The Perfect Scoop: Ice Creams, Sorbets, Granitas, and Sweet Accessories (Hardback)
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Short Description for The Perfect Scoop A full-color collection of 150 recipes for ice creams, sorbets, and granitas (plus sauces, mix-ins, and vessels) from celebrated pastry chef David Lebovitz, formerly of Chez Panisse and author of The Great Chocolate Book and Room for Dessert.
- Published: 30 June 2007
- Format: Hardback 224 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781580088084 ISBN 10: 1580088082
- Sales rank: 15,090
Full description for The Perfect Scoop
Ripe seasonal fruits. Fragrant vanilla, toasted nuts, and spices. Heavy cream and bright liqueurs. Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate. Every luscious flavor imaginable is grist for the chill in "The Perfect Scoop," pastry chef David Lebovitz's gorgeous guide to the pleasures of homemade ice creams, sorbets, granitas, and more. With an emphasis on intense and sophisticated flavors and a bountiful helping of the author's expert techniques, this collection of frozen treats ranges from classic (Chocolate Sorbet) to comforting (Tin Roof Ice Cream), contemporary (Mojito Granita) to cutting edge (Pear-Pecorino Ice Cream), and features an arsenal of sauces, toppings, mix-ins, and accompaniments (such as Lemon Caramel Sauce, Peanut Brittle, and Profiteroles) capable of turning simple ice cream into perfect scoops of pure delight.