The Long Strange History of Chocolate

Weird History Food takes a look at the long, sometimes strange, and undeniably tasty history of chocolate. In doing so, they explained the science behind the attraction to chocolate, how it was discovered, and its origins in the medical field before it became the sweet of choice.

In one form or another, chocolate has been with mankind for centuries. The delectable snack has an unusual European history. First viewed with suspicion, chocolate became medicine and finally turned thousands into chocoholics.

Unusual Facts About Chocolate
Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.