The Joy of Chocolate: Recipes and Stories from the Wonderful World of the Cocoa Bean (Hardcover)
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A comprehensive, step-by-step guide to creating delicious chocolates and fillings from scratch by a master chocolatier
Written by one of the UK’s most celebrated master chocolatiers, and a presenter on the BBC2 TV series The Sweet Makers, this guide showcases how to make delicious chocolates from scratch in your own kitchen.
This delightfully decadent book is a love letter to chocolate, from the very fundamentals of what is chocolate and how to taste and buy, to achieving a world-class shine and blending flavor like a pro. It explains clearly and with creativity, so that by the end of the book, anyone from beginner to confident cook will be able to make the very best chocolate recipes.
Ever since Paul introduced sea salted caramel to the world of chocolate, he has been at the forefront of artisan chocolate making. With three chocolateries in London, Paul has a reputation as a flavor alchemist who often incorporates unusual ingredients into his wonderful confections and develops combinations that are original, experimental, sometimes daring, yet always perfectly balanced.
About the Author
Paul A Young is a ground-breaking and inspirational chocolatier who is at the forefront of the British chocolate scene. Trained as a chef before moving into the world of chocolate, Paul’s cutting-edge creativity has won him numerous awards and led to him being ranked among the world’s best chocolatiers. In 2014, the International Chocolate Awards named Paul Outstanding British Chocolatier. Paul’s dedication to his craft, his personality and his experimental creativity shine through in the quality of his chocolates and through the style of his beautiful boutique chocolateries.