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Chocolate at the French Court of Versailles

Chocolate at the French Court of Versailles

A stranger to French Court, Chocolate was first introduced at Versailles by Spanish conquistadors in 1615 at the nuptial ceremony of Louis XII and Anna of Austria in Bayonne.  By the time Louis XIV took the throne, chocolate had became a culinary staple in all forms and, in the following century, Louis XV would be […]