Find out all there is to know about chocolate in this mouth-watering book full of fascinating facts – and some shocking truths!
Everyone loves chocolate! But there's far more to it than we thought... Did you know that English pirates originally thought the Spanish imported sheep’s droppings? Or that a chocolate drink was a perfect way to poison your enemy? Describing the historical progress of the miraculous bean – from the Aztecs to Nestle – with a mixture of facts, speculation, personal recollections and recipes, Vivian French and illustrator Paul Howard take us on a wide-ranging journey that gives us chocolate in all its glory.