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Chocolate: Sweet Science & Dark Secrets of the World’s Favorite Treat

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Chocolate. Who can resist it? Who doesn’t love it? But what do most people really know about this delectable treat? Archaeological evidence shows chocolate has been in use for over four thousand years. Its many uses—as a form of money, as a cure for illness, as comfort food and treats, as a religious symbol—and its important influence in the economies in several countries and regions makes for a fascinating history. This book examines those things as well as some of the interesting characters involved in the business of chocolate, such as the Cadbury family in England and Milton Hershey, American chocolate magnate. Author Kay Frydenborg has clearly done her homework while writing a comprehensive study of this delicious commodity. The book is well illustrated with a small section of high-quality color photos on glossy paper and not-so-high-quality black-and-white photos printed throughout the text. Along with several engaging sidebars and fun recipes, they add a good deal of interest. The writing is lively and the information compelling. Anyone with an interest in history or a love a chocolate will enjoy this book.

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Author:
Kay Frydenborg
Star Count:
4/5
Format:
Hard
Page Count:
272 pages
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Publish Date:
2015-Apr-07
ISBN:
9780544175662
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Issue:
May 2015
Category:
Cooking, Food & Wine
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ISBN

9780544175662

Star Count

4

Book Author

Kay Frydenborg

ASIN

0544175662

Page Count

272 pages

Format

Hard

Publisher

HMH Books for Young Readers

Issue

May 2015

Publication Date

2015-Apr-07

“Chocolate: Sweet Science & Dark Secrets of the World’s Favorite Treat”

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