Cuckoo for Cocoa: Journey to the Chocolate Forests of South America
- Mindy was sad that the chocolate forest didn’t turn out to be full of candy and ice cream. If you could build a magic food-forest what would be in it? A lemonade stream? A spaghetti field? Who would you bring with you and how would you eat your way through it?
- Chocolate is delicious, but in this episode we learned that the plant that chocolate comes from tastes bitter. It takes a lot of work to make yummy chocolate from a yucky tree. Think about what other tasty foods come from not so tasty plants? For instance – sweet, crispy, rainbow-colored breakfast cereal starts out as a plain old wheat plant – you probably wouldn’t want to go out in a field and chew on wheat. What else?