In tropical forests on both sides of the equator grow chocolate trees with glossy leaves, yellow flowers and reddish-orange fruit. From the seeds of these fruits, mistakenly referred to as beans, three thousand years ago the ancient civilization Melikov cooked “food of the gods” – flavored drink cocoa. Him this drink owes its name.
Ah, this wonderful chocolate! At the mention of one word POPs up before my eyes the image of chocolates or dark chocolate bars, divided into square slices. The word “chocolate” was born in the times of the Aztecs in Mexico
and together with the brave explorers and pioneers came into the everyday life of Europeans, together with cocoa beans.
Time passed, recipe flavored drink of the Aztecs improved, and in 1657 in London opened the first Chocolate House. With the beginning of the industrial revolution and opening Continue reading