Everybody loves a store-bought bag of marshmallows roasted over a campfire, or melting into creamy hot chocolate…but the humble marshmallow is being reinvented! Once you have mastered the basics, the limits for gourmet, homemade, additive-free marshmallows are endless. With more than 100 exciting step-by-step recipes to create and devour such as Cookies and Cream, Espresso Martini, and Peanut Butter and Jelly Marshmallows, with this book you can not only surprise yourself, but delight your friends and family too. And there is no need to stop with simple sweet mallows; why not try mouthwatering savory marshmallows, or incorporating this versatile candy into delicious dishes like White Chocolate Marshmallow Blondies or Spiced Carrot Soup with Toasted CilantroMarshmallows?Each easy-to-follow recipe is accompanied by beautiful original illustrative photography and creative ideas on how to present and package your creations, to inspire and savor your handiwork. Gourmet marshmallows are the hot new trend on the lips of everybakery and confectioners throughout the country, and with a little help from Marshmallows you can master the art at home.Why making your own marshmallows rocks:• Fun to make and experiment with• Gluten-free, dairy-free, and low fat• All natural ingredients—no nasty additives!• Great to make with friends
Tim Kinnaird is a pastry chef and owner of Macarons & More, which in July 2012 was awarded a Guild of Fine Food Great Taste Award. Tim launched the company after reaching the finals of BBC One’s MasterChef 2010.Tim’s love of food was evident at a young age. He taught himself to cook but was influenced by his parent’s enthusiasm for food and his mum’s Good Housekeeping cookbook for children! While he began by making the Sunday family teatime cake he now enjoys the challenge of complex patisserie.Following MasterChef, Tim moved into a full-time career in food. His successful and awardwinning business sells his now famous macarons online. Tim and his team also produce a range of other fine patisserie and confectionery.Tim remains part of the MasterChef family, appearing regularly at the BBC Good Food shows demonstrating patisserie and running the Macarons & More stand. Tim’s recipes have featured in two of the MasterChef recipe books.