Sugar and Spice is a collection of recipes for the best of the worlds sweets, tiny cakes and patisserie, from delicately spiced Indian milk sweets to nutty Spanish marzipans; from tiny French sponge cakes to Scottish fudge. Crunchy brittles, tempting truffles, sticky toffees, caramels, nougat, honeycomb… there are treats to suit all tastes. Over 120 easy-to-follow recipes offer small delights from near and far ; ideal for all the family, for entertaining or for giving as gifts.
About the Author: Gaitri Pagrach-Chandra is the author of five books: Wrapped, Sugar & Spice, Het Nederlands Bakboek, Warm Bread and Honey Cake and Windmills in my Oven. Two of these have won major awards in the UK and in Holland. Of Indian ancestry, Gaitri was born and brought up in Guyana. She later studied in Canada and Spain and now lives in Holland with her Dutch husband. Her work reflects her colourful multi-cultural background as much as her passion for food and her insatiable curiosity about other cultures. When not researching, writing and travelling, Gaitri enjoys a fairly quiet life in the country, which includes reading, gardening, pottery-making and local affairs of various kinds. Reader participation and contact are welcomed, so do drop by her Facebook page and website to say hello.