• Sweets, Candy & Chocolates - Claire Ptak

Sweets, Candy & Chocolates - Claire Ptak

Hardback.   Near new condition.   2012

This title features 150 irresistible recipes shown step by step in over 750 exquisite photographs: sweets, candies, toffees, caramels, fudges, candied fruits, nut brittles, nougats, marzipan, marshmallows, taffies, lollipops, truffles and chocolate confections.

You can satisfy your sweet tooth with this wonderful collection of home-made confectionery.  It includes 150 recipes that feature classics from around the globe, such as Pear Drops, Salt-Water Taffy, Honeycomb, Vanilla Fudge, Rocky Road, Turkish Delight, Champagne Truffles, Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups and Mini Lamingtons.  It offers more than 750 gorgeous photographs include step-by-step pictures and a picture of each finished dish.

A comprehensive introduction covers ingredients and equipment, as well as a guide to techniques from working with fondant to tempering chocolate.  Usually associated with childhood indulgences, the taste of candy and chocolate is a pleasure that we enjoy all our lives.  This volume evokes all those memories of long-forgotten tastes, with 150 recipes for sweets, candies and chocolate confections, whether hard, chewy, soft or sticky.

It includes old-fashioned treats and some modern twists on traditional classics.  The book also includes a fascinating history of candy and chocolate, a guide to ingredients and equipment, and an in-depth directory of techniques, all explained step by step and with helpful photographs of tricky stages.  Re-create best-loved candies in your own kitchen with this beautiful new cookbook.

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