The True History of Chocolate

The True History of Chocolate
Language English
ISBN13: 9780500282298
Author: Sophie D. Coe
Goodreads Rating: 3.79
ISBN10: 0500282293
Pages: 280
Published: October 1st 2000 by Thames and Hudson
Genre: History

Cultivated by slaves, consumed by the elite, paid out as a tribute to conquerors, this tale of one of the world's favourite foods draws upon botany, archaeology, socio-economics and culinary history to provide a complete history of chocolate, beginning 3000 years ago in the jungles of Mexico. The book also includes quotations and old recipes,