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Readers can bake their way through Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Packed with 45 recipes and gorgeous, eye-catching photography, this baking cookbook inspired by the films is a must-have for every Harry Potter fan.
More books by Joanna Farrow
This handbook for making your own smoked and cured products offers straightforward instructions and 25 recipes for meat, game, and shellfish.
Bake it Better: Patisserie & Pastries includes everything you need to know about baking delicious and beautiful pastries. Whether you are new to baking and looking for simple, easy recipes or a more confident baker seeking to refine your skills, with The Great British Bake Off you can be sure you’re getting scrumptious and tried-and-tested recipes. The recipes themselves include classics and modern bakes, from simple to more challenging showstoppers -Bake it Better will take you a journey from first timer to star baker. There are expert tips about ingredients, equipment and techniques, with easy-to-follow step-by-step photographs. The Great British Bake Off: Bake It Better are the ‘go to’ cookery books which gives you all the recipes and baking know-how in one easy-to-navigate series.
Why should your gingerbread be naked? Dress Your Gingerbread!provides decorating know-how and complete directions to create 70 fabulous outfits that “ginger people” will be proud to wear– all created from one fool-proof icing recipe. Dress your gingerbread as a pirate or a mermaid, a bride or a groom, a bumble or a ladybug, or even as a storybook character such as Little Red Riding Hood. There are holiday ideas to create Santa, elves and reindeer for Christmas, a bunny and flower girl for Easter and a pumpkin and ghost for Halloween. Beautifully decorated, these cookies are a terrific addition to the cookie jar and special occasions year-round.
Everything you need to know to make the most of this wonderful ingredient. Step-by-step photography, clear instructions and professional tips will guide you through all aspects of cooking with pasta, from making and shaping your own pasta dough to creating mouth-watering sauces and hearty meals.Choose from recipes with a contemporary twist, such as ‘Chilli and Prawn Fusilli with Basil Yogurt’ and ‘Monkfish, Saffron and Mascarpone Linguini’, to traditional favourites like ‘Gnocchi Verde’ and ‘Spaghetti Carbonara’. Compete with salads, soups, snacks and main dishes, and with delicious ideas for both meat-eaters and vegetarians alike, this is the only pasta cookbook you’ll ever need!
This book is great for kids and grown-ups alike. Each cookie has been specially created for children to enjoy, but the fabulous ideas are guaranteed to bring out the childish streak in most adults, too. The recipe collection includes over 50 cookies, biscuits, brownies and bars for every occasion, from teatime treats to party fare, as well as no-bake cookies and gluten- and dairy-free cookies for kids on special diets. There are recipes for every age group, with simpler cookies for young children and more extravagant creations for older ones. Whether you want to improve your own cookie repetoire or help your child learn how to bake, this fabulous book is guaranteed to be a hit with the whole family.
The surprisingly simple process that preserves your meat while enhancing its natural flavors.
An essential cookbook for anyone with a busy lifestyle. Each tasty recipe requires only four ingredients or less and can be made in under fifteen minutes.
Over 400 vibrant step-by-step recipes from the shores of Italy, Greece, France, Spain, North Africa and the Middle East with over 1400 stunning photographs. Sweet and savoury, traditional and innovative, this collection of delicious recipes evokes the flavours, aromas and colours that typify the culture and cuisine of these sun-baked lands.
This fantastic book includes every kind of blended drink, from healthy fruit and vegetable juices to creamy, indulgent smoothies and delicious boozy blends for grown-up parties. It features a visual guide to fruits, vegetables and other ingredients that can be juiced, and explains which provide the most nutrients. The 160 recipes range from wonderfully healthy drinks such as Strawberry and Apple Slush to naughty-but-nice blends such as Kiwi and Stem Ginger Spritzer. For special occasions, you can get your party off to a good start with a zesty Lime Mojito. Whatever the occasion, this practical and immensely usable book has just the recipe.
Over 100 fantastic sauces that will add flair to any meal, providing fast and fuss-free food for friends and family. This is the only reference you will ever need. Are you bored with the same dishes day in day out? Would you like to make food more exciting? Here is a simple solution to make every meal special. Step-by-step photographs take you through the sauce-making process and ensure perfect results every time. Tips and techniques for choosing ingredients and equipment are also included. All the classics and traditional favourites together with new and exciting flavour combinations ensure that there is something for everyone.
Packed with stunning photography and luscious recipes this book is the ultimate proof that delicious food doesn’t have to be complicated. Each recipe uses only four ingredients.
The ultimate guide to making ice creams, sorbets, granitas and iced desserts, in 800 photographs.
The evocative dishes of the Mediterranean bring vivid sun-drenched tastes and aromas to your kitchen.
Chocolate, with its rich colour, unique texture, tempting aroma and delicious flavour, is one of the most irresistible and popular foods. Simply Cadbury’s Chocolate is the perfect cookbook for those with a sweet tooth. It contains a100 tempting chocolate recipes for desserts, cakes and teabreads, biscuits and cookies, iced desserts and hot puddings. There are also tips on cooking with chocolate and instructions oin making chocolate decorations.
Perfect for today’s busy modern cook, this book shows how to achieve maximum flavor with minimum effort. Every recipe tastes sensational but requires just three or four ingredients, saving money and saving time on planning, shopping and preparation.
Cupcakes are a delectably indulgent treat – and so quick and easy to make! From colourful cakes to keep the kids entertained to sophisticated recipes for special occasions – Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Cupcakes has something for everyone. Why not treat yourself to some gorgeous mocha cupcakes or delight a friend on their birthday with some maple, pecan and white chocolate muffins? Each recipe is accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions and a full page colour photograph to ensure perfect results every time. Check out some of the other titles in the series: 200 5:2 Diet Recipes (ISBN 978-0-600-63347-1) 200 Cakes & Bakes (ISBN 978-0-600-63329-7) 200 Family Slow Cooker Recipes (ISBN 978-0-600-63057-9) 200 Halogen Oven Recipes (ISBN 978-0-600-63344-0) 200 One Pot Meals (ISBN 978-0-600-63339-6) 200 Pasta Dishes (ISBN 978-0-600-63334-1) 200 Super Soups (ISBN 978-0-600-63343-3) 200 Veggie Feasts (ISBN 978-0-600-63337-2) 200 Barbecue Recipes (ISBN 978-0-600-63332-7) 200 Gluten-Free Recipes (ISBN 978-0-600-63342-6) 200 Juices & Smoothies (ISBN 978-0-600-63330-3) 200 Slow Cooker Recipes (ISBN 978-0-600-63349-5) 200 Student Meals (ISBN 978-0-600-63340-2) 200 Super Salads (ISBN 978-0-600-63348-8) 200 Thai Favourites (ISBN 978-0-600-63346-4)
A creative holiday handbook explains how to make twenty-four unique, traditional, and innovative gingerbread projects, ranging from Christmas tree cookies to a colorful Hansel and Gretel cottage, accompanied by a helpful glossary of techniques, simple recipes, and step-by-step instructions on how to construct and decorate items for Christmas and other special occasions.
It’s time for the kids to take control of the kitchen and show everyone just what they’re capable of. Move the adults to one side and see how fun and rewarding it can be to cook fantastic food for your family and friends. Ready Steady Cook for Kids lets every keen new cook step into the shoes of the TV chefs and take on the Ready Steady Cook challenge, creating any of the 60 delicious step-by-step recipes in 30 minutes or less, including Peking Wraps, Beef and Bean Burgers, Asian Noodles, Raspberry Ripple Muffins and Sticky Fruit Kebabs.Forget the junk food, Ready Steady Cook for Kids shows your youngsters how to simply use wholesome ingredients and a few store-cupboard essentials to produce healthy, tasty meals that they’ll love to cook time and time again.
Fabulous recipes from the sunny coastlines of Europe, with delectable dishes from Italy to Morocco.
The perfect introduction for the less confident baker, 200 Easy Cakes & Bakes will satisfy your sweet tooth while providing easy-to-follow recipes that deliver delicious results every time. It’s a sumptuous mix of 200 easy baking recipes for a mouth-watering collection of cakes, tray bakes, muffins, cupcakes, brownies, cookies and much more. With cakes for every craving and sections devoted to Big Cakes, Tea Breads, Cookies, Tray Bakes and Brownies, Small Cakes, Cupcakes and Muffins and Savory Bakes you’ll build your baking skills in no time. Recipes include Chocolate Bounty Cake, Coffee and Walnut Cake, Mango and Vanilla Muffin Slice, White Chocolate Rose Biscuits, Amaretti Cupcakes with Mascarpone Frosting, Cheese and Thyme Straws and Red Onion and Rosemary Soda Bread.
Hundreds of recipes for every kind of cookie, brownie, bar and biscuit, each one photographed.
This title offers 150 delicious recipes shown in 300 beautiful photographs. It is a stunning collection of ice cream recipes from all around the world, to suit all tastes, to make both by hand and in an ice cream machine. Every conceivable type of ice cream is covered, including classics such as vanilla, chocolate, coffee, toffee, rum and raisin, along with irresistible new combinations, such as peach and almond, gooseberry and elderflower, rosemary, star anise, chilli, basil and saffron. It features a guide to all the equipment, techniques and essential ingredients, and how to create delectable accompaniments such as sauces, cones and cookies. It offers clear easy-to-follow recipes, beautifully illustrated throughout with 300 photographs to ensure perfect results every time. It includes a nutritional breakdown for every recipe. Ice cream is impossible to resist, whatever your age and for every occasion. Cooks and chefs across the world have spent hundreds of years perfecting every possible way of delighting our tastebuds with delicious ices. Whether you want a cooling Raspberry Sherbet or Watermelon Granita; a tempting Passion Fruit Mousse or Hot Apple Ice Cream with Cinnamon Bread to finish off a dinner party; or an Apricot Parfait or Nougat Ice Cream just for the sheer indulgence, you will find it in this book. A guide provides information on how to layer and ripple, use moulds of different shapes and sizes, and how to make your own baskets, cones, cookies and ice bowls, as well as describing the dazzling ingredients you can use.
Chopped, torn, snipped, shredded and sprinkled, herbs enliven food, complementing and enhancing the taste, and permeating the whole dish with fragrance. This book shows you how to grow and use herbs, with step-by-step instructions on planting a herb garden, and information on drying and storing herbs, as well as preparing them for culinary use. More than 150 appetizing recipes include Mushroom and Parsley Soup, Sardines with Warm Herb Salsa, Turkey Escalopes with Lemon and Sage, Red Onion and Rosemary Focaccia, and Lavender Cake.With contemporary ideas, as well as best-loved classics, this inspirational cookbook has something for every occasion.
Joanna Farrow shows how to create contemporary and stylish vegetarian meals in 30 minutes or less in 30 Minute Vegetarian. Irresistible food for any occasion, from light lunches and snacks to dinner parties and after-work meals, this collection of over 100 mouthwatering recipes includes Mushroom, Zucchini and Mascarpone Lasagna, Goats Cheese Linguini with Garlic and Herb Butter and Chestnut Risotto Cakes and are guaranteed to impress vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.
Have your Doctor Who and eat it too with this out-of-this-world cookbook featuring fun, imaginative recipes for the whole family, based on the wildly popular BBC series Doctor Who. The perfect addition to every Doctor Who fan’s shelf, Doctor Who: The Official Cookbook features a cornucopia of delicious, easy-to-make recipes—from the simple, to the showstoppers—with an exciting Whovian twist. Enjoy the Doctor’s own favorite, fish fingers and custard, share some Cyberman Pie with friends, treat the family to Cassandra Pizza, or indulge your sweet tooth with a Supreme Dalek Cake. Throwing a viewing party of your favorite episodes? Serve up some Ood Rolls, Salt and Pepper Sontarans, and Weeping Angel Food Cake. And don’t forget the centerpiece for every Whovian get-together, a Gingerbread TARDIS and, of course, 12 Cookie Doctors. Illustrated with stills from the television show and seasoned with fun food ephemera and quotes from the Doctor’s universe, Doctor Who: The Official Cookbook has something weird, wacky, and tasty for every fan.
Juicing at home is quick and easy as well as deliciously nutritious; here are recipes for super-healthy juices, vital veggie blends, exotic coolers and even party drinks.
Shares dozens of recipes and ideas for adding flavor and enhancement to a wide range of dishes, from soups and snacks to meats and desserts.
Unleash your naughty side and nibble on your own devilishly delicious bites of desire. Indulge your fantasies with this tantalizing and mouth-watering selection of forty flirtatious and alluringly decorated cookies. With beautiful photography, each cookie’s design is allowed to shine and inspire you in your baking and tease your friends with your kitsch creations.
Deliciously simple recipes using just four ingredients or fewer – and which are quick too!
From Spain to the Middle East, beyond the islands of Greece, Malta and Cyprus, the countries of the Mediterranean have each developed their own distinctive uses for the sun-drenched fruits, vegetables, herbs, fish and shellfish that are so wonderfully abundant in this region. One of the delights of Mediterranean food is its diversity. Each country has its own favourite ingredients and cooking techniques, and each cuisine has its own unique character, but one thing is common to all – the superb quality of the raw ingredients used. Thyme, chillies, basil, rosemary and saffron are popular herbs and spices. Other staple ingredients are garlic, oil and wine, which along with herbs and spices may appear in both sweet and savoury dishes. Arranged in sections that cover appetizers, soups, vegetable dishes, salads, fish and shellfish, meat dishes, poultry dishes, grains, pulses and breads, desserts and pastries, this evocative collection presents both traditional favourites and new combinations. Recipes include classic dishes such as Bouillabaisse, Moussaka and Risotto alla Milanese as well as more exotic dishes such as Brandade de Morue, Greek Easter Bread and Spiced Duck with Pears. Try Chorizo in Olive Oil for a classic Spanish start to a meal, combine meat and fruit to delicious effect with Roast Loin of Pork Stuffed with Figs, Olives and Almonds, and end a special dinner with an east Mediterranean flourish by serving Semolina and Nut Halva covered in a fragrant, spicy syrup. Whether you choose a simple salad or a fabulous fish stew, this rich and varied collection of recipes will bring you the true taste of the Mediterranean.
This book demonstrates the decorative value of baking gingerbread.
There are some desserts that make you want to just skip the main meal and head straight to the last course, and delicious ice creams and sorbets are bound to do just that.
Perfect for the growing local food movement, this illustrated guide features 100 fabulous recipes that use fresh, seasonal ingredients. It covers chutneys, jams, cheeses, cordials, and sauces, including Gooseberry and Elderflower Jam, Oven Dried Tomatoes in Fennel Oil, and Cherry and Almond Ratafia. Professional tips for using ingredients and equipment help deliver great results.
With enticing recipes for every week of the year you’ll learn that some foods and herbs are just meant to go together and all the well-known complementary combinations are included here.
30 Minute Vegetarian allows you to prepare delicious vegetarian dishes in 30 minutes or less. Joanna Farrow guides you through 100 new, easy-to-prepare recipes that feature nutritious, low-fat ingredients. She covers everything from snacks and appetizers to desserts. You will learn fast and convenient recipes for soups and stews, eggs and cheese, grains and pulses, dressings and sauces, and vegetables. Features full-color photography throughout.
Chef School takes you through all the culinary processes you need to be a great cook, teaching you everything from the fundamental to the flamboyant. Whether you want to brush up on your existing skills or learn entirely new techniques, the clear instructions and step-by-step photography ensure that you’ll soon find preparing lobster as easy as skinning a tomato. With over 250 skills and techniques covered, you’ll be able to transform your food from ordinary to restaurant-quality and become a masterchef!
A classic collection of authentic dishes from Italy, Greece, France, Spain, North Africa and the Middle East
Using only simple, traditional gingerbread recipes, this book includes 24 projects to make.
The ultimate cookbook for anyone who loves simple, easy to prepare food.
Super Grains is a stylish guide to the nutritional benefits of different grains, with culinary advice, recipe ideas, complementary flavor combinations and inventive ways to cook with these often overlooked ingredients. Eat healthily by eating well. Learn how certain spices can deepen and enhance the flavors of different grains. Be inspired by clever combinations of ingredients and make grains the centerpiece of your meal. ‘Super’ grains are loosely defined as being less refined and therefore more pure than those treated with pesticides, fertilisers, irrigation and other forms of modern farming. They include quinoa, millet, buckwheat, spelt, wild rice and many other nutritious staples. Experiment with healthy risottos, muffins and burgers made from grains. Feast on a guilt-free split pea stew, richly flavored with Ethiopian spices. Grains are used in cuisines around the world and learning how to cook with these staples is a great introduction to exciting new dishes and flavours. Recipes cover breakfasts, lunches, mains, salads, sides and desserts and come with top tips for making meals more filling while reducing your calorie and carb intake. Super Grains is aimed at anyone looking to eat a healthy and balanced diet based on nutritious foods.
Chocolate is good for you. It contains antioxidants, calcium and iron and can improve circulation, lower blood pressure and increases the production of the hormone serotonin which makes you happy. Doctors recommend eating it 3 times a month.
This book shows how, with a range of skills, both novices and experienced cooks can create attractive and delicious chocolate cakes.
Even people who never normally bake cakes find themselves reaching for the icing when it comes to children’s parties. With busy cooks in mind, Joanna Farrow has devised this collection of 35 cakes which offer something to appeal to every child – and will not take days to create. From a toadstool cake for younger children to sporty cakes and cartoon characters for the older age group, all the recipes are accom-panied by clear instructions, templates where necessary and step-by-step photographs which make the cakes superbly easy to create, even for the complete baking novices.
The perfect introduction for the less confident baker, 200 Easy Cakes & Bakes will satisfy your sweet tooth and each recipe is simple to follow and provides delicious results every time. With cakes for every craving and sections devoted to Big Cakes, Tea Breads, Cookies, Traybakes and Brownies, Small Cakes, Cupcakes and Muffins and Savoury Bakes you’ll build your baking skills in no time and will have treats ready at the drop of the hat. Including Chocolate Bounty Cake, Coffee and Walnut Cake, Mango and Vanilla Muffin Slice, White Chocolate Rose Biscuits, Amaretti Cupcakes with Mascarpone Frosting, Cheese and Thyme Straws and Red Onion and Rosemary Soda Bread, each recipe has clear instructions and helpful hints to get the best results every time.
Unleash your naughty side and nibble on your own devilishly delicious bites of desire. Dip into this kinky and kitsch book for a stylish pair of stockings, or satisfy your cravings by nibbling on a pair of sexy knickers. Tantalize and tease your lover and friends with this sumptuous selection of sexy cupcakes, simply perfect for Valentine’s Day, hen parties or a quiet night in. Whatever turns you on, indulge yourself, because sweet temptations never tasted so good.
Ideal for the food-loving cook with little time to spare, this inspiring book shows you don’t have to miss out on tasty home-cooked meals.
Informative introduction describes all the important ingredients –what they look like and how to prepare them.
Fuss-free, fast and frugal: two fabulous cookbooks with recipes needing only four ingredients or fewer.
This book contains everything you need to know about successfully growing and cooking with herbs. There are garden designs with illustrated plans to follow, from knot gardens to herb containers. A botanical A – Z directory contains over 250 herbs with plant descriptions and information about how to grow each one. Over 300 aromatic recipes include Sorrel, Spinach and Dill Soup, Baked Herb Crepes and Lavender Cake, as well as teas, drinks, cordials, sugars, salts, butters, stocks, sauces, chutneys and marinades. This book will help you to harness the scent, taste and health benefits of these versatile plants, both in the garden and at the dinner table.
This is a step-by-step guide to making memorable ice creams, sorbets, granitas and iced desserts, with photographs of each recipe. The guide looks back on the history of ice cream-making, and includes a reference section giving advice on essential ingredients, techniques and equipment.
Whether you want to recharge your system with apple and leaf lift-off or a nutritious stem ginger and pear shake, enjoy a healthy and refreshing pineapple and yoghurt ice, or serve up a glorious coconut and passion fruit ice for a treat, here you will find what you’re looking for.
A step-by-step guide to baking and decorating cakes with a Christmas theme.
Mouthwatering, healthy and life-extending dishes from the sun-drenched shores of Spain, Greece, France, Italy and northern Africa, re-creating the flavours, aromas and colours in 550 photographs.
This volume contains everything you need to know about successfully growing and cooking with these versatile and robust plants. It includes expert advice on choosing which plants to grow and where to grow them, as well as instructive step-by-step techniques to guide you through the entire growing process.
This practical book guides you through the key ingredients essential to creating the true flavor of the Mediterranean.
With recipes covering an entire year’s worth of cookies, from Valentine’s Day to Christmas, this delightful sourcebook contains helpful advice for working with royal icing, sugar paste, and other decorating materials. 195 illustrations, 175 in color.
There isn’t always much time for cooking with today’s hectic lifestyle but that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on taste. Bursting with innovative recipes, this book shows you how to make good food fast without the stress. Packed with over 80 imaginative recipes, from light lunches to evening meals, every recipe can be prepared and cooked in 30 minutes or less; Fresh, modern recipes from soups, light and healthy lunches and pasta, rice and pizza to delicious desserts; Time saving tips to make everything run smoothly.
Having a gluten intolerance needn’t mean missing out on your favourite foods. This collection of over 60 nutritionally-analysed recipes provides easy-to-make alternatives to problem foods such as pasta, bread, pastry and cakes. From mouthwatering treats, such as Thai Coconut Chicken and Strawberry Meringue Roulade, to kids’ favourites like Potato Pizza Margherita and Rainbow Lollies, the choice is yours! Easy Gluten-free Food also contains expert advice on maintaining a balanced diet, with menu planners to help you prepare every meal, from a quick snack to a family dinner. It explains coeliac disease in simple terms, including the major symptoms, those affected, medical treatment and dietary considerations.
256 delicious and healthy recipes, including low fat, low GI and low carb. Meat lovers will enjoy Turkey Breasts with Cranberry and Chestnut Stuffing or alternatively try the vegetarian Sweet Potato and Cannelini Falafel – there are dishes here to delight everyone. All recipes have nutritional information so whatever diet is being followed the information will be to hand.
An indispensable guide to preparing fish, from sourcing and seasoning to gutting and filleting, with over 50 mouthwatering recipes. If you have ever found yourself at the fishmongers feeling overwhelmed at the variety of fish available, then this is the book for you. Cooking fish doesn’t have to be difficult if you are well prepared and have a few essential techniques mastered. The book begins with a detailed look at types of fish, including white fish and oily fish as well as shellfish. A comprehensive techniques section follows covering essential skills such as gutting, scaling, filleting and marinating. Once the basics have been mastered, choose from 50 delicious yet simple recipes, each with clear instructions. Cookery School: Fish is a must-read for anyone looking to improve their skills in the kitchen and understand more about where the food we eat comes from.
These quick and healthy recipes include regional classics such as Gazpacho, a traditional chicken casserole, Mushroom and Pesto Pizza, and delicious sweet treat.
An all-encompassing guide to cookie making provides an extensive variety of recipes for the entire family and includes illustrated, step-by-step instructions. Original.
Joanna Farrow presents this comprehensive introduction to juicing and blending, with advice on choosing and using the right machine for the job. Learn how to choose the perfect fruits and vegetables, how to prepare them, the best way to crush ice, and how to decorate and garnish drinks.
This is a comprehensive guide to making 650 drinks using spirits, liqueurs, wine, beer, mixers, juices, fruits, cream and ice cream – all shown in more than 1600 colour photographs.
A comprehensive cookie collection with hundreds of recipes ranging from well-known favourites to excitingly different ideas. Includes an introduction that covers essential techniques such as preparation, baking and decorating, along with useful information on ingredients, equipment and storage.
From casseroles and curries to simple suppers and stews, one-pot cooking is simple and delicious. All a person needs to do is prepare the ingredients and then relax until it’s time to serve.
Whether you prefer an indulgent, chocolate-coated cookie treat or a salted savory cracker topped with cheese, you will find recipes to suit every taste, whim and mood in this delicious collection.
This comprehensive cookbook offers an innovative approach to food that is perfect for today’s busy modern cook. It explains the basics of making fuss-free food with the fewest possible but freshest available ingredients. Recipes include fast breakfast bites, tasty appetizers and dips, party snacks and sweet teatime cookies, as well as main meals that cater for fish and meat lovers, and vegetarians. Beautifully photographed throughout with over 1550 step-by-step pictures, this is the one and only cookbook for anyone who loves good food and demands superb results, but wants to spend less money in the supermarket and less time in the kitchen.
Fresh vegetables, herbs, fish and seafood, olive oil, garlic and wine – these are the staple ingredients of the Mediterranean diet. From France and Spain, through Italy and Israel to the tiny islands of Greece and Cyprus, the diverse countries of the Med
This collection of 24 charming gingerbread projects details delectable designs such as a Medieval Castle, a Gilded Crown, a Woodcutter’s Cottage and a Gingerbread Christmas Tree. Whether decorated with piped icing, gold leaf paint or tiny candles, these irresistible projects taste as delightful as they look and are perfect gifts for both children and adults throughout the year.
Think store-bought is the only way to go for a party cake? Think again-even beginning cake decorators can achieve professional-looking results at home by using these simple yet creative recipes and proven techniques. There are more than 90 distinctive cakes in all, ranging from the elegant Layered Rose Wedding Cake to the charming Florentine Fairy Cake. Select from seasonal and holiday-themed confections; cakes for children that feature playful themes like the Three Naughty Kittens and Snakes and Ladders; a celebratory Champagne Bottle cake, and even an amazingly lifelike Ballet Shoes cake that practically dances off the table! Detailed recipes for several types of cakes and icings are provided, along with a host of decorators’ tips for getting great results.
From Spain to the Middle East, and beyond the islands of Greece, the countries of the Mediterranean have each developed distinctive uses for the sun-drenched fruits, vegetables, herbs, fish and shellfish that are so wonderfully abundant in this region. One of the delights of Mediterranean food is its diversity. Each country has its own best-loved ingredients and cooking techniques, and each cuisine has its own unique character, but one thing is common to all – the superb quality of the raw ingredients used. Whether you choose a simple salad or a fabulous fish stew, this rich collection will bring you the true classics of Mediterranean cuisine.
With juice bars springing up on every corner, it seems the demand for all-natural, high-energy drinks has never been greater. Raw vegetable juices score highly for being low in sugar and being packed with incredible nutrients.
Everyone loves the smell of freshly baking cookies, conjuring up images of home, comfort and golden childhood days. This book contains over 400 wonderfully evocative recipes for favourite and classic cookies, biscuits, muffins, bars and brownies from all over the world that will delight, inspire and fill the oven with delicious baking all year round. The book opens with an expert introduction that includes all the information, instruction, hints and guidance needed to make gorgeous cookies at home. Not only are there basic recipes for all the different cooking methods, from drop cookies to short-cut cookies, but there are also professional tips for baking, decorating and icing. The recipe section includes something for everyone, from classic teatime cookies and breakfast bakes such as Coconut Macaroons, Lemon Squares and Apple and Cinnamon Muffins, to celebration cookies such as Baklava, Brandy Snaps and Gingerbread. There is also a specially-developed selection of cookies suitable for people with special dietary requirements, such as Very Low-fat Brownies and Gluten-free Cashew Nut Button Cookies; and a fantastic fun section of special cookies for kids, including Jammie Bodgers, Marshmallow Toasties, Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies and Ice Cream Sandwiches. This wonderful book provides a complete guide to making delicious cookies, with plenty of tips and illustrated step-by-step techniques that will ensure perfect results every time.
A mouth-watering collection of 30+ favourite cakes. Each recipe features clear step-by-step instructions to follow and has a photograph of each finished cake and some useful step-by-step images too! Perfect for both beginner cake makers and those wishing to improve their skills.
This superb collection of ever popular Mediterranean cuisine presents recipes for every meal and occasion.
Imagine freshly home-baked bread for breakfast After introducing you to the advantages of the bread machine, The Good Housekeeping Bread Machine Cookbook shows you how to create delicious homebaked breads using the simplest of ingredients. There are ‘breakfast style’ recipes for Oatmeal and Yoghurt Bread, Chunky Walnut Bread and Orange Scented Almond Bread; Savoury Enriched Breads such as Sun-Dried Tomato and Parmesan Bread or Italian Rosemary and Raisin Bread; Sweet Enriched Tea Breads such as Rye and Raisin Bread and Hot Cross Buns and Gluten-free breads. Alongside these traditional, sweet, spiced and gluten-free breads are explanations of how to mix and prove your dough, making it ready for shaping, flavouring, filling and baking into breads such as Ciabatta, Italian Focaccia, Stuffed Naan and Olive Pittas.
Last updated on Tuesday, August 10, 2021