Tea, Chocolate, and Chili Peppers (divine combined!)

There were, in the early 1600s, women who "by the use of chocolate had correspondence with the devil." Riiiight. But this claim, as related by A. Saint-Arroman in his 1852 book, Coffee, Tea and Chocolate: Their Influence Upon the Health, the Intellect, and the Moral Health of Man, vividly illustrates how a seemingly innocuous choice to drink … Continue reading Tea, Chocolate, and Chili Peppers (divine combined!)

Pairing Tea with Chocolate: A Heavenly Match!

Chocolate and tea. They form the base of my food pyramid—hey, they both arguably offer health benefits! And paired? Well, that's just another name for perfection. Because the right pairing of chocolate and tea will bring out incredibly delicious nuances of both. But you do want to use high-quality loose leaf tea and high-quality chocolate … Continue reading Pairing Tea with Chocolate: A Heavenly Match!