Chocolate French: Recipes, Language, And Directions To Francais Au Chocolat
Publish Date: 2011-01-11
Author: A. K. Crump
CHOCOLATE FRENCH introduces you to an entirely new language of taste. Enjoy the best of both worlds with this chocolate lover's guide to french. CHOCOLATE FRENCH takes you on a culinary exploration of the intimate relationship between international French culture and global chocolate cuisine. With Foreword by Bernard Poussin of Debauve & Gallais, recipes from exotic world-class locales such as San Francisco's Lulu and Le Zinc, and New Orleans's Broussards, to Chicago's French Pastry School, Napa's Bouchon, and Paris' Jean Paul Hevin and Le Cordon Bleu. Part guidebook, part cookbook, Chocolate French takes readers on a culinary tour of the world's most celebrated sweet. Packed with recipes, facts, chocolatier reviews, and restaurant recommendations, the book explores chocolate from several angles, and includes anecdotes from Proust, songs by Trenet, and even fashion by the noted designer Sonia Rykiel. Conquering the myth that great French chocolate desserts require difficult preparations, Chocolate French shows how delicious chocolate dishes can be easily made, and how a chocolate-loving philosophy can sweeten life.