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Henry Stubbe and the First English Book on Chocolate

C. F. Main


Main considers the fascinating life and works of Henry Stubbe (1632-1676), with special attention to his book on chocolate, "The Indian Nectar, or a Discourse concerning Chocolata" published in 1662. Main characterizes Stubbe's book on chololate as "the kind of book [Robert] Burton would have written had he been Defoe."

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