On the Chocolate Trail: A Delicious Adventure Connecting Jews, Religions, History, Travel, Rituals and Recipes to the Magic of Cacao, 2nd Edition

By Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

(Jewish Lights)

In the second edition of her cultural history of chocolate, CHNY member Deborah R. Prinz tempts readers with new material including: “Gods in My Chocolate,” a full discussion of twenty-first-century controversies about deities formed from chocolate; a completely updated chapter about “The Ethics of Chocolate: Selecting the Best;” thought-provoking new sidebars on topics such as what Alexander Hamilton drank; “Secret Santas hidden in my Maccabees;” “Chocolate Babkathon: The Best in New York City;” and what makes chocolate Hallal or Kosher? Plus twenty-five tantalizing contemporary & historical recipes, new lists of where to buy luscious, ethically produced chocolate, and locations of sweet chocolate museums around the world.

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