Chocolate is a key ingredient in numerous French recipes. Use the highest quality chocolate you can afford; the flavor and texture really do make the difference between just good and out of this world!
Basic chocolate truffles are so rich they require being eaten slow. Ganache and the proper rolling technique are the secrets of this recipe's success.
Classic chocolate crepes can be filled with just about any dessert-oriented food. Try combinations of nuts, fruit, and sauces for your own unique crepe.
Stuff these unconventional crepes with fresh strawberries and pastry cream for an uplifting dessert.
Chocolate mousse is the quintessential romantic French dessert.
Chocolate and pistachio is a favorite flavor combination in France. Make sure to shave the chocolate into thick strips so it doesn’t disappear during the mixing phase.
Borrowing from chocolate-covered blueberries, Blueberry Wine Coulis makes a unique, flavorful accompaniment this dense, fudge cake.
White chocolate is the perfect catalyst for the warm Mediterranean flavors of Corsica: walnuts, dates, and orange zest.
Deep, dark chocolate is the perfect finish to any meal. Here, the sumptuousness of a chocolate treat is tempered by the refreshing texture of a light sorbet.
Chocolate soufflé is a magical, airy, rich, and complex confection that perfectly rounds out any meal. Served fresh out of the oven, it delights young children and impresses dinner guests.
This classic French dessert is punched up with the essence of cinnamon. Ease of preparation and beautiful presentation make this dish a great selection for dinner parties.
A touch of cinnamon adds a great depth of flavor to these chocolate crepes. Serve them with sautéed bananas and toasted nuts or a dollop of chocolate hazelnut spread.
Raspberries are a refreshing way to perk up white chocolate mousse.