The food of the Gods - A Popular Account of Cocoa

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East Indian Coolies on a Trinidad Cocoa Estate

 
 
 
 

THE FOOD


OF THE GODS

 
 

(θεω βρῷμα)

 
 

A POPULAR ACCOUNT
OF COCOA

 
 
 
 

BY

BRANDON HEAD

 
 
 
 
 
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LONDON: R. BRIMLEY JOHNSON

4, ADAM STREET, ADELPHI, W. C. 1903

 

 

Table of Contents

 

Maps and illustrations

 
 
 

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS AND MAPS.

 
 
 


PAGE
EAST INDIAN COOLIES OF A TRINIDAD CACAO ESTATE (COLOURED) frontispiece
CEYLON, A HILL CACAO ESTATE to face 1
"TO MAKE A CUP OF COCOA IN PERFECTION" (see p. 19) 1
CACAO TREES, TRINIDAD to face 3
ANCIENT MEXICAN DRINKING CUPS 4
"MOLINILLO," OR CHOCOLATE WHISK 5
A CACAO HARVEST, TRINIDAD to face 7
THE COCO-NUT PALM 8
COCO-DE-MER 9
LEAVES AND FLOWER OF THE CUCA SHRUB 10
GATHERING CACAO: SANTA CRUZ, TRINIDAD to face 11
PURE DECORTICATED COCOA, MAGNIFIED 12
ADULTERATED COCOA, MAGNIFIED 13
HOW THE CACAO GROWS to face 17
CACAO CROP, TRINIDAD " 21
ANALYTICAL APPARATUS 20
CACAO PODS (COLOURED) to face 25
CACAO HARVESTING 25
CEYLON, NURSERY OF CACAO SEEDLINGS to face 27
SAMOA: CACAO IN ITS FOURTH YEAR " 29
YOUNG CACAO CULTIVATION WITH CATCH CROP " 30
PODS OF CACAO THEOBROMA 31
VARIETIES OF THE CACAO to face 32
THE HOME OF THE CACAO " 35
ORTINOLA, MARACAS, TRINIDAD " 36
GOULET AND WOODEN SPOON 37
CUTLASSES 37
CACAO DRYING IN THE SUN to face 39
LABOURERS' COTTAGE, CACAO ESTATE " 40
BASKETS OF CACAO ON PLANTAIN LEAVES " 41
CACAO TREE AND SEEDLING (COLOURED) to face 43
BOURNVILLE: "THE FACTORY IN A GARDEN" " 45
""ON ARRIVAL AT THE FACTORY" " 45
"OFFICE BUILDINGS " 47
"CRICKET PAVILION " 49
"GIRLS' DINING-HALL " 51
"BOOT-SHELF ON STOOL 53
"THE DINNER HOUR to face 54
"LABURNAM ROAD " 58
"PACKING-ROOM " 60
"SUGGESTION BOX 62
"LINDEN ROAD to face 63
"FISHING POOL " 64
BOURNVILLE: ALMSHOUSES to face 67
SECTION OF A COCOA FACTORY (COLOURED) " 69
AMERICAN INDIAN WITH CHOCOLATE POT 71
NATIVE AMERICANS PREPARING COCOA to face 72
A CACAO PLANTATION 75
GRENADA: CACAO DRYING ON TRAYS to face 77
MEXICAN DRINKING-VESSELS AND WHISK 78
CACAO TREE, TRINIDAD to face 80
MEXICAN COCOA WHISK 83
WHITE'S COCOA HOUSE to face 87
CHART OF COCOA PRODUCING COUNTRIES (COLOURED) to face 91
SACKS OF CACAO BEANS " 91
MARACAS VALLEY, TRINIDAD " 92
MAP OF TRINIDAD (COLOURED) " 95
"GRENADA, BRITISH WEST INDIES 96
CACAO ESTATE, GRENADA to face 96
MAP OF PRINCIPE 97
"S. THOMÉ 98
CEYLON: CARTING CACAO TO RAIL to face 99
MAP OF CEYLON 99
"SAMOA 100
SAMOA, CLEARING FOR CACAO to face 100
MEXICAN GRINDING-STONE 104

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