I bought The Mat for my very first try with fondant and it was amazing.
The fondant was perfect on the 8-inch round cake, no bubbles, no ruffles, no ridges. The Mat is a must for anyone working with fondant, amateur or professional. Why complicate matters when there's such a simple, fool-proof tool! I am a self-taught lifelong hobbyist but I strive for professional-level results and I am glad I bought The Mat for my first time working with fondant.
Topics in this booklet include the cake decorating method of painting with cocoa powder or chocolate for a rich brown toned confectionery painting. This booklet also covers painting with food colors for a multi-colored effect.
This ultimate book for candy making is filled with recipes, instructions and ideas. Almost every type of candy is included: mints, painted molds, 3-D chocolates, bonbons, truffles, turtles, toffee, hard candy, fondant centers, caramels, cherry cordials, fudges, and much more! Full color
By Andrew Garrison Shotts. Insider tips for making designer-quality chocolates at home. More than 40 recipes for chocolates, truffles and confections are created using exotic and unique ingredients such as spices, herbs and more. Includes techniques and tips from a professional chocolatier. 176 pages, full color.