In The Ultimate Book of Chocolate trained pastry chef Melanie Dupuis will teach you how to make your chocolate dreams become a reality. Learn how to temper, mould and decorate like a pro with the complete guide to everything chocolate.
Melanie guides the reader with step-by-step pictures and detailed instructions on all the essential techniques, from tempering to making ganache, chocolate mousse, creme anglaise, biscuit bases, meringue and more. The main recipes include every chocolate dessert you could ever imagine, from caramel bonbons and millionaire’s shortbread to Easter eggs, truffles, macarons, cakes, Swiss rolls, eclairs and more.
This is a masterclass in making chocolate desserts from an expert pastry chef, and is truly a chocoaholic’s dream book!
Mélanie Dupuis trained as a pastry chef and caterer in France and worked in the country’s best hotels and restaurants (Hélène Darroze, Benoît Castel, Nomad Food & Design) before embarking on a second career as a food writer. Her first book, Patisserie, was published in 2014 and has been an international success.