Phillip Minton M.D.

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Truly Original Hot Cocoa

In chocolate, health food, history, recipe on March 22, 2012 at 11:38 pm

Totenac villagers from east coastal Mexico are making traditional hot cocoa drinks from raw,  natural cacao and vanilla, just as they have for hundreds of years. No one knows for sure how long the Totenacs have lived in the region, but their oral traditions at the time of Hernando Cortez in the 16th century indicated they had been there for at least 800 years prior to the arrival of the Spanish conqueror. Keep reading…

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