Synopses & Reviews
The Mayas called chocolate “food of the gods,” and most people agree. No matter whether its dark, milk, or white; has hints of vanilla or licorice; or is laced with liquor: chocolate is simply irresistible. This book--part of the "50 Easy Recipes" series from the experts at Academia Barilla in collaboration--is devoted to this metaphysical joy. Chocolate is a fun-shaped dark chocolate slab, greedily bitten into in the top corner. Inside, home cooks will find many Italian specialities such as Cuneesi with rum liquor, Parmigiani maraschino, and chocolate Sicilian cannoli.
Each book in the “50 Easy Recipe” series from Academia Barilla is dedicated to a particular ingredient and characterized by the foods form.
The Mayas called chocolate “food of the gods,” and most people agree. No matter whether it's dark, milk, or white; has hints of vanilla or licorice; or is laced with liquor: chocolate is simply irresistible. This lavishly illustrated cookbook, from the world-renowned Academia Barilla, celebrates chocolate with 50 scrumptious recipes—including such delights as Shortbread Cookies with Cocoa Beans, Profiteroles, Viennese cake, Zuppa Inglese, and assorted truffles. This is pure chocolate bliss!
Chocolate - everyone is crazy for chocolate and has been for centuries! This chocolate-bar-shaped cookbook is a lot more than eye candy and it's a must for all chocolate lovers. It explains how this favorite of millions began as cocoa grains flavored with pepper and chili that the Aztecs called "food of the gods." Today, chocolate has been greatly transformed, yet it continues to induce a wondrous state of bliss!
About the Author
ACADEMIA BARILLA, founded in 2004 in Parma, one of the most distinguished capitals of Italian cuisine, is a center of great professionalism and talent that is exceptional in the world of cooking. It promotes Italian culinary art, protecting the regional gastronomic heritage and safeguarding it from imitations and counterfeits, while encouraging the great traditions of the Italian restaurant industry. Academia Barilla organizes cooking classes for culinary enthusiasts, distributes the best Italian products, and spreads Italy’s gastronomic culture through publications like this one that recount the unequaled riches of the country.
Table of Contents
Your Own Personal Patisserie
Luxurious Creams by the Spoonful
Slices of Sweetness