Salty Sweets made me want to run into the kitchen and try some of these delicious-sounding treats. With Matheson's enthusiasm and careful guidance, anyone can make her amazing desserts, which range from quick and simple sweets to more sophisticated creations. --Joanne Chang, pastry chef/owner, Flour Bakery + Café
Christie Matheson has done us all a great favor by demonstrating how salt brings out the best in all kinds of sweets. Her recipes will not only excite your palate but make you want to explore the world of salt as a superb flavor enhancer for desserts. --Carole Bloom, author of Bite-Size Desserts, The Essential Baker, and Truffles, Candies, & Confections
Salty Sweets is full of mouthwatering recipes that highlight the delicious alchemy between sweet and savory flavors. One taste of Matheson's homemade caramels with fleur de sel, truly addictive Sweet and Salty Pecans, or Nantucket Sea Salt Ice Cream, and you'll be hooked. --Jill O'Connor, author of Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey: Desserts for the Serious Sweet Tooth
About the Author
Christie Matheson is the author of Green Chic: Saving the Earth in Style and the coauthor of Wine Mondays, The Confetti Cakes Cookbook, Confetti Cakes for Kids, Tea Party, and Vineyard Harvest. She is a regular contributor to publications including The Boston Globe Magazine, Cooking Light, Boston, Yankee, Body + Soul, Yoga Journal, Continental, San Francisco, and DailyCandy.com. For two years she hosted a weekly television segment called "Trend Tracker" on the UPN Morning Show, and she is a frequent guest on the television show Chronicle as well as on Martha Stewart Radio. Matheson lives in San Francisco, California, and Boston, Massachusetts.