The Aztecs known the chocolate as a bitter and spicy drink
The discovery of chocolate, the drink of the god.
Christopher Columbus discovered the chocolate in the new world at the end of the15th century. Indeed, the Aztecs drank chocolate well before everybody. It was a bitter drink based on roasted kernels seeds of cocoa blended with spices.
The chocolate conquered the old world.
Even if the chocolate recipe was kept secret by the Spanish aristrocrates, the succes of this drink was so that it went through the european borders.
The famous Belgian Chocolate : " praline " and " ballotin ".
From the beginning of its history in Belgium, the chocolate was considered as a gift.