[Sca-cooks] 16th Century recipes for Chocolate

Craig Daniel teucer at pobox.com
Tue Dec 8 08:55:34 PST 2009

On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 11:52 AM, Craig Daniel <teucer at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 11:28 AM, Guenievre de Monmarche
> <guenievre at erminespot.com> wrote:
>> There's a fairly interesting page on Spanish chocolate drinking here,
>> focusing mostly on a Spanish recipe from about 1631 - not QUITE pre-1600,
>> but still interesting:
> Yeah, that's the same recipe as the Wadsworth one I've worked from -
> it's just giving the date of the Spanish original (which I have yet to
> find a copy of, though I admit I've looked with imperfect
> thoroughness); John Wadsworth's 1652 translation is the citation I'm
> used to, and is the origin of the version on that site.

Clarification: sorry, they appear to have a slightly earlier
translation. Still, I'm more intrigued at the moment by trying to find
even earlier recipes as much as possible.

 - Jaume

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