The complete guide to baking by our most famous cook - fully updated for the 21st-century kitchen.
As a nation, there is no denying that we have a sweet tooth - and classic recipes such as Eccles Cakes, Victoria Sandwich Cake, scones and shortbread, have stood the test of time. MRS BEETON'S CAKES AND BAKES is a gorgeous and practical recipe book for the home cook, packed with delicious desserts and sweet treat ideas for any occasion.
All of the recipes have been drawn from Mrs Beeton's original BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT and have been updated for the 21st-century kitchen. Combined with sound, modern advice on how to source good food, plus detailed information on ingredients and equipment, and illustrations of all the techniques required, this is the go-to mini book for any aspiring or experienced home cook.
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 334 g
Dimensions: 196 x 159 x 15 mm
a set of six lovingly crafted, bite-sized books based on recipes from the original domestic goddess * THE MAIL ON SUNDAY YOU MAGAZINE *
Household management made easy * THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY *
These abbreviated updates - cleverly divided for our ease and with forewords by modern foodie stars - contain 220 original recipes, with helpful asides by co-author Gerard Baker on modern means of sourcing and preparing ingredients. * THE INDEPENDENT *
The inimitable Mrs Beeton's wisdom is here collected in six books - covering everything from 'Cakes and Bakes' to 'Chicken, Other Birds and Game' - each with forewords by today's most celebrated chefs, from Mark Hix to Thomasina Miers, all extolling the great woman's genius and paying homage to this country's first celebrity chef. * ABSOLUTELY CHELSEA/ ABSOLUTELY FULHAM *