[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.

-- Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, Knowledge Pika jenne at fiedlerfamily.net 
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