Bernal Diaz del Castillo

Fruit of all the kinds that the country produced were laid before him; he ate very little, but from time to time a liquor prepared from cocoa, and of an aphrodisiac nature, as we were told, was presented to him in golden cups… I observed a number of jars, above fifty, brought in, filled with foaming chocolate of which he took some.

“Fruit of all the kinds that the country produced were laid before him; he ate very little, but from time to time a liquor prepared … Read More