Food & Drink

Baking & Desserts

  • TWMC
    Martha Collison
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    As we all eagerly await to see who will be crowned Star Baker of the Great British Bake Off 2016, why not hone your baking skills with the help of 2015's hugely popular contestant, Martha Collison?

    Twist is a book that does what it says on the (baking) tin. It provides you with a host of fresh, creative and innovative ideas to reinvent your baking. Not only does Martha explain the secrets of sweet baking success - whether it's a cake, biscuit, dough or pastry - but she also reveals how to add delicious twists to traditional favourites. Who could resist a chocolate AND passionfruit layer cake?

    With its contemporary design that combines easy-to-follow instructions, cool illustrations and mouth-watering photography, Martha shows you how to make one of her Favourites and then provides recipes that adapt this into something truly show-stopping. e.g. a vanilla cake can easily be transformed into a pink grapefruit drizzle cake (or gin and tonic drizzle cake, if you prefer) and vanilla cupcakes can be made into lemon cheesecake cupcakes.
  • PCBH
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    The Great British Bake Off is coming back and we can't contain our excitement - we simply cannot wait to see the contestants who are battling it out for Britain's biggest baking prize in the famous tent this year.

    This new book ties in with the latest series and includes recipes from the beloved judges Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry, as well as those from this year's contestants fighting it out to be Star Baker.

    Ideal for all levels of baker, each chapter is full of recipes for traditional classics with a twist and uses simple ingredients that can be transformed into something adventurous. The book also has clear advice on the equipment, ingredients and quantities you should be using on your way to the top!
  • CPCB
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    We've always been known for our delectable taste in cakes but ever since the Great British Bake Off arrived on our TV screens in 2010, the nation has gone even more baking crazy.

    Focusing on cakes and bakes that will have a show-stopping effect on children's parties, the recipes in here are suitable for both novice cooks and skilled bakers. Featuring cakes, biscuits, buns and bakes, there are sweet treats and savoury eats among the recipes from beloved contestants including Richard, Ian, Chetna and Luis.

    Whether you're planning a party for a toddler or a teen, you'll find the perfect recipe. There are even themed cakes including lions, rockets and snow queens.
  • 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.
  • NTMG
    Keda Black
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    All the Mug Cakes books we've sold so far have sold like, well, hot cakes and now you can make these easy-to-bake treats even more delicious with the addition of Nutella.

    Packed full of tasty recipes, this book shows you how to add Nutella into the bakes. All easy and quick to make, the recipes also come with the added bonus of there being hardly any washing up.

    As well as cakes in a mug, there are step-by-step instructions for making cookies and sweet treats.
  • CDLC
    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!
  • 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.
  • Celebration Cupcakes - Paperback - 9781869663421 - Tamara Jane
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    Tamara Jane
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    Filled with beautiful gifts and delicious treats, Celebration Cupcakes makes the most of award-winning patisserie chef Tamara Jane's incredible expertise to present some gorgeous recipes.

    With a cake for every special occasion, this selection of tempting treats includes such delights as the Lovers' Raspberry and White Chocolate Mud Cake - a perfect idea for Valentine-s Day!

    With sections on icing templates and techniques, as well as dairy-free, lactose-intolerant and vegan ideas, this beautiful book includes plenty of colourful, eye-catching photography.
  • SBSC
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    Step-by-Step Cakes is the perfect book to have to hand as you set about mastering the art of cake baking. With over 130 recipes to make, all accompanied by simple instructions and clear photography to help you every step of the way, this is a great hardback that covers all kinds of cakes - from the simple to the adventurous. The Book will help you bake the world's best cakes perfectly every time!

  • 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!
  • HMEM
    Kate Doran
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    In this incredible cookbook, Kate Doran brings to life the recipes and stories that have made her blog, www.thelittleloaf.com, so popular.

    Featuring 100 classic treats that will remind you of your childhood, many of which have been reinvented with an irresistible home-made twist - including peanut butter jammie dodgers, triple chocolate caterpillar cake and peach melba baked Alaska.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.