'Annie Bell is a bright light among Britain's food writers.' - Nigel Slater
In this beautiful book, Annie Bell explains the techniques that produce perfect results every time, covering recipes from cakes, brownies and meringues, to tarts, pies and pancakes.
With sweet treats for all occasions, Annie shares triple-tested recipes that will ensure your cakes never fail to rise and your pastry is always perfect. From The Ultimate Chocolate Brownies, Rocky Road Slab and Cherry Pound Cake to Tiramisu Torte, Retro Lemon Cheesecake and Big and Fruity Scones, with over 200 delicious recipes packed into one practical volume, this is an indispensable guide to becoming a brilliant baker. It is the only baking book you will ever need.
Annie Bell, having begun her career as a chef, has been a full-time cookery writer and author for more than ten years. She has written a number of books including Annie Bell's Vegetable Book, and Evergreen shortlisted for the Andre Simon and Glenfiddich Awards. She collaborated with the architect John Pawson to write Living and Eating and more recently has written Gorgeous Cakes. She spent several years as Cookery Writer at Vogue, then as Food Writer on the Independent, she is currently the Cookery Writer on YOU Magazine in the Mail on Sunday and also contributes to Country Living and Waitrose Food Illustrated. Annie is married to landscape architect Jonathan Bell, and they have two sons Rothko and Louis. She divides her time between London and her seventeenth-century farmhouse in Normandy.