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Chocolate & cocoa

Cordial, rich, slightly sweet flavor. Once sweetened, used to flavor drinks, cakes and other confectionery, however, in Mexican cuisine, flavors meat, fish, chicken or tomato dishes adding a lush, exciting taste.

Chocolate is food and condiment. It can be considered a pantry staple.

Cooking with chocolate

Cooking with chocolate can be adventurous. Chocolate can flavor savory dishes as well as sweet ones. There are many recipes with chocolate or some of its products, such as the chocolate chips, used in baking, or chocolate syrup.

theobroma cacao (stericulaceae)

cocoa, chocolate

French: cacao, chocolat
German: kakao, schokolade
Italian: cacao, cioccolato
Spanish: cacao, chocolate.


Chocolate questions

Working with chocolate