Author(s): Sarah Perry
If you love dark chocolate, you've come to the right place. "Deep Dark Chocolate" is overflowing with irresistible recipes using bittersweet and semisweet chocolate, cacao nibs, and beans-the darker the better. These sinfully decadent desserts include such indulgences as Black Magic Chocolate Espresso Cookies and Crunchy Nut Bittersweet Caramel Bars, and that is just the beginning. Author Sara Perry tells you everything you need to know about the types of dark chocolate on the marketplace, what the percentages mean, and which ones are best to cook with. And each recipe showcases dark chocolate at its very best.Pap Hayden's Chocolate Gateau will make your loved one feel extra special. The deceptively simple Little Chocolate Cheesecake with Mocha Affogato will turn your dinner party into something spectacular. Dark chocolate is always the star here whether they are cookies, cakes, custards, pies, drinks, or sauces. So, start your day with a Chocolate Dream Scone with Mascarpone Spread or end it with a Clean Chic Chocolate Martini nightcap-everyday is brighter when you include a bit of dark chocolate. And with "Deep Dark Chocolate", you'll always keep your bittersweet-tooth satisfied.
Sara is a columnist for The Oregonian and the author of more than a dozen cookbooks, including Everything Tastes Better with Bacon (A New York Times 2002 Notable Cookbook), The New Complete Coffee Book, and The New Tea Book. Her holiday celebration series, with recipes and crafts for the whole family, includes Weekends With The Kids, Christmastime Treats, Summertime Treats, Valentine Treats and Birthday Treats. Sara also is a food, family entertainment, and travel contributor for national publications and Web sites and makes frequent television and radio appearances to demonstrate and talk about recipes, cooking, and enjoying life and the kitchen with kids.