With this opulent celebration of chocolate, the founder of the renowned Rococo Chocolates in London showcases her mastery of her ingredient of choice. Recipes such as Dark Chocolate Crème Brulee and Cardamom Pannacotta reflect Chantal Coady’s veneration for chocolate and are accompanied by fascinating historical tidbits.
Since its opening in London's Kings Road, Rococo Chocolates has become a place of pilgrimage for chocolate lovers from all over the world. As founder of the Campaign for Real Chocolate and co-founder of the Chocolate Society, Rococo proprieter, Chantal Coady, has a mission to uphold quality and promote the mood-enhancing, health-giving qualities of "real" chocolate. Fifty recipes include irresistible desserts such as dark chocolate creme brulee and white chocolate, saffron and cardamom pannacotta and tantalizing savoury dishes such as ravioli with cocoa nibs and lentils. This indulgent book also features a brief history of chocolate and chocolate making, explains how to recognize quality and is full of chocolate facts.