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Slow-cooked vegan Italian sugo, with a dash of cacao

Slow-cooked vegan Italian sugo, with a dash of cacao

Is there anything more warming than the sound of this vegan tomato and basil capellini* with a dash of cacao powder to warm us up, as the winter approaches? Most of us think of sweet recipes when it comes to cooking with chocolate, but Italians have been adding chocolate to their pasta (and risotto) dishes for centuries. The secret here is the slow cooking, while using a high quality cacao powder definitely adds an intensity to the sauce that develops over time. Ingredients200g capellini pasta (gluten-free if preferred)25g Raw Organic Cacao Powder600g cherry tomatoes 1/4 cup of water1 garlic clove3/4 slivers...

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Marina's Pumpkin, Chestnut & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Marina's Pumpkin, Chestnut & Chocolate Chip Cookies

To celebrate pumpkin season, we have the most delicious recipe, courtesy of vegan and gluten-free actress Marina Kristensen. These Pumpkin Chestnut Chocolate Chip Cookies taste just delicious and like all of Marina's vegan recipes, incorporate a great mix of healthy ingredients.  These cookies are vegan, gluten free and naturally sweetened. Sooo good! Ingredients: 180g pure Pumpkin Puree (Marina made her own Hokkaido puree)60g Chestnuts (vacuumed)60g ripe Banana50g grounded Almonds30g Quinoa Flour1/4 tsp Vanilla Bean Powder3/4 tsp Baking Soda25g of 100% Pacari Chocolate Drops @pacariuk1 tsp Cordyceps Method: Preheat the oven to 170°C/ 340°F and like a baking tray with parchment paper In a...

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WIN a Pacari Chocolate Hamper of Goodies!

WIN a Pacari Chocolate Hamper of Goodies!

Celebrate National Chocolate Week and WIN this marvellous box of Pacari goodies!  National Chocolate Week celebrates the arrival of cacao beans in Europe around 500 years ago and all things cacao related, but fortunately, you may not have to wait that long to enjoy your own chocolate selection! One lucky winner will receive the hamper box pictured here stuffed full of the Pacari Chocolates goodies listed below. To enter just like our Facebook page OR follow us on Twitter or Instagram (if you don't already), like the competition post AND tell us what is your favourite thing you've made (or would like to make)...

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Easy peasy raw brownies

Easy peasy raw brownies

These brownies taste as good as the best and can be made in 5 minutes. The secret is in the cacao powder, naturally! The mixture freezes well and will last a few days too. Sound piece of advice: try not to gobble them all up at once! Ingredients: 100g walnuts 150g Medjool pitted dates 30g Pacari organic drinking cacao powder 30g honey A pinch of sea salt 20g Raw organic chocolate covered cacao nibs Method: 1. Blitz walnuts in a food processor 2. Throw in dates and pulse gently until they are reduced and well blended with the nuts. Add more...

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