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Professional Chocolate Book from C.H.I.P.S.

The Art of the Chocolatier
From Classic Confections to Sensational Showpieces
by Ewald Notter

Covering the full spectrum of chocolate work-from the fundamentals of chocolate making to instruction on advanced showpiece design and assembly, renowned chocolatier Ewald Notter's The Art of the Chocolatier is a comprehensive guide to chocolate-making.

The book covers basic information on ingredients, equipment, and common techniques in the pastry kitchen, while also offering clear, step-by-step instructions on creating small candies and large-scale chocolate pieces.

Features:

  • Illustrated step-by-step instructions cover all the essentials of chocolate-making, from tempering and creating ganache and gianduja to using molds, transfer sheets, and more
  • An entire chapter devoted to Creating a Competition Piece covers the ins and outs of confectionery competition, from preparing for the event and developing a concept to designing and building a winning chocolate showpiece
  • High quality full-color photos throughout provide inspiration for chocolate décor and showpiece design, while clear how-to photos illustrate key techniques

Contents

Part 1: Introduction to Chocolate

  1. Chocolate and Other Ingredients
  2. Essential Equipment
  3. Composition and Basic Techniques

Part 2: Making Chocolates and Other Confections

  1. Simple Chocolate Methods and Recipes
  2. Gianduja, Caramelized Gianduja, and Marzipan
  3. Ganache
  4. Decorating Techniques
  5. Chocolate Praline Recipes
  6. Sugar-Crusted Alcohol Pralines

Part 3: Creating Chocolate Showpieces

  1. Chocolate Bases and Tubes
  2. Chocolate Décor
  3. Modeling Chocolate
  4. Chocolate Flowers
  5. Painting, Piping, and Assembling Three-Dimensional Figures
  6. Creating a Competition Piece

Appendix: Templates

Index

Also from Ewald Notter and the Culinary Institute of America:
Chocolate Decoration Techniques DVD

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The Art of the Chocolatier
From Classic Confections to Sensational Showpieces
by Ewald Notter

2011 • 407 pages • $65.00 + shipping
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