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All About Chocolate
- A brief description of the tempering process and information
on proper storage of chocolate.
- An overview of chocolate. Includes information on how to make
your own chocolate beverage.
Chocolate's Potential Health Benefits - Researchers have some news for chocolate lovers: it may be good for you. Scientists reported preliminary evidence recently that cocoa and other chocolates may keep high blood pressure down, your blood flowing and your heart healthy.
Chocolate - An Introduction
- A brief history of chocolate, followed by information on growing
cacao plants and the chemisty of cacao.
Berger Chocolate Makers Homepage - Go on a virtual tour and find
out all about these premier chocolate makers.
Seduction - Solid historical information, chocolate facts, and
recipes for chocolate truffles.
Science of Love - Chocolate - An overview of the possible chemical
effects of chocolate consuption. Produced by the "Why Files."
Chocolate's frothy past - A BBC look at Mayan use of chocolate and their chocolate kettles.
The Science of Chocolate - A book about our favorite subject by the Royal Soceity of Chemistry
The Materials Science of Chocolate - An on-line PDF document all about the microscopic structure of chocolate and how it affects the way it melts and tastes and acts.
Hersheys Factory tour - If you can stand the cloyingly sweet kids in the video, there's some good info here!
Science Friday - The Science of Chocolate - Here is the audio archive of one of our favorite NPR shows!