Thursday, July 19, 2012


Chocolate is produced from cocoa (Theobroma cacao) is expected to grow initially in the north to the Amazon region of Central America. Chocolate is the name for the processed food from the seeds kakao.Cokelat generally given as a gift or gifts at the holidays. With form, style, and unique flavor, chocolate is often used as an expression of thanks, sympathy, or concern. Even as a declaration of love. Chocolate also has become one of the most popular flavors in the world, as well as chocolate bars are the most commonly eaten, chocolate is also the subject of hot and cold drinks.
Chocolate composition
Chocolate contains alkaloids such as theobromine, fenetilamina, and anandamida, which have physiological effects to the body. The contents are widely associated with the level of serotonin in the brain. According to scientists chocolate is eaten in normal amounts on a regular basis can lower blood pressure. Dark chocolate a lot lately to get a promotion because of health benefits when consumed in moderation, including anti oksidannya content that can reduce the formation of free radicals in the body
Type - Type of Chocolate
  • Couverture, couverture chocolate is the best kind. This pure chocolate with high cocoa fat percentage, thereby producing an excellent flavor. Usually used for the manufacture of handmade chocolate products. Prior to use, this type of chocolate tempering process (melting) in advance.
  • ¨ Chocolate flavor, Chocolate good for this type of cookie, cake, and various other snacks. The percentage of cocoa mass varied between 30-70 percent. The higher concentration of cocoa mass, the better its flavor.
  • ¨ Chocolate milk, chocolate is one of this type is a mixture of sugar, cocoa, melted chocolate, milk, and vanilla. Chocolate is the most widely consumed species. Cocoa mass is quite low, only 20 percent and taste is sweeter than plain chocolate. Chocolate is definitely a favorite of children because it can be directly eaten with a sweet taste. The content of the milk makes a more delicate flavor. If you want to make cakes, chocolate kind is not a good choice. In addition to relatively low content of chocolate, chocolate is easily burned when melted.
  • ¨ White chocolate, white chocolate generally does not contain a high cocoa mass. In addition to direct consumption, white chocolate is often used for decoration. Chocolate is made from brown fat, sugar, and vanilla that contains no cocoa solids. Because it is easily burned, it helps to be cooked carefully.
  • ¨ Cocoa, chocolate products are made from a mass of cocoa after the cocoa fat separated. Processed product is very easy and economical. Can be found in shops around where you live.
  • ¨ liquid chocolate, liquid chocolate drink product containing a cocoa mass and contain a high sugar content. Sugar content, touted as the ringleader increased body weight

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