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How did the first chocolate

When in Mexico, buy local wooden chest with Aztec patterns and brass handles. Fold into it the milk of corn, a cinnamon stick, a boiled agave juice in the bottle, ginger root, chili, cookies “Amaretti”. And you will have your chocobar.

Of course, professional bar never fit in a small trunk. It includes dozens of components: brandy, rum, red wine, orange zest and coconut flakes, sour cream, butter, cream, whole palette of spices, not to mention the special round cakes chocolate “kindling” purchased exclusively in Mexican shops, and cleverly arranged the car, like the one that brews coffee. Yes, and, of course, a huge book of recipes for hot chocolate, sourced from around the

world.

Magic powder

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Autumn drink

For dull autumn pores we inherited from the Mayans got a very tasty and healthy drink. However, the Mayans it was a little different, but the basics are the same. Or to be more precise, this drink originated even earlier, the ancient Olmec, about 1500 years BC. They lived near the shore of the Gulf of Mexico, in Central America.

This drink was highly valued by the ancient Mayans, is cocoa. We all loved or forgotten most useful beverage – cocoa, hot chocolate. Although the solid chocolate love, I think, very many.

The name of this product and the tree was given the Olmecs. The cocoa tree is very beautiful blooms, and interestingly, flowers are born directly on the trunks and on the bark of branches. The fruits of elongated shape, inside which are the cherished seeds of the cocoa beans. It is an evergreen tree that bears fruit all year round. Grow these trees in tropical forests, Continue reading

Hot chocolate in the slow cooker step-by-step recipe with photos

The divine drink in the home: hot chocolate in a slow cooker

Recipe of hot chocolate with cinnamon in slow cooker

Ingredients:

1 square of dark chocolate (100g) 300 ml milk 2.5% fat 200 ml of 10% cream 1 cinnamon stick

Whether you love chocolate, how I love it? If Yes, I think hot chocolate in a slow cooker you too will love it. This divine drink from cacao beans came to Europe from America, where it is still in pre-Columbian times, the Maya and the Aztecs consumed for ritual purposes. True, the chocolate had little in common with the familiar we treat and drank it cold, and the added chilli. Europeans changed the recipe, removed the Chile, began to drink the hot chocolate and began to add sugar on it. Until the mid-19th century, Continue reading

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