|Origination Data||If you
are really into scientific research, facts and flavonoids, and news, you may
want to click this link to a Mars site, literally, ha ha, it is the candy
From Jamaica comes this local-oriented history of chocolate, with some info on the chemical ingredients of cacao, because the writer is a professor of chemistry at the University of West Indies, in Jamaica, you know. http://wwwchem.uwimona.edu.jm:1104/lectures/cocoa.html
http://www.geocities.com/NapaValley/6454/chocolate.html - Tallyrand's Culinary Fare includes this dense history chocolate, and a recipe for Aztec chocolate drinks.
Research on ways that chocolate supports your immune system, at the site for Immune Support, that is, http://www.immunesupport.com/library/showarticle.cfm/ID/3464/, with stuff on lowering your blood pressure, clearing your arteries, strengthening your heart. Health benefits.
Chocolate's frothy past - You'll lap up this BBC review of the way Mayans drank chocolate, with a picture of one of their chocolate kettles. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/2134488.stm
http://www.datasweet.de/ Taste this! A veritable database called Datasweet, for confectioners, with a special interest in chocolate.
Travel on over to Sweet Seduction - A connoisseur's appreciation of the history and variety of cacoa species, with insight into historical manufacturing, and recipes. http://travellady.com/articles/article-sweet.html
The International Cocoa Organization - http://www.icco.org/
How the manufacture of chocolate solves problems in material science, so it melts fast and tastes good. (PDF format) http://www.mrs.org/membership/preview/dec2000bull/Fryer.pdf