Chocolate and Vanilla Cookbook
In the Chocolate and Vanilla cookbook, top pastry chef Gale Gand from Chicago restaurant Tru showcases the delightful flavors of vanilla with sweets recipes that will make your mouth water.
Format: Hardcover and dust jacket, 160 pages
Publisher: Clarkson Potter/Publishers
Author: Gale Gand
Description: Award-winning pastry chef and Food Network star Gale Gand considers vanilla the lingerie of baking: It's an invisible essential, the thing you put on before anything else; but when given the spotlight, it's every bit as sexy and alluring as chocolate, vanilla fans would say even more so.
In this flip cookbook, Gand offers tips on working with both vanilla beans and vanilla extract, revealing which is best for what, and includes a helpful substitution guide. And then it's on to the good stuff. recipes for irresistible sweets that showcase vanilla's beguiling flavor. With one section devoted to desserts using whole vanilla beans, think Vanilla Raspberry Rice Pudding with Lemon-Vanilla Caramel and Late-Night Vanilla Flan, and another focusing on extract, such as Vanilla-Blueberry Crumb Cake and Boston Cream Cupcakes, these are recipes that are anything but plain vanilla.
Gale Gand is the James Beard Award–winning executive pastry chef and partner of the acclaimed restaurant Tru in Chicago. Known across the country as the host of Sweet Dreams, which was the Food Network's first daily show devoted entirely to baking, Gand has her own root beer company and line of bakeware. She lives in Illinois with her husband and three children. This is her sixth cookbook.
Condition: Like new.
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