The Great Book Of Chocolate

A compact connoisseur’s guide, with recipes, to today’s cutting-edge array of chocolates and chocolate makers from former Chez Panisse pastry chef David Lebovitz.

In this compact volume, David Lebovitz gives a succinct cacao botany lesson, explains the process of chocolate making, runs through chocolate terminology and types, presents information on health benefits, offers an evaluating and buying primer, profiles the world’s top chocolate makers and chocolatiers (with a whole chapter dedicated to Paris alone!), and shares dozens of little-known factoids in sidebars throughout the book. The Great Book of Chocolateincludes more than 50 location and food photographs, and features more than 30 of Lebovitz’s favorite chocolate recipes‚ from Black-Bottom Cupcakes to Homemade Rocky Road Candy, Orange and Rum Chocolate Mousse Cake to Double Chocolate Chip Espresso Cookies.

  • 176 Pages.
  • 4-1/2" x 10-1/4".
  • All Ames & Oates gifts arrive in gift-ready packaging.
  • Handwritten personal message included with each gift. 

*10% of all proceeds are donated to GlobalGiving.  Learn more here.

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