Chocolate Frío

Cold Chocolate

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Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

On our first day in Havana, Marty and I visited friends who had cacao trees growing in their garden. This encouraged me to learn more about the history of chocolate in Cuba, and the chocolate museum at La Casa de La Cruz Verde, a Spanish colonial house in old Havana became one of my favorite places in Cuba. The museum is the source of both recipes offered here. First introduced by the Spanish from Mexico and Central America in the sixteenth century, cacao trees thrived in Cuba. Chocolate co