Features over 100 superb recipes .Photos of all the basic ingredients including fillings and flavorings .Companion volume of Ultimate Chocolate, Ultimate Cake, and Ultimate Pasta.
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Features over 100 superb recipes .Photos of all the basic ingredients including fillings and flavorings .Companion volume of Ultimate Chocolate, Ultimate Cake, and Ultimate Pasta.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780132240277
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 8/28/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2001

    Food for the gods...

    In 'chocolate' you will be seduced into reading the story of chocolate. Did you know that chocolate grows in spindle-shaped pods that form on the Theobroma cacao tree. You will love reading about how chocolate is produces from the pods which reveal beans and then finally nibs which are used to make chocolate. Patricia Lousada explains all the delicious details and then gives the secrets for selecting chocolates for your own home cooking. She explains how to successfully melt chocolate. There is detailed information on how to temper chocolate which is only needed for formal candy making. Do you remember the first time you tasted chocolate eclairs or Belgium truffles? The pictures in this book will send you right to the kitchen. The step-by-step instructions help to turn the pictures into a reality. Adding a professional finishing touch to cakes is also easy when you can follow the step-by-step pictures. Personalizing chocolate treats is easy when you know how to make chocolate curls, ribbons, flowers, leaves, baskets, boxes, cut-outs and curls. You can choose to make the simplest chocolate mousse or a wedding cake which will serve 100 guests. Other recipes you will want to try include: Chocolate Pecan Pie, Chocolate Rum Fondue, Pecan Chocolate Fudge Cake, Austrian Sacher Torte, Chocolate Shortbreads, White Chocolate and Lime Mousse and a variety of Chocolate Sauces. Delicious, Decadent and visually satisfying. Enter the world of chocolate seduction.

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