Choclatique: 150 Simply Elegant Desserts

by Ed Engoron
As told by Mary Goodbody

Running Press | September 27, 2011 | Hardcover

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Choclatique is a chocolate lover’s dream. Ed Engoron has traveled to more than 130 countries in search of the best chocolate the world has to offer. From exploring the Amazon jungle to dining at the Grand Palace of Thailand to studying at Paris’ famed Cordon Bleu, Ed’s experiences are the inspiration for the amazing chocolate creations in Choclatique.

The more than 170 easy recipes are based on five essential building blocks or ganaches (glaze or filling made from chocolate and cream) that allow you to whip up luscious chocolate delights minutes before dinner. Choclatique includes recipes for cakes, candies, cookies, custards, hot chocolate, ice cream, milkshakes, muffins, sauces, smoothies, tarts, trifles, waffles, and more. Illustrated with beautiful full-color photography throughout.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 272 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.98 in

Published: September 27, 2011

Publisher: Running Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0762439645

ISBN - 13: 9780762439645

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Choclatique: 150 Simply Elegant Desserts

Choclatique: 150 Simply Elegant Desserts

by Ed Engoron
As told by Mary Goodbody

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 272 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.98 in

Published: September 27, 2011

Publisher: Running Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0762439645

ISBN - 13: 9780762439645

About the Book

"Choclatique" is a chocolate lover's dream. Ed Engoron has traveled to more than 130 countries in search of the best chocolate the world has to offer. From exploring the Amazon jungle to dining at the Grand Palace of Thailand to studying at Paris' famed Cordon Bleu, Ed's experiences are the inspiration for the amazing chocolate creations in "Choclatique."

The more than 170 easy recipes are based on five essential building blocks or ganaches (glaze or filling made from chocolate and cream) that allow you to whip up luscious chocolate delights minutes before dinner. "Choclatique" includes recipes for cakes, candies, cookies, custards, hot chocolate, ice cream, milkshakes, muffins, sauces, smoothies, tarts, trifles, waffles, and more. Illustrated with beautiful full-color photography throughout.

From the Publisher

Choclatique is a chocolate lover’s dream. Ed Engoron has traveled to more than 130 countries in search of the best chocolate the world has to offer. From exploring the Amazon jungle to dining at the Grand Palace of Thailand to studying at Paris’ famed Cordon Bleu, Ed’s experiences are the inspiration for the amazing chocolate creations in Choclatique.

The more than 170 easy recipes are based on five essential building blocks or ganaches (glaze or filling made from chocolate and cream) that allow you to whip up luscious chocolate delights minutes before dinner. Choclatique includes recipes for cakes, candies, cookies, custards, hot chocolate, ice cream, milkshakes, muffins, sauces, smoothies, tarts, trifles, waffles, and more. Illustrated with beautiful full-color photography throughout.

About the Author

Ed Engoron is an award-winning restaurateur, chef, food consultant, and chocolatier. He studied in Paris at the famed Cordon Bleu. He cofounded Choclatique, an award-winning, artisan chocolate company, in 2003. He lives in Los Angeles. Please visit him at choclatique.com

Mary Goodbody was a senior editor for Chocolatier Magazine from 1985 until 2002, and wrote the magazine’s first cookbook, Glorious Chocolate. She lives in Fairfield, CT.

Editorial Reviews

Barbara Fairchild, Culinary Authority "An ambitious, impressive cookbook with a clever premise: Using easy-to-make ganache as the basis for a range of all kinds of delicious chocolate desserts. What's not to love?"Jeffrey Dryfoos, Publisher Dessert Professional Magazine "I have known Ed as a Chocolatier and now see him as an author. This, his first book, is an excellent addition to anyone's kitchen library. For those who do not make dessert at home, well you are in for a real treat. Ed makes dessert something that anyone can now achieve."Tish Boyle, cookbook author and dessert blogger "The Choclatique Cookbook delivers an inspiring collection of knock-out desserts for chocolate lovers, and it’s also a fascinating read. Ed Engeron has traveled all over the world in search of the best chocolate, and the stories of his far-flung adventures are as engaging as his recipes. For a chocophile, it doesn’t get much better than this."Library Journal, (Maggie Knapp, Trinity Valley Sch. Lib., Fort Worth, TX) “Before presenting the recipes, Engoron, an award-winning chef and cofounder of the premium California chocolate boutique Choclatique, details the history of chocolate, buying and caring for chocolate, and using all the senses to appreciate it fully. (Break the chocolate and listen for the snap. Smell the bar at the broken point….) All of the recipes call for ganache, which is relatively simple to prepare but should be made separately a day beforehand. Some recipes require specialized
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