Quetzalcoatl, represented as a feathered-serpent, is the character you will meet in our interactive ‘ChocoTale’ tasting game, or online tasting workshop, as you explore the history of chocolate, and taste 13 different chocolates from around the world... Read More...
the History of Taste in a box
It tells the story of Quetzalcoatl, the God who brought chocolate to Earth;
You can buy The "ChocoTale" tasting box and play on our site on Sunday when we are open,
or we can post it to your home and you can follow the written instructions on the pamphlet;
It makes a great gift.
ChocoTale tasting box is at £12.50 for 2 (+postage)
The legend of Quetzalcoatl
Once upon a time, Quetzalcoatl, stole the precious cacao seed from the other gods, and brought it down to earth as a gift for the Mesoamerican people.
Quetzalcoatl, god of vegetation, air, and knowledge, donated the cocoa tree to the humankind and taught them how to make the cocoa beverage; He ground the cocoa seeds into a paste, from which he made a frothy, bitter drink.
Quetzalcoatl was pleased with what humankind
did with the fruit of the sacred tree, but he wanted to share this gift with all the peoples of the earth.
So he brought the Spanish explorers from across the ocean so they could spread it to the rest of the world...