ChocoTale is a smartphone based experience which we have run at
The Chocolate Museum
for the last couple of years.
But now in this time of quarantine, ChocoTale is now also available to play from home,
under #learningfromhome tags as a:
- "Quiz", free to play or
- "Tasting" Trail
(requiring ChocoTale tasting box);
Quetzalcoatl, represented as a feathered-serpent, is the character you will meet in our interactive ‘ChocoTale’ tasting game, as you explore the history of chocolate, and taste 13 different chocolates from around the world... Read More...
You can buy The "ChocoTale" tasting box and play onsite on weekends when we are open (summer hours), or we can post it to your home; It makes a great gift; It contains instructions and tasters. You just need to download the Gamar app onto your smartphone to get started! instructions here
The QUIZZ is free OR the ChocoTale tasting box is at £8.50 for 1 - £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...