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Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate Desserts

 

What a fabulous treat awaited today when I returned to my office after first working on fixing up the courtyard, scooping ice cream and then spending a chunk of time bent over the ladies toilet in the Dingle shop replacing the sheared bolts holding down the bowl (ah yes, the joys of business ownership!).

The Pierre Hermé ”Chocolate Desserts” book written by Dorie Greenspan was front and centre on my desk. I had ordered it from Amazon after reading about the experiences of cooks working with it on eGullet, but with all the excitement of the Easter rush I had forgotten all about it.

Any chocoholic will salivate simply looking at the pictures. I didn’t get a whole heap of work done the next hour. I just leafed through the pages and drooled. I can’t wait to get in and try some of the recipes (I noticed one straight away for chocolate crepes. I’ll have to try it out and perhaps modify the previous recipe!) Below is his chocolate, coffee, and whiskey granita. Bottoms up!

Chocolate Desserts 2

 

By the way, there is an nice aggregator of food blogs called Food Porn Watch. A peculiar name all right, but worth a look for any foodie. The photos on many of the blogs are sublime. I guess I’ll have to up my game!

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5 Responses to “Chocolate Desserts”

  1. October 20th, 2006 at 5:01 pm

    Louis says:

    i have been looking for Ireland recipes for days can anyone help me find any
    i want desserts!!!

  2. March 3rd, 2008 at 8:55 am

    desserts says:

    To: Louis, you can find heaps of Irish foods and its recipes online,. As for this one, the recipe presented is similar to any other chocolate desserts found elsewhere. But I know, Irish makes one of the best chocolate desserts in the world. Talk about Belgian candies ;)

    -darciean

  3. March 22nd, 2008 at 8:15 pm

    shiyalyn says:

    lol that looks good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. May 5th, 2008 at 8:56 pm

    Chocolate Covered Gifts says:

    Any chocoholic will salivate simply looking at the pictures. I didn’t get a whole heap of work done the next hour.

  5. June 10th, 2008 at 2:32 am

    Colon Cleanse Geek says:

    How comical that at the same time you found the recipe book you were held over by the throne…..too funny. Thanks for sharing that excellent chocolate dessert recipe book:-)

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Murphys Ice Cream has shops in Dingle, Killarney and Dublin 2 (Wicklow Street).