The Greek name for the Cacao tree is 'Theobroma Cacao' meaning 'food for the Gods'. It is from the pods of this tree that chocolate is made. Chocolate is one of the most popular flavours in the world because it is such a versatile ingredient. It can be paired well with coffee or wine or even fresh fruits and nuts. Though, we normally associate chocolate with fatty or unhealthy food, a piece of dark chocolate a day actually helps you maintain a healthy heart. Chocolate is a comfort food! It provides you instant energy and lifts you up when you are feeling low. So, the next time you crave for a piece of chocolate, go ahead and have it.
Try some of these chocolicious recipes and get a taste of heaven!