There are considerably fewer calories in Alice Medrich's latest book than in Cocolat
, her first, award-winning cookbook. In Chocolate and the Art of Low-Fat Desserts
, Medrich presents recipes that cut fat without compromising texture or flavor--a chocolate lover's dream come true. With offerings like Black Bottom Bananas Napoleons (made with chocolate custard) or Double Chocolate Layer Cake (with less than a third of its calories from fat), Medrich proves that wonderfully indulgent treats don't have to add to your waistline. The book won the 1995 James Beard Cookbook Award.