The Art of Chocolate
Techniques & Recipes for Simply Spectacular Desserts & ConfectionsBook - 1998
This is not just a book of masterful recipes, tips, techniques, and meticulously detailed, easy-to-follow instructions. It is an extravagant paean to decadent desserts. Filled with luscious creations and lavish artistry-Chocolate Swan Truffles, Enchanted Forest Torte-this definitive guide to working with chocolate is unusual because it is written with beginners in mind. A cooking teacher with decades of experience, Elaine Gonzalez has devised innovative techniques to put the art of working with chocolate within everyone's reach. After mastering a few basics, any cook can create shimmering cakes, seductive truffles, and amazing chocolate sculptures. With The Art of Chocolate , even novices will soon roll, curl, twist, coax, and nudge chocolate to dizzying heights of fantasy.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, c1998.
Branch Call Number: 641.637 GONZALEZ
Characteristics: ix, 165 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.