chocolate

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PREVIOUSLY IN ANCIENT TENOCHTITLAN: [Mas…]

PREVIOUSLY IN ANCIENT TENOCHTITLAN: [Mas…]


They’re really half-moon shaped taco-folded ice cream sandwiches but we’re not complaining.

What language is that? Funny, you don’t look Nahuatl (video)

by GUADA FOKTL May 1, 2017 Cartoons
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Languages around the world share similar characteristics, but how do we know if they are related?

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Chocolatl’s history is not so sweet (TedEd animated video)

by Andalé Mono March 20, 2017 Cartoons
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Before the 16th Century, chocolatl only existed as a bitter, foamy drink in Mesoamerica. How did we get from there to today’s chocolate candy bars? Deanna Pucciarelli traces the fascinating and often cruel history of chocolate.

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Pocho Ocho Top Ways to Decolonize Your Diet

by Especial Correspondents September 7, 2016 Cultura
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Decolonizing your diet is more than a trendy Chicanx meme, it’s a book, and a chingon idea. If you want to just say “No!” to the comida of the Conquistadors and eat what Tlaloc intended — the authentic food of your ancestors — here are the Pocho Ocho Top Ways to Decolonize Your Diet: 8. […]

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Here’s how to make champurrado – Mexican hot chocolate (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE December 15, 2015 Cultura
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Champurrado is a chocolate-based hot beverage Mexicans love to drink, especially during the Christmas season. [Video via Telemundo] Here’s the video — and the recipe — en Español:

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Watch: Making pozol de cacao starting with dried corn and cocoa beans

by JEFE BOYARDEE August 31, 2015 Cultura
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El Pozol, una bebida típica del estado mexicano de Chiapas, está hecha a base de maíz, agua y azúcar. Hay de distintos sabores, uno de ellos es el cacao. // Pozol is a typical Mexican beverage, it is made with corn, water and sugar. Also, it can be prepared with cocoa.

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Locally-grown Mexican chocolate is an ‘act of resistance’ (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN February 4, 2014 Cultura
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The Aztecs and Mayans released the magic of chocolate (originally, xocolatl) to the world, only to lose the industry to Europe. Now, growing and processing chocolate in Mexico is virtually an An Act of Resistance. Video by The Perennial Plate. To find out about food tours like this, check out Intrepid Travel.

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Negrito: Sometimes you feel like an Afro, sometimes you don’t (video)

by MOL A. DROID May 22, 2013 Cultura
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In Mexico, Grupo Bimbo’s Negrito brand chocolate candy bars are delicious AND good for your hair! All sales final. Hoodie not included. RELATED: Hamburguesas never looked so good! Salma Hayek for BurgerBoy (video)

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