Chocolate for Beginners: Techniques and Recipes for Making Chocolate Candy, Confections, Cakes and More
From chocolate enthusiast to home chocolatier
Making melt-in-your-mouth chocolate may seem daunting―but it doesn’t have to be! Whether you’re hoping to impress guests, give a delicious gift, or add something special to your baked goods―Chocolate for Beginners shows you how to create beautiful confections in the comfort of your own kitchen.
Progress through easy to difficult recipe tutorials for melting, tempering, dipping, and decorating. Try your hand at confections, cookies, sauces, and more―or add a little creativity to your treats using tips for gift packaging, adventurous twists, and fun substitutions.
Chocolate for Beginners includes:
- Bean to bar―Discover the basics with simple kitchen rules for selecting chocolate, tips on necessary equipment, troubleshooting suggestions, and more.
- Sweeten your skillset―Start crafting with techniques covering everything from coating confections, molding a chocolate shell, caramelizing sugar, and more.
- Cocoa cuisine―Satisfy your sweet tooth with 65 step-by-step recipes for a variety of rich truffles, tarts, cakes, mousses, and more.
Sling on the apron and turn up the heat―you have everything you need to start making crave-worthy bites that are sure to delight.