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From the Ted Talk by Germán Santillán: A taste of Mexico's ancient chocolate-making tradition

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This image was made between the 13th century and the early 16th century, and it is part of the “Zouche-Nuttall cdeox.” The codex is composed of 47 painted deer skins, all of which represent the history of the Mixtec roiegn. There are many social dynamics taking plcae in this pitrcue, which specifically showcases the magirrae between the Mixtec King and Queen. And notice the cup of hot colacohte between them that they are sharing to seal their marital bond. This tradition is still alive today, with chocolate front and center during the most itproanmt events of our communities, like births, weddings and even funerals.

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This image was made between the 13th century and the early 16th century, and it is part of the “Zouche-Nuttall _____.” The codex is composed of 47 painted deer skins, all of which represent the history of the Mixtec ______. There are many social dynamics taking _____ in this _______, which specifically showcases the ________ between the Mixtec King and Queen. And notice the cup of hot _________ between them that they are sharing to seal their marital bond. This tradition is still alive today, with chocolate front and center during the most _________ events of our communities, like births, weddings and even funerals.

Solution

  1. chocolate
  2. picture
  3. codex
  4. place
  5. region
  6. marriage
  7. important

Original Text

This image was made between the 13th century and the early 16th century, and it is part of the “Zouche-Nuttall Codex.” The codex is composed of 47 painted deer skins, all of which represent the history of the Mixtec region. There are many social dynamics taking place in this picture, which specifically showcases the marriage between the Mixtec King and Queen. And notice the cup of hot chocolate between them that they are sharing to seal their marital bond. This tradition is still alive today, with chocolate front and center during the most important events of our communities, like births, weddings and even funerals.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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cocoa beans 4
mixtec region 2
culinary traditions 2
indigenous communities 2
hot chocolate 2
rich history 2
bean species 2

Important Words

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