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Paperback 448 Pages / Published: 01/02/2013
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Winner of the Andre Simon Food Book Award 2011

The ultimate baking compendium from Dan Lepard, the country's foremost baking guru.

Innovative yet down-to-earth, Dan Lepard is the baker every top chef wants for their restaurant, and with this utterly dependable how-to-bake book you'll be able to replicate Dan's award-winning recipes from the comfort of your own kitchen.

Guiding you through the crispest flatbreads, blue cheese and oatmeal biscuits, gluten-free white loaves, savoury leek and smoked haddock pies, caramel sweets, frostings, crumbly scones and pumpkin and ginger cupcakes, `Short and Sweet' will show you how to use the newest flours and ingredients and has everything from updates on the classics to the latest in baking for intolerances.

Collecting together Dan's best recipes - and mixing science with old-fashioned kitchen wisdom - Dan has tried and tested almost every baking technique out there. So go ahead and take the cake - and the biscuits and the pastries too!

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007479467
Number of pages: 448
Dimensions: 240 x 170 x 15 mm


`Dan is by far the most imaginative and creative baker I know.' Yotam Ottolenghi

`One of my cookery heroes, Dan's baking expertise is second to none. His recipes ooze originality, precision and above all, irresistible deliciousness.' Sarah Randall, Sainsbury's Magazine

`Dan Lepard is to baking what Lewis Hamilton is to Formula One.' Jay Rayner, The Observer

`Mr Lepard, I love you.' Nigel Slater

`Dan Lepard's no-nonsense baking.' Leanne Shapton, The New York Times

`Dan demystifies the baker's art with such enthusiasm and unapologetic pragmatism that all kinds of seductive treats become instantly achievable.' Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

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“what a find!”

How I wish I had discovered Dan Lepard's book earlier in my life. It not only would have saved me a huge amount of money spent on other recipe and cookery books, which now crowd my kitchen book shelves, but would... More

Hardback edition
12th June 2014
Helpful? Upvote 44

“Success at Last!”

After 10 years struggling to make a loaf light and airy enough to eat, Dan Lepard has come to the rescue. His simple, but informative, introduction to making bread provides all the information required to trouble... More

Hardback edition
13th January 2012
Helpful? Upvote 18

“beadmaking just got easier”

What's good about this book is the tips Dan gives to vary the end product. He takes the mystique out of bread making and shows how easy it is. His assertion that all the kneading and knocking back that... More

Hardback edition
3rd March 2012
Helpful? Upvote 16

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