Food & Drink

Baking & Desserts

  • Great British Bake off: Celebrations - Hardback - 9781473615335 - Linda Collister
    Linda Collister
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    Now fully established as the TV event of the year (just what would we do without Mel and Sue's double-entendres?), this book from the Great British Bake Off team will ensure you have a show-stopping baked treat for every special occasion.

    With recipes that would even impress Bake Off judges Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry, the baking book has chapters divided into Cakes, Biscuits, Breads, Pies and Desserts and takes you right from January through to Christmas. Among our favourite recipes are the Raised Game Pie, Hazelnut and Orange Biscotti and the Whisky, Fruit and Nut Cake.

    Whether you have a family party, are attending a local festival or just want to mark the change of a season, there's sure to be something spectacular. With recipes from GBBO contestants, Signature Bakes and Technical Challenges also included, this book is so good you'll want to eat it (or the treats included, at least!)...
  • Mug Crumbles - Hardback - 9781784880224 - Gomez Huet
    Gomez Huet
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    Following in the tasty footsteps of Mug Cakes and Mug Cakes: Chocolate comes Mug Crumbles - and it's full of even more sweet treats that can be made in a matter of minutes with little preparation!

    Perfect for when you want to treat yourself, there are 30 recipes to enjoy and they range from the classic apple crumble to pear and ginger... and even rum and raisin.

    A brilliant little book full of mouth-watering crumbles that you'll love making and eating.
  • EESE
    Hannah Miles
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    Simple to make and a favourite dessert with all ages, cheesecakes are a truly heavenly treat. Compiled by MasterChef finalist Hannah Miles, this baking book will provide you with 60 classic and original recipes that are sure to delight all your friends and family.

    From the traditional Baked Vanilla, Raspberry Ripple and Chocolate Chip through to fruity flavours like Strawberry and Clotted Cream and Pink Rhubarb, there's something for everyone.

    There are also more gourmet recipes including Salted Honey and Creme Brulee, as well as fun flavours based on Candy Bars, Trifles and even Cheesecake Pops, as well as some international delicacies.
  • BBIY
    Richard Burr
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    2014's Bake Off finalist, the builder Richard Burr, gives you all the tools you need to become a BIY (Bake It Yourself) master in this brilliant baking book.

    Full of the tricks of the trade and 80 recipes, he showcases his unique approach to the craft of creating cakes and bakes. The book is crammed full of ideas and technical tips that will hold anyone in good stead when it comes to making bread, pastry, cakes, pies and more.

    He even reveals what everyone should have in their basic baking 'toolkit'!
  • Mug Cakes - Chocolate - Hardback - 9781784880095 - Lene Knudsen
    Lene Knudsen
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    It seems that our customers have really taken to the mug cake phenomenon - copies of the book Mug Cakes (product code: MUGC) have been selling like, well... hot cakes. So, to treat you to something just as tasty, we're delighted to bring you Mug Cakes: Chocolate, a mouth-watering collection of mug cake recipes to satisfy those gooey chocolate cravings.

    Requiring just a mug, mere spoonfuls of ingredients, a microwave and only seconds of preparation time, the book provides recipes to indulge all your chocolate fantasies. From the melt-in-the-middle Dulce de Leche to the heavenly Dark Chocolate Fondant, each of the recipes are delicious and great for both indulging in alone or sharing... if you're feeling friendly enough to share, of course.

    Whether you want to impress your friends, try something new or just need to satisfy your sweet tooth, Mug Cakes Chocolate's helpful, step-by-step instructions and scrummy photography will provide all the inspiration you need - all there is to add is a serious hankering for some chocolate.
  • Mug Cakes - Hardback - 9780857832672 - Mima Sinclair
    Mima Sinclair
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    Easy to make and delicious (and with barely any washing up!), Mug Cakes have taken the world by storm. In this brilliant book, Mima Sinclair provides her personal selection of recipes that are sure to delight!

    Taking less than 10 minutes to make in a microwave, Mug Cakes are ideal if you don't have the time to bake a cake, you just want a quick treat or if you simply want to prepare some unique nibbles for a gathering.

    In this book, you'll find foolproof recipes and step-by-step instructions for over 40 mug cakes - ranging from classics like Carrot Cakes, Blueberry Muffins and Chocolate Brownies to treats for special occasions and even the likes of Pina Coladas, Coke Floats and White Russians.

    There are also low-fat, dairy-free, gluten-free and sugar-free mug cakes so everyone can enjoy the wonderful taste of a mug cake!
  • VLET
    Claire Ptak
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    Full of simple and satisfying bakes you'll want to make again and again, The Violet Bakery Cookbook finds Claire Ptak bringing the flavours from her much-respected Hackney bakery into your kitchen.

    Using simple and pure ingredients including wholegrain flours, less refined sugars and the natural sweetness of seasonal fruits, the recipes are nourishing, wholesome and indulgent. With over 100 to choose from, you'll find ideas for breakfast, snacks, puddings and so much more.

    Among the highlights are Buckwheat Granola; Squash, Brown Butter and Sage Quiche; and a Butterscotch Blondie. The detailed introduction also reveals how Claire started up such a successful and much-loved bakery that counts Jamie Oliver among its fans.
  • Gingerbread Wonderland - Hardback - 9780857833204 - Mima Sinclair
    Mima Sinclair
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    You'll be walking - and eating - your way through a Gingerbread Wonderland with this magically festive book from Mug Cakes author Mima Sinclair.

    You'll especially love the Mini Mug Gingerbread Houses, the perfect decorations for your cuppa as we head towards 25 December, and the Lebkuchen is a delight to share with friends and family. You'll also find recipes and step-by-step instructions for making a Hansel & Gretel House, Glass-Pressed Cookies and a 3D Christmas Tree.

    From gingerbread men and women to sticky cakes and show-stopping houses, the baking book will provide fun for the whole family this Christmas time. You'll also get to enjoy the wonderfully festive aroma that ginger brings.
  • PHGB
    Paul Hollywood
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    Long before he was one of the stars of the nation's favourite TV programmes, Paul Hollywood published 100 Great Breads, a baking book that showed how versatile and delicious this food can be. This new edition of the classic baking book is a must-have for any would-be bakers and GBBO fans.

    Beautifully produced, Paul looks back over his childhood and his travels abroad to showcase some of the tastiest breads you'll ever eat. You'll start by learning how to make the Wheatsheaf Loaf; master this and you'll be able to make every loaf in the book.

    Among the traditional and unusual recipes are those for Irish Soda Bread (as shown on the cover), Potato Focaccia Pugliese, Date, Prune & Pecan Bread and Banana & Muesli Bread. We're sure you'll agree there's something for everyone and, it has to be said, adding Terry's Chocolate Oranges to Pains Au Chocolat is a masterstroke.
  • CNCC
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    We can think of nothing sweeter than a year of cake... and this new baking book from the much-loved Clandestine Cake Club can help us all achieve this wonderful dream.

    Arranged month by month so that you have a sweet treat for every occasion, the book will help you celebrate Christmas, Easter, Halloween, religious festivals, major sporting events and famous figures' birthdays in style. There's even a cake for Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry. We just know it would pass her taste test...

    All 100 recipes are served up with an insight into their history, giving them added depth and revealing their curious traditions. We couldn't get enough of the Rhubarb Crumble & Custard Cake, the Strawberry Pimm's Cake, the Sea Salted Caramel Cake and the Canadian Maple Syrup & Bacon Cake... Actually, all of them.
  • Step-by-Step Desserts - Hardback - 9780241189092
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    A comprehensive book for anyone who has a sweet tooth, this highly illustrated addition to the kitchen bookshelf provides step-by-step recipes for 400 desserts and exciting variations.

    From classics such as Key Lime Pie, Chocolate Mousse and Vanilla Panna Cotta, to creative and innovative variations including White Chocolate Creme Brulee, this book will teach you all of the rules for creating delicious desserts at home - and then shows you how to break the rules to add a twist to your family favourites.

    Full of step-by-step instructions and enough mouth-watering photography to make your tummy rumble in anticipation, Step-by-Step Desserts is a must for every kitchen.
  • INDC
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    From the baking experts at the Australian Women's Weekly, Indulgent Cakes does exactly what it says on the (cake) tin... It's bursting full of decadent and gorgeous sweet treats!

    Covering both classic and contemporary bakes, among the amazing-tasting pairings on offer are caramel and nuts, ginger and spice and perfumed berries and cream while the finished treats include Flourless Chocolate Beetroot Cake, Pistachio and Lemon Curd Cake and Orange Semolina Cake with Rose Syrup.

    A huge collection of cakes for every occasion, this baking book will help you make show-stopping treats all year round.
  • PKMG
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    Looking for some fun baking inspiration? Our two-book set will make your day as it helps you whip up delicious mug cakes and tasty peek-a-boo cakes in next to no time at all!

    Mug Cakes is a baking book featuring 35 sweet recipes that can be made in minutes in microwaves. Whether you're looking for a quick sugar fix, don't have the time to spend looking over an oven or just want to make something fun for the kids, you'll find it in here! The book also has ideas for puddings and recipes for those with special dietary requirements, too.

    Although they're a bit trickier to make and take a little while longer, the cakes featured in Peek-a-boo Cakes will delight anyone who has a sweet tooth - whatever their age! Delicious treats that can be cut open to reveal a burst of colour or distinctive shape, among the projects included are a treasure trove for a pirate-themed birthday party and a Christmas snow cake. The flavours - including pistachio and carrot and coconut battenberg - are equally tempting.

    Two brilliant books for any home baker!
  • BIBC
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    Who doesn't love a Victoria sponge cake? You just can't beat a classic cake... And now the team behind the Great British Bake Off will show you how to master the art of baking to perfection!

    Classic Cakes will teach you everything you need to know to become a star baker, with 40 recipes that range from simple to more challenging, many of which include step-by-step photos so you know exactly what you're aiming for.

    There is also advice about which ingredients, equipment and techniques you should use, alongside the all-important hints and tips on just how you can avoid a soggy bottom!
  • BIBB
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    Great for dunking and even more delicious to eat, everybody loves biscuits. Bake it Better: Biscuits is a handy how-to guide for making yummy biscuits from the experts at the Great British Bake Off.

    Whether you're trying your hand at making biscuits or are looking to add to your show-stopping repertoire, the book is full of tried-and-tested recipes that are truly scrumptious. We reckon they'd even get the thumbs up from Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood!

    From traditional favourites to modern bakes, the book's recipes are bursting with easy-to-follow photographs so you know just what to aim for.

  • BIBD
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    Bolster your bread-making skills - and make Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry proud - with Bake it Better: Bread, a book from the experts at the Great British Bake Off.

    Whether you're new to baking and making bread or want to develop your skills further, this is a book bursting with scrumptious and tried-and-tested recipes. Many of the breads are accompanied by photos so you know exactly what you're aiming for as you set yourself on your journey to becoming a star baker.

    With traditional classics and those with a contemporary twist to enjoy, this is a baking book that will quickly become your bread and butter when it comes to making delicious baked goods!
  • BIBP
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    Learn how to make perfect pies and tremendous tarts with Bake it Better: Pies & Tarts, a brilliant baking book from the Great British Bake Off team.

    Whether you're just starting out baking and want some simple, easy recipes or are looking to become a master baker with plenty of strings to your bow, you'll find the 40 recipes in this book sensational and show-stopping!

    All tried and tested, you'll find traditional classics and recipes with a modern twist, many of which have photographs so you know exactly what you're aiming for. In fact, by following the recipes in this book, it could be you in the famous tent with Paul, Mary, Mel and Sue next year!
  • TCAK
    Lisa Faulkner
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    'Possibly the best Celebrity MasterChef winner ever' and a Sunday Times number one bestseller, Lisa Faulkner presents a delectable selection of decadent, dunk-worthy delights in her brand new recipe book, Tea & Cake with Lisa Faulkner.

    From biscuit and cakes to tarts and pies, Lisa shares her tried-and-tested methods for creating the perfect partner for a host of best-loved teas. From the perfect dunking biscuit to a G & Tea cocktail, here you have everything you need to enjoy a good cuppa - including a whole chapter devoted to all things chocolate.

    Whether you're brokenhearted, had a crisis day at work or just need a little pick-me-up, a delicious cup of tea with the perfect accompaniment is just what the doctor ordered. Simply wonderful!
  • Sweet - Hardback - 9781849495578 - Martin James
    Martin James
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    We Britons have an extra tummy for dessert, that's pretty much a given. Either way, you'll want to save space for the 90 fabulous sweet treats in James Martin's new recipe book, Sweet.

    A celebration of everyone's favourite teatime course, the much-loved TV chef takes readers on a tour of elegant classics, challenging showstoppers, chocolaty treats and much more through mouthwatering photographs and his foolproof step-by-step instructions.

    Sure to provide inspiration whether you're planning a simple bake or a grand finale to a celebratory meal, this exciting collection of all-new naughty-but-nice James Martin recipes sets a new standard for home-made desserts.
  • BTIQ
    Peggy Porschen
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    One of the most prominent pioneers in cake design, Peggy Porschen's Boutique Baking: Delectable Cakes, Cookies and Teatime Treats offers a range of recipes that combine traditional baking with chic finishing touches. Famed for her exquisite craftmanship and love of baking, in this book Pegy reveals some trade secrets and among the recipes on offer are all-time favourites such as Meringue kisses and Macaroons, as well as beautiful biscuits and recipes inspired by Peggy's German roots like Mulled Wine Stars. There is also a section dedicated to delicious gourmet cakes and bakes. The final chapter offers advice on fabulous finishing touches with basic recipes for frostings and fillings, as well as ideas for home-made drinks to accompany the treats.
  • MBCK
    Mary Berry
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    The queen of baking (and we'd happily give her that title for cooking as well), Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry can teach anyone how to cook a collection of all-time favourites with this easy-to-follow guide to finding your way around the kitchen.

    Starting with the basic equipment and techniques you'll need, Mary then takes you though to cooking delicious recipes for a variety of meals The sections range from Soups to Meat, Poultry to Pasta and more. Each one has a Master Recipe to help you learn the skills you need to become a great cook.

    Of course, being Mary there are some delicious desserts to bake and devour including a Double-crust Apple Pie, Plum Crumble and Chocolate Eclairs. Among the 100 recipes are also those for roasts, soups, pies and cakes. Whether you're a novice or experienced cook, this will quickly become your go-to cookbook. Trust Mary when it comes to tasty food.
  • HBLS
    Tarek Malouf
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    Piped full of 100 new recipes from the Britain's best-loved Hummingbird Bakery, Life Is Sweet by Tarek Malouf is a brilliant new collection of recipes that will bring the taste of American-style baking to your kitchen at home.

    With everything from classics you know and love to home-made treats with a twist, the step-by-step instructions and mouth-watering (really!) photographs make the book a worthy and necessary addition to every home kitchen and is sure to satisfy even the sweetest sweet tooth.

    From show-stopping layer cakes to indulgent puddings, ice creams, pancakes and more, the Life Is Sweet recipe book has a tasty bake for every occasion.
  • The Big Baking Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781409369301
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    Pizzas and flatbreads, celebration cakes, Sunday treats and much, much more...

    With the Big Baking Collection from the experts at DK, it doesn't matter if you're super at making things that are sweet or if you make your friends suffer your savoury, this book has something suitable for every occasion, whatever your level of expertise.

    Packed with easy-to-follow instructions and key techniques to perfect your complete range of culinary skills, this collection of 10 books has a recipe to tempt every discerning chef, baker or dinner party host.
  • Mug Cakes - Hardback - 9781742708553 - Lene Knudsen
    Lene Knudsen
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    Have you ever been in desperate need of a cake fix but just never have the time to bake? Let us introduce you to Mug Cakes - cakes that can be made in a mug in your microwave in a matter of minutes!

    Quick and easy to make, this delightful little book from Lene Knudsen contains 30 recipes that can be made by mixing a simple batter in a mug with a fork using readily available ingredients! Ideal to treat yourself or for a cosy night in with a loved one, the cakes are seriously scrumptious.

    Among the tempting mug cake recipes you'll find within the pages are for a Lemon Mug Cake, a Chocolate Fondant Mug Cake and even a Mug Cookie with M&M's!