The days leading up to Valentine’s Day are the craziest! There’s too much expectation – people want to be treated to spa treatments, get a nice not to mention pricey prezzie etc.  That can cause a lot of stress as a result its’s not rare to find people who are people depressed over […]
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Food News: UTZ Certified Cocoa in Woolworths Chocolates
We all know Woolworths as the company that sets the bar for quality, innovation and introduction of local products to the market place….   Woolworths has recently reached another milestone by sourcing UTZ certified cocoa for their locally produced chocolate box, bar and slab range. In 2012, 25% of the cocoa was used in the […]
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Have you ever watched chocolate being made from scratch?  I mean, get to see the beans, witness the grinding and tempering process to the final product? I made a trip to Cocoa Fair, a small yet Africa’s only organic bean-to-bar chocolate factory situated at the popular Old Biscuit Mill inWoodstock.  Chocolatier and co-owner, Antonino Allegra, […]
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Oh, I love chocolate products, especially if they have nuts, chocolate cake, chocolate mousse, chocolate pudding…..Oh, my guilty pleasure!!! Lord have mercy on me! Enough about my confessions of a chocoholic.  Last year I tried a Choc Nut Cake recipe from the Pick ‘n Pay Fresh Living magazine.  The recipe was comprised mostly of the […]
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