I'm Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas Signed Cookbook

I'm Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas Cookbook comes to you from Marcel Desaulniers, the famed chef of Trellis Restaurant and dessert expert. Following his famed Death by Chocolate, Desaulniers brings you a Christmas recipe book filled with chocolate delights like Chocolate Cashew Diamonds, Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake, and Refuge of Chocolate Pistachio Mousse. These recipes are great for Christmas gifts and desserts, but are great for any time of the year. The cookbook is filled with color photos of the finished desserts. 

This is a signed edition with an inscription from Marcel Desaulniers to the original cookbook owner. 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 208 pages. 

Copyright: 2007 

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 

Author: Marcel Desaulniers 

ISBN: 9780764599002

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Description: No one knows chocolate like Marcel Desaulniers, whose bestselling, James Beard Award-winning Death by Chocolate and IACP Award-winning Desserts to Die For have made his name synonymous with luscious chocolate desserts. Now, with I'm Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas, Desaulniers has created the ultimate holiday baking book for chocolate lovers everywhere. The chocolate treats and desserts you'll find inside are guaranteed to draw oohs and ahhs from your family and friends, and many are also straightforward to make -- which means you'll have time to enjoy Christmas, too! 

If you've ever dreamed of an all-chocolate Christmas, this book can make your dream come true. Desaulniers gives you 72 seductive recipes for every holiday occasion -- delectable gifts, tempting treat platters, dreamy breakfast nibbles, and, of course, lots of decadent desserts. Delight your faraway friends and family with treats that are perfect for shipping -- nearly twenty in all, including Chocolate Fruitycakes, Chocolate Gingerbread Snowflakes, and Chocolate Buttons Up ButterShots Bundt Cake. Put a smile on the kids' faces with tasty bites like Cranberry Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies, Christmas Breakfast Chocolate Sour Cream Crumb Cake, and Chocolate Drop Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches. And indulge the grown-ups with sinful desserts such as Chocolate Mint Bourbon Creme Brulee, White Chocolate Banana Walnut Christmas Log, and Chocolate Hazelnut Elagantes. 

Desaulniers and his elves tested all of the recipes in a home kitchen using ordinary equipment and supermarket ingredients to make sure that each one is foolproof. So whether you've been naughty or nice, you can tackle any of these recipes with confidence. Many are easy to prepare, and all are beautiful to behold and oh-so-delicious to eat. To make sure each sweet treat comes out just so, Desaulniers also provides "Chef's Touch" notes that detail techniques, variations, storage tips, and serving suggestions. With forty-eight enticing full-color photos, advice on equipment, and a chapter on packing and shipping holiday treats, I'm Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas is sure to become an indispensable holiday companion. 


Condition: Good condition. 

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