Chocolate: The Consuming Passion
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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 15º 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.