Over thousands of years, chocolate has made its way from ancient Mesoamerica, through the court of French king Louis XIV, to corner shoos, chocolatiers and five-star restaurants around the globe.
This edible gold has been an offering to the gods, a currency, a medicine and an aphrodisiac. And today, it is no less hallowed: chocolate is childhood, celebration and romance. Like wine or bread, it is the food of stories - there is both art and science behind all that silky perfection
Packed full of fabulous facts and quotes, The Little Book About Chocolate is a joyful celebration of this delectable treat. Discover the fascinating journey from cacao bean to bar, delve into chocolate culture around the world and delight in sweet curiosities it you can't imagine a world without chocolate. this is the book for you!