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In recent times Britain as a whole can't get enough of programmes like The Great British Bake-off and The Fabulous Baker Boys, but Scotland has always had a wonderful tradition of baking in both sweet and savoury recipes. Leading cookery writer Sue Lawrence has now combined her passions for baking and Scottish cooking into one definitive book. A compendium of 70 easy-to-follow recipes, it brings together the traditional breads, scones and cakes that have shaped Scotland's great baking heritage and new contemporary bakes like Sticky Toffee Apple Cake and Coconut Cherry Chocolate Traybake. Cooks everywhere will want to try these delicious recipes from Scotland. This is a book that will reach out to anyone who loves to dabble with flour, sugar, butter - and a gridle!
Buttercream is the lightest, fluffiest icing, simply made by beating together icing sugar and butter. When meringue is added, it is known as Swiss Style buttercream and is the icing choice for professional and home bakers too, because of its thick and luscious consistency - perfect for decorating cakes and cupcakes. The wholesome and delicious quality of buttercream is exemplified in these recipes that Carey Madden shares from her years of professional baking and decorating experience. The Getting Started section includes photos, descriptions and uses of decorating tools to her fail-safe recipes for cakes, cupcakes and icings. Then the 500 step-by-step colour photos for every recipe technique enhance her clear and easy-to-follow decorating concepts and techniques. There are 10 sumptuous 'foundation' cake and cupcake recipes for chocolate, vanilla, red velvet, carrot, pink velvet, chocolate courgette, gluten-free chocolate, gluten-free blueberry lavender, vegan spice and sugar-free banana cake. More than 35 decorating fundamentals and techniques provide all the skills needed to embark on the 70 fun and festive projects - from the elegant Chandelier Cake and Cupcakes to seasonal Snowflake Cake to the Circus Tent Finish Cake.
More than 80 gorgeously illustrated recipes from a bakery that has quickly become an institution for cake lovers, with a pink placeholder ribbon and plenty of quirky charm
Primrose Bakery is a way of life--from homemade croissants at breakfast, through fruity loaves at coffee time, to a slice of layer cake with afternoon tea, these recipes have the whole day covered. And that's not to mention their signature cupcakes with buttercream icing in every flavor, a delicious treat whatever the time of day. Unique concoction include Cookies and Cream Cupcakes, Rhubarb Cupcakes, Triple Layer Caramel Cake, Ginger Cream Christmas Cake, Coconut and Raspberry Slice, Aunt Mary's Bourbon Biscuits, and elaborate wedding cakes. This perfect baking handbook is packed full of quirky charm. Because it is a baking business that originated in a home kitchen, the bakers know the value of simple recipes that give great results. From staff-favorite recipes and hand-me-down cakes from the proprietors' moms, to the secret of perfect icing and sugar decorations, this book is a mouthwatering window onto the year-round world of Primrose Bakery. Includes metric measures.
"Good bread begins with just four honest ingredients: flour, water, salt and yeast. Nothing could be simpler and yet nothing is more gratifying." GAIL's Since opening the first GAIL's in 2005, the team behind London's most inviting artisan bakery has been on a mission to bring high-quality, handmade bread and delicious vibrant food to local communities. In this, their first, stunning cookbook, GAIL's take us through the day with inventive, fresh recipes. This abundant recipe book brings the spirit of GAIL's alive. It starts with the essential how-to's of mixing, kneading and shaping loaves before going on to offer over 100 varied savoury and sweet recipes inspired by the simplicity of cooking good bread and all the delicious mealtime possibilities around it. GAIL's will encourage you to try your hand at a basic foolproof bloomer, bake a satisfying sourdough, create morning muffins and pastries, bold salads, flavoursome pies, appetizing tarts and sandwiches, easy afternoon biscuits and cakes, and finally cook delicious savoury meals and desserts for supper. Simply divided into Baker's Essentials, Bread, Breakfast, Lunch, Tea and Supper, the GAIL's Cookbook includes: White poppy seed bloomer French dark sourdough Wholemeal loaf Focaccia Brioche plum and ginger pudding Buckwheat pancakes with caramelised apples and salted butter honey Pizza Bianca with violet artichokes and burrata Truffle, raclette and roast shallot toastie Teatime sandwiches Savoury scones & fruit scones Red quinoa and smokey aubergine yoghurt salad Baked sardines with sourdough crumbs and heritage tomato salad Fregola and chicken salad Baked bread and chicken soup Tuna Nicoise on toast Sourdough lasagna Root vegetable and Fontina bake Leek and goat's cheese picnic loaf Brown sourdough ice cream with raspberry
Taking the very best recipes for teatime treats from the National Trust, this new edition has been updated and expanded to include more atmospheric colour photography. A wonderful collection of the best recipes for a traditional British tea, from well-known favourites to regional and historic gems that have stood the test of time. Hundreds of recipes for cakes, biscuits, buns, scones, breads, rolls are provided with clear instructions and mouthwatering images. From Herb Bread, Cheese and Celery Whirls and Scarborough Muffins to Melting Moments biscuits, Fat Rascals, Seventeenth-Century Honey Cake and Daniel's Coffee and Drambuie Meringues, there is something for everyone. All the basics of good teatime cooking are covered, including pastry, basic bread-making and pie-making with useful tips on common baking problems and how to avoid them. The author is a leading expert on tea, food and tea history, and she provides not only a brief history of the recipes (some going back centuries) but also the best teas to drink with them. This is the ultimate book for enjoying the wonderful british tradition of an afternoon tea.
Satisfy that chocolate craving as soon as it strikes with Mug Cakes: Chocolate - over 30 recipes for quick and delicious chocolate cakes that require minimal effort and time. Mix a simple batter in a mug with a fork, using whatever ingredients you have in your cupboard, microwave for a few minutes, and zap! You have a heavenly, gooey cake to indulge in all by yourself. Mug Cakes: Chocolate shares recipes for all varieties of chocolate cakes, from the simple dark chocolate; banana and chocolate; and chocolate orange to cakes which push your mug-cake-making skills to the max, like the swirl marshmallow or marble cake. Use your chocolate favourites of Nutella, Crunchie bars or Oreos and make irresistible cakes in a matter of minutes. Ideal for one (or maybe two if you're feeling friendly), these cakes are perfect for when you're low on ingredients or don't want the effort of making a large cake that takes an hour to cook. When you're looking for a quick treat - in front of the TV, for kids after school, or for an impromptu dessert - Mug Cakes: Chocolate will have you sorted. With a cute design and photographs to show you that these cakes really do turn out looking scrumptious, all you need is five minutes to spare, a microwave, and a serious cake craving!
Bread recipes from around the world, perfect for cooking in the roasting oven of the Aga, as well as cakes of all shapes, sizes and denominations. An essential addition to any Aga owner's kitchen library.
They have invaded the internet, our text messages, and our emails, and now they are storming the kitchen! Emoticon cakes (or “emoji cakes”) are one of the latest trends in baking, pervading their way into the food world with their cute and charming expressions.
Bakemoji is a pioneer in this trend, providing readers with instructions on how to make emoji cakes, as well as emoji cupcakes, biscuits, macarons, and pizza, featuring classic emoticons like the kissy face, the thumbs up, the snowman, the ghost, and even the infamous poop emoji. Accompany each recipe are beautiful full-color photographs displaying the finished products.
A little sugar, chocolate, icing, or cheese and tomato sauce become a smile, a wink, or a corner kiss right inside your oven―cakes, biscuits, macarons, pizzas, or tortillas created specifically to fit your mood!
I want to show you how baking works. I want to prove how easy baking can be. Whether you want light cakes, squidgy brownies, perfect pastry, stress-free macarons or mountainous meringues, this book features a mini-masterclass for each one. Everything's split up into wee, simple steps. There's no faff and you don't need any expensive equipment. You don't even need a sieve. And for baking veterans, this book tells you why you're doing what you've been doing all these years. Here's to baking that just works.
From dramatic dragons to flying hearts, Planet Cake Cupcakes reinvents the cupcake. Cake-maker to the stars Paris Cutler sets a new standard in cupcake creativity in this follow-up to the best-selling Planet Cake, with all the icing and decorating techniques needed to make little works of edible art. Stunning photographs and step-by-step illustrations will ensure success in creating cupcakes that are out of this world.
First published in 1977, and winning its author the coveted Glenfiddich Writer of the Year Award, this universally acclaimed book is regarded by many as simply the best book ever written about the making of bread. It covers all aspects of flour-milling, yeast, bread ovens and the different types of bread and flour available. It contains an exhaustive collection of recipes, everything from plain brown wholemeal or saffron cake to drop scones and croissants; all described with her typical elegance and unrivalled knowledge. Even how to make your own yeast and keep it. But more than just a list of recipes, it is an insight into an interesting and informative home-baker. Enquire within on any point connected with baking and Miss David has the answer. Nor does it omit the history of bread making from the Exodus onwards, the iniquities of sliced bread and uncovers the dubious practices of some flour millers and bread manufacturers in the UK and elsewhere with amusing anecdotes and personal observations throughout. The writing style of this book has aged well and adds greatly to its charm. This is a book that should be included in every food lovers collection. Not just for those who love to cook but those who enjoy reading about food and its history, and of course it is an absolute must for keen bakers.
A follow-up to the successful 'The ScandiKitchen' (published September 2015), this new book from Bronte Aurell features over 60 recipes for cakes, bakes and treats from all over Scandinavia. From indulgent cream confections to homely and comforting fruit cakes and traditional breads, sweet buns and pastries. FIKA is a Swedish word meaning to meet up for a cup of coffee or tea over something delicious. It is also the word for the delicious treats themselves. Swedes traditionally stop twice a day for fika: taking a much-needed break from the daily grind. People fika with family, colleagues, friends, children and even go on fika dates. HYGGE (pronounced hue-guh) is a word that originated in Norway but is now mainly used in Denmark. It means 'a sublime state of cosiness you feel when you are with loved ones and nothing else matters'. Hygge can be enhanced by the addition of a log fire, a good film, a cup of something warm and a sweet treat...hence the ideal combination of the two terms. Chapters are divided into Biscuits and Cookies, Tray and No bakes, Everyday Fika, Little Fancy Cakes, Celebration Cakes and Bread and Batters. This beautifully illustrated, authentic guide is a celebration of Scandinavian baking in all its glory. It is evocative of cosy days shared with friends, slowing down and taking the time to enjoy simple, homemade, wholesome pleasures - encouraging a lifestyle to aspire to. With features on special Scandi winter celebrations, their baking traditions and how to bring fika and hygge into your life.
Leave the store-bought, mass-produced, soggy pies and tarts on the shelf! Now you can wow your diner guests with homemade, perfect-every-time, sweet and scrumptious tarts. The latest cookbook from the esteemed Academia Barilla, Tarts demystifies the oldest dessert in the Italian culinary tradition. The crowd-pleasing sweet tart is known for its simple beauty, a toothsome pastry, and an infinite variety of fillings (fruit jams, fresh fruit with custard, and chocolate). Each beautifully photographed recipe offers essential cooking tips and techniques perfected in Academia Barilla's test kitchens, like how to prepare the ideal dough to achieve a crisp, golden-brown crust. Like all of the books in Academia Barilla's "50 Easy Recipes" series, Tarts is packaged in the featured cuisine's whimsical shape, making it a terrific gift that keeps on giving.
There's nothing quite like baking - fun, relaxing and oh so delicious - but it's not always the simplest of hobbies, and the road to baking bliss can be littered with sunken sponges and burnt brownies, which is where the Good Food team come in! In Easy Baking Recipes, the UK's best-selling cookery magazine has gathered together simple baking recipes that anyone can try! From simple classics like sponges and chocolate cakes, to impressive celebration cakes and mouth-watering savoury bakes, every recipe has been triple-tested in the Good Food kitchen, so you can cook with complete confidence. With simple step-by-step instructions and a photograph of every dish, this handy cookbook will transform a baking novice into a true star baker!
The new baking masterwork from the author of The Cake Bible and The Pie and Pastry Bible.
We need to eat more whole grains. A diet centered on white flour and refined carbohydrates isn t good for our bodies or our waistlines. Beyond whole grains are the healthiest "ancient" grains, including teff, buckwheat, and quinoa. These grains are free of gluten and additives, but can they and flours such as 100 percent whole wheat, farro, barley, and spelt be used to make delicious desserts?
The answer is a resounding YES, thanks to The Sweet Side of Ancient Grains. With recipes made from both ancient grains and more familiar 100 percent whole grains, Erin Dooner has created a must-have cookbook for anyone who wants to eat healthy but is "blessed" with a sweet tooth. Unlike previous efforts at whole-grain dessert baking, this book relies on 100 percent whole and ancient grains and incorporates natural sugars wherever possible all without compromising on results."
This book deals with delectable home-baked muffins, scones, fruit loaves and quick breads. It is a wonderful collection of 30 tasty recipes for quick and simple traditional home bakes. It features classic cakes such as Blueberry Muffins and Chocolate Chip Muffins, as well as new ideas including Cherry Marmalade Muffins and Parmesan Popovers. You can enjoy a wide variety of delicious breads such as Rosemary Focaccia, Lemon and Walnut Tea Bread and Apricot Nut Loaf, as well as wholesome scones, like Cheese and Chive Scones and Orange and Raisin Scones. It contains a practical guide to baking including working with yeast, mixing methods for muffins and tea breads, and much more. There is nothing quite like the smell of home baking and few things more delicious than muffins or tea breads served straight from the oven. Muffins are a popular snack, and are so simple to bake with all sorts of wonderful ingredients, such as chocolate, fresh berries, tangy cheese or chopped nuts added to make them extra special.The quick bread recipes within this book feature Banana Bread and Orange and Honey Tea Bread while the more traditional scone recipes include Wholemeal Scones and Cheese and Marjoram Scones - delicious served still warm and oozing with butter. There is plenty here to choose a tasy teatime treat.
At last-a modern baking book packed with dozens of recipes for delectable treats using only natural, unrefined, readily available alternative sweeteners. Real Sweet offers every dessert lover the delicious sweetness they crave in simple and delicious recipes using natural sugars that pack in subtly amazing flavors that elevate treats of every kind (and help us avoid overprocessed, one-dimensional white sugar). Here are simple lunchbox treats suitable for all ages; whimsical candies and confections created on the stovetop; bake sale classics like cookies and cakes; and fragrant, exotic spoonable puddings and flans. Cookbook author and blogger Shauna Sever helps you introduce healthy touches into treats using natural, unrefined, readily available alternative sweeteners-from coconut sugar, agave nectar, orange blossom honey, and pure maple syrup to smoky turbinado, brown-buttery panela, and jaggery. Written in Shauna's fresh, modern, and charmingly funny style, Real Sweet lets every sweet tooth indulge without the guilt. Here are more than eighty sure-to-be-favorite recipes, including: All-Day Snacks and Lunchbox Treats: Baked Apple Cinnamon Doughnuts, Cracklin' Maple Popcorn, Fake-Out Caramel Dip Bake Sales and Edible Gifts: Dark, Fudgy Muscovado Brownies and Maple Sugar Butter Cookies Picnics and Potlucks: Maple Chocolate Cake, Oregon Berry Cream Crumble, Spiced, Bruleed Maple Pumpkin Pie Candies and Confections: Bonfire Toffee Pops and Sea Salt Caramels in the Raw Dinner Party Fancies: Honeyed Yogurt Cheesecake and Pistachio Sponge Cake with Honey and Citrus Scoops and Spoonables: Butterscotch Pots de Creme and Vegan Toasted Coconut Chip Ice Cream Whether you're entertaining, sharing a good meal with friends, contributing to the PTA, or looking for homemade holiday gifts, Real Sweet has the perfect treat for everyday and every occasion.
Nothing is more comforting at the end of the day than a hearty bowl of homemade soup and freshly baked bread and this book makes it easy to do enjoy this perfect pairing in under an hour. Easy Soups from Scratch with Quick Breads to Match makes creating delicious, nourishing soups and warm, chewy breads for any day of the week simple with easy, time-saving recipes. With 70 soups and breads to mix and match, soup lovers can choose from cozy classics like Farro Minestrone with Roasted Garlic Focaccia and Smoky San Marzano Tomato Soup with Pimento Cheese Drop Biscuits, or international flavors like South Indian Sambar with Steamed Rice Cakes and Barbecue Pork and Miso Ramen with Flaky Green Onion Pancakes. Readers can rely on the helpful troubleshooting tricks and get-ahead tips to make it come out perfect every time.
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