Author(s): Mercier Jacques
"Chocolate" creator Neuhaus celebrates its 150th birthday with the ultimate book on chocolate. This sumptuous volume tells the story of Jean Neuhaus in Brussels, the birth of his chocolate pralines, the N of Napolean - no story is left untold. The book outlines the history of the finest chocolate: from the discovery by Columbus and the conquistadores, to the chocolate route around the world. "The Temptation of Chocolate" profiles a variety of chocolate designs and stories, covering the different applications of cacao in medicines and cosmetics and the importance of chocolate in movies, literature and theatre. It also includes delicious recipes and illustrations.