On the Chocolate Trail: A Delicious Adventure Connecting Jews, Religions, History, Travel, Rituals and Recipes to the Magic of Cacao
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Get a delectable journey through the religious historical past of chocolate―a real treat!Discover the surprising Jewish and other religious connections to chocolate in this gastronomic and historical journey via cultures, nations, centuries and convictions. Rabbi Deborah Prinz draws from her world travels on the trail of chocolate to enchant chocolate lovers of all backgrounds as she unravels religious connections in the early chocolate trade and shows how Jewish and other religious values infuse chocolate right now.With mouth-watering recipes, a glossary of chocolaty terms, guidelines for acquiring luscious, ethically made chocolate, a listing of sweet chocolate museums close to the world and a lot more, this guide unwraps tasty information such as:Some people―including French (Bayonne) chocolate makers―believe that Jews brought chocolate generating to France.The bishop of Chiapas, Mexico, was poisoned simply because he prohibited neighborhood ladies from drinking chocolate for the duration of Mass.Despite the fact that Quakers do not observe Easter, it was a Quaker-owned chocolate company―Fry\'s―that claimed to have developed the first chocolate Easter egg in the United Kingdom.A born-again Christian businessman in the Midwest marketed his caramel chocolate bar as a \"Noshie,\" after the Yiddish word for \"snack.\"Chocolate Chanukah gelt could have created from St. Nicholas customs.The Mayan “Book of Counsel” taught that gods created humans from chocolate and maize.
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