This book is so sweet, I could feel the cavities developing as I flipped from Morning Glory Scones to Molten Chocolate Cookies to Chocolate Caramel Pecan Bundt Cake. If you can break away from the beautiful photographs of these mouthwatering recipes, you’ll find clearly written directions for making each of these delectable, delicious, drool-worthy treats. Choooocolaaate (Persimmon) Caaaake and others await your approval!
Chocophiles are discovering what professional bakers such as Alice Medrich and David Lebovitz have known all along: Guittard, San Francisco's oldest continuously family-owned chocolate company, makes some of the best premium chocolate available. With 50 tempting photographs and 60 simple recipes for every kind of indulgence, Amy Guittard presents tried-and-true favorite recipes from five generations of Guittards, ranging from start-your-day-right Chocolate Cherry Scones to fudgey Mocha Cookies and deep, dark Chocolate Caramel Pecan Bundt Cake. Leave it to the people who really know chocolate to make a collection of recipes that are sure to make every chocolate lover long for one bite more.
About the Author
Amy Guittard is the great-great-granddaughter of the founder of the Guittard Chocolate Company and the company's marketing director. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Antonis Achilleos is a New York–based food photographer whose work has been published in Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, and many cookbooks.
Alice Medrich is a lauded baking instructor and award-winning cookbook author, who received her formal training at École Lenôtre in France.