This series follows the technology used to make products we regularly come in contact with. In this episode we introduce chocolate. Chocolate is made from the ...
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Echoing The Past, Heralding The Future: Mirzam Chocolate Makers For a business that only opened in September 2016, Mirzam Chocolate Makers has scored quite a few wins in a rather short period of time. For one, the homegrown Dubai-based brand has managed to garner a sizeable offering for its artisanal chocolate [...]
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Meet Davao's Willy Wonka who put PH chocolate on the world map Puentespina reveres his beans in the same way vintners respect their grapes. Just like in fine wine, terroir is also important in making good chocolate, he said. “It's a combination of the soil, the climate, the surrounding trees. In Malagos, it [...]
Chocolate-covered jellyfish, anyone? Now scientists are trying to make the best of a goopy situation and turn these creatures into a money-making commodity, so people will want to hunt and sell them, rather than just throw them back into the ocean. Recently, a collaboration of marine [...]
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Now you don't need to go to Japan to get a pink KitKat For anyone who has visited Asia, they will know that KitKats are things of legend over there and its latest offering with a pink hue has been making waves across Japan and Korea. Back in January, the KitKat Ruby made its debut in Asia, much to the [...]
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Dreidel is the kiddo’s version of gambling, or so I grew up thinking! As history would have it, it came all the way across Europe from Ireland before becoming a Yiddish and then Hebrew favorite. A spinning top with four rules is chill, but playing with a little enhanced chocolate could help you take it to the savage—read: fun—quadrant. Making your own cannabis chocolate coins is much easier than it sounds, and doesn’t require any special tools.How to Disguise the Taste of Weed in EdiblesYou...
What is Ruby chocolate? There is a type of chocolate out there called Bean-to-Bar (BTB) chocolate which is named after the process of making it. This new version of the well-known snack could constitute a threat to the existing chocolate-making companies. ( Wilkies Chocolate | Wilkies Chocolate ) Bean-to-Bar (BTB) means that all the process of making the chocolate happens in-house. From sorting, to roasting, to cracking, all the way to moulding, the entire BTB process...
Winter can be rough on your skin.Anna Webber/Stringer/Getty ImagesWinter definitely has its pros. You get to wear cozy sweaters, drink lots of hot chocolate, and have a really good excuse to rewatch "Love Actually" for the 1,000th time. One of the biggest downsides? The season can be unforgivably harsh on the skin. Brisk winds and freezing temperatures are pretty much recipe for a dry, patchy disaster.Thankfully, there are a few key tricks to giving your dehydrated skin some TLC. Here’s...
It’s common folk wisdom that eating cheese can give you nightmares. But is this really the case?The question hasn’t been extensively studied with scientific rigour, but we might find some answers by looking at how cheese can influence the brain. Our brains are directed by a range of hormones including serotonin, which promotes relaxation and sleepiness, adrenalin, which acts as a stimulant, and testosterone, which regulates libido, fat distribution and strength. These hormones and others can...