Weaving together memories, recipes, and wild tales of years spent in the kitchen, this title is author's manifesto on the joys of sharing food and entertaining. From the humble hot-plate of her one-room apartment to the crowded kitchens of bustling parties, she regales us with tales of meals gone both magnificently well and disastrously wrong.
Indulge yourself with the ultimate pleasure of homemade boiled sweets, taffies, toffees, fudges, nougats, marzipan, liquorice, candied fruits, truffles and chocolates. Step-by-step recipes include all the classics, such as Peppermint Humbugs and Butterscotch, as well as modern twists, like Almond Milk Fudge and Liquorice Star Anise Drops.
Whilst making your own wedding cake can seem daunting, it's actually easy when you've been shown the right materials and techniques. In this gorgeous and essential book, Natasha Collins reveals how a complete novice can create something stunning and inspirational for an unforgettable day.
Does your Victoria sponge always sink in the centre? Does your choux pastry end up flat and dry? Are your brownies more soggy than squidgy? This book takes on cakes, biscuits, macarons, pastry, muffins, tortes and more, explaining with step-by-step instructions and photographs how to achieve the perfect bake every time.