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    John Whaite Bakes (Hardback)

    John Whaite


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    John Whaite, the 2012 Great British Bake Off winner, is always on the go and cooking up a storm in the process. But his favoured baking environment is at home - where he can create delicious treats to enjoy with his family and friends.

    In John Whaite Bakes at Home, John invites you into his humble abode to share the recipes he saves for his nearest and dearest. Walking you through straightforward recipes with an impressive modern twist, the book will help you learn, at your own pace, how to create everything from beautiful birthday cakes to impress to food feasts that will feed the entire family.

    This hardback edition, packed with simple-to-follow instructions and stunning imagery, is sure to appeal to fans of BBC 2's Great British Bake Off and those looking for a helping hand in improving their home-baking - from lunches to brunches and sweet bakes to savoury pizzas.
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    Eclairs - and other chic and delicious choux pastry delights (Hardback)

    Hannah Miles


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    From the traditional Chocolate Eclair to a St. Honore Gateaux and the likes of Coffee Religieuse, Cherry Crumble Profiteroles and Earl Grey Tea Buns, choux pastry is endlessly versatile. This baking book, full of MasterChef finalist Hannah Miles' personal recipes, is full of sweet treats to tempt your taste buds and shows how the three simple store cupboard ingredients of flour, butter and eggs can be combined to create tantalisingly tasty desserts.
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    Cupcakes , Minicakes & Cakepops (Hardback)


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    Cupcakes and Mini Cakes is an easy-to-follow collection of mouth-watering recipes, great for sweetening any scenario including celebrations, weekend brunches, afternoon tea and after dinner. Taking you through the whole process, from the understanding of fundamental ingredients to equipment and techniques, this recipe book is sure to help you impress loved ones with your own culinary creations.

    Deliciously decorated with images that will tantalise your tastebuds, this step-by-step hardback is the ideal gift for the baking enthusiast or the aspiring bite-sized baker wanting to learn the basics of the craft.
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    Love Bake Nourish (Hardback)

    Amber Rose


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    Containing a wealth of simple, seasonal baking recipes, glamorous baker Amber Rose's reinvention of traditional baking is sure to tickle your taste buds, whilst allowing you to explore healthy, natural alternatives to refined white flour and white sugar. Utilising naturally sweet ingredients, such as honey and fresh fruit, Love, Bake, Nourish covers a wealth of tasty baked treats including chapters on Seasonal Cakes; Puddings, including baked fruit, crumbles and pies; Tarts and Meringues; Creams; Herbal Teas and more. A refreshing take on baking for those looking to explore healthier eating options, with these balanced, satisfying recipes you can make baking not only indulgent and comforting, but nourishing too.
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    Hello Cupcake! (Hardback)

    Leila Lindholm

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    Leila Lindholm's Hello Cupcake! is a cute little book all about baking cupcakes and whoopie pies. The perfect gift for anyone who enjoys baking and tasting delicious new recipes. All the small cakes are gorgeous and can be used for weddings, parties and special celebrations. From blueberries and raspberries to chocolate, mint, peanut butter, meringue, ginger and pecan nuts, there's sure to be a sweet treat for you. The stunning book also features luscious photography to showcase the cupcakes in all their glory!

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    Stacie Bakes (Hardback)

    Stacie Stewart


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    Stacie Stewart is the owner of the Beehive Bakery and her bakes and cakes have proved enormously popular across the country. In amongst the tarts, cakes, biscuits, bars, puddings, breads, sweets and savoury pies, this book has recipes for everything from Beehive Bars to Cheesecake Brownies and Banana Chocolate Baked Alaska to Lemon Meringue Pie Cake. With something to suit every occasion and featuring some of the popular MasterChef finalist's most-loved recipes, Stacie Bakes: Classic Cakes and Bakes for the Thoroughly Modern Cook is a great baking book for anyone with a sweet tooth.
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    Spot Bakes a Cake (Paperback)

    Eric Hill


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    Spot is a popular and timeless character from Eric Hill and this book has plenty of flaps to lift to add some extra interaction. A paperback edition of a famous story, Spot's dad is celebrating his birthday. Spot heads to the shops to buy some tasty ingredients before he gets to work in the kitchen and makes a cake. But it's not long before things get messy! Spot Bakes a Cake is a charming story with a familiar character that is sure to delight toddlers.
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    The Little Book of Chocolat (Hardback)

    Joanne Harris


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    From Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat, comes a celebration of all things chocolate. The Chocolat trilogy has been tickling the taste buds of readers ever since its original publication back in 1999 - and on the big screen in 2000's Oscar-nominated movie of the same name, starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. Now Harris, with the help of Fran Warde, returns with The Little Book of Chocolat, the ultimate collection of chocolate lore and recipes from all corners of the globe.

    With easy-to-follow instructions, indulge in some mouth-watering expert recipes from some of the world's finest chocolatiers - all delectably detailed with photography so delicious you will hardly believe your eyes. Bring a taste of class to the kitchen with beautifully honed culinary instruction, and celebrate the much-loved story of Vianne Rocher in your own kitchen.
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    Bake-a-Boo Bakery Cookbook (Hardback)

    Zoe Athene Berkeley

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    Based on the gorgeous Boo’s bakery in North London, the Bake-a-Boo cookbook is the only resource you’ll need to produce the finest and most dainty cakes. Master baker Zoe ‘Boo’ Berkeley is skilled in producing delicate and tasty treats that accommodate for those with special requirements, such as low fat, or dairy and gluten free. There is no compromise on taste though, and Zoe talks you through the process of producing her splendid cakes in brilliant detail in this wonderful cookbook.

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    BEBC

    The Best-Ever Book of Cakes (Hardback)

    Ann Nicol


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    Ann Nicol provides the ultimate recipe book for those who love to bake in The Best-Ever Book of Cakes! The baking book contains 165 recipes for a wide range of treats and includes classic recipes such as Victoria Sponge, Carrot Cake and Gingerbread. From simple cakes that can be made quickly to celebration cakes and those that take time to prepare, the book also includes recipes for fat free, flour free and sugar-free cakes. Perfect for those just starting to bake and those who are more experienced, this book also features step-by-step instructions, sumptuous photography and a host of practical information.
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    LBAK 7 years +

    The Great British Bake Off: Learn to Bake (Hardback)

    Linda Collister


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    Younger fans of GBBO will enjoy reading through and testing some of the delicious recipes included in Linda Collister's The Great British Bake Off: Learn to Bake: 80 Easy Recipes for All the Family. The book explains baking terms and shows you how to beat, fold and cream a range of tasty treats. Ideal for younger bakers and older novices, the book also covers special ingredients, meaning you'll have everything you need to be able to bake for every occasion and for every person in your life. The perfect introduction to baking for the whole family, this is a great book for those with a sweet tooth who want to have some fun while baking something to be proud of.
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    John Whaite Bakes: Recipes for Every Day and Every Mood (Hardback)

    John Whaite


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    John Whaite Bakes. He always has. Whether he is happy or sad, in love or heartbroken, on his own or with friends, he believes that whipping up his favourite Dishes provides nourishment for both the body and the soul. Now, fresh from winning the 2012 Great British Bake Off, he wants to share his mouthwatering creations with us so we can find the perfect recipe to fit our mood too. There are comforting dishes here like Self-Saucing Chocolate Mud Pud and Pork, Apple and Thyme Sausage Rolls that will warm up the coldest of winter evenings, inspiring flavour combinations such as Fig and Rose Savarin and Salted Caramel Rum Babas, romantic dishes to share such as Pizza Puttanesca and Passionfruit Tart and some new showstoppers too, including the brand new Hellfire and Brimstone Cake. So, whether you need a pick-me-up for dinner or a lazy Sunday breakfast treat, John Whaite Bakes is full of indulgent, delicious recipes to suit your every day and every mood.
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    Italian Home Baking (Hardback)

    Gino D'Acampo

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    Former I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here winner and Ready, Steady, Cook regular Gino D'Acampo will help you enjoy maximum taste with minimum effort in this guide to home-baked sweet and savoury Italian food. The popular TV show chef offers a comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide on how to cook a wide range of exciting, hearty party food, and the book even includes examples of some of the regional specialities from his home country of Italy.
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    WI Teatime Collection (Hardback)


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    With sweet and savoury recipes included, this cookbook provides a tantalising collection of teatime favourites from the Women's Institute. Cupcakes, sponge cakes, biscuits, tarts and scones are all included as well as traditional recipes for dainty sandwiches and savoury nibbles, buns, trifles and muffins.
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    Sweet Things (Hardback)

    Annie Rigg

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    From traditional toffee, fluffy marshmallows and maple and pecan fudge to more extravagant creations like Passion Fruit and Pistachio Truffles, Peanut Butter Cups and Turkish Delight, the mixture of classic and contemporary treats in this illustrated book will provide inspiration for any gift or party favour, or simply for those sweet-makers looking for a new challenge to try out in their kitchen. With bespoke ideas for special days including everything from Valentine's and Christmas to Father's Day, you can find indulgent recipes for any time of year to make in Sweet Things, and the failsafe, easy-to-follow instructions will ensure success for even novice confectioners. Creative packaging ideas will help you expertly finish your gift before you hand it over too.
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    Real Fast Puddings (Hardback)

    Nigel Slater


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    Nigel Slater is the master of the easily prepared dish and Real Fast Puddings provides tasty sweet treats for every season of the year. Completely mouth-watering and suitable to be prepared within 30 minutes, the book has been redesigned in a vintage style and the hardback will make sure your puddings are always delicious and become the highlight of any meal or gathering.
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    Mini Sweets & Desserts Set - 2 Books (collection)


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    With easy-to-follow recipes for miniature versions of all your favourite desserts and sweet treats, this two-book set is perfect if you want to prepare for a party. Mini Desserts has recipes for pastries, sponges, mousses, jellies and ices, including Blueberry Pancakes and Tropical Caramel Custards, while Mini Sweets will help you prepare everything from classic toffees and fudge through to after-dinner treats like Espresso Truffles.
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    Natural Sweets (Hardback)

    Alison Candlin


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    Featuring deliciously indulgent treats made with natural ingredients, this book will help you make and enjoy sweets without the guilt! Compiled by Alison Candlin, Natural Sweets contains more than 50 recipes that are free from artificial sweeteners, harmful additives and colourings. Among the highlights are home-made marshmallows, fruity jellies, creamy fudge and smooth peppermint creams. The recipes in this book also contain fresh fruits, herbs, spices and even flowers to give a health-boosting hit.
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    How to Make a Cake Rise: 500 Kitchen Tips & Tricks I Wish My Mother Had Told Me (Other)


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    Packed full of clever tips and tricks, this is a must-have guide to saving money, time and tears in the kitchen! Witty and very useful, the 500 kitchen tips in this little hardback will prove indispensable from the first page to the last. From learning how to stop crying over onions to knowing how to keep your beans green, and making the perfect pasta to frost-free freezing, each handy snippet will be sure to help you get the most out of using, cooking in and cleaning your kitchen. A great gift for any homemaker - new or experienced!
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    PMBC

    Primrose Bakery Celebrations (Hardback)

    Martha Swift


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    This collection of brand new recipes from the talented bakers behind one of London's favourite cake shops, the Primrose Bakery, will help you create a range of cakes, cupcakes and treats to make every day a celebration with your friends and family. Learn how to throw Primrose-themed parties and follow the step-by-step illustrated guides to bake delicious and beautiful cakes for every age and any event, including sweet and savoury ideas, recipes for small children, and cocktail-laced cupcakes for grown-ups. Simple, tested and utterly delicious, each recipe has plenty of Primrose wit and even features brilliant ideas for how you can best decorate your creations. Perfect for parties and adding some sparkle to your everyday baking, this is a must-have book for avid cake-bakers from some of the best in the business.
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    Meringue Girls Cookbook (Hardback)

    Alex Hoffler

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    With incredible meringues everyone can make, let the much-loved Meringue Girls, Alex Hoffler and Stacey O'Gorman, introduce you to a bright and colourful world of sweet treats with this tasty baking book. The Meringue Girls Cookbook finds the duo putting a new twist on the classic dessert and amongst the rainbow colours and tantalising flavours, you'll find delicious ideas for gifts, kids and dinner parties. There are also ideas for Summery Desserts and Winter Puddings, as well as advice on how to make the perfect kiss. Amongst the Book People favourites in the book are Meringue Profiteroles, the Ferrero Rocher Meringue Tower and Honeycomb, Chocolate and Salted Peanut Meringues.
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    The Book of Buns (Hardback)

    Jane Mason


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    You can bake and taste buns and bread-types from every corner of the world with the authentic yet easy-to-follow recipes in the brilliant The Book of Buns. History has shown that the bun - a small piece of baked perfection - can be created and shared just as graciously as a loaf, in any part of the world. Whether they are sweet or savoury, steamed or baked, stuffed or plain, for special occasions or for everyday snacks, The Book of Buns will let you explore every aspect of bun culture. The clear recipes and photographs make baking fun and easy, and each idea is just perfect for enjoying with friends and family.
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    World's Best Cakes (Hardback)

    Roger Pizey

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    A collection of classic bakes from around the globe, all compiled by Roger Pizey, one of the world's finest pastry chefs, World's Best Cakes does exactly what the title suggests - with this baking book, you'll be creating delectable desserts and bakes that will be the highlight of any party. Alongside a fascinating history of the cake, the book includes more than 250 foolproof recipes and mouth-watering photographs. With recipes for the likes of sponge cakes, cheesecakes, cupcakes, celebration cakes, pastries, tartes and tortes, among the highlights are signature bakes from different countries likes Boston cream pie, Chelsea buns and French madeleines.
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    Brilliant Bread (Hardback)

    James Morton

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    With his lovable and eccentric personality, James Morton was surely the people's favourite to win the Great British Bake Off in 2012. Having made it to the final, he didn't quite clinch the title but gained himself a loyal following and in Brilliant Bread he provides a collection of easy-to-prepare recipes. Showcasing his passion for bread making, the book shows how you can make your own bread with supermarket flour and instant yeast. With step-by-step photographs throughout, the recipes range from basic loaves through to flatbreads, sourdoughs, sweet doughs, pretzels, doughnuts and much more!
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    Scrumptious Muffins (Hardback)

    Marc Grossman


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    Packed with delicious and innovative recipes, Scrumptious Muffins is a fantastic hardback for those who enjoy baking their own sweet treats. From Marc Grossman, who owns Bob's Juice Bar - a wholesome American style cafe that has taken Paris by storm - this easy-to-follow guide is packed with mouth-watering photography and is sure to inspire. With delights such as ultra-moist Blueberry Muffins, gluten-free Banana-Caramel treats and some other fascinating exotic flavours, this is a must-have addition to your kitchen bookshelf.
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    PPCU

    Peggy Porschen's Cupcakes (Hardback)

    Peggy Porschen


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    This bespoke Book People edition of Peggy Porschen's contemporary baking book comes in a slightly larger format and with a deluxe padded cover. Hailed by Rachel Allen as 'the most exquisite cake maker', Peggy Porschen provides a selection of 25 original and stylish cupcake recipes in this delicious little baking book. With seasonal variations alongside timeless classics like Sticky Toffee and Vanilla Chiffon, among those cupcakes you can try your hand at are Chocolate Heaven and Black Forest, Eton Mess and Pink Marshmallow and Mulled Wine. As well as these fabulous flavours, Peggy also shows you how to create truly wondrous toppings including cream cheese icing, marshmallow fondant and dark chocolate ganache.
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    Halloween Treats (Hardback)

    Annie Rigg

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    In this simple and spooky baking book, the queen of cakes Annie Rigg turns her hand to the perfect treats for a Halloween party. With more than 20 easy-to-follow recipes for creative creepy cakes and cookies, these treats will add a ghoulish edge to any Halloween party. Every fun recipe is expertly photographed by William Lingwood and amongst the recipes on offer are cobweb cupcakes, 'blood-filled' doughnuts and almond severed fingers. In this great book, you'll find the perfect treats for a Halloween-loving child, who will love being able to get involved in the trick-or-treat preparations!

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    STFA

    Sweet Things from the Aga (Hardback)

    Hannah Miles


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    All created on the cooker that produces them best, Sweet Things from the Aga finds MasterChef finalist Hannah Miles sharing a selection of recipes for delicious cakes, biscuits, puddings and desserts. Among the traditional tasty treats featured throughout the cookbook are a Jam Roly Poly, Custard Tarts, Flapjacks and Muffins, while there are also more exotic recipes like Churros with Toffee Cream Filling and Maple Pretzels.
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    CCCC

    The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook (Hardback)

    Lynn Hill

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    Lynn Hill, the founder of the Clandestine Cake Club, reveals 120 of the underground cake club's most sensational recipes for the first time ever in this glorious baking book. From Smoked Chilli Chocolate Cake to Chai-soaked Vanilla Sponge, there's something inventive for all tastes and the recipes are complemented by stunning photography too. Purely dedicated to delicious cakes including classics, fruity, chocolatey, zesty, Victorian and much more, The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook will delight anyone who loves baking and eating cake!
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    Step-by-Step Breads (Hardback)

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    Step-by-Step Bread contains 35 recipes for tasty bread, from classics to artisan loaves and batters and sweet treats. This essential hardback will help you master rolls, pizzas, muffins and buns as well as more exciting variations for when you are feeling more adventurous. The book is clear, concise and practical and will help you build your baking confidence in no time!

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    MCRN

    Macarons (Hardback)

    Francis van Arkel


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    Macarons are becoming more and more popular in bakeries and patisseries, but this wonderful, full-colour book will show you how to master the art of macaron-making at home too! These sweet meringue-based cookies can even be made gluten-free if you pick the right fillings. Featuring recipes with fruit, herbs and spices, alcohol, coffee, chocolate, nuts and tea, you can create your very own sweet and savoury macarons as gifts, teatime treats, or simply for your own enjoyment, with this illustrated recipe book.
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    BOYW

    The The Boy Who Bakes (Hardback)

    Edd Kimber


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    The Boy Who Bakes brings together recipes that cover cakes, cookies, pastries, desserts and even ice creams. Put together by Edd Kimber, the winner of The Great British Bake Off in 2010, it covers both traditional treats and new twists on old favourites. Accompanied by gorgeous, full-colour photographs and easy-to-follow instructions that will tempt you back into the kitchen, this cookbook will help you become a brilliant baker too!

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