Sweet!: The Delicious Story Of Candy
Sweet!: The Delicious Story Of Candy
Sweet!: The Delicious Story Of Candy

Sweet!: The Delicious Story Of Candy

  • Publish Date: 2009-04-14
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Ann Love;Jane Drake
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Through time and across continents, stories of sweets and their inventors intrigue and entertain us. Learn about primal sweets from honey, sweet milk, and nuts to sugar candy, chocolate, and sweet stories of success.

Sweet! The Delicious Story of Candy takes us through history from 4,000 B.C., when islanders in Papua New Guinea cut sugarcane for its sap, and 2,600 B.C., when the first-known beekeepers produced honey to embalm the dead, to 500 A.D., when the Chinese made pear and plum syrups from unripe fruit, and all the way through to the worlds first chocoholics and modern-day candy factories.

From cravings to the scoop on ice cream, Ann Love and Jane Drake present a comprehensive and irresistible story of candy through the ages, complemented by a detailed timeline and playful illustrations from artist Claudia Dvila.


From the Hardcover edition.

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