National Bittersweet Chocolate Day
National Bittersweet Chocolate Day is an annual chocolate feast celebrated on January 10th of every year. With the start of new year, not all of us like to eat chocolate that tastes little bitter. But the chocolate lovers will surely be crazy as they are about to enjoy the bittersweet taste of the darker chocolates. Besides being chocolate, it has lots of health benefits. National Bittersweet Chocolate Day wouldn’t get complete without tasting the dark sweetened bittersweet chocolate.
“Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it. Deliciousness in the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good.” – Mariska Hargitay
History of National Bittersweet Chocolate Day
The history, origin, founder, and the year since the National Bittersweet Chocolate Day are unknown. But the history of the bittersweet chocolate has a long tradition. Bittersweet chocolate is a unsweetened chocolate or a chocolate liquor. It has little of sugar, more cocoa butter, vanilla flavouring, and sometimes lecithin will be added. It does not include any milk solids and it must contain at least thirty-five percent of chocolate liquor. The taste of the bittersweet chocolate will be exactly the same as its name implies. Chocolate comes from the seed of the cacao tree and Aztec has discovered.
The earliest known documented use of cacao seeds dates back to 1100 BC. The cacao tree seed will have an intensely bitter taste. It must be fermented to develop the flavour. Eating bittersweet chocolate regularly is good for health. The antioxidants present in the bittersweet chocolate will lower the blood pressure and protect your heart.
Other Celebrations on January 10
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How to Celebrate Bittersweet Chocolate Day
The best way to celebrate the National Bittersweet Chocolate Day is by eating a bar of bittersweet chocolate. Have a bar every day to make you prevent from heart diseases. Give your children with a certain amount of chocolate to maintain good health. You can organise a party for your family and friends and treat them with Bittersweet Chocolate. You can even use the chocolate as toppings on ice cream, on your favourite cakes, juices and more. Share your chocolate celebrations on the social media using the hashtag #BittersweetChocolateDay.