From apple pie to baklava, cannoli to gulab jamun, sweet treats have universal appeal in countries around the world. This encyclopedia provides a comprehensive look at global dessert culture. • Discusses iconic desserts and sweet treats in their cultural and historical contexts in North and Latin America; the Caribbean; Europe; North Africa and the Middle East; Sub-Saharan Africa; Central, South, and East Asia; and the Pacific • Feeds into the World Geography database and allows students of geography, social studies, language, and anthropology to examine cultural trends and make cross-cultural connections • Looks at regional desserts across the United States • Includes a selection of contributed family recipes from around the world to provide hands-on learning • Features sidebars of interesting, fun facts and anecdotes relating to desserts and sweet treats
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
Shirley Wong, aka, Little Miss Bento, gained a large following of fans when she started posting her adorable Japanese bento lunchbox creations and unique deco sushi rolls on her blog and social media channels. As the top bento artist and blogger in Singapore, Shirley has won many awards for her bento creations and is often featured on local and international media. She is the only Singaporean to be certified under the Japan Sushi Instructor Association in Tokyo, and she conducts bento classes and workshops to share her skills. Shirley’s first book, Kawaii Bento (2015), is a bestseller. Her follow-up, Kawaii Deco Sushi (2015) has also been well-received by the public.
Afternoon tea just got a makeover. With her signature mohawk and rockstar personality, Anna Polyviou (aka the Punk Princess of Pastry) is all about breaking the rules, turning the world of high-end patisserie into a high-energy, interactive party experience. In Sweet Street, Anna brings her world-class training, techniques and flavours into your kitchen. Her recipes will tempt you to grab a bowl and spoon, gather some delicious ingredients and whip up a sweet treat, whether it's a classic with a modern twist, a new take on afternoon tea or a knockout dessert to wow your guests. Home cooks of all levels will find expert tips, encouragement and bucket loads of ideas, from quick and easy treats like Cheat's Trifle and Cherry on Top to challenging show stoppers such as Anna's Mess, Carrot Cake and Anna's Tower of Terror. Packed with inspiration, Sweet Street will show you just how easy spectacular cooking can be.
Homemade Peppermints, Sugar Cake, Chocolate-Almond Toffee, Eggnog Fudge, and Other Sweet Treats and Decorations
Author: Sharon Bowers
Sweet Christmas puts the holidays back into the family kitchen with 100 recipes and projects for holiday treats for parents and children to make together. The recipes are easy to make, don’t require special equipment, and are accompanied by lush color photographs. From real homemade candy (peppermint fudge, pulled ribbon candy, sugared pecans) to edible decorations for the tree (stained glass cookies, Rice Krispie snowmen, chocolate Santa mice) to handmade gifts for special people (golden caramel sauce, dark chocolate truffles, Christmas pudding bonbons), this beautiful and inspiring book even has recipes for Christmas morning: buttery pull-apart bread in a caramel glaze, sticky buns, orange-butter pancakes, and hot maple doughnuts. Praise for Sweet Christmas: “Sweet Christmas puts the holidays back in the family kitchen.” —GoodHousekeeping.com “Not just another holiday baking book.” —The Star-Ledger “Kid-friendly magical recipes for holiday treats and instructions for wonderful decorations.” —The Stir blog