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Chocolate – An Eternal Dessert

From the age of Mayans, Aztecs, and Toltec, chocolate has been used as a beverage, which they used to prepare from the beans of Cocoa tree (Theobroma cacao). The sun-dried, fermented, pounded and finally cooled blocks of chocolate are served during important ceremonies. 

The Universal Gift

The rich taste and flavor of handmade gourmet chocolates have helped them to win the crowning glory and to achieve a super state of culinary expertise of confection. Meticulously decorated, hand made chocolates in assorted boxes are all time favorite. And not to mention they are extremely satisfactory as gifts in any kind of celebration or special occasions; be it Christmas or Thanksgiving; Easter or Halloween, Hanukkah, Valentine gifts, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, Baby shower, weddings, engagement, or in one word, to treat anybody, anytime!

Let’s start with what a chocolate gourmet truffle is. They are usually made by combining melted chocolate with a heavy whipping cream. These ingredients are combined into a smooth mixture called ganache. After the mass has cooled, it is shaped into small balls and then usually sprinkled with chocolate and then sprinkled with cocoa powder. This basic plant is often added to the ingredients. These can include flavored liqueurs and essences, as well as fatty oils and coconut oil.

One of the regions in the world that produces the best gourmet chocolate truffles is Belgium. Its relationship to dark chocolate and cream is world famous. The taste is absolutely delicious.

The Mood Enhancer

Chocolate is also known as an aphrodisiac, and has been so for a long period. But whatever the cause it may be, no one ever wants to miss any chance of having a ‘ready to melt inside the mouth’ chocolate which can instantly bring a divine facial-expression and dreamy look. Even people who do not classify themselves as sweet lovers with an irresistible passion for chocolate have been re-christened as “chocoholics”!

Preparation Techniques

The basic ingredients for chocolate preparation are cocoa powder, sugar, milk, and butter. But human beings do not know how to stand still in one place. They have introduced countless kinds of gourmet chocolates to pamper their taste buds. These include nutty, fruity, vanilla, wine, rum, or any other flavored chocolates, with peanut butter, cheesy, honey-based, pretzel, blended with rice crisp, toffee, or caramel, and many more incredibly unique creations!

Keeping the question of health in mind. Nowadays, heart, blood-pressure and diabetes-friendly natural or organic, low calorie, ready to grab chocolates are also available on the counters. In fact, handmade gourmet chocolates are suited for the special needs. They are adored by the people who are challenged with their physical limitations.

Delicious handmade gourmet chocolate includes superior quality of white chocolate, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and gourmet chocolate. Also, truffles which are nothing but a work of art in its edible. It stimulates all the senses of a person. Chocolates that has no preservatives and artificial materials are among the most high demand items all over the world.. High quality milk, butter, sugar, coco, etc. do increase the confidence also.

Who would not love a beautifully decorated dark, milk, or white chocolate shell, filled with ‘ganache’, or a chocolate coated strawberry, raspberry ,orange, or any other fruit? Here is one most fact which is hard to believe for some. But, the truth is in some countries chocolate coated insects (Cricket, locust, dried caterpillars etc) are sold like hot cakes!!!

Never feel shy or have feelings of guilt to enjoy a divine experience of having a hand made gourmet chocolate.  It can  take you to a surreal state. So maybe next time when you want to give your sweetheart a gift, send cake to Gurgaon of chocolate flavor or some chocolates!

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