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Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes and Home Made Candy Recipes

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A selection of chocolate recipes which were produced for Walter Baker & Co, the oldest producer of chocolate in the United States. Advertisements used by Walter Baker & Co can be found in Section 7. They are read by: Cori Samuel, Peter Why, David Lawrence, BookAngel7, ashleighjane and Joanne Rochon.

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Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes By Miss Parloa

and

Home Made Candy Recipes By Mrs. Janet McKenzie Hill

Compliments of Walter Baker & Co., Ltd.

ESTABLISHED DORCHESTER 1780 MASS

1909

[Illustration: BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF WALTER BAKER & CO.'S MILLS. DORCHESTER AND MILTON, MASS. FLOOR SPACE, 350,000 SQUARE FEET.]

Cocoa and Chocolate

The term "Cocoa," a corruption of "Cacao," is almost universally used in English speaking countries to designate the seeds of the small tropical tree known to botanists as THEOBROMA CACAO, from which a great variety of preparations under the name of cocoa and chocolate for eating and drinking are made. The name "Chocolatl" is nearly the same in most European languages, and is taken from the Mexican name of the drink, "Chocolate" or "Cacahuatl." The Spaniards found chocolate in common use among the Mexicans at the time of the invasion under Cortez in 1519, and it was introduced into Spain immediately after. The Mexicans not only used chocolate as a staple article of food, but they used the seeds of the cacao tree as a medium of exchange... Continue reading book >>


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