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I have had this cookbook for months now. Initially I was thrilled, this clearly was an original creative addition to dessert cooking. It was so original, I had to launch a purchasing campaign, because I do not stock almond flour, almond paste, or orgeat. Ok, ready to cook. The chocolate pudding was very nice, and the technique was lovely. The brownies were also nice. The lemon pound cake supreme was the best I have ever had, and I learned how to supreme a lemon, and saturate a pound cake. This is a wonderful recipe! I couldn't wait to make the chocolate pound cake with glaze, it surely was going to be a hit!! Using a cookbook is like establishing a relationship, and having had several successes, I was gaining confidence in the authors. Sadly to say, the chocolate pound cake was compost, or will be today. Dry, not chocolate flavored (my husband said "chalky") I was baffled. The instructions had an odd glitch (advising putting standing mixer onto cooling rack over rimmed baking sheet, obviously not what they wanted). This had alerted me to the possibility that there may have been corrections printed somewhere that would explain this bad cake. Having read the reviews here, I realize that this lovely work is filled with errors, like land mines, to derail the home baker. Very disappointed, and guess I will have to get the kitchen calculator to cross check ingredients. Bad execution. Wish authors would review book and put corrections online somewhere.