Life is Sweet: A Collection of Splendid Old-Fashioned Confectionery Hardcover – 1 Oct 2009
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"these easy-to-make sweet recipes will make your mouth water" (Daily Mail Weekend)
"A delicious bonbon of a book... Just crying to be popped in a Christmas Stocking" (Sunday Telegraph)
A delightfully nostalgic collection of over 50 recipes for the best of Britain's confectionery and chocolatesSee all Product Description
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I'm lucky enough to have visited both of their shops in London and am now content that I can recreate a small part of that at home!
Other than these complaints, the book is delightful - fun, witty, mouthwatering and all round beautiful to behold. Despite contacting the publishers about the recipe problem I've had no response, but I assume future printings of this book will correct the problems.
Most of the ingredients are store cupboard staples, with very few calling for glucose syrup. There are very inviting photos of the finished product to encourage you and the style is humourous and friendly.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
A book of easy to make sweet delights, but beware, all the titles from H&G contain pretty much all the same recipes!Published 18 months ago by Sweet Chestnut
I've bought this book for myself in anticipation of trying the recipes once I have relocated back to the U.S. I'm sure they will be well received!Published 19 months ago by Natobi
Really very disappointed in this book. Have made two of the recipes - cinder toffee (twice) and rose and pistachio Turkish delight and none worked. Read morePublished 21 months ago by J N Emery
love the book lots of sweet varieties and nothing too difficult to tackle and the recipes just workPublished 21 months ago by patricia