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Cooking with chocolate

See below for a selection of the latest books from Cooking with chocolate category. Presented with a red border are the Cooking with chocolate books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Cooking with chocolate books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Chocolate

Chocolate

Author: Academia Barilla Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/07/2012

Dark, milk, white. With hints of vanilla or liquorice, of coffee or violet. Enhanced with dried fruits, laced with liquor, matched with pears, strawberries, oranges. Is there anything more irresistible? What is diving into the paradise of a praline, into the exalting music of a crispy square, into the infinite sweetness of a cup of hot chocolate? What is it to let oneself be enveloped by a sensuous mousse, be amazed by chocolate bars with flashes of hazelnuts, covered with a thin veil of caramel, or be pampered by the childlike poetry of a mountain of profiteroles? Food of the gods, as the Mayas called it, it was used from the outset for preparing desserts, from the simplest to the most sumptuous. What would life be without chocolate? It's hard to imagine. Moreover, it's also difficult just to imagine the endless colours, shapes, and intensities that chocolate can take on: dark, black, milk, white; tablets, chocolate drops, ice creams, puddings, creams ... Here is a lavishly illustrated volume, in a highly innovative and original design, celebrating the endless tasty variations that will delight every palate! AUTHOR: Academia Barilla, founded in Parma, the heart of the so-called Food Valley, is appreciated for its extraordinary food products from Parmesan cheese to Parma ham, to pasta and various specialties. The academy promotes courses that spread knowledge about the Italian gastronomic tradition, distributes the best Italian products, and spreads Italy's culinary culture through publications like this one that recount the unequalled gastronomic riches of the country. SELLING POINTS: A one of a kind volume, for its new and amusing design, its elegant and refined layout and its rich and original illustrations For all food lovers 50 recipes for preparing tasty, sure to please chocolate deserts Collaboration with Adademia Barillia is a sure mark of quality and reliability ILLUSTRATIONS: Colour illustrations

500 Best-ever Recipes

500 Best-ever Recipes

Author: Felicity Forster Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/05/2012

This is a definitive collection of delectable recipes, from devilish chocolate roulade to Mississippi mud pie, shown in over 500 photographs. It offers easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and 500 photographs of the finished dishes that guarantee perfect results every time. It includes cakes, hot puddings, chilled desserts, tarts, pies, cheesecakes, ice creams, sorbets, slices, bars, cookies, candies, truffles and drinks. It features all the classics such as chocolate fudge cake, tiramisu, nutty chocolate brownies, rocky road ice cream and hot chocolate, as well as luxurious treats such as chocolate crepes with plums and port, Sachertorte, chocolate amaretti, cognac and ginger creams, Irish chocolate velvet, and hundreds more. It presents at-a-glance nutritional analysis for every recipe so you can plan for individual diets and healthy eating, as well as knowing the fat and carb content of special treats. This incredible collection of 500 indulgent recipes is an absolute must for all chocolate lovers. The book encompasses chocolate in all its forms: melted, tempered, piped, drizzled, marbled, grated, curled and even sculpted, with an amazing wealth of ideas for using chocolate in cakes, pies, pastries, cookies, brownies, muffins, hot and cold desserts, ice creams, drinks, fudges, sweets and candies. Recipes include black forest gateau, chocolate pecan pie, chocolate chip oat cookies, marbled brownies, pears in chocolate fudge blankets, truffle-filled easter eggs, luxury chocolate mousse, chocolate truffles and chocolate fudge triangles. With its sumptuous range of recipes and over 500 exquisite photographs, this book is an essential addition to every chocolate lover's bookshelf.

Celebrating Chocolate Cakes, Brownies & Bars

Celebrating Chocolate Cakes, Brownies & Bars

Author: Avner Laskin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2012

Celebrating Chocolate: Cakes, Brownies & Bars is a treasury of fresh takes on classic chocolate indulgences for everyday treats and special occasions. This beautifully photographed cookbook from chef Avner Laskin presents new flavours such as: Chocolate Whiskey Squares, Ginger Cherry Brownies and Chocolate Brioche. For everyday treats and special occasions, the modern reader will turn to these 73 recipes for their reliable, easy-to-follow directions and excellent results.

Raw Chocolate

Raw Chocolate

Author: Matthew Kenney, Meredith Baird Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/02/2012

Adventures with Chocolate Adventures with Chocolate

Adventures with Chocolate Adventures with Chocolate

Author: Paul A Young Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2012

Paul A. Young shares his chocolate-making secrets for the first time. He will take you on a chocolate adventure, showing you how to blend it with other ingredients from lavender to chilli to cinnamon. With chapters including Sugar and Spice and Herbs and Flowers, the recipes cover everything from truffles and cakes to savoury dishes. Discover how to make Wild Strawberry and Pink Peppercorn Truffles, Sea-salted Caramel Tart and the best Chocolate Martini. And then of course there are the classics, such as Paul's world-famous brownies and his award-winning Hot Chocolate with Mayan Spices. Paul's enthusiasm is irresistible and his stunning recipes are a must for all chocolate lovers.

Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes and Home Made Candy Recipes

Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes and Home Made Candy Recipes

Author: Janet McKenzie Hill, Maria Parloa Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2011

Betty Crocker Chocolate Treats: HMH Selects

Betty Crocker Chocolate Treats: HMH Selects

Author: Betty Crocker Format: eBook Release Date: 18/11/2011

decadent chocolate delights from Betty CrockerNothing satisfies a serious sweet tooth like chocolate! Whether it's in a cookie, a brownie or a cake, chocolate makes every dessert a cause for celebration. Now Betty Crocker gives you recipes for chocolate treats of every type and stripefrom gooey cookies to melty molten cakes to fun and fancy truffles. For special occasions and everyday desserts alike, Betty Crocker shows you how to put a smile on every chocolate lover's face! For more great ideas visit BettyCrocker.com

Couture Chocolate A Masterclass in Chocolate

Couture Chocolate A Masterclass in Chocolate

Author: William Curley Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2011

At one time, cocoa beans were prized so highly they were used as currency and only the privileged could enjoy what the Aztecs knew as 'xocoatl'. Nowadays, high-quality chocolate is widely available in many different delicious forms to an increasingly discerning market. In this delightfully decadent book, the UK's premier chocolatier William Curley presents the ultimate master class for all things chocolate. Couture Chocolate first examines the origins of one of the world's most popular foods -explaining the method of creating chocolate, how its quality depends to a large extent on the variety of bean used, and the differences between plain, milk and white chocolates. It reveals how some of today's most popular flavours -such as vanilla and chilli- were those favoured by the pioneering Aztec chocolatiers centuries ago. In the chocolate master class, William shares his techniques and most mouth-watering recipes, starting with the basics: tempering and making a bar of chocolate; advice on how to add exotic flavours like rosemary or raspberry; and introducing different textures. Once those skills have been mastered, it's time to tackle some of his incredible creations...His delectable recipes are helpfully grouped into sections: 'Truffles and Filled Chocolates' examines the science behind creating the perfect truffle, making ganache and adding fabulous flavours; 'Couture Chocolates' looks at experimental (but delicious) fillings such as apricot and wasabi, sea salt caramel, black rice vinegar and thyme; 'Bouches and Small Delights' covers blackcurrant tea cake, chocolate rochers and millionaire shortbread; 'Patisserie' explores chocolate and praline Paris Brest, chocolate financier with passion fruit curd, chocolate mille-fuille and more; 'Cakes and Biscuits' boasts chocolate and pistachio cake, macaroons, sable and chocolate rosette with orange ganache; and finally 'Chocolate Ices, Drinks, Sauces and Spread' looks at a huge variety, including Gianduja chocolate, Tahitian vanilla and golden chestnut. With its unique recipes and sumptuous photographs, Couture Chocolate delivers a lifetime's worth of culinary excitement and experimentation into your kitchen. With William Curley as a guide, you need never eat a bland dessert again.

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate

Author: Jean-Pierre Wybauw Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2011

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate is much more than just a recipe book. Employing half a century of chocolate knowledge and experience to this accessible new title, Jean-Pierre Wybauw's sixth book is a veritable abundance of information, history and recipes pertaining to chocolate. The book traces the history of the cocoa bean, from its first use as currency by the Aztecs to the very beginnings of its consumption as a delicacy. The technical differentiations between dark, milk and white chocolate are explained, and different production techniques and tricks are examined, with further nuggets of information included along the way. Nutritional values of different kinds of chocolate, as well as the health benefits of the cocoa bean, are also outlined, and an explanation of chocolatier's terminology. Features over 100 pages of recipes with step-by-step instructions including muffins, souffles, pralines, macaroons and chocolate cannelloni as well as useful recipes for chocolatiers' ingredients that are otherwise expensive and difficult for the layman to get hold of such as fondant cream. Of interest to professionals and aspiring chocolatiers as well as hobbyists, readers will be swept away by Jean Pierre's enthusiasm and never-ceasing diligence to create the perfect chocolate.

Choclatique

Choclatique

Author: Ed Engoron Format: eBook Release Date: 27/09/2011

Choclatique is a chocolate lover's dream. Ed Engoron has traveled to more than 130 countries in search of the best chocolate the world has to offer. From exploring the Amazon jungle to dining at the Grand Palace of Thailand to studying at Paris' famed Cordon Bleu, Ed's experiences are the inspiration for the amazing chocolate creations in Choclatique. The more than 170 easy recipes are based on five essential building blocks or ganaches (glaze or filling made from chocolate and cream) that allow you to whip up luscious chocolate delights minutes before dinner. Choclatique includes recipes for cakes, candies, cookies, custards, hot chocolate, ice cream, milkshakes, muffins, sauces, smoothies, tarts, trifles, waffles, and more. Illustrated with beautiful full-color photography throughout.

The Art of Chocolate Making From the Owner of Auberge du Chocolat

The Art of Chocolate Making From the Owner of Auberge du Chocolat

Author: Anne Scott Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2011

Learn how to: o Make and decorate moulded chocolates and truffles o Use a multitude of fillings and flavourings o Teach your children cooking techniques with chocolate o Create unique packaging, including edible boxes and platters With information on the history of chocolate as well as comprehensive instructions covering ingredients, equipment and techniques such as melting, tempering, making moulds and gift wrapping your chocolates, now you can dazzle your friends and family with delicious chocolate made with flair.

300 Chocolate & Coffee Recipes

300 Chocolate & Coffee Recipes

Author: Catherine Atkinson, Mary Banks, Christine McFadden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2011

This is the definitive book about chocolate and coffee, with a classic compilation of delicious recipes. Offering delicious, easy-to-make recipes for total indulgence, from bakes to desserts, shown step by step in more than 1300 glorious photographs. It is a celebration of our twin love affairs with chocolate and coffee, with irresistible recipes for every occasion. This is the ultimate bible for all chocolate and coffee lovers.