Home-Made Sweets & Candies
This title features 70 traditional confectionery recipes. These are three beautiful books in one classic collection, providing all you need to know create indulgent confectionery treats. It includes 70 childhood classic recipes, such as Fruit Sherbet, Maple Cream Candy, Salt Water Taffy, Rocky Road Fudge, Butterscotch, Champagne Truffles, and Peanut Butter Cups. Helpful introductions provide information on ingredients and equipment you will need, as well as tips and techniques for successful sweet making. It features over 335 gorgeous photographs by Nicki Dowey. Although often associated with childhood, the taste of candy and chocolate is a pleasure that we enjoy all our lives. This fabulous boxed collection of gift books offers 70 recipes for sweets, candies and chocolate confections, whether hard, chewy, soft or sticky. It includes old-fashioned treats, such as Sugar Mice, Cinder Toffee and Chocolate Peppermint Creams and some modern twists on traditional classics, like Honey and Star Anise Chews, Pistachio Cracknel, and Salted Caramel Chocolates.Lots of hints and tips will help you create smooth, creamy ganache fillings, heat up a sugar syrup, work with taffy, and learn how to make irresistible fudge. This boxed set is the perfect way to confidently re-create best-loved candies in your own home.
Claire Ptak worked as a pastry chef for Alice Waters at Chez Panisse in Berkeley before moving to London, where she started Violet Cakes, her stall at Broadway Market in London.