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History of The Easter Egg

History of The Easter Egg

From earliest times and in most cultures, the egg has signified birth and resurrection. The Egyptians buried eggs in their tombs. The Greeks placed eggs on top of graves. The Romans coined a proverb: “Omne vivum ex ovo”, which means “All life comes from an egg.” By Medieval times, giving decorated hen, goose or duck […]

Chocolate – May the Gods be With You

Chocolate – May the Gods be With You

Chocolate’s scientific name Theobroma cacao literally translates as ‘food of the Gods’, and few of us would disagree, yet it hasn’t always enjoyed mass popularity and modern production has hardly been what you might call angelic. So just what is it that makes us so attached to it? The History of Chocolate Originally cacao trees […]

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