“Effortless sophisticated desserts. . . . perfect for short-staffed dinner parties and midweek dessert cravings.” (Library Journal
About the Author
is truly a star in the baking world, having won more cookbook-of-the-year awards and best in the dessert and baking category awards than any other author. She received her formal training at the prestigious Êcole Lenôtre in France, and is widely credited with introducing the chocolate truffle to the United States when she began making and selling them at her influential Berkeley dessert shop, Cocolat. She has since left the retail world, devoting much of her career to teaching and sharing her expansive knowledge about baking.
She is the author of Chewy Gooey Crispy Crunchy Melt-in-Your-Mouth Cookies, Pure Dessert
, Bittersweet: Recipes and Tales from a Life in Chocolate
, and Chocolate Holidays