I love reading posts from this blog. I just wanted to share this amazing post all about Chocolate!
Chocolate is one of lives greatest pleasures or as Michael Levine put it ‘Chemically speaking, chocolate really is the world’s perfect food’. It seems that the majority of Britain agrees as in 2017 the UK topped the Europe chocolate eating league, comprising a third of the European market. On average Britain consumes 11.2kg or 266 Mars bars per year. Our love affair with chocolate began hundreds of years ago and it seems to be a relationship which will last for many years to come.
Mmmmm chocolate. Image from Thorntons website.
A very brief history of chocolate
Aztec woman making chocolate. Image from the Codex Tuleda via Wikimedia.
Cacao has been used by South American indigenous cultures for centuries and until very recently it was believed that it was the Olmec people (originating from Mexico) who were the first to have consumed chocolate which they called Theobramo Cacao or…
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