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Annie Rigg - Author

About the Author

Annie Rigg is the author of Gifts from the Kitchen and Sweet Things. A much in-demand food stylist, she has worked for Sainsbury's Magazine, Olive, Delicious, Country Living and Good Food Magazine as well as a number of top chefs.

 

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Featured books by Annie Rigg

Great British Bake off - Bake it Better Biscuits

Great British Bake off - Bake it Better Biscuits

Author: Annie Rigg Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/08/2015

The Great British Bake Off cookery book series that teaches the nation to bake. With expert advice about ingredients, equipment and techniques, and easy-to-follow step-by-step photographs. The Great British Bake Off: Bake It Better are the 'go to' cookery books which gives you all the recipes and baking know-how in one easy-to-navigate series.   The recipes themselves include traditional classics and modern bakes, and progress from simple through to more challenging showstoppers - Bake it Better will take you a journey from first timer to star baker.

Other books by Annie Rigg

Gifts from the Kitchen: 100 irresistible homemade presents for every occasion

Gifts from the Kitchen: 100 irresistible homemade presents for every occasion

Author: Annie Rigg Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/03/2019

What could be more wonderful than receiving a box of homemade cookies, a tray of gooey brownies, a bottle of fresh raspberry cordial or a box of delicate almond friands? With the current trend for all things thrifty and creative, now is the perfect time to explore the tradition of making and giving something homemade. Accompanied by creative packaging ideas and with a huge variety of recipes and ideas for every season and occasion - from candied almonds and Chinese fortune cookies to slow-roasted tomatoes and macaroons - there is sure to be something for everyone here, whether you want to celebrate a birthday, a wedding, the arrival of a new baby, welcome someone into their new home or just say thank you.

Pies & Tarts For all seasons

Pies & Tarts For all seasons

Author: Annie Rigg Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/10/2018

This stunning cookbook contains 100 mouth-watering recipes for pies and tarts, themed by size: individual tartlets and handheld pies, medium ones for lunch and dinner, and big, celebratory pies for larger gatherings. Pies and tarts can be guilty pleasures, crowd pleasers, seasonal winners and heroes of the picnic or lunchbox. It's impossible to think of an autumnal lunch without apple pie, a summer feast without a glorious berry tart, or a birthday without a showstopping chocolate tart. These classics, given a contemporary spin, sit happily alongside recipes for empanadas, lattice-topped pies, slumps, and galettes. There are sweet and savoury recipes for every season, and ideas for super decorative pastry-work, as popularised on Instagram. The book also includes pastry-making tips and tricks, and building-block recipes for a variety of doughs and crusts, to help get you started.

Summer Berries & Autumn Fruits

Summer Berries & Autumn Fruits

Author: Annie Rigg Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/05/2017

Sweet cherries, juicy oranges, succulent strawberries, tongue-tingling limes - everyone has a favourite fruit, though too often many of us just eat it as it comes, or stick to classics such as apple crumble. In this inspiring collection of seasonal recipes, Annie Rigg offers 120 original, exciting and tempting ways to enjoy the orchard's bounty. Whether introducing a splash of colour to your plate or providing the perfect tangy countertaste to a rich cheese, she shows how fruit can play the starring role. Chapters cover Citrus, Berries & Soft Fruit, Stone Fruit, Tropical Fruit and Orchard Fruits, and the recipes include such delicious dishes as Bulgur Wheat Salad with Cherries and Feta, Mango & Chilli Hot Sauce, Fromage Frais Panna Cotta with Blood Orange Jelly and Pistachio and Coconut & Lime Cake, as well as all manner of tarts, pies, creams, dressings and syrups.

Great British Bake Off: Children's Party Cakes & Bakes

Great British Bake Off: Children's Party Cakes & Bakes

Author: Annie Rigg Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/06/2016

Inspirational ideas for a showstopping birthday party from the Great British Bake Off! Bake the birthday cake of your child's dreams and make the annual party a stress-free occasion with these brilliant new recipes for delicious cakes, biscuits, buns, and bakes. Whether you are a novice cook or a skilled baker, take your pick from recipes for lions, fortresses, snow queens, rockets, and crowns. Recipes for sweet and savoury treats will complete your perfect birthday party. There's something for every age, from toddler to teen, so you can turn to the book again and again. ~ Includes recipes from much-loved Bake Off Bakers Richard, Ian, Frances Holly, Cathryn, Chetna and Luis ~

Macarons Chic and Delicious French Treats

Macarons Chic and Delicious French Treats

Author: Annie Rigg Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/06/2016

Macarons are the new cupcakes! Stylish, picture-perfect and delicious, macarons are the ultimate in pretty sweet treats. Adaptable to any colour scheme or flavouring, these delicate little fancies make the perfect gift or centrepiece for a smart afternoon tea. This gorgeous book by baking queen Annie Rigg gives you step-by-step instructions on how to master the basic macaron recipe so that you always get a crisp exterior, chewy biscuit and flavoursome filling. Annie also supplies the most popular flavour combinations before providing recipes for both traditional, unexpected and mouthwatering options. Flavours include salted caramel, pistachio, lemon, cappuccino, cherry and chocolate, malted milk chocolate, and raspberry and passionfruit.

50 Birthday Cakes for Kids Quick, Creative and Achievable Cakes

50 Birthday Cakes for Kids Quick, Creative and Achievable Cakes

Author: Annie Rigg Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/12/2015

Creative and achievable cakes for kids, from owls and rabbits, to fire engines, dinosaurs and daisies, plus helpful cake-making techniques. The magical moment when the birthday cake arrives is always the highlight of a child's birthday party. And it's every parent's wish to bake the cake of their child's dreams, but all too often there isn't enough time or lack of inspiration. Cake queen Annie Rigg takes the fear out of baking fabulous cakes for kids in this collection of more than 50 foolproof recipes. There are ideas for both the novice cook and the skilled baker, and of course, the most demanding birthday girl or boy! There's no need for fancy kitchen equipment or baking skills as most of the cakes use one master recipe that can be made in different quantities and cake tins. The ingredients and decorations can all be bought from a supermarket or sweet shop. The six chapters include The Basics: cake mixes and frostings that are used throughout the book, plus helpful decorating ideas and tips on how to assemble the cakes. The Simple Cakes chapter covers recipes that are just that: yummy cakes such as Banana & Toffee Cake, Fantastic Chocolate Cake and Princess Cupcakes. Animals has recipes for a Teddy Bear, a Jolly Green Dinosaur and a Prickly Hedgehog complete with minty spikes. Transport covers Tractors to Rocket Ships via Fire Engines. The Fantasy chapter has a selection of cakes that are perfect for imaginative themed parties, with options like a Pirate's Treasure Chest and a Wizard's Hat. Wildlife has an outdoor theme with treats that might appeal to the younger child like a Curly Caterpillar and a Buzzing Beehive. There's something for every age, from a child's first birthday to toddlers, teens and even the big kid in all of us - and every cake is guaranteed to bring whoops of joy at any birthday celebration.

Great British Bake off - Bake it Better Biscuits

Great British Bake off - Bake it Better Biscuits

Author: Annie Rigg Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/08/2015

The Great British Bake Off cookery book series that teaches the nation to bake. With expert advice about ingredients, equipment and techniques, and easy-to-follow step-by-step photographs. The Great British Bake Off: Bake It Better are the 'go to' cookery books which gives you all the recipes and baking know-how in one easy-to-navigate series.   The recipes themselves include traditional classics and modern bakes, and progress from simple through to more challenging showstoppers - Bake it Better will take you a journey from first timer to star baker.

Sweet Things

Sweet Things

Author: Annie Rigg, Annie Rigg Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2013

From traditional toffee, fluffy clouds of marshmallow and creamy maple and pecan fudge to sherbet with lolly dippers, the recipes in Sweet Things are the stuff of childhood dreams. Soft, delicately flavoured nougat bars, topped with vanilla caramel and covered in chocolate are just big enough for three or four (big) bites and far surpass the shop-bought equivalent. Crisp butterscotch popcorn with just a hint of sea salt is the perfect adult indulgence, a box of Praline Hearts makes a delightful Valentine's Day gift and chocolate dipped honeycomb is tailor-made for Father's Day. The recipes come with failsafe instructions that will ensure success every time, even for novice confectioners, plus creative packaging ideas, making this the ideal book whether you want an imaginative present for someone special or merely to treat yourself.

Baking for Baby Cute Cakes and Cookies for Baby Showers, Christenings and Early Birthdays

Baking for Baby Cute Cakes and Cookies for Baby Showers, Christenings and Early Birthdays

Author: Annie Rigg Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/03/2013

Whether for a baby shower, a christening or those magical early birthdays, there are so many cute and beautiful creations to choose from in this book by baking queen Annie Rigg. There are marbled pink or blue cupcakes or baby-bottle cookies for a fun baby shower; a stunning daisy-chain cake or pretty, easy-to-make, rich, decorated chocolate cake for a christening or naming day ceremony; various treats featuring teddy bears, ducks, pirates and sailboats for a child's first, second or third birthday. Annie offers more than 50 adorable ideas in this book to inspire you to make cakes, cupcakes, cookies and treats for your own or someone else's pregnancy or baby. With step-by-step photography and deliciously easy recipes, you'll have everything you need here to celebrate the arrival of a little one.

Halloween Treats Simply Spooky Recipes for Ghoulish Sweet Treats

Halloween Treats Simply Spooky Recipes for Ghoulish Sweet Treats

Author: Annie Rigg Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2012

There's nothing more exciting for them than hosting their own Halloween party, complete with ghoulish sweet treats. In this spooky new book, queen of cakes, Annie Rigg, turns her hand to simple, cute and creepy cakes, cookies and other edible sweet treats to delight any Halloween-loving child. You'll find chapters on Cookies; Cupcakes; Big Cakes; and Other Treats. Kooky recipes include cookie ghouls, gingerbread witches' hats, spidery cupcakes, and jack-o-lantern cookies. There are also simple recipes for bite-size treats like eyeball sweets and chocolate witches' fingers. The easy ideas are suitable for the home baker, whether you have experience of baking or not. Some of the recipes are even straightforward enough for children to help you make.

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