Powell’s Books – Real Chocolate by Chantal Coady

Simply put, “Real Chocolate” is chocolate made with only the very finest all-natural ingredients. Fun to make and divine to taste! Recipes will include basics like plain and flavoured ganaches and truffles, decorative chocolate leaves and curls; unusual offerings like chocolate tempura and white chocolate and cardamom pannacotta, and savory recipes like black beans with ginger and cocoa, and chocolate tapenade. The book is also filled with amazing chocolate lore from irrefutable evidence of chocolate’s physical and mental health benefits, to the fact that white chocolate is the closest thing found in nature to human breast milk!

Review:

“[T]his is a highly functional cookbook….the recipes are generally appealing and straightforward.” Publishers Weekly

“Chantal Coady knows more about chocolate than perhaps anyone in London.” London Evening Standard

Synopsis:

The proprietor of London’s exquisite Rococo Chocolates on King’s Road presents over 50 groundbreaking and highly unusual recipes that anyone can make at home. 75 color illustrations.

Unadulterated and pure, real chocolate is truly good for you-rich in minerals, antioxidants, and a natural antidepressant. At last, free yourself from the guilt of eating and enjoying chocolate with these sensuous recipes that satisfy both mind and body.

For Chantal Coady, real chocolate is definitely a miracle food. Proprietor of the Rococo shop on London’s Kings Road–a place of pilgrimage for chocolate lovers from all over the world–Chantal is evangelical in her zeal to remind the world of the marvel real chocolate is. Her mission is to distinguish real chocolate made with all-natural ingredients from the oversweetened additive and fat-laden candy product that is so often passed off as the real thing. She is also an ardent advocate of chocolate’s mood-enhancing and health-boosting qualities.

via Powell’s Books – Real Chocolate by Chantal Coady.

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