The Great British Bake Off: How to Turn Everyday Bakes Into Showstoppers (Hardcover)

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The Great British Bake Off is a glorious celebration of Britain's favorite pastime. As the series has shown us, baking is fun and the perfect way to mark an occasion—to celebrate, to congratulate and reward, and to lift spirits. Covering a wide range of bakes from large and small cakes, biscuits and cookies, sweet and savory pastry, puddings, breads, and patisserie, this book shows you how to bake beautiful, enticing recipes to wow at every occasion. There are dainty bakes for afternoon tea, quick bakes perfect for bake sales, school fairs or coffee with friends, mouthwatering desserts, breads and pastry recipes for lunches and dinner parties, and some really special bakes for birthdays and festive celebrations throughout the year - including a Diamond Jubilee. The book also demonstrates ideas for making your bakes extra special, including exciting finishes using chocolate curls and ribbons, spun sugar and sugar craft, and ideas for icing, shaping and decorating, so you can bring simple sparkle to any bake. Great British Bake Off Celebrations also includes the 'Best of the Bake-off' - the finest recipes from the new set of Great British Bake Off amateur bakers, and all of Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood's Technical Challenges from the series. A mouth-watering book, with beautiful design and dazzling photography, Great British Bake Off Celebrations will inspire everyone, whatever level of skill, to get baking and create something showstopping.

About the Author

Linda Collister is an experienced cook and baker, having trained at L'Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne in Paris and Le Cordon Bleu in London. She is the author of a number of baking books, including The Great British Book of Baking and The Great British Bake Off: How to Bake. Love Productions is a UK-based independent production company. They make award-winning programmes for all the main UK broadcasters.

Praise For…

"This tie-in cookbook contains fabulous special occasion desserts, including a quaint winter woodland cottage." —Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9781849904636
ISBN-10: 1849904634
Publisher: BBC Physical Audio
Publication Date: September 1st, 2012
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: The Great British Bake Off