The Legend of San Churro
THE LEGEND OF SAN CHURRO
Spanish Conquistador, Hernán Cortés, first brought the Aztec tradition of chocolate to Spain in 1528.
While the Aztecs preferred their hot chocolate drink spiced and bitter, it was Spanish monks who first added sugar and milk to the ground cacao bean, making it into the heavenly Spanish hot chocolate we know and still enjoy today!
So precious was the discovery of chocolate that in the beginning, only the Spanish Monks were entrusted to manufacture the exotic new chocolate drink for the sole enjoyment of the Spanish aristocracy. One visionary Monk, SAN CHURRO, believed chocolate had incredible powers to heal and bring joy to the lives of the masses and so made it his life’s work and passion to share the secret of chocolate with the world and so...