In fact, it’s known that over 80% of Latin American recipes incorporate indigenous ingredients or techniques (Latin American Food and Drink Magazine). This is not an entirely surprising figure, given the unwavering influence of native culture on each region’s culinary landscape.
It's no secret that chocolate means a lot to Colombians. A cocoa-producing nation, it has a long history of cacao consumption dating as far back as the Pre-Columbian era. But how and why did cheese make its way into our hot chocolate?