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The Sweets Book: Home-made Sweets, Chocolates and Candies Shona Crawford Poole

The Sweets Book: Home-made Sweets, Chocolates and Candies

Shona Crawford Poole

Published 1986
ISBN : 9780002181518
Hardcover
96 pages
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 About the Book 

From the front-inside dustjacket:“Chocolate truffles, turkish delight, raisin fudge and peppermint creams … here is an assortment of everybody’s favourite sweets and candies. There are elegant but easy-to-make chocolates for the dinner table andMoreFrom the front-inside dustjacket:“Chocolate truffles, turkish delight, raisin fudge and peppermint creams … here is an assortment of everybody’s favourite sweets and candies. There are elegant but easy-to-make chocolates for the dinner table and gifts, fudges for the family or fête, toffee recipes that children can tackle and a selection of uncooked sweets for the smallest fingers to make safely.As well as old-fashioned favourites like stripy mint humbugs, clove bullseyes and barley sugar, there are nutty brittles, real fruit jellies, buttery caramels, melting fondants, crystallised flowers and Easter eggs.Shona Crawford Poole explains how to make, shape and pack sweets for every occasion, giving her secrets for transforming the most natural ingredients – such as honey, nuts, fruit, brown sugar and real chocolate – into irresistible sweets. The clearly described recipes keep all the technicalities to a minimum.Jasper Partington has taken enchantingly pretty photographs of all the sweets, and line drawings illustrate tricky steps like sugar pulling, ensuring “The Sweets Book” is one that no lover of sweets should be without.”