Sweet Invention: A History of Dessert by Michael Krondl

By Michael Krondl

From the sacred fudge served to India’s gods to the ephemeral baklava of Istanbul’s harems, the towering sugar creations of Renaissance Italy, and the exotically scented macarons of twenty-first century Paris, the world’s confectionary arts haven't purely reflected social, technological, and political revolutions, they've got additionally, in lots of methods, been of their forefront. Sweet Invention: A historical past of Dessert captures the tales of candy makers previous and current from India, the center East, Italy, France, Vienna, and the USA, as writer Michael Krondl meets with confectioners all over the world, savoring and exploring the dessert icons of every culture. Readers may be tantalized via the wealthy heritage of every region’s unforgettable cakes and tempted to aim their very own hand at a primary recipe. a desirable and worthwhile learn for any lover of sugar, butter, and cream, Sweet Invention embraces the pleasures of dessert whereas unveiling the secular, metaphysical, or even sexual makes use of that societies have discovered for it.

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