Talk about stamina... boxing champ Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin tells TMZ Sports his wife is the REAL bad ass in the house after giving birth to their son after a 36 hour labor!!Peter -- the reigning WBO middleweight champ -- says his son Joaquin…
Eat this: Double Chocolate Espresso Crackle Cookies from Sweet Sugar Bean My sweet tooth is legendary but these days I'm finding myself basking less and less for one main reason: I eat all of it. If it is a packet of store bought biscuits there is a chance that I will eat half a packet […]
Cutting down your chocolate intake could be cutting years off your life. Well! That’s according to the world’s oldest woman. And let’s face it. When you’ve lived on this planet for 127 years, you’re probably going to know a thing or two about a thing or two. Show More Summary
"The Vanilla Fudge Room" appeared as the fifth chapter in early drafts of Roald Dahl's beloved novel, but was "deemed too wild, subversive and insufficiently moral" for publication. Now, to celebrate the book's 50th anniversary, the lost chapter can be read in its entirety over at The Guardian. Read more...
It is a sad fact and indicator of the inequality of our society that many of those who put in the labor may never taste its fruits. A group of cocoa bean farmers in Africa’s Ivory Coast recently had the opportunity to do just that when they tasted the chocolate
Chocolate has finally gotten the good news that it deserves. Chocolate is full of antioxidents and any stressed out woman can attest that a good piece of dark chocolate can help soothe frazzled nerves.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory had an unpublished chapter that was just as dark as that trippy boat ride through a tunnel of terror. The Guardian recently published Ronald Dahl’s cut Charlie and the Chocolate Factory chapter about a Vanilla Fudge Room. Show More Summary
You got chocolate in my peanut butter! You got peanut butter in my chocolate! Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are great. Personally, my favorite part is the edge, as long as you still get a little bit of peanut butter along with it. It is sort of annoying though when you peel off the wrapper and it takes a good chunk of chocolate with it, though. Show More Summary
"In the chapter Charlie Bucket – accompanied by his mother, not his sprightly grandfather – and the other children are led into the Vanilla Fudge Room, where they face the sinister prospect of the Pounding and Cutting Room.""In the centre...Show More Summary
Roald Dahl originally had 15 children getting the golden ticket to tour Willy Wonka's super secret chocolate factory before settling on the now familiar five in his children's classic, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. This means that, in earlier drafts, there were a lot more rooms and a lot more temptation:... More »
Roald Dahl fans, head over to The Guardian Review, because you've got some catching up to do. The newspaper published "Fudge Mountain" today, a chapter cut from the final version of beloved book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory forShow More Summary
Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is one of the most iconic and beloved books, despite Tim Burton and Johnny Depp's effort. Now, a chapter entitled "The Vanilla Fudge Room" that did not make the cut to the final draft has been released, and it is delightfully dark as expected. Read more...
Of course! Chocolate LEGO-style bricks. By designer and illustrator Akihiro Mizuuchi of Shizuoka, Japan. Read the rest
A Queensland, Australia, farm has become the unlikely testing ground of one of the most technologically advanced Google projects: autonomous drones that could potentially deliver anything from chocolate to life-saving medicines. Google's X division tested Project Wing earlier this month, the first time "non-Googlers" had been involved. Show More Summary
When you visit Colorado, there are some artisanal products you should take back home with you. There's chocolate from Ritual Chocolate, peach brandy from CapRock, the Titan Pickle from the Real Dill, and beer from Crooked Stave, among others.
It isn't chocolate; it isn't pudding; and it isn't "Nutella that's weird." It's Vegemite, a classic Australian spread made from spent brewer's yeast, and these kids are tasting it for the first time on video. "Cookies!" screams one tiny...Show More Summary
Commenters on Penguin’s Facebook page have called the cover for new edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ‘creepy,’ ‘sexualized’ and ‘inappropriate garbage.'” In the New Yorker, Margaret Talbot says pretty much the same thing: You can imagine what the designers were getting at. Read the rest
How Manoa Chocolate is building a better food system.
YouTube Link The daughter of Mandy Meaux, shown here, has apparently decided that when it comes to consuming chocolate doughnuts, the standard is "deny, deny deny." She stands by her response, in spite of it crumbling all around her as a result of mom's chisel of repeated questioning. Show More Summary
We’ve seen liquor-infused chocolates and marshmallows. Turns out you can also get a buzz from ice cream. BuzzBar make ice cream bars laden with whiskey, rum, cognac, Irish cream liquor or lemon vodka.