Finally, the first book to reveal the complete bean-to-bar process of creating chocolate from scratch in your own kitchen, plus over 100 recipes for delectable cacao treats.
Through easy-to-understand recipes, Chocolate Alchemy makes creating your own chocolate at home accessible to everyone, whether you are an avid cook or simply a chocolate lover. Called a “female pioneer of bean-to-bar chocolate,” Kristen Hard shares her philosophy and secrets to making chocolate, with clear instructions on minimal-processing techniques without additives.
The book is filled with more than 100 innovative recipes that showcase chocolate’s complex flavor, from pink peppercorn ginger truffles and hickory-smoked caramels to chocolate oatmeal cream pies and raw almond bark. Step-by-step photographs guide the home cook, but also allow for experimentation and customization. Chocolate Alchemy gives chocolate addicts the knowledge and confidence to set up their own chocolate laboratory and craft confections and baked goods with the true flavors of chocolate as the star of the show.