The Art of the Chocolatier: From Classic Confections to Sensational Showpieces (Hardcover)

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    Ewald Notter is the founder and director of education of the Notter School of Pastry Arts in Orlando, Florida. Renowned as a master of sugar and chocolate work, he has worked with chocolate for 35 years, during which time he has won numerous awards, including National Pastry Team Champion, Pastry Chef of the Year, and fifteen gold medals in various other pastry competitions. He has taught at pastry schools around the world and serves as a pastry advisor to the American Culinary Federation's Culinary Team USA.

    Becoming a successful chocolatier requires artistry, talent, and a range of well-honed pastry and confectionery skills. This book, from renowned chocolatier and pastry chef Ewald Notter, teaches those skills in a stunningly illustrated full-color format and provides a complete education in chocolate work---from basic chocolate making to advanced showpiece construction.

    Notter begins with an in-depth overview of chocolate, including all of the skills required for producing truffles, slabbed pralines, and other simple candies. He then presents the essential concepts and vital techniques for creating gorgeous large-scale chocolate showpieces that engage the imagination and delight the senses.

    The Basics of Chocolate and Other Ingredients A history of chocolate, its harvesting and production, couverture, and other confectionery ingredients such as nuts, spices, sugars, and liquors.

    Essential Equipment All the tools of the trade, including appliances, hand tools, molds, frames, and other candy tools.

    Chocolate Composition And Basic Techniques Including tempering, dipping, sugar boiling, and caramelizing nuts.

    Simple and Advanced Methods and Recipes Including gianduja, marzipan, ganache, and a broad range of chocolate pralines.

    Decorating Techniques Using transfer sheets, airbrushing, and casting, filling, capping, and finishing molded candies.

    Chocolate Showpiece Creation Including bases and tubes, decor, modeling, painting, piping, creating flowers, and assembly of three-dimensional figures.

    The Art of the Chocolatier is the only book on the market that covers the full spectrum of chocolate work, from fundamental concepts to beautiful final products. For pastry students, working professionals, and serious home confectioners who want to improve their skills with chocolate, this is the ultimate guide to the chocolatier's art.

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    ISBN 9780470398845
    Genre COOKING / Courses & Dishes / Chocolate
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 407
    Publisher Date 2011-01-18 00:00:00.0
    Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 11.5 in
    Wdth 9.0 in
    Thickness 1.5 in
    Unit weight 4.34 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle From Classic Confections to Sensational Showpieces
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Notter, Ewald
    Country of Origin United States

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