Chocolate Azteca

Aztec Hot Chocolate

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Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

The purpose of La Casa de La Cruz Verde is to acquaint visitors with the history of chocolate and to allow them to indulge in Cuban-grown and -processed chocolate in the form of beverages and hand-dipped bonbons. Joining the rest of the chocoholics, Marty and I sat at small marble tables and sipped slightly spicy “Aztec” hot chocolate, and frosty and refreshing cold chocolate. The Aztecs of central Mexico added spices to their chocolate and drank it unsweetened, and this is the museum’s ver