Chocolate makes you happy! Whether in a cake, or ice-cream or a classical bar of chocolate, it stands for sensual enjoyment and is the favored sweet treat all over the world. Chocolate fans will find everything in this book that they always wanted to know about the "food of the gods". Chocolate will inform the reader about the origins of chocolate and its history until its industrial production, with extensive and entertaining background information. Approximately 60 recipes prepare a feast of enjoyment. From chocolate cakes to mousse au chocolat, from brownies to parfait and hot chocolate beverages, no wish is left unfulfilled for the worshipper of the dark delicacy. For every recipe there are step-by-step instructions, entertaining short explanations and tips for serving. Chocolate is the perfect book for every chocolate lover!