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 more than 20 step-by-step recipes for truffles, fondant, cake, ice cream, 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.
Dom Ramsey is a chocolate expert, award-winning chocolate maker, writer, and consultant. He is the founder and chocolate maker at Damson Chocolate in London. Ramsey also serves as a judge at three of the premier chocolate competitions: the World Chocolate Masters, the Academy of Chocolate Awards, and the International Chocolate Awards. Ramsey is the author is Chocolate: Indulge Your Inner Chocoholic. You can follow Ramsey at @chocablog.