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The Truth Behind the Littered Chocolate Bar Wrappers in Ellesmere Port

An unexpected mystery in the quiet town of Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England, captivated the community’s attention, sparking daily discussions on the local WhatsApp group. Strange Nestle Blue Riband brand chocolate bar wrappers suddenly appeared all over Dudley Crescent. Dubbed “Wafergate,” this case intrigued the residents and revealed the unexpected antics of the town’s furry inhabitants.  ...

Viena Abdon

Blue Riband chocolates.

Christmas Bon Bons Are Easy To Make!

Christmas Day lunch in my family is not complete without bon bons. These always bring laughter and joy to everyone sitting at the table. It is also a great icebreaker, and they can help start the conversation rolling. Bon bons are also called crackers because when a person holds one end and another person holds ...

Trisha Haddock

Christmas bon bons set at the table with decorations.

Ganache: From Its Origins to Delicious Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Chocolate ganache will capture your heart (and taste buds) with its rich flavor and adaptability. Many well-loved delicacies, from truffles to exquisite cake fillings, include ganache as the hidden ingredient that brings out their full flavor.  Mother’s Day is coming up, and if your mom has a sweet tooth, ganache is a great way to ...

Viena Abdon

A ganache-covered chocolate cake with raspberries.

Iron-Rich Kidney Bean Chocolate Cake

A child nutritionist passed this recipe for kidney bean chocolate cake on to me one day when we were trying to come up with ways to boost the intake of iron for my toddler. At that stage, my toddler wasn’t into cakes, but a year later I tried it — omitting the instant coffee and ...

Jessica Kneipp

A piece of Kidney Bean Chocolate Cake.

Recipe: Making Nutella at Home

Nutella is one of the most popular spreads in the world. Made by Italian chocolate maker Ferrero, it was first created during World War II to solve the cocoa shortage in the country. Today, many people eat it for breakfast on toast, waffles, and pancakes. However, some are wary about the product due to its ...

Raven Montmorency

Nutella sandwichws.

How to Make Chocolate Chip Lentil Cookies at Home

Fancy eating something yummy, but also healthy? Chocolate chip lentil cookies might just be the thing you are looking for. If your kids love eating chocolate chip cookies, then this is ideally the version you should give them. The recipe for chocolate chip lentil cookies To make chocolate chip lentil cookies, you will need 2 ...

Raven Montmorency

Chocolate chip lentil cookies.

How to Make Delicious Chocolate Truffles at Home

Everyone loves decadence once in a while, and pleasure-seekers crave the luxury of sweet and savory chocolate. Be it the darker and bitter version or the milk-infused dark-brown delight, there are not many that are immune to chocolate. Instead of going to the store every time you fancy some chocolate, why don’t you create your ...

Raven Montmorency

Chocolate truffles.

What Is Really Inside Your Easter Treat?

What happens when you X-ray an Easter treat such as a chocolate rabbit? How complex is the wafer and chocolate composite of a Kit Kat? And why does the inside of a Ferrero Rocher resemble moon rock? These are just some of the important, chocolate-related questions scientists at the University of Manchester are answering this ...

Troy Oakes