Archive for July, 2013

Cocoa Nibs

Great ways to use Cocoa Nibs!

For those of you that are not familiar with cocoa nibs, they are not to be confused with Licorice Nibs (we have received this comment a few times- true story)!  They are actually the inside of a cacao bean, which is 100% chocolate!  Once the cacao beans have been fermented and dried, they are roasted to aredevelop the natural aroma and flavour of the bean.   Once roasted, the bean shells are removed (a process called winnowing) and the delicate inside of the bean is broken into fragments, which are the cocoa nibs. You may have tried cocoa nibs before that >> READ MORE