- Publish Date: February 14, 2017
- Format: Hardcover
- Category: Cooking - Specific Ingredients - Chocolate
- Publisher: Rizzoli
- Trim Size: 8-5/8 x 11-1/8
- Pages: 384
- US Price: $40.00
- CDN Price: $55.00
- ISBN: 978-0-8478-5928-3
"CHOCOLAT: From the Cocoa Bean to the Chocolate Bar by Pierre Marcolini, Belgium’s foremost artisanal chocolatier, is a wonder of chocolate creations in an over-the top volume of goodies! Marcolini reveals the secrets of the art of fine chocolate making which involves learning how to roast, grind, and temper the chocolate at home like the professionals. The photographs of the delicious concoctions actually take your breath away and make your mouth water. Standouts include crisp milk chocolate-praline clusters; Breton shortbread cookies; chocolate madeleines; chocolate macarons; and chocolate puff pastry."
"To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Maison Marcolini, Mr. Marcolini has wriiten Chocolat: From the Cocoa Bean to the Chocolate Bar. It is both a love letter to his craft and the ultimate guide to chocolate appreciation. It is also one of the best single-subject cookbooks to come out in a long while."
—New York Journal of Books
"This stunning volume is the innovator's mouth-watering meditation of the craft that spans from the bean to the dessert (or savory) bowl."
—Bal Harbour Magazine