- "Kokoleka" is Hawaiian for chocolate
- Hawaii is the only US state which produces cacao
- Cacao bean (also cocoa bean)
- Three main varieties of cacao beans are used in chocolate: Criollo, forastero and trinitario.
- Criollo is the rarest and most expensive cocoa on the market
- If your chocolate sauce seizes, try adding a warm liquid a tablespoon at a time while stirring
- In Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 classic Psycho, chocolate syrup was used as fake blood in the shower scene