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Great British Bake off: Christmas by Lizzie Kamenetzky

Great British Bake off: Christmas

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This year’s Bake Off companion, a super collection of baking recipes containing 120 new recipes to whet your appetite. You’ll find celebrity bakes, the contestants’ favourites with masterclass recipes from both Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood. Including both savoury and sweet bakes there are some excellent bread and biscuit recipes as you would expect from master baker Paul Hollywood and gorgeous cakes from Mary Berry but I predict that contestant Richard’s Black Forest Chocolate Fondants will be the winner. Get Baking!

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The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. Every home cook welcomes a bit of inspiration in the kitchen at Christmas, and this book under the BBC’s Great British Bake Off umbrella has a hundred excellent recipes to guide you all the way through the festive season. The recipes are mainly by professional chef Lizzie Kamenetzky, with a selection from expert judges Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry and a sprinkling of recipes from favourite past Bake Off contestants. From Advent biscuits and Paul’s mince pies, the book takes you through Christmas Eve venison pie, Mary’s classic Christmas cake and pudding, to Boxing day baked ham, and a show-stopping passion fruit and pomegranate pavlova layer cake, or traditional black bun for keen first-footers for New Year’s Eve.
~ Fiona Lafferty


Great British Bake off: Christmas by Lizzie Kamenetzky

Christmas is a time of friends and family. Of anticipation and excitement. Of good times - and of course, great food. This book celebrates everything surrounding Christmas with 100 delicious bakes for the festive season, as well as dishes for the big day itself. Whip up tempting Christmas nibbles like Mini Potato Farls with Smoked Salmon, or Parmesan Palmiers, perfect for a party. Spice up your home - and get the kids involved too - with Gingerbread Tree Ornaments and a Cinnamon Christmas Wreath. And of course, there are plenty of delicious ideas for what to do with all those leftovers. Each chapter also includes spectacular recipes from Bake Off finalists, and Mary and Paul reveal the secrets to those classic Christmas dishes - whether it's Paul's perfect mince pies or Mary's ultimate Christmas pudding. Packed with everything from edible decorations and delicious gifts to party dishes and showstopping centrepieces, this book is the perfect Christmas companion.

About the Author

From the first time she made brioche with her mother at the age of seven, Lizzie Kamenetzky knew that the only thing she wanted to do was cook. After graduating from Leith's School of Food and Wine, Lizzie worked as a private chef, before moving into food writing and food styling. She is now Food Editor at delicious. magazine.

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Publication date

9th October 2014


Lizzie Kamenetzky

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BBC Books an imprint of Ebury Publishing


256 pages


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