Chocolate Epiphany

Chocolate Epiphany

Exceptional Cookies, Cakes, and Confections for Everyone

Book - 2008
Average Rating:
Rate this:
1
Random House, Inc.
Celebrated French pastry chef and owner of one of New York City’s favorite bakeries presents an impressive and comprehensive dessert cookbook with recipes for everything chocolate, from easy cookies to showstopping cakes.

On any given weekend at the esteemed New York City institution Payard Pâtisserie & Bistro, locals and tourists swoon over sweet delicacies like creamy chocolate truffles, fruit tarts, and delicate, decadent cookies, while brides take note of the stylish wedding cakes in the window.

For the first time, its owner, famed pastry chef François Payard, devotes his creative powers solely to chocolate, sharing 100 recipes for home cooks of every level in Chocolate Epiphany. From easy to challenging, white to bittersweet, a stunning and sumptuous dessert awaits on every page. Thanks to the clear and thorough recipes, treats such as Bittersweet Chocolate Sorbet, Chocolate Sticky Toffee Pudding, and Milk Chocolate Truffles à l’Ancienne are not only delicious but also accessible. And for the ambitious, Chocolate Coconut Caramel Cake, Cranberry-Chestnut Tart, or Milk Chocolate and Candied Kumquat Napoleans could be the perfect end to an extravagant dinner party.

Inside you’ll find chapters devoted to:

•Breads and Brunch Dishes
•Cookies and Petits Fours
•Candies and Chocolates
•Custards, Mousses, and Meringues
•Plated Desserts
•Tarts
•Cakes

With a rich, full-color design and stunning photography throughout, Chocolate Epiphany is the perfect gift for chocoholics and everyone looking to enlarge his or her dessert repertoire.

Baker & Taylor
A celebrated French pastry chef brings together one hundred tempting recipes for everything chocolate, featuring such treats as Bittersweet Chocolate Sorbet, Chocolate Sticky Toffee Pudding, Milk Chocolate Truffles, Chocolate Wedding Cake, Chocolate Meringue Tart, and Napoleon of Milk Chocolate with Candied Kumquats. 30,000 first printing.

Topical Term: Cooking (Chocolate)
Chocolate desserts
Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780307393463
Branch Call Number: TX767.C5 P39 2008
Characteristics: 272 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: McBride, Anne E.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment
f
fletchmo
Nov 03, 2010

this guy is an expert. 3rd generation chocolate and pastry career.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at LVCCLD

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top