Monday, October 5, 2015
Chocolate: The Consuming Passion
Wait. Sandra Boynton wrote a book about CHOCOLATE? For grown-ups? Oh YES Boynton's beloved classic returns, updated and redrawn by her for a whole new generation of chocophiles. In addition to her extensive new research, Boynton also nobly sourced and consumed untold quantities of great chocolate, with no thought for her own personal safety. Lavishly illustrated and filled with useful facts and cheerful misinformation, "CHOCOLATE: The Consuming Passion" is the absolute ideal gift for every true chocolate obsessive. Discover the many faces of chocolate milk chocolate, dark chocolate, boxed chocolates, pretend chocolate, and the wild new frontier of small-batch craft chocolate. Learn about chocolate's complex effects on the body, the psyche, and the soul. Prepare select simple recipes, such as Hippo Pot de Mousse. Learn how to grow your own chocolate, assuming you don t mind relocating to within 15 of the Equator. There's even a handy guide to saying Excuse me, where is the nearest chocolate? in eleven languages, including Klingon. (Nook-dock YOOCH dah-PULL?) Boldly go.