The Chocolate Bible
The Chocolate BibleElisabeth Johansson
A highly personal book with carefully selected chocolate recipes!
The prized pastry chef Elisabeth Johansson presents modern versions of about 100 exciting chocolate recipes, mostly new but also traditional, including biscuits, cakes, pastries, desserts, ice cream, sweets and drinks.
The book also has a practical sections on techniques such as tempering chocolate, making your own moulds and making biscuits and pralines and a section on the health benefits of chocolate and some tips for healthy chocolate snacks. There are also some colourful texts on the origin of chocolate and interesting flavour combinations such as liquorice and chilli together with chocolate. The book even describes how chocolate is produced from cocoa beans and how to select suitable drinks that go with chocolate and there is also a chapter of raw chocolate and recipes that have been adapted to the raw food principle.
The Chocolate Bible is bursting with fantastic recipes that include healthy chocolate balls with different flavours, chocolate pie with dried berries, fruits and nuts, a strong chilli chocolate cake, pain au chocolat, salt liquorice pralines, truffles, ice creams with coconut, raspberry and passion fruit cake, homemade chocolate pudding, chocolate milkshake and hot chocolate drinks.