One of the perks of staying at an organic farm in Colombia, is the chocolate grows on trees! Tonight Dave and I roasted and shelled some cacao beans, then ground them up and we’ll melt them into hot chocolate during breakfast mañana en la mañana.

Here’s how it works:

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Our gracious host – the son of Mama Lulu – rattled off a few chocolate facts as he stirred the cracked metal pot of charred beans.

February 25, 2014