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Painting of a woman in 18th century-style dress, holding a tray  with cups.   On the top, "La Belle Chocolatiere."  At the bottom, "Walter Baker and Co. Limited .  Registered Trade Mark."
Image from Choice Recipes by Miss Parloa. Dorchester, MA, Walter Baker & Co., 1904

Cooking with Chocolate: Selected Titles

Baggett, Nancy. The international chocolate cookbook. New York, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1991. 287 p.
    TX767.C5B24 1991

Brody, Lora. Chocolate American style. New York, Clarkson Potter Publishers, c2004. 278 p.
    TX767.C5.B755 2004

Heatter, Maida. Maida Heatter’s book of great chocolate desserts. Kansas City, MO, Andrews McMeel Pub., c2006. 298 p.
    TX767.C5H43 2006

Malgieri, Nick. Chocolate: from simple cookies to extravagant showstoppers. New York HarperCollins Publishers, c1998. 464 p.
    TX767.C5M35 1998
    Bibliography: p. 444-445.

Medrich, Alice. Bittersweet: recipes and tales from a life in chocolate. New York, Artisan, c2003. 378 p.
     TX767.C5M4297 2003

History of Chocolate: Selected Titles

Bloom, Carol. All about chocolate: the ultimate resource for the world’s favorite food. New York, Macmillan, c1998. 370 p.
    TX817.C4B56 1998
    Bibliography: p. 353-355.

Chocolate in Mesoamerica: a cultural history of cacao. Edited by Cameron L. McNeil. Gainesville, University Press of Florida, c2006. 542 p.
    F1435.3.F7c46 2006
    Bibliography: p. 451-514.

Coe, Sophie D., and Michael D. Coe. The true history of chocolate. Rev. ed. New York, Thames and Hudson, 2007. 280 p.
    TP640.C67 2007 <SciRR>
    Bibliography: p. 217-275.

Kimmerle, Beth. Chocolate: the sweet history. Portland, OR, Collectors Press, c2005. 176 p.
     TX767.C5K56 2005
     Bibliography: p. 172-173.

Marcus, Adrianne. The chocolate bible. New York, Putnam, c1979. 279 p.
    TX791.M36 1979

Richardson, Paul. Indulgence: around the world in search of chocolate. London, Little Brown, 2003. 211 p.
     TP640.R53 2003

Young, Allen M. The chocolate tree: a natural history of cacao. Rev.ed. Gainesville, University Press of Florida, c2007. 218 p.
    SB268.C35Y68 2007
    Bibliography: p. 195-208.

Selected Websites

All About Chocolate - An online exhibit from The Field Museum in Chicago.

Cacao, Food of the Gods - Economic Botany, at UCLA.

Chocolate Research Portal - From the University of California at Davis.

Discovering the Sweet Mysteries of Chocolate - At the Neuroscience for Kids website.

Ruth Wakefield and the Chocolate Chip Cookie - Inventor of the Week Archive, Lemelson-MIT Program.

The Sweet Lure of Chocolate - From the Exploratorium, the museum of science, art and human perception, San Francisco.

World Agroforestry Centre - Search “cacao” for publications and information.

January, 2008
Compiled by Alison Kelly

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