Molinillos and Chocolate in Contemporary Mexico


Thursday, October 10, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:30pm


Harvard Campus

In this special event, Juan Alonso Rodriguez will explain how to make a molinillo, the whisk-like wooden tool that is traditionally used in Mexico to make froth in chocolate beverages. Together with Ana Rita García-Lascuráin, he will discuss the history of chocolate production in Mexico and its current renaissance. Using molinillos, members of the Cambridge-based Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute will make three different chocolate beverages that participants can taste during the program.

Advance registration required. $8 members/$10 nonmembers
Presented by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology in collaboration with the Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institutethe Mexican Consulate General in Boston, Fundación MUCHO Mexico City, and MassMexas part of the 2019 New England Chocolate Festival

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