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    DescriptionThe Great book every chocophile has been waiting for, pastry chef David Lebovitz's guide is a jam-packed snapshot of the global chocolate picture. In this compact volume, he gives a succinct cacao botany lesson, explains the process of chocolate making, runs through chocolate terminology and types, presents information on health benefits, offers an evaluating and buying primer, profiles the world's top chocolate makers and chocolatiers (with a whole chapter dedicated to Paris alone!), and shares dozens of little-known factoids in sidebars throughout the book. More than 30 of his favorite chocolate recipes‚Aifrom Black-Bottom Cupcakes to Homemade Rocky Road Candy, Orange and Rum Chocolate Mousse Cake to Double Chocolate Chip Espresso Cookies‚Aiare icing on the cake. His extensive resource section (with websites for international ordering) can bring the world's best chocolate to every door. A self-avowed chocoholic, Lebovitz nibbles chocolate every day‚Aiand with THE GREAT BOOK OF CHOCOLATE in hand, he figures the rest of us will too. A compact connoisseur's guide, with recipes, to today's cutting-edge array of chocolates and chocolate makers from former Chez Panisse pastry chef David Lebovitz. Includes more than 50 location and food photographs. Chocolate‚Ailike its predecessors coffee, wine, and bread‚Aiis the latest darling of the food scene.The New York Times on Lebovitz's first book: ‚AuInstructions are clear and simple, and the recipes are so good that it becomes clear what a master baker he is.‚Au


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    Title
    The Great Chocolate Book
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Lebovitz
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 114 mm
    Height: 259 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781580084956
    ISBN 10: 1580084958
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: WB
    B&T General Subject: 240
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Libri: I-CW
    DC22: 641.6374
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24500
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 08
    BISAC V2.8: CKB004000
    B&T Approval Code: A97405000
    DC22: 641.6/374
    BISAC V2.8: CKB018000
    LC classification: TP640
    DC22: 641.3374
    LC classification: TX767.C5 L4 2004
    Thema V1.0: WB, WBVS
    Illustrations note
    col
    Publisher
    TEN SPEED PRESS
    Imprint name
    TEN SPEED PRESS
    Publication date
    01 August 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Berkeley CA
    Author Information
    DAVID LEBOVITZ is a former pastry chef at Chez Panisse. He is also a sought-after cooking instructor, a frequent contributor to food publications, and a popular blogger. He lives in Paris, France, where he leads chocolate tours of the city.