Chocolate is excellent for the heart and is also a great stimulant. Throughout the ages it has been honoured by gourmets and patissiers alike. With wonderful illustrations and impeccable research, this book will unveil to the reader the many secrets of chocolate. Features fascinating information on the history of chocolate, how it is planted, collected and roasted, its nutritional values, the ways in which it is prepared throughout the world, different chocolate types and tastes, the people who participated in its discovery and trade, stories about famous chocoholics and so much more.
About the Author
Annie Perrier-Robert is a free-lance journalist and researcher. She has written widely on food and drink among other subjects.