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Crumb The Baking Book by Ruby Tandoh

Crumb The Baking Book

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This is a very well-balanced collection of recipes, mixing the familiar with touches of exotic spicing and ingredients – and Ruby Tandoh isn’t too precious about turn out and appearance either. In other words she’s a good kitchen companion and a good recipe writer too, reminding me of early Nigella Lawson. It’s all about flavour and enjoying being in the kitchen and baking something wonderful for your family and friends.

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Crumb The Baking Book by Ruby Tandoh

Crumb is about flavour, first and foremost - a celebration of the simple joy of baking. Ruby's recipes delight in new tastes and combinations, as well as the rediscovery of old favourites, to create food that is exciting without ceremony or pretence. In a delicious blend of practicality and creativity, Ruby encourages novices and seasoned bakers alike to roll up their sleeves and bake - even if they don't have the proper equipment or know-how. From Lemon & Marzipan Cupcakes and Rye Caraway Bagels, Rose & Burnt Honey Florentines, Croissants and Custard Doughnuts, to Butternut Squash & Mozzarella Tartlets and Sticky Toffee Pudding, these are recipes that will quickly become some of your best loved. With writing to be savoured as much as the recipes, tips and techniques to guide you and plenty of ideas for variations, this is baking book to be inspired by, to read and cherish.


beautifully presented, with bold print and good authoritative cookbook with excellent recipes * Daily Express * if it's baking pure and simple you're after, then toothsome Ruby Tandoh has produced the excellent Crumb -- Kathryn Hughes * Guardian * A treat * BBC Good Food Magazine * Must. Have. Now * Marie Claire UK * This lovely, chunky hymn to baking gently takes the fear out of such things ganaches and water-baths -- Ain Finlayson and Kate Saunders * Saga Magazine *

About the Author

Ruby Tandoh entered Great British Bake Off aged just twenty and in the first year of a Philosophy and Art History degree at UCL. She quickly impressed with her creative approach to ingredients and flavour taking precedence over decoration. Ruby is now a weekly food columnist in the Guardian and a monthly columnist at British ELLE. Raised in Southend, Essex, she lives - and bakes - in north London. She blogs at and tweets at @rubytandoh.

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Publication date

25th September 2014


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Chatto & Windus an imprint of Vintage Publishing


336 pages


Cookery, Food and Drink
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Cakes, baking, icing & sugarcraft



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