Tasty Corner

When we discuss different types of chocolate, we're usually talking about cacao percentage. "Cacao," in terms of what's in a chocolate bar, means what the manufacturer derives from the cacao bean -- that is, cocoa solids and cocoa butter. Cacao...
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Chocolate may hold the key to long life, a senior doctor has claimed. A substance found in cocoa, known as epicatechin, may rival penicillin and anaesthesis in its importance to medicine, according to Professor Norman Hollenberg, of Harvard Medical School,...
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Willy Wonka could have powered his Great Glass Elevator on hydrogen produced from his chocolate factory. Microbiologist Lynne Mackaskie and her colleagues at the University of Birmingham in the UK have powered a fuel cell by feeding sugar-loving bacteria chocolate-...
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