英语美文带翻译:英语美文摘抄"浓情巧克力"

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  •   For the Love of Chocolate浓情巧克力

      Most people know that chocolate is made from cocoa and that the origins of chocolate can be traced back to Central and South America. For centuries, the natives there regarded cocoa as a gift from the gods. But how did chocolate go from being the food of the gods to being the food of love?

      大大都人都知道巧克力由可可制成,它发源于中南美洲。几个世纪以来,内地的住民把可可看作神的恩赐。但巧克力是奈何从神的食物酿成了恋爱食物的呢?

      Around A.D. 600, the Mayas were the main aboriginal group in Central America. They established the first cocoa plantations and used the cocoa bean as the main ingredient in a dark, bitter drink that we would call “chocolate.” The Mayas believed that chocolate had mystical properties---but cocoa also had commercial value. In fact, cocoa beans were used as a form of currency that was worth its weight in gold!

      公元600年阁下,【笑话】,玛雅人是中美洲首要的土著住民。他们成立了第一座可可栽培园,并用可可豆为首要质料,制成了一种又黑又苦的饮料,我们叫“巧克力”。玛雅人信托巧克力具有隐秘的特征,也具有贸易代价。现实上,可可豆曾经被看成一种与金子等值的钱币情势!

      Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortez was the first European explorer to realize cocoa's commercial possibilities. When he arrived in the New World in 1519, he soon established his own cocoa plantation. In 1529, Cortez returned to Spain and introduced chocolate---as a drink mixed with sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon---to European society.

      西班牙征服者赫尔南多科蒂斯是第一位相识可可的贸易潜力的欧洲探险家。他1519年抵达新大陆,不久就成立了本身的可可栽培园。1529年,赫尔南多科蒂斯回到西班牙,他将巧克力——一种殽杂糖、香草及肉桂的饮料引入欧洲社会。

      It caught on---especially with the nobility, who fancied hot chocolate as an aphrodisiac. As its popularity spread, people found new ways to make and use chocolate. These days, chocolate is enjoyed as both a tasty treat and a romantic indulgence. Whether it is in delectable desserts or crunchy candy, people the world over are still in love with chocolate.

      巧克力倍受贵族们的亲睐,电视剧下载,他们视热巧克力为一种春药。跟着巧克力广为遍及,人们发明白一些制造和行使巧克力的新要领。此刻,巧克力被人们看成一种适口的美食和浪漫的享受。无论是在鲜味的甜点里,照旧在酥脆的糖果中,天下各地的人们仍旧对巧克力沉沦不已。

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