The Great British Book of Baking

The Great British Book of Baking

Discover over 120 delicious recipes in the official tie-in to Series 1 of The Great British Bake Off


Inspired by The Great British Bake Off? Learn how to bake over 120 delicious recipes in this ultimate baking book and official tie-in to the first BBC series.

Take a tour of the very best in baking our nation has to offer - from Eccles cakes to Cornish pasties, Chelsea buns to Scottish gingerbread.

Over 120 classic recipes, as well as numerous adaptations and suggestions, cover the whole range of baking skills from sweet jam tarts to savoury game pie. These are recipes that have been passed through the generations, as well as those from the Bake Off contestants.

With trips to notable landmarks from baking history - Melton Mowbray and Sandwich among the more famous, as well as locally loved secrets from towns and villages around the country - the book highlights the importance of baking as part of our national heritage.

Whether you want to try your hand at the delicate art of shortbread petticoat tails or dish up a hearty steak pie to a hungry family, you will be dipping into the pages of The Great British Book of Baking time and time again, for the very best baking recipes from around the British Isles.

Chapters include:
- Biscuits and Teatime Treats
- Bread
- Tarts and Flans
- Pies
- Cakes
- Puddings
- Fancy Pastries
- PLUS invaluable tips from the judges and an introduction from Mel and Sue!

Get your wooden spoons at the ready!

About the author

Linda Collister

Linda Collister knows how to bake - she trained at L'Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne in Paris and Le Cordon Bleu in London, and is the author of The Great British Bake Off: Everyday (recipes that you can turn to with confidence), The Great British Bake Off: How to Bake (the perfect book for beginner bakers), How to Turn Everyday Bakes into Showstoppers (simple, clever baking to impress) and Learn to Bake (easy baking for kids).
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