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This adapted recipe is for the adventurous foodie

Frothing the chocolate This adapted recipe is for the adventurous foodie. It is the first recipe for drinking chocolate published in Spain in 1644 by Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma in the book, A Curious Treatise of the Nature and Quality of Chocolate. 100 cacao beans 2 chiles a handful of anise Ear flower (Nahuatl) 1 View post

Kakawa Chocolates

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Nothing is better than hot chocolate when the weather turns cold.  I have traveled all over the world sipping chocolate and yet it is in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where my entire extended family lives and I lived for 9 years that I found the best drinking chocolate.  Kakawa is a gem of a find. View post

My favorite chocolate shop

Rococo Chocolates

Rococo Chocolate is one of my favorite chocolate shops and I would do anything to get the owner, Chantal Cody, to open a shop in the United States.  If you ever have the chance to go to the UK, stop by one of her shops and you’ll never want to leave. If you can’t visit View post