Book Review: The Bluffer’s Guide to Chocolate by Neil Davey

This book looks good enough to eat. 😍😍

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Author: Neil Davey

Series: The Bluffer’s Guides 

Publisher: Thomas Drewry

Summary: The Bluffer’s Guide to Chocolate prepares the reader to be immediately conversant on the subject of chocolate.  This book introduces the reader to the history of chocolate from the Olmecs to its arrival in Europe and influence on the Quakers.  Beyond the history, the reader is educated as to the source of beans, inaccuracies in chocolate myths, the journey from bean to bar, as well as the names of noted chocolatiers.  The ultimate result being a reader equipped to pass as chocolate-knowledgable in the company of bona fide aficionados.

My Thoughts: 

This was my first introduction to the Bluffer’s Guides and I must say that I am impressed.  Although I was interested in increasing my knowledge of chocolate, I  wondered whether or not the author could keep me engaged.  To my pleasant surprise, this book was as entertaining as it…

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