You don’t have to be a connoisseur to love chocolate, and even if you’re not, you’ll love this book! What more needs to be said about a book that guides chocoholics through the wonders and joys of the world’s best chocolates? Filled with mouth-watering images of the best chocolates from the best chocolate makers around the world, The Chocolate Companion is an invaluable guide to those who want to learn all they can about the world’s favorite treat! Go beyond dark or milk chocolate to discover the many exotic flavors now being created, including Earl Grey and cardamom-flavored chocolate. Learn the secrets behind the art of couverture and its effect on the taste and texture of fine chocolate. Each chocolate is analyzed in detail, with valuable tasting notes and details of seasonal specialties and availability.