The body of chocolate

"The mystery of the essence of chocolate is revealed among colors and flavors"

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The body and chocolate have long been found, wandering through the waters of the River Styx, and in their relationship they created customs, symbiosis—then addiction and subsequent dreams.

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Cómeme Cómeme by César SandovalMUCHO-Museo del Chocolate

Placed inside the flesh, ecstatic and silent, is the seed. Sometimes at the tip of the tongue, at the end of the pronunciation.

Cómeme Cómeme by César SandovalMUCHO-Museo del Chocolate

Bien-Mal-Estar Bien-Mal-Estar by Ignacio Granados VáldezMUCHO-Museo del Chocolate

The seed became a body by extending its branches, a resting body awaiting action. It is transformed and rekindled every time you imagine imagining images of future memory. The shell is broken and is rooted up to the knees, expanding its flavor of meat, coffee vanilla bean

Bien-Mal-Estar Bien-Mal-Estar by Ignacio Granados VáldezMUCHO-Museo del Chocolate

Bien-Mal-Estar Bien-Mal-Estar by Ignacio Granados VáldezMUCHO-Museo del Chocolate

MetaMetate MetaMetate by David Nava JuárezMUCHO-Museo del Chocolate

Depending on the element you crave drink or food.

MetaMetate MetaMetate by David Nava JuárezMUCHO-Museo del Chocolate

Democratic chocolate is taken with the gods or monks, with children or with the old.

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The mystery of its essence is revealed between colors and flavors, and it is that it is nourishment, it wakes me up with happiness.

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With a bolillo (mexican bread similar to baguette), shell or remedies, with childbirth or with death. With corn, chili or axiote cuisines, perhaps with epazote (Mexican herb).

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Rostro africano Rostro africano by Roberto Campos HernándezMUCHO-Museo del Chocolate

I do not want antidepressants, or to fill myself up with aphrodisiacs, not only as food, also as clothes, a toy, affection and an effect of pleasure.

Rostro africano Rostro africano by Roberto Campos HernándezMUCHO-Museo del Chocolate

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To witness the origin of so much in an oblong universe that fits well between two praying hands: cloister that rests on the heat of the sleeping animal that the fertile earth holds.

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A sensorial earthquake that in time interprets the look of the child who is happily chewing.

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And listening to the unheard, stories of dogs tied up with a longaniza (sausage), how many more stories of money that was spent through cocoa trees.

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Pure alchemy, the result of the mixture of new sensations and ancient memories, which from time to time, gives us goosebumps.

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Special thanks to the artists: Roberto Campos Hernández, Emilio Converso Menasse, Alejandro Gómez Suárez, Ignacio Granados Valdéz, Mirna Manrique Herrera, Laura Martínez, David Nava Suárez, Sylvia Nancy Ojeda, Dulce María Ortiz Astorga and César Sandoval Santiago.

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