It was an easy to understand read and unlike most history books. It didn't read like a scholarly text book but rather just an interesting peice of non-fiction. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Christian Santos
I enjoyed reading this book (and eating chocolate as I read). But when he talked about ASIA not liking chocolate except in the Philippines, he is terribly wrong. Read morePublished 14 months ago by R.L.D.
The True History of Chocolate is an incredible book about the history of chocolate. Before reading this, I would never have guessed that the history of one of our favorite sweets... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Andrew Sims
This is a really interesting book and you can learn so much trivia about chocolate. I really enjoyed reading this book and I think any chocolate lover would also.Published 17 months ago by Victoria Watson
The True History of Chocolate is an engaging, worthwhile read. The book begins with an explanation of the types of cocao trees and how chocolate is made from the trees' seeds. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Amanda
I liked this book for the in depth research on cacao and chocolate through time. It's fascinating and well written, and I find myself re-reading parts of it to remind myself of... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Sandra Cleisz
If you like history and chocolate, you will be amazed
at the story of this food. You couldn't make up some
these amazing events, but they've happened!
Way too much of this book was spent on talking about non-chocolate related backstories. Do I really need to know who the Maya or Aztecs were? Read morePublished on June 16, 2012 by Brian Maitland
I took a course from Michael Coe 45 years ago. He was an energetic young professor with an uncanny ability to impart knowledge with detail encased in excitement humor and good... Read morePublished on April 14, 2012 by dpierce