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Chocolate Creations

Chocolate is a substance that is craved, devoured, drunk , dreamed of and consumed in enormous quantities by people in every country in the world, and has been for centuries. The Aztecs even prized it above gold and silver. The... Read moreRead less

Chocolate is a substance that is craved, devoured, drunk , dreamed of and consumed in enormous quantities by people in every country in the world, and has been for centuries. The Aztecs even prized it above gold and silver.

The UK population consumes over 500,000 tonnes of chocolate every year – that’s 8.4kg (18.6lb) of chocolate for every man, woman and child. This is considerably more than the quantity the average American eats – only 5.2kg (11.6lb) per person – but nothing compared with the amount the Swiss get through. As the world’s greatest chocolate consumers, the residents of Switzerland munch their way through 10.1kg (22.3lb) of chocolate per person each year. That’s equivalent to 162 Mars Bars or 420 bags of Cadbury’s Buttons.

Chocolate Creations is a tribute to this most exquisite of substances. This volume contains over 160 recipes that celebrate the taste, texture and diversity of chocolate. From sweet biscuits to creamy eclairs, frozen deserts and family cakes there are recipes to satisfy the longings of the most ardent chocolate lover.

Each recipe in Chocolate Creations is one page in length, and includes a mouthwatering picture, preparation and baking time, and often a cook’s tip, which gives advice on food and ingredient substitutions to make completing the recipe easier. The recipes are written in a clear step-by-step format with no more than 10 steps per recipe.

Chocolate Creations is divided into chapters that reflect the flexibility of this sumptious ingredient. There are chapters on cookies, sweet biscuits, petits fours, pastries, puddings , desserts, cakes and gateaux.

Format: 275 x 210mm
Extent: 256
Word count: 60,000
Illustrations: over 250 colour photographs

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