Friday, February 04, 2011

Hoarding Chocolates - 4

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Cocoa plantations and estates are usually located in valleys or coastal plains, and must have evenly distributed rainfall, and rich, well-drained soil. A mature tree has 50,000 or even 100,000 blossoms in one year
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slight rain
the squawking of green parrots
from distant hills
--gillena cox

Hot chocolate, yummy, or as I have on my blog, hot cocoa. Growing up we didn't have these mixes that come with sugar, only unsweetened cocoa which my mother mixed with milk and added sugar to taste. For extra richness, a dollop of whipped cream on top.

snowed in
warming up with cocoa
and extra cream


Lorraine said...

wow nobody but you, chocolate, excellent

Magyar said...

busy cupid
a quiver full of arrows
chocolate kisses

Frieda said...

That's a wonderful haiku,
and your project is just delicious... always a pleasure to stop by and read.

Gillena Cox said...

Lorraine, Doug, Frieda - Thanks for dropping in

Doug your chocolate sampling will be featured up front in the Feb 5th post

much love...

Neinah Avelin said...

Delicious Gillena..
I have "you sexy thing" by Hot Chocolate on my Ipod.. its one of my favorite tracks to dance/exercise/run to..
It takes me back to my teen years... and going to the discos... ahh me... EVERYONE loved Hot Chocolate... Errol was SOOOO sexy...