Keep Calm and Bake Cake by Andrews McMeel Publishing
This charmingly illustrated cookbook will inspire tranquility and serenity for the home cook. It features an assortment of soothing recipes, from serene "Raspberry and Pistachio Sandwich Cake" to the peaceful "Sticky Date and Orange Pudding" and tranquil tarts such as "Walnut and Fig Tart." Each recipe will include straightforward step-by-step instructions to ensure a relaxing, composed baking experience.
Keep Calm and Carry On was a World War II British government poster that struck a chord in difficult times. Now we are in need of a stiff upper lip and optimistic energy once again. This cookbook will inspire a calm kitchen with its straightforward recipes and motivational quotes, mantras, and wry truths.
As Marie Antoinette said - and indeed any sane person would say - "Let them eat cake."
Andrews McMeel Publishing is the nation's top calendar publisher, annually producing calendars based on many top-selling properties such as Dilbert™, Thomas Kinkade, and Mary Engelbreit, among other characters and titles, and selling more than 15 million calendars each year.
AMP is also a leading publisher of cookbook, humor, gift, and general nonfiction trade books with as many as 200 new titles published annually as well as children's books (Accord Publishing). Highlights from 2009 include New York Times best-sellers Cake Wrecks: When Professional Cakes Go Hilariously Wrong by Jen Yates; Stupid American History by Leland Gregory; Obama: Election 2008 by The Poynter Institute; and Accord's Bee & Me by Elle J. McGuinness and Heather Brown.