chocolate vermicelli

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Chocolate Vermicelli is known by various names around the world – chocolate strands, sprinkles and shots being some of the common names. Essentially, it is chocolate that is extruded out of small dies to make same-sized vermicelli like strands. It may be used to decorate cakes and pastries, puddings, ice-cream and other sweets. It adds taste, a crunchy texture and astonishing looks to any dessert.

How to Select
Various brands of Chocolate Vermicelli is easily available in the market. Always check for proper sealing of the bags and boxes you buy. Also avoid buying if there is a whitish foam on the chocolate vermicelli as it might be spoiled.

Culinary Uses
• Mainly used in decoration of cakes and pastries
• Can also be added to mousses,pancakes, milkshakes and waffles for good looks and crunchiness.

How to Store
Store the Chocolate Vermicelli in a cool and dry place. It can also be stored in the refrigerator if required.

Health benefits
Chocolate contains alkaloids such as theobromine and phenethylamine, which have physiological effects on the body.
Dark chocolate has recently been promoted for its health benefits, including a substantial amount of antioxidants.

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