate ganache is made by combining chocolate and heated cream in a 1:1 ratio. Ganache is a culinary staple that is stirred until smooth, silky, and shining. It's not only simple and quick, but it's also really adaptable. Chocolate ganache can be used as a filling, dip, spread, icing, topping, or cake layer.   Learn how to use our dark chocolate to its full potential Ingredients : Milk / Cream Dark Chocolate ( 80% preferably) Instructions: Melt your chopped chocolate in a double boiler over low heat. Stir continuously with a wooden spoon until the chocolate is completely melted. Add...

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