Ice Climbing Salvation


Ice Climbing Salvation
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Ice Climbing Salvation
Manufacturer Kakawa Chocolate House
Page By Dow Williams
Page Type Feb 1, 2008 / Feb 1, 2008
Object ID 4711
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Mesoamerican Drinking Chocolate

These Kakawa chocolate wafers/balls are representative of the first historic form of chocolate. The Mesoamericans including the Mayan's & Aztecs, made chocolate mixed with various spices into wafers, bricks or balls for easy storage and travel Typically, they used the chocolate wafers/balls when they wanted hot chocolate. The chocolate wafers/balls offered by Mark are his closest historical recreations to date of what these peoples were making and drinking. These chocolate drinks are based upon Pre-Columbian anthropological and historic culinary information.


Each wafer/ball makes a 6 to 7 oz demitasse drink. These are sold in packages of 3.

Where to Buy...

Kakawa Chocolate House
Hand-Crafted Historic European and Mesoamerican Aztec Drinking Chocolate made in Santa Fe, New Mexico



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Dow Williams - Feb 1, 2008 12:43 pm - Voted 5/5

I am an espresso drinker, and don't drink coffee...thus I sometimes crave that afternoon kick when high up some steep and cold iced up waterfall....I hate milk chocolate or your typical American/Euro brand hot chocolate, way too sweet for me....I tried my first true "drinking" chocolate at Whole Foods and am now fact I don't even miss my morning espresso if I can sip on this all day from my thermos....perfect with hot water, milk would ruin it in my opinion....tons of options at your local organic store I am sure...these guys are out of Santa Fe

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