National Chocolate Mousse Day:
Celebrated on April 3rd every year. The day is to authorize a delicious dessert, which is reported to be originated from France in the 18th Century though the chocolate was introduced in the 16th Century.
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Why Chocolate Mousse Day?
The National Chocolate Mousse day is to authorize a delicious dessert, which is reported to be originated from France in the 18th Century though the chocolate was introduced in the 16th Century.
Mousse is a semi-solid prepared by agitating the eggs to form a foamy structure. It is further added to a freshly prepared cream to make a consistent ingredient for Preparing Chocolate Mousse.
Chocolate is all-time favorite dessert for almost everyone in the world. However, we should remember that it Excessive consumption results in heartburn because of its constituents “theobromine”, which seriously leads to Oesophageal diseases and Obesity issues. Chocolate consisted of Oxalate, which may result in Gallbladder stone and dental issues, especially in the Children.
Let us enjoy this day by consuming chocolate confined within limits to make our day still more splendid.
How we can Celebrate or Observe National Chocolate Mousse Day:
Let us celebrate this day by presenting a Greeting Card made up of chocolate to our loved ones. Use this Hash Tag #CelebrateChocolateMousseDay to post on Twitter. Let us also try a new recipe with Chocolate mousse and post our picture on Instagram
Interesting Facts About Chocolate Mousse Day:
The Chocolate mousse can be prepared in consistent density without the use of an electric mixer. But nowadays the use of electrical items simplifies the work. There are many varieties available in Market, all are with different combinations of milk chocolate to dark chocolate and from savory to sweet taste. Fish, Meat also added as ingredients in a Savory mousse. Vanilla and Rum add more taste to the Chocolate Mousse.
Earlier, it was named as “Food of gods”. People of Maya, Aztecs related cocoa with human Sacrifice. They made chocolate drinks along with Human Sacrificial blood.
About 100 grams of chocolate consisted 546 calories, Which includes 59% of Carbohydrates,8% of protein and 30% of fat and remaining are for flavor. The cocoa seeds have a bitter taste and it fermented for a long time, dried, and roasted. Thus, called chocolate liquor.
Sweet chocolates can be prepared by using cocoa solids, vegetable oils, and sugar. Milk being added in Milk chocolate. Sweet Mousse prepared with Whipped egg whites, cocoa, coffee, and caramel.
History of Chocolate Mousse Day:
Though chocolate was introduced in the 16th Century by France. The mousse was only introduced after a Century. Since the savory taste was not well received at that time, it was almost withdrawn and sweet taste Mousse was patented also the people fell in love for such combination. Thus, Chocolate Mousse was introduced. But still, the savory mousse exists.
The Term “Mousse” is a French word, which means “Foam”. It was a popular dessert in France. It was in 1897, first introduced as a recipe in the News Paper Boston Globe’s Housekeepers column in New York City. Since people of United State does not have a food culture of using egg whites by omitting egg yolks apart.
Previously chocolate has been prepared as a drink in around 1700 BC But later fermented sugar, Alcohol added for consistency. West Africa ranks first in Cocoa Production. Almost 43% of the cocoa is from Ivory Coast. In accordance with the World Cocoa Foundation, A survey estimated that about 50 million people were employed in cocoa Business.