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  The History of Chocolate
The chocolate liquor, destined to become a cup of cocoa, is pumped into giant hydraulic presses weighing up to 25 tons, where pressure is applied to remove the desired cocoa butter.
Chocolate factories not only have careful programs for industrial sanitation and for the personal hygiene of their employees, but they are continually striving to improve their programs.
Chocolate manufacturers are making increasing use of pilot plants in conjunction with their laboratory research programs to develop interesting new products and find new ways of making the old ones.
www.karachocolates.com /chochist.html   (4154 words)

  
 Hot Chocolate, Rediscover True Hot Chocolate, History of Hot Chocolate, Hot Chocolate Recipes
The chocolate is whipped to a froth with a carved wooden utensil called a molinillo and served in mugs.
Hot cocoa is made from cocoa powder, which is chocolate pressed free of all its richness, meaning the fat of cocoa butter.
Chocolate grows on trees, appearing in its raw state as melon-like pods on the 40-60 foot tall trees known botanically as "Theobroma cacao," which means "food of the gods." This tropical tree has grown wild in Central America since prehistoric times.
whatscookingamerica.net /Beverage/HotChocolate.htm   (2776 words)

  
 ► ► CHOCOLATE -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Hot Chocolate is a beverage including chocolate, milk and sugar.
As hot chocolate drink use to be so expensive at that time so it was considered as a drink for elite class only.
Originally it was called chocolate only but after the invention and popularity of bar chocolate it was named as hot chocolate so as to distinguish it from the other one.
www.chocolateplanet.org /hot-chocolate.php   (258 words)

  
 GourmetSleuth -  Mexican Chocolate
Mexican chocolate is made from dark, bitter chocolate mixed with sugar, cinnamon, and sometimes nuts.
Chocolate is frequently purchased in "disks" although it is also available in bars and syrups.
Chocolate was so revered it was used by the Aztecs as both a food and currency.
www.gourmetsleuth.com /mexicanchocolate.htm   (812 words)

  
 Gourmet Food - THE NIBBLE - Great Hot Chocolate
Hot chocolate is richer because chocolate bars have a higher cocoa butter content than cocoa powders.
To make true hot chocolate, you can buy hot chocolate mixes made of tiny chocolate shavings; you can buy fine shaved chocolate from baking suppliers (much less expensive, since mixes tend to be $12 to $25 for 12 ounces); or you can shave your own from your favorite chocolate bars.
From Serendipity 3, the landmark NYC restaurant for 50 years and the home of the Frrrozen Hot Chocolate, this rich hot chocolate-scented and -colored gel in a 6-ounce pump is ideal for a luxurious bath or a quick chocolate fix in the shower.
www.thenibble.com /reviews/main/beverages/cocoas/best-hot-chocolate-tricks.asp   (2550 words)

  
 Slashfood
Jonathan was exactly right to point out that hot chocolate season is just picking up and, of course, there is no better way to get it started than with some new ideas for making some at home.
Hot Chocolate: 50 Heavenly Cups of Comfort is a book full of indulgent renditions of a favorite treat, featuring high-quality chocolates and many twists that will keep the drink interesting night after night.
Mariebelle's new Iced Aztec Chocolate has been getting a lot of press lately, which is not surprising given that it is a product from the chocolatier famous for their wonderfully rich Aztec Hot Chocolate.
www.slashfood.com /category/hot-chocolate   (1769 words)

  
 CuisineNet Digest: A Very Brief History of Hot Chocolate
Chocolate was first brought to Europe by Cortes, who toasted Montezuma with a golden goblet full of the Aztecs' favorite libation before betraying and murdering their proud emperor.
Chocolate remained all the rage until the industrial revolution brought forth a less decadent, business-oriented atmosphere, which was more suited to the stimulations of tea and coffee.
A technique for making chocolate candy was perfected later that century, and chocolate's identity, as a food rather than a beverage, was sealed.
www.cuisinenet.com /digest/ingred/chocolate/hot_chocolate_history.shtml   (271 words)

  
 Native Foods -- Recipes-- Chocolate
Chop the chocolate and heat it in the water until melted.
Add honey, salt, and beat the hot chocolate water with a balloon wire whip as you add th warmed milk.
Serve the hot chocolate in mugs with cinnamon-bark stick stirrers in each.
www.kstrom.net /isk/food/r_choc.html   (728 words)

  
 HotChocolate
Though Hot Chocolate scored hits on the Top 40, RandB and disco charts, the highest charting they could ever manage was hitting number 3.
Hot Chocolate having scored most of their success in the clubs of America were primed for their fourth album.
Hot Chocolate's previous albums might have had the occasional disco item, but this time, the disco style is dominant.
www.discomuseum.com /HotChocolate.html   (1181 words)

  
 Hot chocolate, warm hearts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Americans use the terms hot chocolate and hot cocoa interchangeably.
Hot chocolate is a creamy mixture of melted solid chocolate and milk.
Hot cocoa is made from cocoa powder (chocolate from which most of the cocoa butter has been removed), sugar and milk or water.
www.azcentral.com /home/food/articles/1201hotchocolate01intro.html   (505 words)

  
 Hot Chocolate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hot Chocolate was a British pop band of the 1960s, and 1970s, and 1980s formed by Errol Brown (a Briton who was born in Jamaica).
In 1970 Hot Chocolate, with the help of ace record producer Mickie Most, began releasing tracks that became hits, such as "Love Is Life", "You Could Have Been A Lady", and "I Believe in Love".
It was in the disco era of the mid-1970s onwards, that Hot Chocolate became such a big success, and when they became indelibly identified with 'funky disco'.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hot_Chocolate_(band)   (1060 words)

  
 Hot chocolate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By the 18th Century, so-called "Chocolate Houses" were as popular as coffee houses.
In the UK, "hot chocolate" is a sweet chocolate drink made with hot milk and powder containing chocolate, sugar, and powdered milk, while "cocoa" usually refers to a similar drink made with just hot milk and cocoa powder, then sweetened to taste with sugar.
It is not usually drunk throughout the year as are the other hot beverages coffee and tea.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hot_chocolate   (922 words)

  
 Hot Chocolate Kit Recommendations, Where to Buy, Advice, Top-Rated Gift Ideas - Surprise.com Gifts
Some things we never outgrow, and the comfort of rich, hot chocolate is one of them.
Hot chocolate is enjoyed by millions, yet few have successfully combined the oldest traditions with the purest natural ingredients.
One of the world’s greatest expressions of taste and rapture, hot chocolate is enjoyed by millions, yet few have...
www.surprise.com /personality/chocoholic/hot_chocolate_kit.cfm   (164 words)

  
 Putting the 'chocolate' back in hot chocolate - Dec. 27, 2005
As colder weather hits much of the country, several chocolate makers are serving upscale hot chocolates that celebrate the pure decadence of the wintertime delight.
Haute hot chocolate is just one segment of a luxury chocolate market that has boomed as tastes have become more discerning and consumers have become more educated about high-quality chocolate.
Most premium hot chocolates are still hard to find in your everyday grocery store, but that may change as more players break into the gourmet market.
money.cnn.com /rssclick/2005/12/21/pf/hot_chocolate/index.htm?...   (892 words)

  
 hot chocolate on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
I expect chocolate, but for most people "hot chocolate" is like "warm chocolate milk", WHICH IS NOT COOL...if you're me. This made me long for City Bakery.
I mean, it was okay as normal hot chocolate, but normal hot chocolate is kind of sad to me now.
Hot chocolate would have to taste pretty BAD to be...bad...in this case, it didn't fulfill my craving, but it was a warm drink, which I rarely get since I don't drink any other hot drinks (and I don't like soup; no warm liquids, haha).
www.flickr.com /photos/roboppy/103690128   (543 words)

  
 Recipe Library: Chocoholics Anonymous
Her reduced the fat from chocolate liqueur and made what was left into a hard cake.
Chocolate Modeling Clay is very popular among craft groups and this is a well known recipe.
Chocolate modeling clay is made by combining melted chocolate and light corn syrup.
www.homeschoolzone.com /m2m/chocolate.htm   (1510 words)

  
 Gothamist: Best Hot Chocolate?
They advertised three varieties of hot chocolate, but we only sampled two: the dark chocolate with vanilla bean, and the spicy hot chocolate with cinnamon and chili peppers.
Hot chocolate at Petite Abeille is yummy for when you're in TriBeCa or on W. 18th street.
The City Bakery hot chocolate IS great for the reasons Greg N. stated, but I also like @SGC's for the pudding chocolate.
www.gothamist.com /archives/2004/01/11/best_hot_chocolate.php   (1080 words)

  
 Hot Chocolate
Given my predeliction for cocoas versus drinking chocolates, I figure all you hot chocolate lovers might want to consider my bias, even though I'm trying my best to be impartial.
The taste of dark chocolate comes through in spades and together with the cocoa butter results in a rich and full drinking chocolate.
Tiger is a cocoa mix, not a hot chocolate mix.
www.viren.org /hot-chocolate   (1235 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Hot Chocolate: Books: Michael Turback   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
In HOT CHOCOLATE, the first book to come out of the growing trend of haute chocolate consumption, preeminent chocolatiers from around the world contribute more than 60 recipes, including concoctions like Lavender-Pistachio Hot Chocolate; Maple-Whiskey Hot Chocolate Toddy; Nutella Hot Chocolate; Malted Milkball Hot Chocolate; and the famous Frrrozen Hot Chocolate from Manhattan’s Serendipity 3.
One of the problems I've had with hot chocolate in the past is that unlike cocoa, chocolate doesn't always dissolve as thoroughly or easily.
hot chocolate becomes more velvety if prepared in advance and then reheated, a pinch of salt adds depth of flavor, adding some sucanat or brown sugar is an easy way to add a caramel flavor) though I do wish the book had a slightly longer general guide/discussion that synthesized the best tips buried in recipes.
www.amazon.com /Hot-Chocolate-Michael-Turback/dp/1580087086   (1721 words)

  
 Chicagoist: Hot Chocolate
If Chicagoist had to hear one more time about how "hot" and "trendy" Hot Chocolate was slated to be, we were going to high-tail it over to any number of the mega chains infiltrating the downtown area and hand our money over to the Gods of Applebees.
The staff all dresses in variations of the chocolate brown color and jeans; not stuffy or stodgy at all.
Hot Chocolate is an affordable treat; Chicagoist split the bill three ways and with drinks forked over about $40 a person.
www.chicagoist.com /archives/2005/06/06/hot_chocolate.php   (745 words)

  
 Hot Chocolate Mix I - Allrecipes
"Hot chocolate mix is great for gift giving and is very fast and simple to make."
I did as others advised and used 3 C. chocolate drink mix (I used Nestle's Quick) and added a heaping 1/4 C. cocoa.
You might want to put on the tag "mix with either hot water or for a cremier hot chocolate use hot milk).
allrecipes.com /recipe/hot-chocolate-mix-i/detail.aspx   (431 words)

  
 Hot Chocolate Coffee and Chocolate Bar, Waterfront City Docklands and Level 3, Melbourne Central
Hot Chocolate Coffee and Chocolate Bar is Melbourne's newest 'sweet-tooth' sensation.
We serve 'real' hot chocolate - that is, pure quality chocolate melted down and served to you as a delicious hot beverage.
Lord Mayor John So and Lavinia Nixon were at Hot Chocolate on the 27th Sept 06 fimling a new 30 second Community Service accouncement by the City of Melbourne positioning Docklands as easily accessible from the City.
www.hotchocolate.net.au   (177 words)

  
 Hot Chocolate - Hot Cocoa - Hot Chocolate Mix - Hot Cocoa Mix - Lake Champlain Chocolates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Hot Chocolate - Hot Cocoa - Hot Chocolate Mix - Hot Cocoa Mix - Lake Champlain Chocolates
One of the world's greatest expressions of taste and rapture, hot chocolate is enjoyed by millions, yet few have successfully combined the oldest traditions with the purest natural ingredients.
Made with our famous chocolate and combined with milk — even rice or soy — this is gourmet hot chocolate the way it should be: rich, full-bodied, and deeply satisfying.
www.lakechamplainchocolates.com /dept.aspx?pn_DeptID=13   (76 words)

  
 For Chocolate Lovers Only by Stephanie Zonis: Drinking Chocolate Recipe on Star Chefs
A few years ago, I developed a Liquid Decadence drinking chocolate, but I think this is better; it’s certainly simpler.
In bowl of food processor fitted with steel blade, combine both chocolates, sugar, and salt.
In a one-quart, heavy-bottomed, nonaluminum saucepan, heat milk over low heat, stirring often with small whisk, until it is steaming hot.
starchefs.com /chocolate_lovers/2004/html/january/hot_chocolate.shtml   (487 words)

  
 Hot Chocolate Trust   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Hot Chocolate is a youth community project in the centre of Dundee.
Hot Chocolate began in small ways, building trust with the young people.
Hot Chocolate aims to increase young people's self-esteem and self-knowledge by giving them multiple opportunities to express themselves creatively and explore their gifts and interests, from music and visual arts to faith and morality.
www.hotchocolate.org.uk   (234 words)

  
 Hot Chocolate Variations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
To try them, make the adjustments as noted below and then follow the instructions for hot chocolate.
Hot White Chocolate -- A soothing drink that's a bit sweeter than the basic hot chocolate.
Irish Coffee Hot Chocolate -- This one is great served with whipped cream.
www.taunton.com /finecooking/recipes/hot_chocolate_variations.aspx   (203 words)

  
 PepperFool.com Dessert Recipes...Hot Chocolate Fondue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Pull them out, chop them as fine as can be, then mash them to a pulp.
Melt chocolate in a double boiler or microwave (be careful not to over-cook chocolate in the latter!).
Add the habanero pulp, stir, and heat again until the chocolate is a thick & creamy yet liquid enough for dipping the strawberries.
www.pepperfool.com /recipes/desserts/hot_fondue.html   (79 words)

  
 Coffee Service Coffee Supplies: Hot Chocolate
Hot Chocolate as we know it today, was first consumed as just a chocolate beverage.
The first recipe for a chocolate drink was published in Spain in 1631 and was a mixture of ground cocoa beans, water, wine, and peppers.
The first known mixture of hot chocolate was in 1643.
www.coffeeserviceplus.com /miva/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=T&Category_Code=07_Hot_Chocolate   (405 words)

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