Chocolate Obsessions Cookbook - Recchiuti Confections San Francisco

Chocolate Obsessions  Cookbook is brought to you by chocolatier Recchiuti Confections in San Francisco, the creme de la creme of artisanal chocolate companies. There are over 60 recipes inside this magnificent cookbook, an IACP Cookbook Awards Winner. The images inside this book will leave you hungry for oh so yummy chocolate delights. 

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Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 199 pages 

Copyright: 2005 

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang 

Author: Michael Recchiuti and Fran Gage 

ISBN: 9781584794578

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Description: Known as the "Picasso of chocolatiers," Michael Recchiuti creates confections that are every bit as daring and original as any of his namesake's artworks. But unlike the painter, the chocolate maker has made it possible for even the amateur to achieve his artistry. In Chocolate Obsession Recchiuti, owner of the famed artisanal chocolate company in San Francisco, divulges his professional secrets and techniques, allowing home cooks to reproduce his exquisite confections in their own kitchens.  

Opening with a complete discussion of chocolate from bean to bar, the book goes on to offer detailed instructions for dipped chocolates, truffles, and molded chocolates, including Recchiuti's signature ganache flavors: Earl Grey tea, burnt caramel, tarragon with grapefruit, and lavender vanilla. Also featured are recipes for such sinfully delicious treats as Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Truffle Cream Filling, Double-Dark Chocolate Souffles, and Rocky Recchiuti Brownies. With more than 60 recipes in all, this book will satisfy even the most obsessive chocolate lovers among us. 

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Condition: Good condition. Awards sticker on jacket fron is slightly peeled. Light wear on jacket edges. Paper of the inside covers is torn along seam (separated). Book well bound. 

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