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A Room Full of Chocolate

A stimulant and aphrodisiac perhaps, delicious certainly—chocolate has been pleasing people for thousands of years. The Aztecs and Mayans called it the gift of the gods and served it in a drink called cocoatl made from the beans of the cacao tree which flourished in the Amazon. Aztec emperor Montezuma was reputed to drink 50 […]

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