Food & Drink

Baking & Desserts

  • Great British Bake off: Creme De La Creme - Hardback - 9781473615663 - Martin Chiffers
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    Martin Chiffers
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    We all miss the Great British Bake Off during the months it's off air, but fear not no more - Bake Off: Creme de la Creme is here to fill the void. Presented by Book People favourite Tom Kerridge, it aims to show you how to master all the secrets of show-stopping patisserie and this accompanying book can help you hone your baking skills even further.

    This book breaks down patisserie skills to their simplest elements so that you will soon become familiar with the ingredients, equipment and chemistry behind the creations you both see on the show and in the best restaurants. From croissants to slices and petit gateaux, the recipes are accompanied by mouth-watering photographs and expert advice on how to achieve a truly professional finish.

    Learn from the best, master these skills and you'll soon be treating everyone you know to sweet treats and more!
  • 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.
  • MBHS
    Isabella Beeton
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    As a nation, there is no denying that we have a sweet tooth - and classic treats such as sherbet fruit drops, Everton toffee, vanilla fudge and chocolate honeycomb, have stood the test of time. MRS BEETON'S HOMEMADE SWEETSHOP is a gorgeous and beautifully illustrated recipe book for the home cook, packed with delicious sweet treat ideas for any occasion. All of the recipes have been drawn from Mrs Beeton's original BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT meaning that we can all recreate a little bit of Victoriana in our own kitchens. Fully updated for the 21st-century kitchen and combined with sound, modern advice on how to source good food, plus detailed information on ingredients and equipment, this is the go-to mini book for any aspiring or experienced home cook.
  • PDGS
    Jonathan Shepherd
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    Artisan baker Johnny Shepherd - the man behind the Pudding Stop - offers recipes for over 100 sweet treats in Puddings.

    From creamy classics and fruity favourites to those with a refreshing twist, the book has step-by-step recipes and mouth-watering photography of all the desserts. There is also a section dedicated to festive treats and even the bits on the side that add an extra touch like sauces, custards and creams.

    Among the family favourites on offer are Yorkshire Curd Cheesecake, Rocky Road Sundae and Strawberry & Peanut Butter Crumble.
  • FFDS
    Julia Thomas
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    Free-From Desserts will provide you with over 100 tempting dessert recipes that are suitable for coeliacs and those who are lactose intolerant.

    Ideal for those looking to trim down their intake of wheat, gluten and dairy, you'll find tasty recipes for gorgeous puddings, pastries, ice creams and cakes without butter, cream or what flour.

    A brilliant book for anyone who wants to make sweet treats that are healthier and more digestible.
  • CK2111
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    Mary Berry's Baking Bible is full of mouth-watering baking recipes that take in Victoria Sponge, Chocolate Cake and Hazelnut Meringue Cake.

    There are also recipes for muffins, scones and bread-and-butter pudding.

    Drawing on Mary's years of experience, this book has easy-to-follow recipes for both kitchen novices and more experienced cooks.
  • WBCK
    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.
  • MCRM
    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 rum and raisin.

    A brilliant little book full of mouth-watering crumbles that you'll love making and eating.
  • BBIY
    Richard Burr
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    A Bake Off finalist, 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 tasty 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'!
  • CRDM
    Chetna Makan
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    Great British Bake Off semi-finalist Chetna Makan provides you with a number of show-stopping recipes that mix spices, herbs and Indian ingredients with traditional Western baked favourites in this brilliant baking book.

    From sponge cakes with cardamom and coffee filling to puff pastry bites with fenugreek paneer and swirly bread rolled with citrusy coriander, the book is full of exotic and extraordinary creations.

    There is detailed information on all the spices used and the book also includes recipes for beautiful breads and small savouries.
  • MGCH
    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.
  • QSEC
    Olga Carryer
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    Calling all chocoholics! This is the book for you... Packed with delicious recipes for dark, milk and white chocolate, it's full of delights!

    Beautifully designed with its material spine, the book has recipes for cakes, cheesecakes, fudge, macaroons, meringues, brownies, truffles and more, meaning you'll always have the chance to enjoy a tasty chocolate treat.

    There is also plenty of practical advice on working with chocolate.
  • MGMS
    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!
  • The Big Baking Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781409369301
    BBAK
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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 want to make your friends taste your savoury goods - you'll find 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.
  • 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.
  • GBRE
    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.
  • LOLF
    Mario Budwig
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    Every day, Lola's Bakery handcraft the most delicious cakes, slices and celebration cakes you will have ever tasted, combining the finest ingredients and decorating each and everyone of their fresh, tasty treats in house every day.

    With Lola's Forever, readers and would-be cake bakers can bring the taste of Lola's to their own kitchen to create more than 70 mouth-watering recipes from Lola classics to more contemporary baking ideas. From beginner baker to expert, the cupcake recipes in this book are sure to spark inspiration.

    With step-by-step instructions, taste bud-tickling photography and recipes for everything from bars and slices - including the delicious Salted Caramel Brownie and Apricot and Pistachio Flapjack - to larger bakes like the sophisticated Earl Grey Tea Fruit Loaf and Chocolate Fudge Cake, Lola's Forever is the ideal book for those who want to bring the taste of the 'best cupcake in London' into their home.
  • 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.
  • DSRT
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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.
  • MUGC
    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!
  • 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!
  • JMSW
    James Martin
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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.