The Chocolate Cake For When Times Are Uncertain and All-Purpose Flour Is MIA
No doubt you’ve heard that Americans are drinking far more during this pandemic.
Me? I’m gorging on a whole lot more chocolate.
And that’s saying something since I consider the consumption of chocolate to be practically a daily requirement.
After all when the going gets tough, the tough get dark chocolate.
Thankfully, “Chocolate Cake” by renowned Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten satisfies on every level. It’s from his cookbook, “Home Cooking with Jean-Georges: My Favorite Simple Recipes” (Clarkson Potter, 2011), in which the Michelin-starred chef shares favorite casual recipes he makes for his family
First, this cake uses hardly any all-purpose flour, for those who are running low on it like me. In fact, it calls for just over 1 tablespoon of the stuff. It’s such a small amount, though, that you could probably get away with substituting any other kind of flour for it.Read more