Mexico -- One Plate at a Time With Rick Bayless

Chocolate Dreams, Cacao Fantasies

Season 11, Episode 10 of 13

Belgian-born chocolatier Mathieu Brees brings Rick deep in the jungles of Ticul for a tour of cacao groves. The serene setting is the backdrop for a complete bean-to-bar chocolate education, with Mathieu, Rick and the plantation's caretaker tromping around the lovingly farmed cacao fields. Then, Rick and Mathieu head to the Ki' Xocolatl chocolate factory in Merida. Still daydreaming about all of that chocolate, Rick makes a trio of cacao-inspired dishes, including a chocolate cake with candied ancho chile, red mole with chocolate and a cocktail featuring macerated cacao and chile-infused tequila.

Previously Aired

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Time
Channel
4/3/2017
11:30 a.m.
10/8/2018
11 a.m.
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