Here is home baking in all its variety. 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 that covers everything from rustic cookies and breads to sumptuous cakes and sophisticated tortes. This beautiful and comprehensive volume will allow everyone to rediscover the pleasures and rewards of home baking.
Here you are offered traditional secrets and modern innovations to help you achieve success time after time, all set out in a clear step-by-step format. You will find every kind of baking recipe - Biscuits & Bars, Buns & Tea Breads, Yeast Breads, Pies & Tarts, Cakes & Gateaux - all easy to follow and to make. A selection of unique party cakes are included, to bring creative and inspiring cake decoration within everyone's reach.
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 a very experienced and highly regarded author, food expert, cooking editor and recipe and home-economy 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, American Tradition, and French Country Cooking.