Tag: chocolate

Oaxaca Chocolate

Photo: Chocoluchy (Some rights reserved) Chocolate is not just a dessert in Oaxaca. Here is our updated insider’s guide for drinking, eating and buying cacao products. Embedded Tweets HistoryChocolate comes…

Cacao

Lingo Cards Cacao = beanlike seeds from which cocoa, cocoa butter, and chocolate are made The word cacao has been traced to the Olmec. The Maya continued the use and…

Tejate

Photo: Guadalupe Ju├írez prepares fresh tejate Oaxaca’s traditional energy drink is tejate, ‘the drink of the gods.’ This beverage was originally served to the ruling elite of Zapotec society. Tejate…

Chocolate

Photo: Weaving by Luiz Lazo Mendoza Chocolate comes from the beans of the cacao tree that grows in tropical climates. The word cacao has been traced to the Olmec. The…