From Prins to Prinz: The mysteries of the chocolate trail

ByDEBORAH R. PRINZ
May 15, 2014 11:52

My choco-dar (internal radar for chocolate experiences) led me to a hauntingly personal story.




Isak Prins

A portrait of Isak Prins by his son.. (photo credit:Courtesy)

Little did I realize when working on my book, On the Chocolate Trail, how eerie the connections between Jews and chocolate might become. My choco-dar (internal radar for chocolate experiences) led me to a hauntingly personal story.

In 2009, a kind scholar, learning of my interests, mentioned a Dutch archival collection of a Jewish scholar who had researched chocolate.

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