Rohan Barnett’s Ah Cacao company makes and sells chocolate in the beach resort town of Playa del Carmen An Ah Cacao Chocolate Café in Mexico. Working Abroad Q&A: Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Rohan Barnett tells us how he went from an engineering […]
Chocolate in Mexico
Perhaps the chocolate that springs to mind when you think of Mexico is the peculiarly grainy, cinnamon flavoured bars of drinking chocolate which are best enjoyed hot and frothy. However, the first uses of chocolate in Mexico were likely as bitter drinks that had important religious significance. Here’s your brief history on chocolate in Mexico.