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Boiled Sweets & Hard Candy: 20 Traditional Recipes for Home-made Chews, Taffies, Fondants & Lollipops Hardcover – 10 Dec 2013


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  • Hardcover: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Lorenz Books (10 Dec 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0754828867
  • ISBN-13: 978-0754828860
  • Product Dimensions: 16.9 x 1.6 x 16.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 75,924 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Originally from California, Claire Ptak worked as a pastry cook and later pastry chef for Alice Waters at Chez Panisse in Berkeley before moving to London with her husband where she started Violet which has been selling cakes at Broadway Market since late 2005. In 2010 Claire opened Violet Cakeshop in East London.

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About the Author

Claire Ptak is an American who worked as a pastry chef for Alice Waters at Chez Panisse in Berkeley before moving to London. Upon her arrival she worked in restaurants including Moro, The Anchor and Hope, and St. John before starting Violet Cakes, her stall at Broadway Market in east London. Claire is also a food stylist who has styled numerous cookbooks, magazines and large advertising campaigns worldwide. Claire has made cakes for Jamie Oliver and Nigella Lawson and made her friend and chef Thomasina Miers' wedding cupcakes.

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