[Sca-cooks] Sweet chocolate, Modican chocolate (OOP -- maybe)
Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise
jenne at fiedlerfamily.net
Mon Aug 27 08:13:28 PDT 2007
> I should not say the basic recipe, but the basic technique. The
>Spanish got the technique for crushing the beans into paste with heated
>lava stones from the Aztecs; the addition of the sugar, cinnamon,
>vanilla, and other flavorings, of course, could only come when those
>ingredients were introduced by the Spanish.
Vanilla is a new world food from that part of the Americas; it could not
have been introduced by the Spanish as they did not have it.
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