Lee Cotton

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Adventures with Chocolate: 80 Sensational Recipes by Paul A. Young
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2.0 out of 5 stars Poor ganache recipes, 17 July 2011
I have tried three of the ganache recipes from this book, and they are pretty poor. A lot of the recipes use the currently fashionable trend of using water instead of cream. This is pointless as the results lack the taste and feel that cream adds, and any "health" benefit is outweighed by the alarming quantities of sugar used to compensate. A lot of the ganache recipes also add way too much water, making them very thin at best, and a completely useless liquid at worse. How he thinks some of these can be rolled or piped I have no idea. Perhaps the more desert based recipes will fare better, but if your thinking of getting this for making individual rolled or piped chocolates, I would… Read more

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