Great Moments in Chocolate History
- Hardcover: 208 pages
- By Howard-Yana Shapiro, Ph.D.
- With 20 classic recipes from around the world
Packed with irresistible facts and photos, this beautiful gift book reveals the untold story chocolate, of the world's favorite indulgence. Did you know that M&Ms were invented for WWII soldiers as the chocolate that wouldn't melt in their hands? Or that Marie Antoinette had her own personal chocolate maker? Or that Thomas Jefferson predicted that chocolate would outstrip coffee as the most popular drink in America? Featuring 20 sinfully delicious chocolate recipes from around the world, this entertaining romp through chocolate history will delight chocoholics everywhere.
It should come as no surprise that records about chocolate are held in the National Archives. From White House brownie recipes to trademark applications for chocolate companies, and Military Chocolate (which has been a part of standard United States military ration since the original Ration D bar of 1937), there is a whole lot of chocolate in the Archives!