Chocolate and candy making today is undergoing a renaissance in public awareness and status. This comprehensive book combines artisan confectionery techniques with accessible explanations of the theory and science as well as formulas for use in production. Fundamental information for the confectioner includes ingredient function and use, chocolate processing, and artisan production techniques. The book contains 140 formulas and variations for beautiful confections, including dairy-based centers, crystalline and noncrystalline sugar confectionery, jellies, and nut center and aerated confections.
Sexy, rich, and good in bed?chocolate is the ultimate indulgence. And Luscious Chocolate Desserts is the ultimate chocolate cookbook. Lori Longbotham, author of the best-selling Luscious Lemon Desserts, delivers more than 70 of the best recipes for tantalizing cakes, sumptuous tarts and pies, velvety puddings and souffles, plus melt-in-your-mouth cookies, ice cream, and candy?all with enough chocolate to satisfy even the deepest craving. Recipes run from simple-to-prepare chocolate pound cake and chocolate mousse pie to more elaborate desserts such as chocolate profiteroles with chocolate ice cream and chocolate sauce and the decadent mocha tiramisu. For those who don't know their cocoa from their cacao, this compendium for chocoholics educates readers from bean to bar, including how to choose from the many forms of chocolate available in today's markets, plus the basics of storing, chopping, melting, and?the best part?tasting them. Luscious Chocolate Desserts is pure chocolate satisfaction for proud chocolate lovers everywhere.
Now you can enjoy one of the great tastes and textures in raw-raw chocolate. Raw chocolate can be made without a lot of fuss and with great results. This book features truffles, fudge, buttercups, fruit, smoothies, bonbons, and more. With cacao beans and health-promoting ingredients like goji berries and maca, raw chocolate is even healthy for you! Matthew Kenney is a chef, restaurateur, caterer, and food writer. He has appeared on the Today show, the Food Network, and numerous morning and talk shows. Matthew splits his time between New York and Maine. Meredith Baird has been an integral part of the Matthew Kenney team since 2008. She assisted in writing and developing recipes for Everyday Raw Desserts and Everyday Raw Express, as well as helping with the Matthew Kenney Restaurant and Academy. She lives in New York. No-fuss healthy options for the world's sweet tooth
The Chocolate Cookbook: Luxurious treats for total indulgence: 135 irresistible recipes shown in 260 stunning photographs
No other food comes close to chocolate for sheer indulgence, and this book will show you how to choose it, melt it, cook with it and enjoy it over and over again with the 150 brilliant recipes it contains.