Home Health The history of chocolate

The history of chocolate

239
1
SHARE
effects of chocolate

The ancient Aztecs and Mayans of the Americas were some of the first civilizations in history to have eaten chocolate regularly. It was known that they ground the chocolate grains in hot water, making a drink that was quite similar to hot chocolate.However, there was a big difference, their cocoa was somewhat bitter and usually contained chiles. Interestingly, the Aztecs and Mayans were so deeply in love with chocolate that they even used it as a form of currency.

However, there was a big difference, their cocoa was somewhat bitter and usually contained chiles. Interestingly, the Aztecs and Mayans were so deeply in love with chocolate that they even used it as a form of currency.

However, there was a big difference, their cocoa was somewhat bitter and usually contained chiles. Interestingly, the Aztecs and Mayans were so deeply in love with chocolate that they even used it as a form of currency.

So how did the chocolate spread throughout the world?In 1502, during his last trip to North America, Christopher Columbus found a canoe that transported cocoa beans and other agricultural products. He decided to confiscate the contents of the canoe and ended up taking it to Spain.Initially, chocolate remained quite unpopular in Europe due to its naturally bitter taste, but everything changed once the Spaniards began to add sugar.

Eventually, chocolate became the preferred drink of many European royal courts, and many people even believed that it was the ideal cure for many diseases.

Initially, chocolate remained quite unpopular in Europe due to its naturally bitter taste, but everything changed once the Spaniards began to add sugar.

Eventually, chocolate became the preferred drink of many European royal courts, and many people even believed that it was the ideal cure for many diseases.

1 COMMENT

Leave a Reply