Ceremonial cocoa is an ancient drink with roots in ancient cultures. It has been rediscovered and gained popularity in modern times as a tool for ceremony, meditation, self-discovery and personal development. But what exactly is ceremonial cacao and why are more and more people choosing to include it in their rituals and ceremonies? In this blog post we will explore the world of ceremonial cocoa and its importance, as well as how you can make your own ceremonial cocoa with sustainably grown 100% dark ceremonial cocoa from Svenska Kakao.
What is Ceremonial Cocoa?
Ceremonial cocoa is a special type of chocolate drink made from sustainably grown cocoa. It differs from ordinary consumer cocoa by its quality, that it is sustainably grown and that its origin can be traced, and that it is sustainably grown without pesticides. Ceremonial cocoa is made from cocoa beans known for their high quality and rich flavor. It is often grown with respect for nature and the local ecosystem, making it a sustainable alternative.
Why Ceremonial Cocoa?
Ceremonial cocoa is used as a ritual where participants prepare and drink the hot beverage with intention, presence and respect. It is about creating a meditative and conscious atmosphere where you can go into a deeper inner journey. Ceremonial cacao has become popular as a form of self-discovery practice, where one can explore one's inner landscape, open the heart and strengthen the connection with oneself, nature and higher consciousness.
How to make ceremonial cocoa?
Making ceremonial cacao is a simple and meditative process. Here is a basic step-by-step guide:
Step 1: Choose quality cocoa: To make high-quality ceremonial cocoa, it is important to choose a 100% dark chocolate from sustainably grown cocoa beans from a good origin.
Step 2: Preparation: Break the chocolate into smaller pieces and place them in a saucepan or heat-resistant bowl.
Step 3: Heating: Add water and desired spices such as cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and ginger to the saucepan or bowl of chocolate and heat it over low heat, stirring with a whisk until the chocolate has melted and mixed well with the water.
By using sustainably grown 100% dark ceremonial cocoa chocolate from Svenska Kakao in the ceremony, you can also feel confident that you are using a cocoa product that is produced with respect for nature and the local ecosystem. This means that you can enjoy the ceremony knowing that you are supporting a more sustainable and ecologically responsible cocoa production.