Tasty Corner

After working below the radar on a cocoa farm deep in Brazil, and toiling for years over test tubes in food labs, scientists say they have developed a top-secret formula for an undisciplined candy lover's dream: a healthful chocolate bar....
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Sucking on chocolate is a bigger turn-on than kissing, a new study has found. Researchers discovered romantically-involved couples responded more to chocolate melting in their mouths than snogging. Recordings of brain activity and heart rate were taken as the volunteers...
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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 as Currency Chocolate can be worth a great deal of money - just visit any high-end chocolatier, and you can see firsthand how much cash for how little chocolate people are willing to exchange. But chocolate also used to...
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