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'I look forward to the day when a much larger percentage of [cocoa] that we grow is sold at a fair price: consumers will want it, governments will support it and ultimately companies will see it is right.' - Kwabena Ohemeng-Tinyase, Managing Director, Kuapa Kokoo (Cocoa Co-op) Ghana .

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'An ideal gift for chocolate lovers' - Woman Alive.

'This beautifully illustrated recipe book gives new ideas for delicious dishes to make with fair trade chocolate.' - Developments magazine.

'Wonderful recipes…Enjoy your chocolate and help cocoa farmers at the same time.' - My Weekly.

The BitterSweet World of Chocolate is a cookbook with a difference – it is the first fair trade chocolate book. As well as a diverse and delectable collection of chocolate recipes, the book also tells the compelling story behind the choice that more and more people are making every day – to buy chocolate from companies that pay a fair price for cocoa.

The first fair trade chocolate book

This beautifully illustrated recipe book gives new ideas for delicious dishes to make with fair trade chocolate. While cooking, you can dip into the turbulent history of cocoa and find out about the often bitter stories of exploitation – and the sweet pleasures of chocolate; from the lives of cocoa producers to the world of chocoholics; from chocolate’s early history to today – with a look at advertising and seduction along the way; and from the might of the big chocolate companies to the benefits of fair trade that make it such a force for good.

  • Fifty easy-to-cook recipes from around the world, including the famous South American molés (savory sauces); chocolate banana bread; chocolate cinnamon fondue and even chocolate samosas.
  • Cocoa farmers’ stories in their own words as well as well as photographs, illustrations and factfiles.
  • Recipe photographs from award-winning Peter Kam studio in Denmark.
  • Information on where to buy fair trade chocolate and useful contacts

About the Author: Troth Wells has worked for New Internationalist since 1972. She has written a number of world food books including The Spices of Life, The World in your Kitchen and The World of Street Food.

Format: Hardback
Dimensions: 210 x 210mm
Page extent: 176 pages
Publication date: Spetember 2006 (UK), April 2007 (US)
ISBN-13: 978-1904456-25-4
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 210 x 210mm
Page extent: 176 pages
Publication date: January 2008 (UK), April 2008 (US)
ISBN-13: 978-1-904456-86-5

Date added: April 20, 2007

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