Bean-to-Bar Chocolate: Celebrating the Origins, the Makers, and the Mind-Blowing Flavors behind America's Craft Chocolate Revolution by Megan Giller
Every page of b iBean-to-Bar Chocolate /bprovides a lively and mouthwatering window into the world of American craft chocolate. Readers will discover what makes '?bean-to-bar'? chocolate so special, while colorful graphics explain how chocolate makers source their cocoa beans and how those beans get turned into chocolate of all flavors. Author Megan Giller includes delicious suggestions for reader to create their own chocolate tasting, with advice for pairing chocolate with coffee, tea, beer, spirits, bread, cheese, and other foods. She busts myths (will '?raw'? chocolate cure all your ailments?) and illuminates the difference between labels like '?fair trade'? and '?direct trade.'? b iBean-to-Bar Chocolate /bialso features 22 chef-driven recipes from masters like Michael Laiskonis, Alice Medrich, Christina Tosi, and Janina O'Leary, as well as profiles of a dozen cutting-edge chocolate makers, from Taza to Dandelion to Askinosie. With gorgeous photography throughout, this is the ultimate celebration of America's favorite sweet.