A History of Chocolate: From the Aztecs’ Favorite Drink to America’s Favorite Candy Bar
Join author and food historian, Sarah Lohman, to track the history of chocolate from its roots as an ancient Mesoamerican beverage to an intercontinental dessert. You’ll learn how a yellow, football-shaped tropical fruit transforms into high-end dark chocolate, and what “Mexican Hot Chocolate” has in common with what Montezuma drank. Plus, get the answers to all of your delicious questions about modern chocolate: What’s better, milk or dark? Why does Hershey’s have its own theme park? Who created the first chocolate bar? And why do we love chocolate so much?