Sarah Albee: Hot Cocoa Beans

From: Sarah Albee
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.


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