Chocolate is often labelled as a cheat food, guilty pleasure, or rich dessert but these categorizations neglect its health benefits.
Who would have guessed that the key to a healthy heart really is chocolate after all?
First it was wine lovers, then the Aeropress-wielding coffee fans. Ahead of the Valentine’s chocolate feast, our reporter discovers a new breed of devotees.
Ranjani Rajendra roasts, shells and tempers a handful of locally-grown cocoa beans to tell the story of a single-origin bar.
Chocolate. It’s one of life’s great comfort foods. Bite into a bar of chocolate and a taste sensation overruns your senses. It helps to get you through troubled times and balance out over-rich meals.
Researchers claim chocoholics will be able to increase their enjoyment of the snacks by listening to music.
It’s good news for chocolate fans as a new study suggests that eating chocolate could actually make you smarter. In fact, a group of scientists are actually recommending you eat more of it.
Chocolate has tempted the world more than any other dessert. Though our first instinct is to quickly indulge in chocolate’s creamy goodness, scientists have discovered that to fully experience chocolate, it should be savoured.
Should I take the last chocolate? I didn’t know it was the last one when, feeling peckish on a recent afternoon, I rose from my desk and walked across the newsroom toward where my editor, Victoria, sits. She keeps on…
Jenny Lee takes a bite of Killyleagh history during a walking tour of the Co Down village, birthplace of scientist and collector Sir Hans Sloane, who is credited with bringing the recipe for drinking chocolate to Europe in the 1680s.