A History of Chocolate: From the Aztecs' Favorite Drink to America’s Favorite Candy Bar - featuring Sarah Lohman / Culinary Historian

Join author and food historian, Sarah Lohman, to track the history of chocolate from its roots as an ancient Mesoamerican beverage to an intercontinental dessert. You’ll learn how a yellow, football-shaped tropical fruit transforms into high-end dark chocolate, and what “Mexican Hot Chocolate” has in common with what Montezuma drank. Plus, get the answers to all of your delicious questions about modern chocolate: What’s better, milk or dark? Why does Hershey’s have its own theme park? Who created the first chocolate bar? And why do we love chocolate so much?

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