The first people known to have made chocolate were the ancient cultures of Mexico and Central America. These people, including the Maya and Aztec, mixed ground cacao seeds with various seasonings to make a spicy...
The history of chocolate begins in Mesoamerica. Chocolate, the fermented,
roasted, and ground beans of the Theobroma cacao, can be traced to the
Feb 13, 2014 ... Chocolate may be the “food of the gods,” but for most of its 4000-year history, it
was actually consumed as a bitter beverage rather than a...
The History of Chocolate. The first recorded evidence of chocolate as a food
product goes back to Pre-Columbian Mexico. The Mayans and Aztecs were
Back in the days of the Aztecs, cocoa beans were valuable not only for their culinary importance but also as currency. It was the English who started adding milk to their chocolate
and it was enjoyed as an after-dinner beverage.
From then on, chocolate
has become more... More »
Mar 1, 2008 ... But for about 90 percent of chocolate's long history, it was strictly a beverage, and
sugar didn't have anything to do with it. "I often call chocolate ...
Discover the origins and rich history of chocolate dating back to 2000 BC!
Compiled by the experts at The Gourmet Chocolate of the Month Club.
Your chocolate has a history. The treat that now lies quietly in its wrapper carries
a story of exotic places, long journeys and small families that raise delicate ...
Ever wondered who invented chocolate? Was it the Mayans? The Europeans?
Milton Hershey? Learn all about chocolate history here.
History of Chocolate. In the Beginning. It is believed that cacao originated in the
Amazon Orinoco Basin more than 4,000 years ago, but was used primarily for ...