Chocolate: or, An Indian Drinke

Antonio Colmenero de LEDESMA ( - 17th Cent.), translated by Capt. James WADSWORTH (1604 - 1656)

The Author sings the praises of Chocolate. "By the wise and Moderate use whereof, Health is preserved, Sicknesse Diverted, and Cured, especially the Plague of the Guts; vulgarly called _The New Disease_; Fluxes, Consumptions, & Coughs of the Lungs, with sundry other desperate Diseases. By it also, Conception is Caused, the Birth Hastened and facilitated, Beauty Gain'd and continued."

The second section was recorded by Esther and Hefyd.

Genre(s): Cooking

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Introduction and Dedications Esther
Play 02 The First and Second Points Esther
Play 03 The Third and Fourth Points Laurie Anne Walden