Rose and Violet Creams, Sticky Toffee Truffles, Creamy Honey and Ginger Fudge, Raspberry Marshmallows, Twinkly Blackcurrant Flowers, Peppermint Crackers--a delightfully nostalgic collection of more than 50 recipes for delicious confectionery and chocolates In this jolly little gem of a book, sweet-shop purveyors Miss Hope and Mr. Greenwood offer 50 of their most delectable sweet recipes--delights such as toffee and fudge, coconut ice, gums, jellies, nougat and, of course, perfect handmade chocolates. Like the confectionery they sell in their shops, everything in the book recommends the use of the best ingredients, including fresh cream, butter, and natural vanilla, and no artificial flavors. Readers are also treated to a delicious array of sweet stories, historical anecdotes, and scandal, which are guaranteed to evoke chuckles. Exquisitely designed, lavishly photographed, and filled with nostalgic illustrations, with this adorable collection will have every reader to indulging their sweet tooth.
Hope and Greenwood are delightfully irresistible shops in London that celebrate the best of British confectionery. Inspired by Miss Hope's memories of playing sweet shops in the garden as a child, the shops evoke the Britain of yesteryear, selling everything from sherbet lemons to indulgent chocolate truffles. Miss Hope and Mr Greenwood opened their first shop in Dulwich, South London, in 2004 and following its huge success, opened their second in Covent Garden, London in 2008. They are the winners of a Gold Medal in The Great Taste Awards for their chocolate and have a website, www.hopeandgreenwood.co.uk.
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st December 2009
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 19.7 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.46