Cookbook Recommendation: Guittard Chocolate Cookbook
Chocolate connoisseurs, this one is for you. Chocolate guru, Amy Guittard, who comes from a long lineage of chocolatiers, has just published a new book called, Guittard Chocolate Cookbook: Decadent Recipes from San Francisco’s Premium Bean to Bar Chocolate Company. The great-granddaughter of Etienne Guittard, founder of the Guittard Chocolate Company, which just so happens to be the oldest, continuously family-run chocolate company in America, Guittard gives her readers access to coveted recipes by her resident pastry chef, Donald Wressell. Don’t miss the delightful cherry chocolate scone or the Noho Kai Chocolate banana bread. For something rich and lush, whip up the Chocolate Caramel Pecan Bundt Cake or the sublime Flourless Chocolate Cake. Find gorgeous photographs and short vignettes about growing up in a chocolate-making family woven in between recipes. Learn everything you need to know about artisanal chocolate in Guittard Chocolate Cookbook, $25.