Giveaway: Chocolate and Cookbook Giveaway
October 21, 2011 in Giveaways
We’ve got a fantastic competition to make your day even sweeter – a copy of Cooking with Chocolate: Essential Recipes and Techniques as well as two 250g bars of cooking chocolate (a dark and a milk) and a degustation grands crus giftbox containing 52 (!) chocolate squares from Valrhona.
The book is a chocolate encyclopedia that will help chocolate lovers everywhere perfect their pâtisserie skills by drawing on the expertise of some of the world’s greatest chefs. This bible of everything chocolate is so much more than a simple recipe book. Instructive and educational, it offers a step-by-step guide to the key professional techniques of working with chocolate, illustrated by selected gourmet creations. With its high level of technical instruction that is very easy to follow, it is perfect for beginners and more advanced amateur pâtissiers. Whether it is for mastering a passion or preparing for a career, Cooking with Chocolate will be a precious reference work for any reader.
The book reveals all the experience, knowledge and passion for taste developed over decades by the pâtissiers at Valrhona’s École du Grand Chocolat:
- Hints and techniques from professional chefs, illustrated with a wide variety of recipes created by the pâtissiers of the École du Grand Chocolat; recipes for timeless classics that have been given a modern touch, original desserts and those inspired by current international gastronomy trends
- User-friendly recipes, categorized into three levels of difficulty (Gourmet, Prestige and Expert)
- How to use different kinds of chocolate
- The origins of Le Grand Chocolat, from bean to bar
In addition, the book contains a glossary of all the key terms from the world of chocolate and is packed full of high-quality photographic illustrations.
For a chance to win the cookbook and chocolate, just leave a comment below. The prize can only be shipped to an Irish address. One entry per person please – multiple entries will be disqualified. One winner will be randomly chosen and notified by email. The competition will close at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, 28 October. Good luck!
If you’re not the lucky winner, Cooking with Chocolate is currently available in Brown Thomas and coming soon to Fallon & Byrne. Valrhona Chocolate is available in Fallon & Byrne, Donnybrook Fair Stores, Brown Thomas Dublin, The Chocolate Shop (Cork), Avoca Stores, Sixty Four Wine (Glasthule), Mitchell & Son, Morton’s Stores and other specialty food stores and wine shops nationwide.
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNER: