The History of Chocolate

Chocolate treats.
Ripe cacao seed pods before they've been picked.
Mexican hot chocolate is the descendant of a sacred drink called 'xocoatl'.
Explorer Hernan Cortes meets Emperor Montezuma II of Mexico.
The famed Italian lover Giacomo Casanova.
Factory made chocolate bars
Chocolate hearts in heart box
Soldiers hand out chocolate to French children during WWII.
Couple sharing chocolates
Chocolate covered cherry

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Reviewed by Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, MS, RD on Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The Sweet History of Chocolate

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