A taste of Mexico's ancient chocolate-making tradition | Germán Santillán

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A taste of Mexico's ancient chocolate-making tradition | Germán Santillán

Wednesday, 1 September

Dating back more than 800 years, chocolate is deeply woven into the Indigenous history of Oaxaca, Mexico. TED Fellow Germán Santillán talks about his work reviving the Mixtec technique used to prepare this ancient delicacy by training a new generation of local farmers -- helping create economic opportunity and preserve a delicious legacy at the same time.
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