Posted by Caroline on July 21, 1997 at 22:06:05:
In reply to Re: NO CHOCOLATE!! posted by Smallfry on July 21, 1997 at 19:56:12
] Put your corset back on! the rich could certainly have afforded chocolate. Though it appears that it was thought that it was a more suitable drink for men.
Thanks for the link.It produced this;
First large-scale grinding of cocoa beans 1795. Does this mean the Austens bought the beans ready-roasted and ground?
First chocolate bar 1847. First dutched cocoa 1828.
Still, it's interesting!
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