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Essence of Chocolate Recipes for Baking and Cooking with Fine Chocolate

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ISBN-10: 1401302386

ISBN-13: 9781401302382

Edition: N/A

Authors: Robert Steinberg, John Scharffenberger, Deborah Jones, Ann Krueger Spivack, Susie Heller

List price: $35.00
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From opening a small chocolate making enterprise in San Francisco, to owning the nation??'s premier chocolate company, John Scharffenberger and Robert Steinberg had a vision from the very beginning: to make the best chocolate around. In this fascinating cookbook, they offer delicious recipes, all using chocolate, which include: Chocolate Pudding cake Chocolate Velvet Cake Satanic Brownies Truffle Cookies Chocolate Pots de Cr??me Frozen Chocolate Mousse Chocolate Tortilla Stacks Vegetarian Chili Chicken Mole Chocolate ans Peanut Butter Panini --and much more. Lavishly illustrated with gorgeous color photos by Deborah Jones, who won numerous awards for her photographs in The French Laundry…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Publisher: Hyperion Press
Publication date: 10/25/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Susie Heller, executive producer of PBSs Chef Story, has produced award-winning television cooking series and co-authored numerous award-winning books, among them The French Laundry Cookbook by Thomas Keller and Bouchon by Thomas Keller and Jeffrey Cerciello. She lives in Napa, California.

Introduction: A Note from Susie Heller
Favorite Techniques
Melting Chocolate
Chocolate Curls and Shavings
Lining a Baking Sheet with Parchment
Baking in a Water Bath
Rotating Baking Pans in the Oven
Using Ramekins and Souffle Molds
Favorite Kitchen Tools
Using Scharffen Berger Chocolate in Your Own Recipes
Before We Made Chocolate
From Medicine to Chocolate: Robert Steinberg
Living with an Illness
From Winemaking to Chocolate: John Scharffenberger
Flavor as a Dynamic Experience
Intensely Chocolate
That Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Almond Cake
Orbit Cake
Chocolate Pudding Cakes
Chocolate Chocolate Cupcakes
Baked Hot Chocolate
Molten Cakes
Chocolate Orange Fondue
Quick Fix: Chocolate and Olive Oil Fondue
Orange Chocolate Ganache Tart
Chocolate Pecan Pie
Chocolate Mousse
Dark Chocolate Ice Cream
Quick Fix: Ice Cream Shooters
Chocolate Sorbet
Cocoa Ice Bars
Fudgy Brownies
Cakey Brownies
Chocolate Drop Cookies
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Chocolate Shortbread with Cacao Nibs and Sea Salt
Quick Fix: Chocolate-Dipped Potato Chips and Pretzels
Robert's Truffles
Tempering Chocolate
Scotch Truffle Hearts
Fudge
Factory Store Hot Chocolate
Chocolate Liqueur
Chocolate Martini
John's Classic Drinking Chocolate
A New American Chocolate Company
What Is Chocolate Liquor?
Kitchen Chocolate
Essentially Chocolate
Chocolate Chunk Cheesecake
Cocoa Chiffon Cake
Chocolate Chinchilla
Chocolate Roulade
Quick Fix: Sofia's Almond, Fig, and Chocolate-Shaving Sandwich
One-Pot Sour Cream Cake
Chocolate Souffle
Chocolate Pecan Tart
Orange Chocolate Baklava
Chocolate Ginger Pots de Creme
Black and White Creme Brulee
Chocolate Zabaglione Trifle
Chocolate Peanut Butter Gianduja
Quick Fix: Chocolate and Peanut Butter Panini
Silky Chocolate Pudding
Frozen Chocolate Mousse
Bailey's Milk Chocolate Truffles
Chocolate Biscotti
TKOs
Quick Fix: Chocolate Platter with Fruit and Nuts
Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Ultra-Thin Chocolate Chunk Cookies
PB&C Cookies
Cocoa Cabanas
S'mores
Chocolate Smooches
Brown Butter Blondies
Quick Fix: Toasted Coconut Clusters
Chocolate Caramels
Chocolatte
Robert's Egg Cream
How We Make Our Chocolate
The Bean Cleaner
The Roaster
The Winnower
The Melangeur
The Conche/Refiner
The Tempering Machine
The Molding Machine
A Hint of Chocolate
Chocolate-Marbled Gingerbread
White Velvet Cake with Milk Chocolate Ganache
Layered Crepe Torte
Banana Caramel Cake
Quick Fix: Bread and Chocolate
Pull-Apart Kuchen
Chocolate Chunk Challah
Chocolate Chunk Muffins
Chocolate Chunk Scones
Mascarpone-Stuffed French Toast
Cacao Nib Waffles
Quick Fix: Oatmeal with Nibs
Brown Sugar Meringue Bars
Polvorones
Cacao Nib Macaroons
Apricot Hazelnut Squares
Lace Cookies
Mini Madeleines
Cocoa Caramel Panna Cotta
Mint-Basil Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream
Quick Fix: Pepper Mill Nibs
Pumpkin Seed Nib Brittle
Almond Roca
Cocoa Nuts
Chocolate Banana Milkshake
Roasted Squash with Nib Vinaigrette
Quick Fix: Goat Cheese with Nibs
Spinach and Walnut Salad with Pears and Nib Vinaigrette
BBQ Sauce
Tortilla Soup
Three-Bean Chili
Quick Fix: John's Cocoa Rub
Chile-Marinated Flank Steak
Baked Beans
Cacao
An Understory Tree
The Bitter Seeds
A Vulnerable Crop
Cultivating Cacao
A Closer Look at Fermentation
The First Taste of Cacao
The Three Types of Cacao
A Closer Look at Cacao Genetics
The Forest Garden
Cacao's Need for the Biting Midge
The Meaning of the Percent Sign
Why We Also Make Single-Origin Chocolates
Basics and Add-Ons
Citrus Sugar
Marshmallows
Honeycomb
Creme Fraiche
Clarified Butter
John's Simple Chocolate Sauce
Hot Fudge Sauce
Chocolate Syrup
Dulce de Leche
Custard Sauce
Macerated Berries
Candied Almonds
Whipped Cream
The Future of Cacao
Ecuador
The Dominican Republic
Guatemala
Panama
Epilogue
A New Chapter for Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker
Contributors
Glossary of Chocolate-Related Terms
Resources
Suggested Reading
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index