Last minute foodie gift idea: Sweet invention: A history of dessert21 Dec 2011, Posted by Reviews, Uncategorized in
New York based food writer Michael Krondl’s Sweet invention: a history of dessert is a fascinating tour of the history of the confectionary arts. The book explores how sweets have mirrored social, technological and political revolutions throughout history. Krondl also covers sweet makers from India, the Middle East, Italy, France, Vienna, and the United States and visits key confectioners around the globe. The book takes the reader right up to the present with coverage of Parisian macarons.
A perfect gift for the reader and foodie on your list.
“Sweet Invention is a captivating journey of dessert travel. beautifully written and fun to read, Michael Krondl manages to take us on a ride as kid in a candy store throughout the ages to modern day.”
— Elizabeth Falkner, pastry chef and author of Elizabeth Falkner’s Demolition Desserts