This title includes delectable recipes for every kind of bake, cake, bread, biscuit and tempting teatime treat. This one-stop collection to meet all your needs, from everyday bread rolls to celebration party gateaux This title includes classic international specialities such as Italian Almond Biscotti, American Pumpkin Pie and English Scones. All techniques are explained, whether you are making a simple shortbread or mastering the sumptuous Lemon Coconut Layer Cake. Easy-to-follow photographs guide you through every stage of preparation and encourage you to bake with confidence. This heartwarming book contains over 200 tempting recipes, allowing you to explore a whole range of exciting baking ideas. More than 850 photographs guide you through the recipes so that you can bake with total confidence. The book makes it simple for beginners to learn basic baking skills, while giving more seasoned cooks a wonderful at-a-glance recipe source. Here you are offered traditional secrets and modern innovations, all set out in a clear step-by-step format to help you achieve success time after time. Open this book to discover all the joys of baking - fill the house with tempting aromas and create enticing homemade treats to share with your family and friends.
Carole Clements is an experienced food expert, cooking editor and consultant. She lived in France for seven years, working in the food profession and was awarded the Grande Diplome Culinaire from Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne in Paris. She also studied with and assisted Simone Beck and Roger Verge in their French cooking schools. She has translated and adapted for the home kitchen the recipes of several Michelin-starred chefs. Carole Clements's published works include A Flavour of Normandy (Chartwell); American Tradition (Hamlyn) and French Country Cooking (Southwater).