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Which Is The Best Dark Chocolate To Eat For Better Fitness?

Dark chocolate is a healthy alternative for fitness-conscious chocolate lovers. It contains more cocoa than typical commercial chocolate bars, which have high quantities of sugar and milk. Dark chocolate is made up of 50-90% cocoa solids plus cocoa butter and sugar. That’s why it can lead to lower blood pressure and other health benefits. In this blog post, we will discuss which dark chocolate is best for chocolate connoisseurs who want to boost their fitness level while enjoying its delectable flavor.

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Great Ways Of Having Fun On Easter

Easter is right around the corner, and you know what that means: it's time to get ready for the most exciting holiday of the year! Easter is also the time for families to spend time together. Here are some great ways to enjoy the holiday.
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Treats For Chocoholics - Rich Chocolate Truffles

When you think of chocolate truffles, the most popular recipe that comes to mind is probably a boxed mix or something that’s commercially prepared. But have you ever tried making them at home? Making chocolate truffles at home isn’t as hard as you may think, and the end result is definitely worth the effort. Read on to learn more.
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Why Do People Love Dark Chocolate When It Is So Bitter?

Dark chocolate is popular among chocolate connoisseurs in the U.S., Europe, and all over the world. In this blog post, we will explain what dark chocolate is and why people love it. Then, we’ll share some dark chocolate health benefits and describe the four main types of cocoa used to make dark chocolate. Finally, we will discuss why it’s important for chocolate enthusiasts to be discerning when choosing dark chocolate products.
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How To Plant Trees With One Dollar

The year is coming to an end and we are excited to tell you that we have planted over 100 trees this holiday season thanks to your donations. How much would it cost to plant a tree? How about $1? Yes, our friends at One Tree Planted can still plant trees for just 1 USD. Read on to learn how. 
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Fun Christmas Traditions From Around The World

Christmas is a holiday that's almost always associated with joy and happiness, but what most people don't know is that it actually has some pretty dark origins. In fact, the word "Christmas" itself comes from the Old English word "Cristes Maesse", which means "Christ's Mass". Even though Christmas is celebrated all over the world, it has a different meaning to each country and culture. If you've ever wondered what Christmas is all about, here are some interesting Christmas traditions from around the world.

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How To Make A Festive Chocolate Tart

Chocolate Tart Recipe - Chocolate & More Delights

The best aspect of this season is the food, at least in our opinion. It's all about the holidays, family and of course the desserts. There are many chocolate tarts available in bakeries and patisseries. However, to make your own at home is more fun and this festive chocolate tart recipe is a great way of celebrating the holidays. If you love chocolate, then this decadent chocolate tart recipe is for you. It looks gorgeous, and your guests will be very impressed.

Make sure that you've got all your ingredients and tools ready. This easy dessert recipe takes about 60 minutes to make. 

Ingredients:

  • 100 g / 3.52 oz Flour
  • 25 g / 0.88 oz Unsweetened Cocoa Powder (100% Cocoa)
  • 50 g / 1.75 oz Caster Sugar
  • 75 g / 2.65 oz Butter 82% Fast (cut into small pieces)
  • 1 Egg Yolk (from medium size egg)
  • 300 g / 10.58 oz Dark Couverture Chocolate (70% - 75% Cocoa) 
  • 200 ml / 7.05 oz Whipping Cream

Method:

Mix the flours and cocoa powder together in a large mixing bowl. Then add the sugar and mix well. Next, add the butter and rub everything together until you get a crumbly consistency. Add the eggs and whisk together. Knead the dough gently with your hands on to a lightly floured surface until it is smooth.

Roll out your dough to fit a 2 cm (3/4 inch) deep, 24 cm (9 ½ inch) diameter round tart tin. Place the pastry into the greased tin and press down gently and even the sides. Cover with cling film and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Pre-heat oven to 180°C Fan (356 F) and bake for approximately 15 to 20 minutes. Leave to cool then carefully remove from the tin and place on a serving plate.

Chop the couverture chocolate into small pieces and place into a mixing bowl. Pour the whipping cream into small sauce pan and gently heat over a low heat until just simmering. Do not boil the cream. Remove the cream from the heat and pour over the dark couverture chocolate. Leave the chocolate to melt without stirring for a minute, then begin to stir the chocolate and cream until it has fully melted. You should have a glossy chocolate ganache. 

Spoon the chocolate ganache into the pastry case, smooth the top and chill for at least 2 hours to set. Decorate as you like with chocolate shavings, pistachios and sliced figs. The tart is now ready to serve. Enjoy!

Recipe adopted from Dr. Oetker.

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The Fascinating Story Of The Christmas Train

The Christmas train is a beloved symbol of the holiday season. It's also a great way to get in the spirit of giving. But how did the idea of the Christmas train originate? What was its purpose originally? And how has it evolved over time? Read on to learn more.

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Marzipan - A Popular Sweet Treat

We love marzipan! It's sweet, it's smooth, and it is delicious. But where did it come from? And how is it made? Is there a special recipe for making the best marzipan? Let's find out!
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The Best Advent Calendars This Christmas

It is this time of the year once again. Christmas is just around the corner, and now is the perfect time to start thinking about gifts for friends and family. If you want to get them something special, then why not consider buying them an advent calendar? These Advent calendars will make December a lot more fun!

 

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