cacao

Natural High

I Tried to Get High at a 'Cacao Dance'

The power of cacao doesn’t flow through everyone.
Katinka Oppeck
10.9.18
portlandia

The Subtle Art of Designing Portlandia's Sarcastic Costumes

As "Portlandia" heads into its eighth and final season, Emmy-winning costume designer and Portland native Amanda Needham tells Broadly about how she brought the show's cast of wacky characters to life.
Mekita Rivas
1.19.18
nose candy

People Are Getting High By Snorting Fancy Chocolate

Chocolate snuff is the most literal nose candy to date.
Jesse Hicks
7.5.17
Make this

Wake and Bake with Weed-and-Chai Hot Chocolate

We asked Brian Wallace—an ethnobotanist and founder of Endorfin Chocolate—to show us how to make a third-eye-opening cup of weed hot chocolate, guaranteed to start your day off right.
Munchies Staff
4.21.17
chocolate

Raw Chocolate Is a Myth, but Business Is Still Booming

With small-batch, bean-to-bar chocolate seeing a renaissance lately, unroasted chocolate has come to occupy a tiny niche within this world. But "raw" chocolate, it turns out, is a myth.
Alicia Kennedy
2.8.17
chocolate

This Chocolate Collective Is Giving Families Hope in the Amazon Rainforest

Kallari, an Ecuadorian chocolate collective owned by cacao-producing families in the Amazon rainforest, offers a sustainable alternative in an area where the environment is often exploited.
Clarissa Wei
1.24.17
Recipe

Spirulina and Banana Chocolate Smoothie

A mixture of bananas, hemp milk, coconut, spirulina, and chocolate makes this smoothie a meal in and of itself.
Chronixx
1.17.17
cacao

How Mexico Is Rediscovering (and Reinventing) Ancient Cacao Drinks

There's good reason why cacao is known as "the food of the gods".
Margot Castañeda
1.7.17
Sex

I Went to a 'Cacao Dating Night' to Find Love, But All I Got Was Diarrhea

Raw cacao has been touted as a natural aphrodisiac. I ventured to one dating night to find chocolate-scented love.
Sirin Kale
10.19.16
Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry's Warns That Your Favorite Ice Cream Could Soon Be Extinct

Ben and Jerry have a cemetery dedicated to their discontinued flavors and—if we don’t clean up our act—climate change could add another two dozen headstones.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.10.16
Stuff

What I Learned Tripping on Chocolate in a Public Park

I'll never be free and comfortable enough to dance in the tall grass, do a handstand, or ecstatically climb a tree while bleeding.
Jeppe Øvig
7.1.16
chocolate

This Guy Eats Chocolate for Every Meal and Is Probably Healthier Than You

Chocolatier Willie Harcourt-Cooze reckons he eats the equivalent of 36 kilograms of 100 percent cacao a year, which is like eating the chocolate content of 137 kilograms of Cadbury’s Dairy Milk.
Johanna Derry
4.30.16
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