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Chocolate... dark, white or milk; smooth, plain and creamy or bursting with flavours and textures, it's guaranteed to get the pulses racing. And with chocolate-making now one of the most exciting areas of Britain's artisan food scene, this book takes you on a tantalising tasting tour of the country's sweet spots that helps you explore chunks of Britain while enjoying the country's best and most authentic chocolate. Whether they're based in the Highlands of Scotland or the mountains of Wales; a shed in Cleethorpes or in the shadow of Winchester Cathedral, we seek out the rising stars of the chocolate industry, try their mouthwatering products and explore towns and cities where the bean-to-bar magic takes place. Among the people and places included are Duffy Sheardown, a former Formula One racing engineer who makes bars of chocolate in a shed in Cleethorpes that are prized by chocolate connoisseurs all over the world; Willie Harcourt-Cooze, a glamorous globetrotter who grows cocoa in Venezuala and makes chocolate in Uff culme, Devon (sold in Waitrose); and the passionate young women of Dormouse, who from tiny premises in Manchester are winning international accolades.
The illustrated history of chocolate, its discovery in the Americas and its traditions in Europe. The book shows the different types of cocoa and the process of turning them into chocolate and includes extensive recipes for desserts, ice creams and main meals in which chocolate is the main ingredient.
Chocolate has beguiled us for millennia. From the spiced drinks sipped by the elite in ancient Mesoamerica to the artisan bars spiked with intriguing flavours we devour today, chocolate has always had a magical pull on our senses. Exotic, indulgent, hedonistic and sensual, its power over us somehow exceeds the sum of its parts. This ground-breaking exploration of chocolate, by award-winning writer and lifelong cocoa enthusiast Sue Quinn, will intrigue, inspire, surprise and fascinate you in equal measure. In these pages is a wealth of cultural, historical and culinary information about the story of chocolate through the ages and across the world, illustrated with vintage packaging, iconic adverts and stunning illustrations. Interspersed throughout the book are 80 tantalising sweet and savoury recipes, such as Salted Caramel and Lime Chocolate Sauce; Triple Chocolate and Liquorice Cake with Treacle Syrup; Spelt, Cranberry and Cocoa Nib Crackers; and Sticky Slow-Roasted Beef Short Ribs with Cocoa and Maple.
In this book for skilled amateurs and professionals, 13 chocolatiers talk about their work and share their favorite recipes. Includes technical references (origin of the beans, installation, machines, technical sheets) useful to the chocolatier in the making- Pierre Marcolini is one of Belgium's best-known chocolatiers, and is a pioneer in the bean-to-bar movementPierre Marcolini has selected 13 chocolatiers who work according to the bean-to-bar principle, an artisanal approach that focuses on the quality and source of the cacao beans and how they are prepared. These enthusiasts (plus Pierre Marcolini himself) explore their calling, describe how they work, and share three favourite recipes. Whether working for well-established companies or starting in the business, all these chocolatiers share the love of their work, the desire to transmit their know-how, the importance of values such as authenticity and quality, and the aspiration to innovate. Chocolatiers include C dric De Taeye; Chocolatoa (Mario Vandeneede); Chocolatier M (David Maenhout); Darcis (Jean-Philippe Darcis); Deremiens (Fran ois Deremiens); Legast (Thibaut Legast et Patricia Forero); Marcolini (Pierre Marcolini); Mi Joya (Nicolas et Caroline de Schaetzen); Mike & Becky (Bj rn Becker and Julia Mikerova); Mill sime Chocolat (Jean-Christophe Hubert); The Chocolate Line (Dominique Persoone); Van Dender (Herman Van Dender); Zuut (David Van Acker and Pieter De Volder). Technically advanced instructions for professionals are included.
Chocolate Truffles - The Ultimate CollectionThis is the world's best collection of chocolate truffle recipes!It contains over 100 recipes of the most delicious, luscious and decadent chocolate truffles you can imagine.Amazing Taste SensationsFilled with taste sensations and amazing combinations, this collection features all the classic chocolate truffle recipes, as well as indulgent recipes gathered from around the world.Plus a host of unique, amazing, melt-in-your-mouth delights especially created for this book and are not available anywhere else.In addition, after reading this recipe book, you will be able to create your own fantastic, original truffle-gasms!Get It NowThis book is pure chocolate satisfaction - get it now!
In The Art and Craft of Chocolate, world-renowned chocolate maker Nathan Hodge takes you on a grand tour of chocolate-from its processing, history, and trade to how it's made, bean to bar. The book includes the basic principles of chocolate-making at home and recipes for traditional moles, drinks, baked goods, rubs, and more. The Art and Craft of Chocolate opens with the very basics, beginning with the cacao tree, and explains the process of growing cacao and the many hands it takes to process it. For centuries, chocolate has been used for many purposes all over the world: from a currency during the Mayan empire, to homemade beverages consumed by farm workers in Central America for energy, as well as in moles and other dishes in Mexican cuisine. The Art and Craft of Chocolate covers the cultural history of chocolate, as well as the birth of the chocolate bar. The co-founder and head chocolate maker of Raaka Chocolate, Nathan Hodge, then shows you how to hack the basic principles of chocolate-making at home using tools as simple as a food processor, a hair dryer, and a double boiler. In addition, he offers recipes for traditional moles from different regions of Mexico; traditional Mayan chocolate drinks; cocoa as a meat rub; and various baked goods. An expert in the bean-to-bar movement and a leader in sustainable chocolate sourcing, Hodge introduces the concept of bean to bar chocolate-a process that starts with whole cocoa beans, which are roasted, ground, and smoothed into chocolate-and discusses sustainability and social consciousness, along with his own chocolate making philosophy. The Art and Craft of Chocolate is your resource on all topics chocolate.
This collection of 100 fresh recipes celebrates bean-to-bar chocolate from the ground up. Including a revolutionary recipe for making chocolate from scratch from cacao beans, the book takes control back from the big chocolate manufacturers and gives home cooks the power to make their own chocolate of the highest quality.