– ALL BOUT COCOA, MEXICO’S GREATEST GIFT TO THE WORLD –
Did you know that one of Mexico’s ancient gastronomic traditions became the world’s most-desired guilty pleasure? Chocolate!
From the days of the Maya splendour, chocolate has been associated with refinement, sophistication, and decadence. Cocoa has inspired the most extraordinary recipes, sweet and savoury and now you can enjoy discovering its fascinating origins and even replicate the Aztec emperor’s favourite drink.
This issue celebrates Mexico’s cocoa
Discover its extraordinary history from pre-Columbian times when entire empires worshiped cocoa and how chocolate ruled the colonial tables after the Spanish conquest of Mexico 4 in depth-articles including the history of the famous Mole Poblano that is spiced with chocolate.
Enjoy 7 delicious traditional recipes, from chocolate tamales to the Aztec emperor’s favourite cocoa drink that you can prepare at home.