There has been a huge revival in home-made or artisanal products. People are moving away from manufactured products, returning to the tastes and memories of yesteryear. This book is an exploration into the world of forgotten sweets and candies – among the recipes are many well-loved favourites as well as some that have been rediscovered or simply created through the combination of retro flavours. While most recipes keep the spirit of the original candy, interesting new interpretations have also been included for the modern cook. This is what’s on offer: Essential information about equipment, ingredients and techniques; Loads of hints and tips throughout; More than 50 foolproof recipes for toffee, caramels, truffles, fudge, filled chocolates, marshmallows, nougat and much more; Decorating ideas and packaging suggestions. There is plenty of detailed information for the beginner and lots of new ideas and mouthwatering recipes to inspire the seasoned candy maker. The magnificent photographs of the various sweets will soon have you drooling and raring to start boiling sugar. Whether you are making these delicious indulgences for friends and family, as gifts or to sell at craft or farmers’ markets, this book is essential to ensure success. And everybody deserves a little something sweet.