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Brooklyn’s Best Ethical Chocolate Experiences

Not all chocolate is created equal, especially when it comes to ethics. Many unaware buyers may be purchasing sweet treats made by less-than-savory methods — but there’s hope. Says Arthur Gillett, research director at HowGood, a ratings tool that helps […]

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12 Best Beer-Infused Products, Treats & Recipes To Savor At Home

Does your love of beer surpass the constraints of a pint glass? If you are hop-happy and want to switch up your typical booze routine, check out Epicure & Culture’s collection of beer-infused products that can be enjoyed at home. […]

A Delicious Introduction To Iconic Australian Desserts [Recipes Included!]

A Delicious Introduction To Iconic Australian Desserts [Recipes Included!]

It may be better known for its barbecues than its baking, but Australia is proud home to a range of traditional sweets. Using simple ingredients that hark back to its British heritage (such as cream, sponge, chocolate and jam) these […]

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Must-Savor Ethical Chocolate Indulgences For Easter

Whether offered as a gift or enjoyed on a dessert date, chocolate and Easter go hand in hand. But do you know where the chocolate you buy is coming from? The cacao business is one of the least transparent and […]

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The Dark Side Of Easter: Child Slave Labor And How To Source Ethical Chocolate This Holiday

Easter has always been a time to celebrate rebirth. During the spring, the entire planet seems to come back to life. Trees and flowers begin to blossom and the holidays are celebrated with an array of delicious foods. Most notably, […]

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Fusion Safaris: Top 12 Fitness And Food Vacations For 2015

Food loving travelers, rejoice! If you want a guilt-free way to enjoy the best wines, seafood and regional cuisine around the world, choose from these food-fitness safaris, active trips that will have you burning calories without even realizing it. In […]

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Chocolate And Spirits Unite Sustainably In Brooklyn, New York

Chocolate and liquor are probably not the first things that come to mind when you think of healthy food and drink. Additionally, they’re not typically two items you imagine pairing together; however, at Brooklyn’s Cacao Prieto, single origin Dominican cacao and […]

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Have A Decadent Holiday With These Sweet & Savory Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate is deeply embedded into Saint Lucia’s culinary culture. It’s said that ancient Aztecs and Mayas were the first to grow cacao, touted as “The Food of the Gods“; however, when Spaniard explorers went to Mesoamerica they brought the cacao […]

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Sweet Australia: What Is The Lamington?

When you think of Australia, unique local cuisine probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Don’t get me wrong: with its incredibly multicultural population, cultural connection to Europe and relative geographic proximity to Asia, Australian dining is diverse […]

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New Dawn Traders: A Zero-Carbon Voyage In Search Of Fair Trade

The New Dawn Traders are a partnership of chefs, scientists, artists and storytellers who are hoping to inspire change through their adventures in fair trade sailing zero-carbon products across the Atlantic. This short film features a collection of photographs from […]