You don t have to be a connoisseur to love chocolate, and even if you re not, you ll love this book What more needs to be said about a book that guides chocoholics through the wonders and joys of the world's best chocolates? Filled with mouth-watering images of the best chocolates from the best chocolate makers around the world, "The Chocolate Companion" is an invaluable guide to those who want to learn all they can about the world's favorite treat Go beyond dark or milk chocolate to discover the many exotic flavors now being created, including Earl Grey and cardamom-flavored chocolate. Learn the secrets behind the art of couverture and its effect on the taste and texture of fine chocolate. Each chocolate is analyzed in detail, with valuable tasting notes and details of seasonal specialties and availability.
About the Author
Chantal Coady is the proprietor of Rococo, one of London's finest chocolate shops, which she founded in 1983 as an outlet for high-quality chocolates. In 1991, she established the Chocolate Society along with a fellow chocolyte, as they call themselves. The society is dedicated to promoting interest in fine handmade chocolates. Chantal is such a purist about chocolate that you can frequently find her deep in the jungles of South America in hot pursuit of the ultimate cocoa bean. Chantal is the author of Chocolate: Food of the Gods.