A few weeks ago I was watching a wonderful TV program called “Doco Chef”, on the documentary channel. One of the episodes, Willie’s Chocolate Factory, really got to me. It was a two part movie, documenting the story of Willie, an English man who lived with his family for many years in Venezuela, on cacao farms. He grew cacao beans and decided one day that he wanted to bring to England the best chocolate in the world. The movie documents the building and development of his factory and all of the hardships he faced on the way. The movie is wonderfully made, to the point where I really felt that I was experiencing Willie’s journey alongside with him.
When a friend of mine told me that she was going to London for the weekend, I immediately asked her to bring me a pack of his chocolate along with his second cookbook, “The Chocolate Bible”.
The book brought a huge smile to my face; it is not only photographed beautifully, but the recipes look delicious, in a way that only chocolate...
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