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Don't just celebrate - bake!
With judges' recipes from Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, and bakers' recipes from the Class of 2015, this is a beautiful book for homebakers everywhere inspired to celebrate with their own signature bakes.
From three-tiered cheesecakes to black forest gateau, vol au vents to crème brulee, ice cream roll to Spanish windtorte, this year's record-breaking series of Bake Off was a celebration of everything that's great about British Baking, and these easy to follow recipes will help you recreate that magic in your own kitchen.
Discover new flavours and techniques with the helpful tips in the 'baker's guide', 'meet the bakers' with inspiring insights into what got them baking, and try cake, bread and dessert ideas from around the world.
Jo Wheatley, winner of the Great British Bake Off 2011, shares a new collection of the hearty food she brought her three hungry boys up on, the fool proof recipes handed down to her by her Nan, and the treats she delights her extended family and friends with. All of the 100 recipes featured have been taste tested and enjoyed by generations of Jo's family, and are now ready to be enjoyed by yours.
Easy recipes for little ones, tasty pies and tarts, delicious pastries and sumptuous cakes all fill the pages of Family Baking , and all will make you want to roll up your sleeves and turn on the oven. Jo's recipes are refreshingly simple and honest, and all made regularly for her family.
Winner of the 2015 Gourmand World Cookbook Award, Best Pastry Cookbook
Fresh cherry cake, Plum bread, Baked Somerset Brie, Honey buns, Scottish oatcakes, Boxty pancakes . . . you don't get better than a traditional British bake. Join Paul Hollywood for a personal tour around the regions of Britain and discover the charming history of their finest baked delights. Paul will show you the secrets behind the recipes and how to create them in your own kitchen--and, in his inimitable style, he'll apply a signature twist. Rich with beautiful recipe photography, maps and illustrations, here is the ultimate collection of British bakes from the nation's favourite artisan baker.
John Whaite, winner of the 2012 Great British Bake Off, bakes everywhere he goes--at food festivals, as a guest on the nation's top cookery shows, at Le Cordon Bleu school where he is perfecting his craft, and as teacher at his new cookery school. Yet his favorite place to bake is still at home, creating delicious treats and feasts for his family and friends. Here, John shares with us those recipes he saves for his nearest and dearest. The lunches, brunches, and afternoon teas he whips up when his parents come to visit, the indulgent sweet bakes and savory pizzas he has waiting when his friends come to stay, and the picnics, confectionery, and special occasion cakes he prepares for, and with, his nieces and nephews. So whether you want a birthday cake to impress or a comfort food feast to welcome the whole family, if you're after straightforward homemade recipes with a modern twist, this is the book for you.
Louise Johncox comes from a long line of bakers and confectioners. As a child she would sit on a flour tin at her father's side and eat whatever was fresh from the oven - a hot bread roll or a fluffy piece of sponge - and when her father, a master baker, retired, Louise decided it was time to capture his wisdom and baking expertise, writing down his recipes for the first time and preserving his magical legacy for her children. In The Baker's Daughter she weaves delightful childhood memoirs of life in her family tea shop wit her father's recipes, honed by over forty years of instinct and experience. From classic cream cakes and traditional buns, to celebration cakes, handcrafted chocolates and her father's signature cream meringues, these recipes come laden with the sights, smells and warmth of the tea room and bakehouse.