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Orlando Adds a Sweet Spot

There are tons of people who absolutely live for visiting the Magic Kingdom and all of its surrounding theme parks – between Disney, Sea World, and Universal Studios Orlando has become a vacation mecca. But there are some (like me, for example)...

Debunking the “Like Water for Chocolate” Myth

Every chocophile chef makes the mistake at least once – and if you’re like me, more than once. You are melting up a couple of squares of chocolate over a double boiler and the boil gets too exuberant and splashes water into the pot ….or...

The Chocolate Tourist: Chocolate Videos!

Need a chocolate fix without all the calories? The Chocolate Tourist is a new series of online chocolate videos that’s packed full of chocolate and calorie-free! (Well, it is until you get a look at all that yummy chocolate and are forced...

From Virunga Park to Park Lane @London Chocolate Week

If you’re a chocolate fanatic – you’d better put a few dates in your diary over the next few weeks. In London, on two afternoons – Wednesday, 10 October and Saturday, 13 October – food writer Sudi Pigott will be leading an Original...

Are Chocolate Diamonds a Girl’s Best Friend?

We’re coming up on that romantic time of year …. Of course isn’t any time of year a romantic time of year when you’re in love? I know it is for me! Still, hearts and roses and diamond ads are popping up all over the place, so it’s...

Cocoa on the Brain? You Might be a Genius!

The BBC is reporting this week that chocolate consumption might actually make people smarter on average, which is something those who indulge have long known… or at least used as an excuse to forgive their cravings. The science to back...

Chocolate-Themed Vacations? Take me Away!

In my never-ending quest to infuse every possible aspect of my life with chocolate, I have discovered what must truly be the epitome of combining the best of all possible things – vacations that are scheduled around all things chocolate. ...

Gianduja: Hazelnut and Chocolate Made Popular During Napolean’s Reign

Gianduja takes its name from Gianduja, a Commedia dell’Arte character represented by a mask of an honest peasant of the Piedmontese region in Italy, where this hazelnut confectionery is common. According to Wikipedia: Apparently, the idea...

Parisian Chocolate Fashion Show

At the annual Salon du Chocolat fashion show in Paris, you’ll see all of the models wearing, should I dare say it, yes, chocolate. Designers, models, and chefs alike all gathered for this spectacular chocolate affair. With just one dress...