Theobroma cacao

Explore a variety of delicious and nutritious recipes that incorporate Theobroma Cacao. From decadent desserts to healthy smoothies, discover how this superfood can enhance your culinary creations.
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File name: 10_03_000133a Binder label: Food Title: Theobroma Cacao [front] Date issued: 1870 - 1900 (approximate) Physical description: 1 print : chromolithograph ; 11 x 7 cm. Genre: Advertising cards Subject: Cacao; Beverages; Confections Notes: Title from item. Statement of responsibility: Walter Baker & Co. Ltd. Collection: 19th Century American Trade Cards Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department Rights: No known restrictions.

Cacao. Image of the cacao tree featured in the The Chocolate-Plant (Theobroma cacao) and its Products (1891) by Walter Baker and Company, the oldest producer of chocolate in the United States Cacao Tree Illustration, Cocoa Tree Illustration, Plant Drawing, Cacao Tree, Cocoa Plant, Botanical Illustration, Cacao Plant, Botanical Prints, Tree Illustration

Christine Jones explores the different ways the cacao tree has been depicted through history — from 16th-century codices to 18th-century botanicals — and what this changing iconography reveals about cacao’s journey into European culture.

Edie Wyres