That chocolate appeared in the ancient culture of the Aztecs, who lived on the territory of modern Mexico, today known to all. The Aztecs cultivated the cacao trees, and
from their fruits, cooked amazing powder: drink made from this powder, gave them strength, vigor and energy. Especially enjoyed drinking this drink men, and from its name “chocolatl” is derived the modern word “chocolate”.
In the XVI century in Central America the Spanish conquerors came, and chocolate too much. They brought the fruits of cocoa in Europe, and has taught other Europeans prepare them not only tasty and fragrant drink, but also chocolate, reminiscent of the modern: from cocoa Continue reading
Several thousand years ago by the Aztecs invented chocolate. “Chocolatl” by Aztec recipe prepared without sugar, instead of the thickener was used maize meal, which is not suited to European tastes. But the incredible characteristic of chocolate, lift your mood and improve health, came in handy. Its medicinal properties are ascribed to a bitter taste of the chocolate, in the period from the XVI to the XIX gradually moved in a sweet dessert.
Since the mid-nineteenth century chocolate as a convenience for sale and storage began producing in the solid state, instead of dreary who he was before.
Chocolate manufacturers quite a long time experimenting with different proportions of chocolate, milk and sugar. As a result of these experiments, a new type of chocolate – white, which in its composition Continue reading