"Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands--and then eat just one of the pieces."--JUDITH VIORST, poet. Chocolate is more than just a food--it's a consuming passion, a sensual delight, melting in your mouth, bursting into rich flavor. Whether dark, bittersweet, or milky; with or without nuts; shaped into a bite-size bar or a classic bonbon, it's the ultimate indulgence.
Increase your enjoyment of this epicurean delight, shown in mouthwatering pictures, through an understanding of its intricacies, its manufacture from tree to truffle, and its many varieties. Take a tour of the most esteemed chocolatiers, learn to distinguish between a premium and lower-grade product, and find out who produces the most exclusive chocolate in the world. The piece de resistance: recipes so you can do what's most important--make delicious chocolate confections of your own!Yes--Lifestyle Box Sets are suitable for men too! So whether they're lost to the riverbank or the golf course there's something here to help them improve their skills. If they're more of a party animal they can spice up their outdoor cooking creativity with our "Bar-B-Q set and, later in the evening, be the life and soul of the party with "Drinking Games. Each set comes with a 128-page book which will tell them all they need to know. No-one can resist the temptation of cookies or chocolates--but just imagine making your own! The accompanying book will tell you all you need to know for an indulgent journey into this most wicked of pleasures!
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