Chocolate and sugar: Chocolate comes to Europe

By |2017-06-21T00:54:27+00:00June 21st, 2017|Food, Modern Europe|

Aztec man serving a cup of cocoa When Spanish invaders came to the court of the Aztec ruler Montezuma in 1519, Montezuma naturally served them chocolate in gold cups. The Spanish soldiers didn't like chocolate very much, but they drank it to be polite. When they realized that chocolate had caffeine in it [...]