Nothing equals the satisfaction of home baking. No commercial cake mix or shop-bought biscuit can match one that is made from the best fresh ingredients with all the added enjoyment that baking at home provides. This beautiful book is filled with familiar favourites as well as many other less known, but equally tasty recipes. Explore a wealth of biscuits, muffins, tea breads, yeast breads, pies, tarts and cakes in an enticing collection of baked treats. Even if you are a novice baker, the easy-to-follow and clear step-by-step photographs will help you achieve good results. For the more experienced baker, there are new recipes to add to your repertoire. This book is sure to inspire you to start sifting flour, breaking eggs and stirring up all sorts of delectable homemade goodies.
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 Family Cooking and Easy Home Baking.