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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 Shokolad

A couple of days ago, he ran to the store for building small things, I came out of there with a little ceramic snowman. )) He smiled at me from its packaging, promising a foretaste of the main winter holiday. How I love new year’s vanity. Yes, it’s a bit early to talk about it, but soon, very soon, to earth come down Spirit of Christmas. And

then, on snow-covered streets of the city, in the flickering light of the lanterns so nice to walk for gifts. And let the most of the gifts I choose in advance and order through the Internet, but never, on New Year’s eve, I will not abandon the shopping for shiny tinsel, gifts and other, at first glance unnecessary minutiae.

Winter beautiful streets. But after walking on them I want to warm up.

Pre-new year atmosphere is incomparable to anything else. Frost, ramanadi cheeks and fill perfume in a special sense, crunchy snow and breakable crust of ice underfoot, strong male hand holding from falling snowflakes in your hair, Continue reading

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