A Taste of History with Joyce White

Chocolate Through Time


Learn about the history of chocolate from its ancient beginnings in Meso-America through the centuries to the modern day. An interactive presentation will focus on how chocolate has changed through time both in terms of its cultural value and how mechanization has altered its production process over time. The presentation will be followed by a chance to taste 17th c. Spanish-style hot chocolate, an 18th century style chocolate tart, a 19th century style chocolate cake, the 20th c. milk chocolate truffle, and the latest  21st century chocolate incarnation!