The secrets of ice cream. Ice cream without secrets


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An encyclopedic book that summarizes like few others one of the most complete formulation philosophies that has created a following worldwide.

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This ice-cream master suggests some sort of pure logical game which ends up by seducing you, regardless of one’s level of expertize in ice-cream making. Almost without realizing it, you assume the rules of the game and start to use his terminology. You soon master concepts such as the AFP, the SP, the ser-ving temperature... and the pieces start to fit together. The ultimate reward is balance, which is achieved by means of a careful system of compensations where there is no place for chance.

You can spend several hours theorizing with Angelo on how  to make the best ice-cream possible. As you find the answer to some questions, new  queries arise, which you manage to work out and so on. I can assure that this is a highly nourishing exercise, even for those who are not professional in the industry.

This ice-cream game is nothing other than a well-defined rigurous method, perfectly built, with no fissures, which aims at the elaboration of the best possible top quality ice-cream. A method which is the result of long years in the profession, of experience, and above all, a result of the infinite restlessness of a professional who has been researching every single day throughout his career.

‘The secrets of ice-cream. Ice-cream without secrets’ is much more than just a simple ice-cream making manual for ice-cream makers. It is an essentially practical book so that every gastronomy professional in general (cooks, pastry makers, ice-cream makers, catering...) can make the best ice-cream possible, adapted to their own needs and their own means.

This work provides a great amount of really innovative elements. A thorough analysis of each of the questions in relation to the ingredients, elaboration processes, serving temperatures, conservation, transport, display and sale, all the ice-creams perfectly grouped in different familes, a totally understandable use of language, an agile and dynamic design, make this book a truly priceless tool.

  • Size 24,5 x 29,7 cm
  • Language Bilingual (English and Spanish)
  • ISBN-13 978-84-937584-3-1
  • Author/s Angelo Corvitto
  • Hardcover 392 pages
  • Published in 2004
  • Weight 2.6 kg
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Hendrik D. published the 26/04/2021 following an order made on 19/04/2021


My new ‘bible’

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Becky F. published the 04/04/2021 following an order made on 04/04/2021



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Adrian S. published the 21/09/2020 following an order made on 21/09/2020


Outstanding book, if you would like to learn about Ice Cream. The passion of the author really pulls you in, and you can't stop reading it.

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Kent B. published the 13/08/2020 following an order made on 13/08/2020


Bull shit bok its disipointment over that bok not Wort the money

Comment from Books For Chefs the 16/07/2020
Sorry to hear that, Kent. We understand your disappointment for the delay due to the shipping company. Our agents are working to send it again asap.

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Franky R. published the 09/07/2020 following an order made on 09/07/2020


Amazing book about the science behind gelato. Lot's to learn!

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Lorena E. published the 05/05/2020 following an order made on 05/05/2020


Love it!

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Richard W. published the 27/04/2020 following an order made on 27/04/2020


Great starting point for ice cream making

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Anonymous A. published the 26/01/2020 following an order made on 20/01/2020


Spanish book with poor English translation beside the Spanish

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Anonymous A. published the 22/12/2019 following an order made on 04/07/2019


Content in general seems to be great, but...all English translation text is printed in LIGHT GREY and tiny font. Completely illegible and therefore unfortunately pretty much useless. Plus, the paper smells bad. Sounds ridiculous but is true.

Comment from Books For Chefs the 25/11/2019
We're sorry to hear about it. The size of the font is the same for both english and spanish, maybe the light grey could be difficult to read depending on the light. We'll consider it for next issues.

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Sebastian P. published the 15/09/2019 following an order made on 15/09/2019


Very professional service, solid company despite the long distance books arrived from the payment after 48 hours. Thank you very much and I recommend it.

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