[Sca-cooks] Vanilla [was: Sweet chocolate, Modican chocolate (OOP -- maybe)]
johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Mon Aug 27 09:27:11 PDT 2007
You may want to read The True History of Chocolate
by Sophie D. Coe (Author), Michael D. Coe (Author)
A second edition is being published.
List Price:$21.95 Thames & Hudson; October 29, 2007)
No mention if this has new material or not.
> So the Spanish would have been familiar with Aztec chocolate drinks flavored with vanilla, or honey, or hot pepper, or maybe even all three. And the presence of vanilla in sweets is thanks to the Spanish as well ... Do you know, or does anyone know, how quickly did vanilla show up in recipes?
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