According to an article posted in Atlas Obscura (link under More Reading below), men were often fearful that women would slip magic potions into their morning hot chocolate. And during the Inquisition women who used cacao to entice lovers and spurn enemies were persecuted.
Not quite what you were expecting? (But then, no one expects the Spanish Inquisition!)
Valentine’s Day 2021 Promotional Opportunity
From the organizers of the Dallas Chocolate Festival ...
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Not Sure What to Gift This Year?
Some “Gift to Impress” tips on how to approach buying chocolate for gifting – for someone you know well, and for someone you’d like to get to know better.
Looking For Something Tasty to do?
Looking to celebrate Valentine’s day with a special beer/chocolate this year? Find some guidance from a beer and chocolate pairing event I did for Valentine’s Day 2017.
What do you have planned for Valentine’s Day this year? Let us know in the comments