Is Chocolate Good For You?

We all love eating chocolate; milk, white and dark it is all delicious. We’re told to avoid it when on a diet but it can be hard, especially if you have a sweet tooth. Despite its bad reputation for causing weight gain, a number of health benefits may be associated with this delicious treat. Chocolate’s […]

Chocolate Ducks

The History of Chocolate Easter Eggs

Here at Deliciously Gorgeous, we are unashamedly obsessed with all things chocolate. So our very favourite Easter tradition has got to be, of course, Easter Eggs! But where did this sweet tradition come from? Over the centuries, eggs and chocolate have somehow become synonymous with Easter and springtime. Lots of us will know that the […]

The Cake Counter

Mother’s Day

Lots of people think that Mother’s Day was made up by card shops to make money by selling teddy bears and chocolates that spell out ‘Mum’ but that’s not the case at all. Mother’s Day isn’t a new holiday at all. The earliest Mother’s Day celebrations can be traced back to the Ancient Egyptians who […]

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A Romantic History of Chocolate

With Valentines Day coming up, it’s only natural that our minds turn to the traditional gifts and treats associated with it – why do people give chocolate as a gift to that special someone? Well…chocolate’s reputation as an aphrodisiac is deeply embedded in the history of civilization. The Mayans used cacao beans to pay for err…you […]