Food of the Gods: The utterly divine history of chocolate

24 November 2019 - 24 November 2019, 2:30pm-4pm

Russell Bowes gives a fascinating account of the history of one of humanities most treasured plants and it's famous produce; the cacao tree and its chocolate derivative.


Under the guidance of Russell Bowes this episode in the lecture series will help you learn all about the history of chocolate from its discovery in the forests of central Mexico to the birth of the modern chocolate bar, and your tour will include tickets to a rehearsal of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutti, a ride in the Great Glass Elevator to a chocolate processing plant, breakfast with a Spanish Marquesa and possibly - if you have been very good indeed - some free samples to take home with you.

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