Chocolate lovers everywhere will enjoy these four decadent baking collections from some of the most recognizable chocolatiers in the world.
The Ghirardelli name first made history during the California Gold Rush of 1849 when Italian immigrant Domingo Ghirardelli provided miners with delicious chocolate drinks. Ghirardelli has been America’s leading chocolatier ever since as it strives for continued excellence by using only the finest cacao to create its decadent chocolates. This latest edition of The Ghirardelli Cookbook comprises over 80 recipes from the Ghirardelli collection, including peppermint brownies, a holiday favorite, white chocolate treats such as the crème brulee, and more decadent chocolate treasures like the Triple Chocolate Truffle. Special features focusing on how to properly bake and store chocolate and a fun guide on throwing a chocolate party serve to enhance this cookbook. Complete with color photographs of 25 of the most delectable recipes, The Ghirardelli Cookbook makes a lovely gift for any chocolate lover.
Hershey’s has been a mainstay in America’s chocolate industry since Milton S. Hershey first marketed his famous cocoa in the 1890s. Chocolate was a decadent treat among only the wealthy at that time and it was Hershey’s dream to make it affordable to everyone. In the century since then, Hershey’s chocolate products have been enjoyed by Americans young and old and many are featured in the Hershey’s Chocolate Cookbook recipe collection. More than 100 desserts are included such as Classic Boston Cream Pie, Rich Cocoa Crinkle Cookies, and the Reese’s Peanut Butter Bark. A guide from Hershey’s baking experts regarding the best way to bake and melt chocolate is also included.
The Nestlé Company derives from Switzerland and is renowned across the globe for its various food products. Chocolate was included in its long list of commodities in 1904 after founder Henri Nestlé’s experimentations with the creation of milk chocolate. Since then, Nestlé chocolates have become famous worldwide and many are featured in the 230 recipes included in this collection. The Nestlé Chocolate 3 Cookbooks in 1 compiles three of their beloved cookbook editions: Holiday Classics, Very Best Baking, and Family Favorites. Featuring chocolate treasures such as the Molten Chocolate Cakes and the famous Nestlé Tollhouse Chocolate Chip Cookies, this cookbook brings the best of everything Nestlé into one convenient collection.
Originally from Iowa, The Mast Brothers have become synonymous with artisanal bean-to-bar chocolate. made in Brooklyn. These two inventive brothers have been creating wonderfully designed and tasty chocolate bars for the last 9 years. They released their first cookbook in 2014, with wide acclaim by the James Beard Foundation and the International Association of Culinary Professionals. In the book you’ll find both sweet and savory recipes for a variety of dishes. From Coq a Vin infused with Cocoa to Chocolatey Whoopie Pies. Not to mention lots of recipes for classic desserts like brownies, bars, and cookies. The book also features a really great story about the brothers journey in becoming chocolatiers and is comprised of some great visuals of the desserts as well.