A History of Dessert
Chicago Review Press, Hardcover, 9781556529542, 418pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2011
"Michael Krondl writes about the history of desserts with grace, wit, and a considerable sweet tooth." —Nick Malgieri, author of BAKE! and The Modern Baker
"Frosted with eye-catching detail, layered with the rich and mouthwatering history of all things sweet, and leavened by inspired scholarship, Michael Krondl's history of dessert is a lush confection in its own right. . . . This is a must-read for all of us who care about food history, or have a sweet tooth." —Ian Kelly, author of Cooking for Kings: The Life of Antonin Careme, the First Celebrity Chef
"Sweet Invention is a captivating journey of dessert travel. Beautifully written and fun to read, Michael Krondl manages to take us on a ride as kid in a candy store throughout the ages to modern day." —Elizabeth Falkner, chef/pastry chef and author of Elizabeth Falkner's Demolition Desserts
"Exhaustive and enlightening history of desserts." —Booklist