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350 Year Old Chocolate Recipes
2013-08-29 12:39:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A lecturer at the University of Leicester has discovered 350-year-old English recipes for iced chocolate desserts. Dr Kate Loveman of the University's School of English wrote in the Journal of Social History that the 17th-century recipes could be just as dangerous as they were delicious. The recipes discovered were collected by the Earl of Sandwich in 1668. Loveman said one of the recipes is like a solid and very dark version of the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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