"This lavishly illustrated comprehensive guide to sugarcraft comprises two sets of 20 lessons. Book One teaches how to make perfect cakes, icings and frostings, as well as master ribbonwork, frills, collars, lettering, modelling and piped decorations. It is suitable for people who have never decorated a cake before. Book Two teaches the intricate skills of tube and brush embroidery, lace, figure modelling, sugar-flower sprays, bas relief, pastillage and filigree. The book is written by six internationally acclaimed authors, each one chosen for their expertise in a particular field of sugarcraft. "