Tag Archives: Chocolate

Coconut Crunch from The Tanner Brother’s ‘For Chocolate Lovers: From Truffles to Tiramisu’

Chris and James demonstrate the versatility of chocolate, one of the most coveted ingredients, from the sumptuous dark chocolate truffle cake to the innovative white chocolate and chili ice cream.   Ingredients:   200g plain chocolate, broken into pieces 100g unsalted butter, cubed 350g condensed milk 250g grated coconut, toasted 200g dried glace cherries, chopped […]


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Dark Chocolate Truffle Cake from The Tanner Brothers’ ‘For Chocolate Lovers: From Truffles to Tiramisu’

Chris and James demonstrate the versatility of chocolate, one of the most coveted ingredients, from the sumptuous dark chocolate truffle cake to the innovative white chocolate and chili ice cream.   Ingredients:   225g plain chocolate, broken into pieces 300ml thick double cream cocoa powder, for dusting   Directions:   Melt the chocolate in a […]


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Chocolate Chip Cookies from The Tanner Brothers’ ‘For Chocolate Lovers: From Truffles to Tiramisu (Small Book of Good Taste)’

Chris and James demonstrate the versatility of chocolate, one of the most coveted ingredients, from the sumptuous dark chocolate truffle cake to the innovative white chocolate and chili ice cream.   Ingredients:   110g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing 50g caster sugar 50g soft brown sugar 1 free-range egg 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 150g […]


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Flourless Chocolate Torte from Emeril Lagasse’s ‘Emeril’s Potluck’

Emeril Lagasse needs no introduction. TV chef par excellence, and author of eight other cookbooks, he’s become something of a one-man industry. Emeril’s Potluck, concerned with “comfort food with a kicked-up attitude,” follows the MO of his other books–easy, attractive recipes (in this case 150-plus of them).   Ingredients:   1/2 pound (2 sticks) unsalted […]


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Chocolate Chip Biscotti from Gooseberry Patch’s ‘Circle of Friends Cookbook – 25 Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes’

Chocolate chip cookies are a favorite among many. But why settle for just plain old chocolate chip cookies? Why not spice things up with some pumpkin, peanut butter, or oatmeal? This book features 25 recipes for different kinds of chocolate chip cookies that will have your mouth watering.   Ingredients:   1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour […]


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Toast with Chocolate and Fleur de Sel from Amanda Hesser’s ‘Cooking for Mr Latte, A Food Lover’s Courtship, with Recipes’

Amanda Hesser’s irresistible new book is the tale of a romance where food is the source of discovery, discord, and delight—a story of universal desires: good food, great company, and a mate.   Ingredients:   Thin baguette bread loaf (not sourdough) Best quality bittersweet or dark chocolate Best quality extra-virgin olive oil Fleur de sel […]


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Chocolate Bouchon from Thomas Keller and Jeffrey Cerciello’s ‘Bouchon’

This new cookbook takes its title from Keller’s less expensive bistro next door to his California location. At Bouchon he and his kitchen staff concentrate on bistro classics: onion soup, roast chicken, tarte tatin.   Ingredients:   Butter and flour for the timbale molds. 3 1/2 ounces (3/4 cup) all-purpose flour 1 cup unsweetened cocoa […]


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Chocolate Delice from Raymond Blanc’s ‘Kitchen Secrets’

With a range of achievable and inspirational recipes for cooks of all abilities, Kitchen Secrets is all about bringing Gallic passion and precision into the home kitchen.   Ingredients:   For the base 100g/3½oz toasted hazelnuts 100g/3½oz caramelised sugar pieces 150g /5¼oz bran flakes, slightly crushed   For the delice 140ml/5fl oz full-fat milk 325ml/11½fl […]


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Chocolate Mousse from Raymond Blanc’s ‘Kitchen Secrets’

With a range of achievable and inspirational recipes for cooks of all abilities, Kitchen Secrets is all about bringing Gallic passion and precision into the home kitchen.   Ingredients:   For the chocolate mousse 170g/6oz good-quality dark chocolate, minimum 60 per cent cocoa solids, roughly chopped 7 free-range egg whites ¼ tsp lemon juice 40g/1½oz […]


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Potato Crisps with Anise and Chocolate from René Redzepi’s ‘Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine’

Those unable to secure a seat at the World’s Best Restaurant 2010, the 12-table Noma near Copenhagen, will have to settle for Rene’s cookbook of imaginative combinations.   Ingredients:   Potatoes   2 Bintje potatoes 800 milliliters grapeseed oil   For covering and serving   400 grams couverture chocolate 20 grams powdered cocoa butter 4 […]


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