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Share in the joy of quintessential home baking with over 50 classic recipes from Meg Rivers, Bakers of Happiness.A light Victoria Sponge, gooey Chocolate Fudge Brownies and a sweet Treacle Tart are all delicious treats that do so much more than satisfy your appetite. They bring together loved ones, help celebrate occasions and, most of all, evoke pleasant memories of when these sumptuous treats first passed your lips. In this delightful collection of bakes youll find classic recipes that are at the heart of home baking; this is the essence of the Meg Rivers bakery, to create traditional cakes, cookies, tarts and puddings to cherish and enjoy.Nestled in the English countryside, the bakery started its life when Meg wanted to make cakes for her family that not only tasted good, but were also fresh and wholesome. Soon after her popularity grew at home and abroad the bakery was born and, now, its mail-order treats travel all around the world for everyone to savour.If youve been searching for the comforting, traditional bakes that are guaranteed to put a smile on your face, look no further than these marvellous recipes.
Jane Mason wants everyone to know how fun and easy it is to bake bread at home and how much better it is for you than any store-bought, plastic-wrapped loaf out there. You dont have to have made bread before to start creating delicious loaves. This book explains the basic techniques, and shows you, with step-by-step photography, how simple it is to make a huge variety of breads at home.The recipes come from the four corners of the globe, but they all have one thing in common they are easy to follow and the result is so much better for you than anything you can buy in shops. Choose from more than 50 recipes, such as pitta bread, soda bread, cinnamon buns, cheese rolls, rye bread and cornbread. Spanning wheat and the myriad other grains used from country to country, this book will teach you how to make bread and understand its unique ability to bring people together to celebrate, share and enjoy it.
Perfect the art of French pâtisserie with over 70 classic recipes from award-winning pastry chef Will Torrent.If youve ever wandered down a charming French alleyway or a bustling Parisian street, there are stand out shop displays that truly capture the essence of French flair gorgeous patisseries filled with the most eye-catching and elegant bakes. Delicately detailed with candies, fruits, spun sugar and tempered chocolate, its hard to resist their sweet seduction. However, you dont have to travel far to enjoy these tasty treats, you can simply learn how to conjure them up at home with this stunning collection of recipes.With step-by-step instructions, expert chef Will Torrent introduces you to the basic recipes that make up the foundation of authentic French pâtisserie, before delving into the superb bakes, each of which has its own je ne sais quio! Opt for something light and sweet with colourful Macarons. If youre feeling fruity try the citrus-sharp Tarte au Citron. Or if all you want is chocolate on chocolate, master the rich Coffee and Chocolate Madeleines. Whether youre new to pâtisserie, or have dabbled in the art before, these delightful desserts are sure to show you how to achieve French baking finesse.
A celebration of teas black, white, green, flowering and more and the perfect cakes to pair with them. Tea has magical properties it can perk you up if youre flagging, calm you down if youre restless, soothe you and lift you. For tea-lovers, each mood and time of the day demands a different cuppa. And what better way to make the best of your fine tea than to pair it with the perfect cake, designed both to complement and enhance the experience and enjoyment? Quality teas can bring out the best in food, just as a fine wine can enhance a meal. Liz Franklin marries the floral, fragrant, zesty, rich and varied world of tea with the endlessly popular world of baking and offers recipes matching teas and sweet treats. Pairings such as Japans Gyokuro tea with Fudgy Dark Chocolate and Almond Cakes or White Tea with Buttery Carrot and Orange Cake are just an example of the myriad combinations that prove to be a match made in heaven.
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