Item description for Viva Chocolate! (Cook West) by Marilyn Noble...
Long live chocolate!
A welcome addition to the Cook West Series, Viva Chocolate! offers 50 inspiring, inventive recipes for the rich brown treat that everyone loves. Besides sweets, cocoa also flavors meat-based main dishes popular in the Southwest, Mexico, and Central America. Viva Chocolate! enables a true chocoholic to start the day with elegant Chocolate Stuffed French Toast with Orange Marmalade Sauce, warm up on a cold afternoon with Smokin' Hot Chili, and impress dinner guests by serving Chocolate Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Crme Anglaise. 20 color photos.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.2" Width: 6.4" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Apr 15, 2008
Publisher Rio Nuevo
ISBN 193385510X ISBN13 9781933855103
Availability 0 units.
More About Marilyn Noble
Marilyn Noble is the managing editor for Sculptural Pursuit magazine and author of Citrus Essentials and Chocolate. She lives in Denver, Colorado.
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Enthusiastically recommended for both personal and community library specialty cookbook collections. Apr 4, 2008
If there's anything that unites boys and girls, men and women from every walk of life into enthusiastic agreement it is a love of chocolate in all of its forms and formats. What might not be so well known is that in addition to being the basis for chocolate, the cocoa plant is utilized as a source of flavoring for a great many of the dishes associated with the traditional cuisines of Central America, Mexico, and the American Southwest. Part of the outstanding 'Cook West' series from Rio Nuevo Publishers, "Viva Chocolate!" by chocolateer Marilyn Noble is a compendium of fifty very special recipes based upon the qualities of chocolate and range from simple indulgences to 'decadent desserts'. From Chocolate Stuffed French Toast with Orange Marmalade Sauce; to Chocolate Pear Cake; to Chocolate Zabaglione Crepes with Cherry Port Reduction; to Traditional Mexican Hot Chocolate, the thoroughly 'kitchen cook friendly' recipes comprising "Viva Chocolate!" will grace any dining occasion and satisfy the palate of all true chocolate connoisseurs. Nicely illustrated with full color photographs of completed dishes, featuring an informatively useful chapter on 'The Basics' for novice chefs, and enhanced with the addition of two appendices ('Working with Chocolate' and 'Resources', "Viva Chocolate!" is enthusiastically recommended for both personal and community library specialty cookbook collections.