Crazy as it might sound for someone who loves air-conditioning, I have been doing without it on some nights, when it is so cool it is almost, dare I say it, chilly.
When I wake up, all I want is a hot drink. Usually it is green tea, but I cannot resist a cup of hot chocolate too.
British brand Montezuma's Mint Drinking Chocolate is irresistible to me because I love chocolate and mint together.
The surprise when I open the bag is that, apart from cocoa powder, there are flakes of organic dark chocolate too.
Just heat some milk in a pan and whisk the cocoa mixture in until everything comes together.
This takes just a couple of minutes.
Then, take some comforting sips.
There is just a hint of mint, nothing that might overwhelm the chocolate, but there is enough for me to wonder if there is time to enjoy another cup.
Montezuma's Mint Drinking Chocolate, $21 for a 300g bag from Supernature, B1-05/09 Forum The Shopping Mall, tel: 6304-1336, open: 10am to 7.30pm daily
This article was first published on Januaray 11, 2015.
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