National Bittersweet Chocolate Day
Chocolate lovers, rejoice! On January 10th, National Bittersweet Chocolate Day gives you the opportunity to indulge in some chocolate pleasure. (National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day is celebrated on November 7th.)
Are bittersweet chocolate and dark chocolate the same thing? Q. Is bittersweet chocolate and dark chocolate the same thing?
A. Yes, although the amount of cacao may vary from product to product. Bittersweet chocolate must contain at least 35% cacao. Semisweet chocolate is also available.
Q. Is the amount of cacao powder important to a dish?
A. Yes. Yes. The texture of some desserts can be affected by more or less cacao.
Is there any other days that celebrate bittersweet chocolate?
A. Yes. Yes. National Dark Chocolate Day is on February 1st.