You may wind down each night with a square from your favorite bar, but how much do you actually know about chocolate?
If your answer is “not much,” head over to our new Guide to Chocolate to learn everything you need to know about tasting, appreciating and cooking with all types of chocolate. You’ll get a brief rundown on how chocolate is made, along with a primer on the main styles of chocolate. Learn how to taste chocolate like an expert (pro tip: let that chocolate melt on your tongue!). Ever wondered whether there’s a difference between bittersweet and semisweet chocolate? Or conventional and Dutch-process cocoa? You’ll find answers to all of those—plus, click through to see our most beloved chocolate recipes.
Can’t get enough? Come back to the blog each day this week for interviews with chocolate makers, tips and tricks for working with chocolate and more.