REVIEW – Wild Sugar Desserts

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Wild Sugar Desserts Cookbook
Wild Sugar Desserts

  • Author: Skye Craig and Lyndel Miller
  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: New Holland Australia; 1 edition (June 1, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1742572154
  • ISBN-13: 978-1742572154
  • Cover price $24.99

ABOUT WILD SUGAR DESSERTS

Desserts are a treasure trove of pleasures, so dig in and enjoy. Life is a wild ride. Sweets remind us to smile.”
Join the party with Skye and Lyndel and indulge in children’s classics, dessert parties, chocolate recipes for lovers, healthy tarts and traditional favourites. Top them up with exquisite icings and sugar balls and experience wild sugar magic.
This sweet little package includes:
Children’s parties – popsicles, chocolate and gum drops
Dinner parties – Turkish delight, hot chocolate vodka, champagne sorbet
Desserts for love – Spicy pear love cake, Baked Hazelnut Custard with Lime Sugar, Sexy Chocolate Tart
Traditional recipes with a twist – Italian Mamma’s Tiramisu, Blackberry, and Elderflower Trifle, Apricot Tarte Tartin
Health nut desserts – Mint Chocolate Tart, Lime Cashew Cream, Pink Grapefruit and Pomegranate Salad
“Sweets and desserts bring us together in complete delight, whether it be for celebration or for comfort. They carry everyone through a life with joy.”
Skye Craig is hailed for her unorthodox methods and decadent desserts on the second series of MasterChef. Skye fast became known in lounge rooms as the “dessert queen”. Her insatiable passion for desserts has propelled her into her new business “Wild Sugar” where she continues to inspire and delight with her unique and decadent sweets. her desserts are a celebration of the naughty gene that lives within all of us.
Lyndel Miller is a mother of two with an all-consuming affection for entertaining in all its delicate and delicious detail and is living the life of her dreams as a food, prep and interior stylist as well as recipe developer. This is Lyndel’s first cookbook, and is the total embodiment of her spirit and style.

MY THOUGHTS
I received a copy of Wild Sugar Desserts.
Chapters include

  • Building Blocks
  • From the Heart
  • Traditional with a Twist
  • PS I Love You
  • Kids Party
  • Tough Times Can Be Sweet
  • Easy Peasy
  • Off The Wagon
  • Health Nut
  • Hostess with the Mostess
  • Bling

There’s a pink ribbon in the spine for bookmarking. Not every recipes has a photo but there are many beautiful photos in the book. A few of them actually made my mouth water. The recipes are easy to understand. I did see a few ingredients I was not familiar with such as liquid glucose, so am not sure where I would get those. I love that the recipes include cooking and prep time. I can’t wait to try a number of these recipes including the Strawberry Yoghurt Cheesecake, French Brulee Toast, Creme Brulee to end all Creme Brulees and Cinnamon Chocolate Souffle amongst others. This book would be great for anyone wishing for more dishes to bake.
The product(s) featured in this review was provided free of cost to me for the sole purpose of product testing and review. This review has not been monetarily compensated and is based on the views and opinions of my family and/or self. Please note that the opinions reflected in this post have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way.

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patricia Marsden August 28, 2012 - 2:32 am

Please define wild sugar.

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