I'm Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas

I'm Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas

By Marcel Desaulniers; Ron Manville (Photographer)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), Hardcover, 9780764599002, 208pp.

Publication Date: September 28, 2007

The cookbook that combines two of everyone's favorite things chocolate and Christmas

This is the perfect holiday baking guide, packed with 72 seductive and decadent chocolate recipes. Offering perfect inspiration for chocolate lovers and holiday do-it-yourselfers, the book includes tips and advice on ingredients and cooking techniques, as well as on packaging and shipping holiday food gifts.

Accessible enough for home cooks yet sophisticated enough to impress almost any guest, Marcel Desaulniers's recipes include such delicious chocolate treats as Chocolate Amaretto Terrine, Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies, and Chocolate Orange Cheesecake.Features 72 delicious desserts and chocolate treats along with 48 full-color photographsIncludes Christmas gift recipes that are perfect for wrapping and shippingWritten by Marcel Desaulniers, critically acclaimed author of the bestseller, "Death by Chocolate.

About the Author
Marcel Desaulniers is the executive chef and co-owner of the Trellis Restaurant in Williamsburg, Virginia. A 1965 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Marcel has received several national awards, including Food and Wine's Honor Roll of American Chefs, the Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America, the prestigious Ivy Award from Restaurants and Institutions, the 1993 James Beard Award for Best American Chef Mid-Atlantic States, the highly coveted Silver Palate award from the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, and the 1999 James Beard Award for Outstanding Pastry Chef in America. Marcel is the author of Death by Chocolate, Desserts to Die For, An Alphabet of Sweets, and Death by Chocolate Cookies.

Manville is a freelance photographer specializing in culinary, travel, and fashion.