Why you should eat popcorn with chopsticks. Why you should eat popcorn with chopsticks – and other psychological tricks to make life more enjoyable.
It happens fast. You crack open a bottle of your favourite drink and put it to your lips. The delicious flavour is nearly overwhelming. But a minute later, you’re barely noticing the taste as you drink it.
Or you buy a new car and think it will make you smile every time you drive it for years. But a month later, that sensation is gone. Now it’s just a car.
Are you tired of eating alone? Why not try dining with your mirror image? Your food will taste better, according to a recent cognitive science study. Make your food taste better! Continue reading Eating while looking at yourself in the mirror makes food taste better
Chocolate is often labelled as a cheat food, guilty pleasure, or rich dessert but these categorizations neglect its health benefits. Twenty Reasons for Swimmers to Eat Chocolate Continue reading Twenty Reasons for Swimmers to Eat Chocolate
Who would have guessed that the key to a healthy heart really is chocolate after all? Who would have guessed that the key to a healthy heart really is chocolate after all? Continue reading Why You Should Definitely Be Drinking More Hot Chocolate
ScotHot is Back: Bigger and better than before! ScotHot, Scotland’s leading trade event for the food, drink, hospitality and tourism industries, is returning to Glasgow in collaboration with Scottish Tourism Week. ScotHot is Back: Bigger and better than before! Continue reading ScotHot is Back: Bigger and better than before!
First it was wine lovers, then the Aeropress-wielding coffee fans. Ahead of the Valentine’s chocolate feast, our reporter discovers a new breed of devotees. The Rise of the Chocolate Snob Continue reading The Rise of the Chocolate Snob
Ranjani Rajendra roasts, shells and tempers a handful of locally-grown cocoa beans to tell the story of a single-origin bar. There are three basic varieties of cocoa; Criollo, Forastero and Trinitario. Continue reading Cocoa: When Chocolate Meets Science
It’s good news for chocolate fans as a new study suggests that eating chocolate could actually make you smarter. In fact, a group of scientists are actually recommending you eat more of it. A new study suggests that eating chocolate could actually make you smarter. Continue reading Eating Chocolate Makes You Smarter
Jenny Lee takes a bite of Killyleagh history during a walking tour of the Co Down village, birthplace of scientist and collector Sir Hans Sloane, who is credited with bringing the recipe for drinking chocolate to Europe in the 1680s. Sir Hans Sloane is credited with bringing the recipe for drinking chocolate to Europe. Continue reading Sir Hans Sloane – More Than Just The Chocolate Man
Does chocolate make you happy? There’s science behind why that might be. Does chocolate make you happy? There’s science behind why that might be. Continue reading The science of chocolate: What makes us like it so much?