The universe of chocolate is a world shaped by a thousand secrets, by perseverance and by know-how founded on passion (Les Marquis de Laduree).
Ladurée continues its quest for the ultimate indulgence with Les Marquis de Ladurée, opening a magical portal to a dreamlike world, where dainty meets delicious, a universe exclusively dedicated to chocolate.
In this book, chocolate lovers will discover its many varieties and virtues, but also its history, its process of fabrication, the art of enjoying chocolate, as well as famous chocolate connoisseurs of the past and present. And since you could hardly be expected to read about chocolate without treating yourself to a taste, Ladurée proposes a selection of recipes for chocolate bonbons and other pastries that you can make at home...
|Publisher:||Hachette Livre Editions Du Chene|
|Product dimensions:||8.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.70(d)|
About the Author
Julien Christophe has been in charge of the Ladurée chocolate laboratory since October 2007. In charge of a team of ten people, he has been creating chocolates inspired by the seasons, including of course special creations for Valentine's Day and Easter. He has worked at Ladurée for the past eleven years.
Noëlle Hoeppe is a photographer with a diploma from the Ecole des Arts Appliqués Duperré and New York University. She has exhibited in New York, Paris, London and Tokyo. She now lives in France where she is creating a new series of photographs of still lifes.
Table of ContentsContents:
The Taste & Spirit of Chocolate
Chocolate: A Sumptuous History
The Chocolatier: A True Craftsman
Chocolate Tasting: A Singular Art
Chocolate Lovers: A Consuming Passion
Varieties and Virtues
Bonbons and Other Chocolate Treats to Make at Home
The Tempering Process
Index of recipes