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And France being Francethere is une Academic du chocolatfor ultimate authority. Bitterness is felt at the tip of the tongue. But we cannot allow guilt-ridden scarfing.
Quality chocolate is labor-intensive and complex. Next comes fermentation and two rounds of drying, followed by roasting and a few more delicate procedures before one obtains the cocoa mass.
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Go to Book Shelf. For the man from Lyon was, by French standards, extraordinary—few of us could eat as much and still eat it properly. The joke in our family became that there was now proof of at least one person in France mangeusew had eaten more chocolate than my mother.
After that, the direction 0 f global conquest was reversed, at least gastronomically. I also had to cultivate my appreciation for what I was having. For Reprint Permission, Contact: URL for this review: They also eat bread we fought a revolution over it! For French women, the real thing remains dark chocolate, bittersweet or, even better, extra-bittersweet, which is the purest, with the highest percentage of cocoa solids—the stuff that makes chocolate taste chocolatey.
Too often, American women eat on the sly, and the result is much more guilt than pleasure. My mantra of quality over quantity is doubly important when applied to something as potent as chocolate.
It was still very bitter and peppery, but it was mixed with vanilla, honey, and flowers and served cold and foamy, usually at the end of a meal along with the tubes for smoking tobacco. Go to Executive Times Archives. It became a Spanish sensation.
Chocolate came to Europe via the New Worldin the age of more than one discovery. Europe has remained a continent 0 f chocolate fanatics ever since. Admittedly, we French get carried away with chocolate: Their system of commerce was based on the cocoa standard, and the chocolate produced was consumed by noblemen and merchants all men, 0 f course at banquets.
Click on title or picture to buy from amazon. French women eat chocolate about twelve pounds a year on average. Nothing is sinfully delicious.
One look at her expressions, her lips, her eyes, commanded a hush in the house. One of the most dispiriting developments of the twentieth century was the mass production of chcolat. The proof of adequate attention and skill will be in the pudding, literally. If you like Belgian chocolate, I recommend Piron in Evanston, Illinois, from which I purchase vast quantities of chocolate each year.
It made her the easiest person in the world to shop for. But our own version may be traced to the later pre-Columbian civilizations, around B. It created an inferior product loaded with bad fats, and as a result, many Americans have never in their lives tasted the real thing.
Not that enjoying chocolate is a competitive sport. The tendency goes with an attitude that should be changed. In short, he taught me the French way of enjoying those foods that can be friend or foe depending on how we treat them. Maximize the rewards of pleasure while minimizing the costs. lex
If we are going to eat bread and chocolate and we are and not get fat and we are notwe need to use our heads, as Dr. Steve Hopkins, April 23, As it is also high in fat, however, it is better enjoyed after lighter meals than after fat-laden holiday feasts, or by itself as a pick-me-up.
If you really enjoy something, as I adore chocolate, there is a place for it in your life.