Chocolate has not always been the common confectionary we experience today. When it arrived from the Americas into Europe in the 17th century it was a rare and mysterious substance, thought more of as a drug than as a food. Christine Jones traces the...
As a result of a settlement with the Hershey's Company, Let's Buy British Imports, or L.B.B., agreed this week to stop importing all Cadbury's chocolate made overseas.
An ancient strain of cacao bean in an untouched valley in Ecuador.
A small study shows that an antioxidant in chocolate appears to improve some memory skills that people lose as they age.
This is a go-to summer dessert for the Kaplan family.
Homemade brownies always work to make your house smell like someplace special, and these brownie recipes are sure to make your friends and family happy. Each recipe takes brownies to an entirely new level with tasty ingredients and a few surprises al...
In a small study, people with peripheral artery disease who ate dark chocolate could walk farther than those who ate milk chocolate. Compounds in dark chocolate may make it easier to keep moving.
Scientists have given traditional Swiss chocolate-making a colorful twist by devising a method to imprint shiny holograms onto the sweet surfaces — sans harmful additives.
Honey is nature's gift. It's natural. Made by bees. Chocolate is the opposite, a great engineering creation that could, just possibly, just maybe, help save our planet.
Our digestive system has trouble with chocolate, which is why it may be good for us.
Built from an old Renault Garage in the center of Paris, near Place de la Bastille, Alain Ducasse's new chocolate factory was created with the willingness to get…
Dark chocolate may help the heart and waistline. Now scientists have figured out one reason why: Bacteria in the gut turn cocoa into compounds that lower inflammation and make us feel full.
Chocolate has a wonderfully seductive chemistry, due in part to a toxic alkaloid called theobromine. It's not terrible for humans, but the compound can be fatal if ingested by other species.
In Mexico, Chocolate isn't just a sweet treat. It is a food steeped in history and spirituality that has lost its place in Mexican agriculture and production. …
Your new go-to birthday cake, bake sale cake, dinner party cake, late night snack cake -- for when the fridge is at its barest and you need chocolate cake now. (It's also vegan and parve and dirt cheap, but you wouldn't know unless we told you.)