Banish sunken sponges, burned caramel, and soggy bottoms from your kitchen forever
This beautiful hardback is packed with practical advice to help you improve your baking. It includes fascinating trivia covering the history of baking and the chemistry crucial to achieving winning cakes, biscuits, pastry, bread and baked desserts, as well as classic recipes to demonstrate techniques. Arranged into a helpful question and answer format and beautifully illustrated throughout, this is an in-depth guide for bakers of all levels of skill, an invaluable companion to the Great British Bake Off recipes books, and the perfect gift for Mothers’ Day.
About the Author
Gerard Baker is a chef, food writer, broadcaster and historian. He has written extensively for the Times, The Kitchen Garden, and BBC Good Food Magazine, and has been a specialist food contributor for BBC's national news networks and programs for more than 12 years. He has been nominated for Pick of the Year on BBC Radio 4 's Food Programme and he has made numerous television appearances.