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Table Of Contents


Preface and Acknowledgments

Introduction: Refining Tastes

ONE Sugarcoating History: The Rise of Sweets
TWO Sweet Youth: Children and Candy
THREE Cold Comforts: Ice Cream
FOUR Sinfully Sweet: Chocolates and Bonbons
FIVE The Icing on the Cake: Ornamental Sugar Work
SIX Home Sweet Home
CONCLUSION: The Sweet Surrender

Postscript: The Sweet and Low Down
Essay on Sources