Chocolate is a decadent visual exploration of the world's favorite indulgence, from its origins to tasting, techniques, and recipes, so every chocoholic can really appreciate every mouthful.
Find out how to identify quality when buying, taste like a pro, or make your own chocolate at home and experiment with different flavor combinations. Take the leap from chocoholic to chocolatier with the help of 15 step-by-step recipes for truffles, fondant, cake, and more. Eight step-by-step techniques provide mini master classes for tempering, flavoring, and even making your own bean-to-bar chocolate. Chocolate also traces the transformation from cocoa bean to bar, highlights the chocolate-producing countries throughout the world, and explains why chocolate is so addictive.
With more than 300 photographs, this book is a visual indulgence that is sure to lead to a palatable one. Give in to your inner chocoholic and become an expert on the world's most delectable treat with DK's Chocolate.