Many people crave chocolate but tend to keep away from it as they assume that it is fattening and unhealthy. Most chocolate products are high in calories, but that’s due to the addition of sugar and other ingredients. Cocoa powder, specifically organic cocoa powder, offers several health benefits and is also very nutritious. Antidepressant: We […]
People often get confused between natural cacao and organic cocoa. When you need to satisfy your chocolate cravings, which one’s actually the best? Natural cacao and organic cocoa are totally unique in terms of nutrition, taste and cost. So before deciding to buy natural cacao powder or organic cocoa powder, read on to discover the […]
Nowadays, you can buy natural cacao powder in the UK very easily. This is good news as using cacao in different ways can have great benefits for long-term health. One major benefit is that raw cacao contains about four times the antioxidant level of ordinary dark chocolate. Here are some other benefits you should be […]
Chocolate is one of the most preferred treats around the world. Cocoa originated from the cocoa trees of Central and South America which are now found in a wide variety of other locations. The fruit of the cacao tree is a colourful pod containing 30 to 50 seeds which are surrounded by a white fleshy […]
Any chocoholics out there who may have been waiting to hear that baking with chocolate is healthy for you… then there is some good news! However, before you rush off to over-indulge with a shopping basket full of chocolate bars, bear in mind that there is a very important difference between baking with chocolate and […]
Never let it be said that we are only interested in cocoa – we *heart* chocolate in all its many forms, and at this time of year, its all about the egg. If you fancied trying your hand at crafting your own Easter Eggs, here is a great tutorial from The Telegraph.
Learn how to make ‘Little Prince Cupcakes’ from Add a little Food Thoughts Fair Trade Organic Cocoa Powder if you like your cupcakes chocolatey! So cute:) Little Prince Cupcakes – make them chocolatey with Food Thoughts Fair Trade Organic Cocoa
Vegan and gluten free pumpkin & chocolate sponge cake with a rich chocolate avocado icing, courtesy of Telegraph Food.
The Great British Bake Off has us glued to our tv’s, when we aren’t in the kitchen trying out new recipes – these VEGAN ones are a piece of cake
Its that time of year again – the Great British Bake Off is back on our screens and this time around it’s prime time on BBC1! These recipes are all VEGAN and look totally delicious – we particularly like the braided chocolate loaf cake – any excuse to use our cocoa ? – and eat […]
And sometimes, it has to be a super decadent one with not only a chocolate filling, but a chocolate pastry case as well. Open the cupboard, drag out the Food Thoughts Fairtrade Organic cocoa, and get baking with this beautiful recipe courtesy of Rose Prince from the Telegraph. Sometimes only a chocolate tart will do […]