The word chocolate comes from the Nahuatl word /chikola:tl/ which meant "chocolate beverage" and today designates a well-loved beverage around the world.
Make your own French-style chocolat chaud with this recipe.
Check out the origins of the word chocolate, which comes from the Nahuatl word chikola:tl which meant "chocolate beverage."
More about the early history of chocolate, including a recipe for a spicy chocolate recipe similar to the original indigenous version.
Deanna Pucciarelli explores the history of chocolate's modern status as a world-wide drink.