Cocoa: An Exploration of Chocolate, With Recipes
This unique and engaging book from award-winning writer Sue Quinn traces the history and cultural impact of chocolate – with 80 recipes and a wealth of beautiful illustrations to peruse.
Cocoa: An Exploration of Chocolate, With Recipes charts the fascinating beginnings and meteoric rise of the humble cocoa bean – all the way from sacred Mayan and Aztec ceremonies to the dazzling array of weird and wonderful modern flavoured chocolate bars available today. The book takes a wide perspective on the social, historical, and cultural context of cocoa, complete with vintage packaging, illustrations, recipes and advertisements to enjoy. 80 sweet and savoury recipes include ‘Coffee, Chocolate and Chipotle-Glazed Beef Short Ribs’ and ‘Triple Chocolate and Liquorice Cake with Treacle Praline’. A devourable gift for chocolate-heads.
“The food of the gods, bubbling and frothing in ceremonial goblets. The bitter elixir of life.” – Joanne Harris, Chocolat
- 256 pages
- By Sue Quinn
- 80 recipes
- ISBN: 9781787132603
- Published by Quadrille Publishing Ltd