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Cook the Book: Flourless Milk Chocolate Cake with Grapefruit and Hazelnuts

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Been wondering all week about the gooey, nut-studded, fudge-drenched dessert on the cover of Chocolate Epiphany? It's a flourless milk chocolate cake with grapefruit and hazelnuts. The recipe is simple to prepare and yields extraordinary results. The mild milk chocolate... More

Cook the Book: Chocolate Sticky Toffee Pudding

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Today's Cook the Book recipe for chocolate sticky toffee pudding puts a multinational spin on a traditional British dessert. French pastry chef François Payard adds Dutch-processed cocoa powder and semisweet chocolate chips to the sponge cakes, and Irish cream liqueur... More

Cook the Book: Chocolate Brioche with Chocolate Chips

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Classic, buttery brioche is delicious enough on it own. This version adds chocolate—twice—elevating it to sumptuous new heights. Cocoa powder is incorporated into the dough, and chocolate chips are folded into the brioche as it is shaped. To make individual... More

Coffee & Chocolate Panna Cotta

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The following recipe is from the August 27th edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! Revered pastry chef and author François Payard notes that, "while not specifically low in fat," you... More

Cook the Book: Charlie's Chocolate Pudding Cake

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Almost everyone is a chocolate lover. But recently, more and more people are making the leap to chocolate connoisseur. This new breed of aficionado is interested in more than milk vs. semisweet, Scharffen Berger vs. Callebaut. They want to know... More

Cook the Book: Chocolate-Nut Biscotti

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Biscotti are one of my favorite kinds of cookie to bake. First, the results are a bit more impressive-looking than drop varieties. Second, they last forever (well, up to two weeks) when wrapped tightly. Third, and most importantly, it’s perfectly... More

Cook the Book: 'Chocolate Epiphany'

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From classic cakes, tarts, and cookies, to newfangled churros, marshmallows, and pain perdu, the recipes in this week's Cook the Book selection all have one key ingredient in common: chocolate, and lots of it. In Chocolate Epiphany, fêted French pastry chef François Payard (owner of New York's acclaimed Payard Pâtisserie & Bistro and author of two previous cookbooks, Bite Size and Simply Sensational Desserts) turns his attention exclusively to chocolate, in all its luscious incantations. The 100 recipes range in difficulty from simple-yet-impressive chocolate crème brûlées and chocolate-honey madeleines (perfect for beginner home cooks) to show-stopping chocolate gâteau de crêpes with green tea cream and chocolate pavlovas with chocolate mascarpone mousse (a sumptuous challenge for ambitious bakers). According to François,... More

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