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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • MBAF
    Mary Berry
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    The baking queen is back!

    In Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites, the official tie-in book to her hit BBC Two series, the Great British Bake Off judge reveals the secrets of her very favourite foods to inspire your family to fall in love with a delicious new dish.

    Using produce from the farmers' market, the herb garden, the seaside, the countryside and more, this all-new collection of over 100 fuss-free Mary Berry recipes offers a plethora of inspirational ideas that anyone can try - and everyone will love! From tempting Mini Beef Wellingtons to Saturday Night Pasta, tempting canapes and indulgent cakes...

    Packed full of helpful step-by-step instructions and photographs for the favourite meals she never tires of, the no-nonsense advice in Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites will ensure that your friends and family are always eager for a second helping.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • AAITN
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    A mouth-watering book for frozen dessert fanatics, Ben and Jerry?s Homemade Ice Cream and Dessert Book is packed with the wisdom of Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield. Everyone has a favourite flavour and now they can replicate it from home with this easy to follow guide. Including the history of the illustrious ice cream company and some ace recipes for other desserts and sauces, this is a real taste sensation!

  • AKYZB
    Yotam Ottolenghi
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    Vegetables have moved from the side dish to the main plate, grains celebrated with colour and flair. It's a revolution that is bold, inspiring and ever-expanding. Yotam Ottolenghi's Plenty changed the way people cook and eat. Its focus on vegetable dishes, with the emphasis on flavour, original spicing and freshness of ingredients, caused a revolution not just in this country, but the world over. Plenty More picks up where Plenty left off, with 120 more dazzling vegetable-based dishes, this time organised by cooking method. Grilled, baked, simmered, cracked, braised or raw, the range of recipe ideas is stunning. With recipes including Alphonso mango and curried chickpea salad, Membrillo and stilton quiche, Buttermilk-crusted okra, Lentils, radicchio and walnuts with manuka honey, Seaweed, ginger and carrot salad, and even desserts such as Baked rhubarb with sweet labneh and Quince poached in pomegranate juice, this is the cookbook that everyone has been waiting for.
  • AOAMN
    Itamar Srulovich
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    Our day is marked by what comes out of the pastry section, and there's always something good on the way: sticky buns full of cherries and pistachios in the morning; a loaf of rich dough rolled with chocolate, hazelnuts and cinnamon that has been proving since dawn and comes out of the oven fresh for elevenses. Lunch is a crisp, crumbly shell of pastry filled with spiced lamb or burnt aubergine, and at teatime there are cheesecakes and fruit cakes, small cakes and massive cookies - so many cakes that it's hard to choose one. (There's no need to worry, whatever you choose will be great!) After dinner there might be poached peaches with roses or something more traditional, sweet and salty Knafe drenched in orange blossom syrup, or maybe just a small piece of fresh marzipan. There's something sweet, something in the oven for everyone, all day long - welcome to Honey & Co.
  • 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!
  • CK2496
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    With recipes compiled by two expert bakers, this duo of books will help you impress all your friends and family with a host of delicious Mini Sweets and Mini Desserts!

    Complete with delightful mini cases, gift tags and ties so you can present the treats in style, the books offer easy-to-follow recipes and stunning photographs of every recipe so you know just what you're aiming for.

    Mini Sweets contains recipes for everything from Pretty Little Chocolates to Fudges and snacks like Toffee Popcorn and Honeycomb Brittle, while Mini Desserts will show you how to bake Blueberry Vodka Jellies, Rippled Raspberry Cheesecakes, S'mores and more.

  • ALBLR
    Jean-Pierre Wybauw
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    Belgium is well-known for its delicious chocolate. In Fine Chocolate 4 Jean-Pierre Wybauw expresses in clear, concise language how to create and shape your own chocolates. He also takes a closer look at the different flavourings you can use and combine; a topic which was never explored before in a book. Various mouth-watering and original praline recipes are described in detail. The interesting background information and superb photographs will invite anyone to indulge in this sweetness. This book is another must for the kitchens of professional chocolatiers, experienced amateur cooks and chocolate lovers.
  • ANQNX
    French Culinary Institute
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    An indispensable addition to any serious home baker's library, "The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Pastry Arts" covers the many skills an aspiring pastry chef must master. Based on the internationally lauded curriculum developed by master patissier Jacques Torres for New York's French Culinary Institute, the book presents chapters on every classic category of confection: tarts, cream puffs, puff pastry, creams and custards, breads and pastries, cakes and petits fours. Its each chapter begins with an overview of the required techniques, followed by dozens of recipes - many the original creations of distinguished FCI graduates. Distilling ten years of trial and error in teaching students, "The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Pastry Arts" is a comprehensive reference with hundreds of colour photographs, a wealth of insider tips and highly detailed information on tools and ingredients - quite simply the most valuable baking book you can own.
  • AJHIR
    Jennifer Kelly
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    The Art of Sugarcraft: Sugarpaste Skills, Sugar Flowers, Modelling, Cake Decorating, Baking, Patisserie, Chocolate, Royal Icing and Commercial Cakes