When most people hear that a dish contains chocolate, they usually assume that it is a dessert. Chocolate can be used to make a variety of unique and delicious savory flavors. Not all chocolate is sweet. Unsweetened chocolate can actually be quite bitter. If you mix it with other ingredients, you can create new culinary experiences for your family, friends, and other guests.
Chocolate for Breakfast
Sorry, but chocolate for breakfast doesn’t always mean some sort of cake. An easy way to get some chocolate into your morning routine is to mix some melted dark chocolate with almond or other nut butter of your choice and spread it on toast, a biscuit, or some other vehicle (Or even just a spoon!). You can even add a bit of your favorite jam or jelly, chocolate and fruit pair very well! If you are someone who can’t start their day without a steaming bowl of oatmeal or cream of wheat, try mixing in a bit of chocolate, or maybe even some of your chocolate and nut-butter mixture. There are so many ways to start your day off with chocolate!
Savory Cocoa-Crusted Fish for Dinner
Cacao nibs can actually be used as a spice. Put them into a spice grinder and grind onto your dish in place of pepper. They can also make a great crust for a fish filet such as salmon. Cocoa butter can handle plenty of heat; start by spreading some melted cocoa butter onto the skin of your salmon, then press the cacao nibs into it. The cocoa butter should help the nibs stick to the fish better. Flip it over and lightly sprinkle salt onto the flesh side of your salmon filet. Heat up some more cocoa butter in your pan and put in the filet with the skin side down. Once a crust has formed on the skin, flip it over and finish in the oven. Take care not to overcook your fish; it should still be fairly pink in the center. Finish with a light sauce or just eat it as is, and enjoy!
Cooking with Wockenfuss Chocolate
Our Breakup Chocolate bars are super easy to break up into whatever dish you choose! The bars are separated into sections, which helps you to get the perfect measurements every time.
A Wide Selection of Chocolate Treats from Wockenfuss Candies
Head to WockenfussCandies.com and browse our wide selection of chocolates and candies; we promise you won’t be disappointed! Wockenfuss Candies is one of the oldest candy makers in Baltimore. We opened our doors in 1915 and have proudly served the people of Baltimore ever since. If you have any questions about our wide selection of chocolates, please contact Wockenfuss Candies by calling 1-800-296-4414 or email info@Wockenfusscandies.com. When you’re not savoring our sweets, stay satisfied by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!