Sugar and Spice: Sweets & Treats from Around the World

Sugar and Spice: Sweets & Treats from Around the World


By (author) Gaitri Pagrach-Chandra

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  • Publisher: PAVILION BOOKS
  • Format: Hardback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 252mm x 254mm x 195mm | 1,327g
  • Publication date: 6 September 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1862059373
  • ISBN 13: 9781862059375
  • Illustrations note: over 100 colour photographs
  • Sales rank: 393,166

Product description

This enchanting book is a collection of recipes for the best of the world's sweets, tiny cakes and patisserie, from delicately spiced Indian milk sweets to nutty Spanish marzipans; from tiny French sponge cakes to Scottish fudge. Crunchy brittles, tempting truffles, sticky toffees, caramels, nougat, honeycomb...there are treats to suit all tastes. Over 120 easy-to-follow recipes offer small delights from near and far - ideal for all the family, for entertaining or for giving as gifts.

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Author information

Gaitri Pagrach-Chandra has a multi-cultural background - in her own words `a convent-attending Guyanese Hindu of Indian ancestry, who was educated in North America and Europe and subsequently married into a European Jewish family`. A food historian and freelance translator, she has authored a book on Dutch baking - 'Windmills in my Oven' (Prospect Books, 2002). In 2000, she received the Sophie Coe award for food history, presented by the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery. Her most recent book, Warm Bread and Honey Cake (Pavilion, 2010), won the Guild of Food Writers Award for Cookbook of the Year 2010. She lives in the Netherlands.