Cocoa nibs are roasted cocoa beans, which have been separated from their husks and broken into small chips. Although they are the essence of chocolate, they taste very bitter in this pure form, and can be best when paired with sweet flavours.
A hot pink starfish found on a SW Florida beach. Apparently, starfish can be the most amazingly intense colours but they fade quite rapidly when they get washed up. This one can't have been out of the sea for long then!