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Cozumel: Chocolate Workshop at The Mayan Cacao Company

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Delight your senses in this workshop by making your own chocolate bar using cacao beans. Learn the Mayans' traditional way of making chocolate as you grind the beans using a pre-Hispanic Metate.

Highlights

  • Learn about the Mayans' traditional chocolate-making process
  • Make your own handmade chocolate bar
  • Have a taste of 13 artisanal chocolates

Description

Come and take a journey through time with this chocolate workshop at the Mayan Cacao Company. Uncover the secrets of the ancient Mayan civilization and learn how chocolate formed such a central role in their social and religious life. Start your workshop by hearing about how Cacao figured into pre-modern Mayan society as a sacred food, sign of prestige, social centerpiece, and cultural touchstone. Then, you will be walked through the traditional chocolate-making process. Create your own chocolate bar with the cacao seeds the Mayans used in rituals and ceremonies to honor their gods. Grind them in a traditional pre-hispanic Metate, mix in simple ingredients, and take a piece of Mexican gastronomic culture with your own handmade chocolate bar. After the workshop, visit the chocolate boutique and give your taste buds a treat by trying 13 different artisanal chocolates.

Includes

The Mayan Cacao Company entrance fee Chocolate tasting Ingredients and tools to make the chocolate bar

Important Information

  • This workshop is not recommended for guests with chocolate or nut allergies.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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