Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Irony of Chocolate

The Ivory Coast cocoa farmers have no idea what their beans are used for.  A few farmers in the video below reveal, "My parents always told me that cocoa beans are used to make wine!"  In fact, chocolate itself is very rare and expensive in the Ivory Coast... many farmers have never seen chocolate in their life.  Here's a heart-warming video of them trying it for the first time.   (Read more on a previous Gastronommy article: How Chocolate is Produced)




If you also want to know exactly how chocolate is made, check out the write-up on Chocolate:
http://www.gastronommy.com/2013/05/how-high-quality-chocolate-is-actually.html



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