Sarah Albee: Hot Cocoa Beans

From: Sarah Albee
http://www.sarahalbeebooks.com/2012/05/hot-cocoa-beans/
May 01, 2012 at 05:40AM

During the sixteenth century, cocoa was a drink reserved for Spanish royalty. In 1579, some English pirates searching for gold aboard a Spanish ship mistook the cocoa beans for sheep droppings, and burned the valuable cargo.

About these ads

Posted on May 1, 2012, in Sarah Albee and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off.

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: