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August 1, 2018

The History of Chocolate

Chocolate is among the food products people mostly crave, treasure, and enjoy. White, plain, or dark, there are virtually countless ways to enjoy its sweetness and rich taste. An additional bonus is the incredible chocolate health benefits, which researchers have studied and proven to be true. But how exactly did chocolate come to life? Let us walk you through the roots and milestones of your favorite sweet treat. Place of Origin Back in 500 A.D., cacao beans were consumed by the ancient Mayan people. Several years later, the beans were further developed for other purposes such as drinks by the […]
October 7, 2016

Talita Setyadi for Krakakoa

At our relaunch event, we were extremely lucky to have the privilege of enjoying a special dessert dish concocted by Talita Setyadi of Beau, who used Krakakoa products to put together a very decadent chocolate lava cake. “I thought the idea of a lava cake would go well with the volcano that inspired the new name,” she laughs during prep. If you’d like to recreate this decadent dish in the comfort of your own kitchen, here are the recipes for each individual component. Bon appetit! CHILLI CHOCOLATE LAVA CAKE Makes 12 320g Krakakoa Chilli Dark Chocolate 160g sugar 50g flour 225g butter 5pcs eggs 2g salt 1. Preheat oven to […]
October 5, 2016

Welcome to the New Krakakoa

As of October 1, 2016, Kakoa evolved into something a little bigger and bolder: with a new surge of commitment to bringing you the best cacao from the Indonesian archipelago, we have rebranded ourselves as Krakakoa. The rollout of the new name, packaging, and products took place at Central Jakarta’s Por Que No restaurant, where we celebrated with our friends who worked in everything from media to VCs and restaurants to coworking spaces. It was wonderful to be packed in a small room with people who truly appreciate good chocolate — if you missed out, don’t worry! We plan on holding more meet-ups in […]
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