Toppings and ice cream form a perfect pairing in a book that goes through solid chocolate, fruit and its possibilities, marbling, and chunks.

The master ice cream maker Mario Masiá debuts in the publishing world with his first book. Más is a publishing project that wants to reclaim the topping from an artisan and creative perspective. As an indisputable ally of ice cream, it is not only one of its main selling points, it is also what provides a much more attractive and complex tasting experience. The book gathers about a hundred recipes that revolve around perfect sub-zero pairings, based on very different toppings, as well as ice cream and artisanal sorbets. Combinations that continue being a sample of the versatility and potential of a complement called to have a much more relevant role in ice cream.

Más is the starting point of many other alliances between ice cream and toppings, as long as they have a common denominator, a criterion in their application and a prior study of their inclusion in the conditions in which they are exhibited and preserved.The book is structured in four major chapters that go over Solid Chocolate (stracciatella) and Comtessa; fruit and its possibilities (from the classic tutti-frutti to nitrogen); Marbling; and, finally, Chunks. Pastry components as universal as ganache and gianduja, contemporary gelling agents, lyophilized fruit, liquid nitrogen, common workshop tools such as silicone molds, guitar sheets, oven trays, and polyethylene frames, open a new playground for ice cream making.

Mario Masiá was captain of the Spanish Team which was the runner-up at the 2016 Ice Cream World Cup and Spain's Ice Cream Champion in 2011. He heads Masiá Heladeros Artesanos, which has five establishments in Sant Vicent del Raspeig (Alicante), and a history that goes back to 1963.



White chocolate flakes with dehydrated raspberry

Thick black chocolate flakes

Confetti (colored chocolates)

Chocolate and cream millefeuilles

FRUIT AND ITS DECLENSIONS (from classic tutti-frutti to nitrogen) 

Classic tutti frutti

Gelled fruit - Tutti-frutti version I

Nitrogen tutti frutti - Tutti-frutti version II

Quince dice

Caramelized apple dice

MARBLING (fruit and chocolate sauces, jams, creams...)


Coulis or fruit sauces

Chocolate marble

Egg yolk creams



Caramelized hazelnut ganache

Lemon, cinnamon and almond praliné crisp

Turrón de Jijona

Pumpkin seeds

Crispy gianduja dice

Moisture-proof lime cookie


Speculoos cookie

Coconut crisp

Toffee with caramelized peanut

Coconut dacquoise with crispy nuts

More info
  • Author: Mario Masiá
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 210 x 270 mm
  • Pages: 182
  • Reader's Age: Adult
  • Category: Food and Drink
  • SubCategory: Ice cream recipes
  • Theme: Ice cream recipes
  • Publication Status: Published
  • Edition: First
  • Publication Date: 01-01-2019
  • ISBN: 978-8494632396
  • Retail Price: 35 Euro
  • Available Languages: Albanian | Arabic... Check List
  • Original Language: Spanish
  • Publication Country: Spain
  • Publisher: Grupo Vilbo
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