Water Ganache

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Appears in
Real Chocolate: Over 50 Inspiring Recipes for Chocolate Indulgence

By Chantal Coady

Published 2003

  • About

When I was initially told of a French chocolatier making water ganache, my first reaction was that it was impossible. A ganache is basically an emulsion of two fatty components, like egg yolks and oil in mayonnaise. A ganache of water and chocolate breaks all the rules of chocolate-making, as water and chocolate are sworn enemies. I liked the idea of this challenge and decide to try it. The result was astonishing – it worked, and was ‘creamy’