Cocoa percentages explained
When you see “% cacao” printed on a label, it tells us what the total percentage of ingredients by weight in that product that come from the cocoa bean, including the chocolate liquor and cocoa butter. The term is usually found on premium chocolates, especially dark chocolate but increasingly on premium milk bars too.
Hot Chocolate and how to make it ?
cocoa is among the many things the Spaniards acquired from the Aztecs.The botanical name for chocolate is Theobroma, which means "food of the gods".
The name is appropriate for the importance of chocolate in the Mexican culture.
The Aztec people made a wide range of beverages using cocoa combined with seeds, honey, nuts, and spices.