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The Great British Bake Off: How to Turn Everyday Bakes into Showstoppers by Linda Collister
  

The Great British Bake Off: How to Turn Everyday Bakes into Showstoppers

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Shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards 'Food & Drink Book of the Year' 2012.

This year’s tie-in from The Great British Bake Off. More elaborate bakes ideal for that special occasion with full instructions for centre-piece cakes, party desserts and buffet masterpiece.

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The Great British Bake Off: How to Turn Everyday Bakes into Showstoppers by Linda Collister

The Great British Bake Off is a glorious celebration of Britain's favourite pastime. As the series has shown us, baking is the perfect way to mark an occasion - to celebrate, to congratulate and reward, and to lift spirits. This new book is inspired by the wonderful creations from The Great British Bake Off , Showstopper Challenge. There are dainty bakes for afternoon tea, quick bakes perfect for bake sales, school fairs or coffee with friends, mouthwatering desserts, breads and pastry recipes for lunches and dinner parties, and some really special bakes for birthdays and festive celebrations throughout the year. The book will show you how to make your bake extra special, from exciting finishes using chocolate curls and ribbons and spun sugar to simple ideas for icing, shaping and decorating, so you can bring a touch of magic to any bake. Great British Bake Off also includes the Best of the Bake-off - the finest recipes from the new set of Great British Bake Off amateur bakers, and all of Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood's Technical Challenges from the series. If you learned How to Bake from last year's book, Showstoppers will take you to the next level of skill, and combined with a dazzling new design and superb photography, this will be an irresistible gift for yourself or someone else.


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About the Author

Linda Collister is an experienced cook and baker, having trained at L'Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne in Paris and Le Cordon Bleu in London. She is the author of a number of baking books, including The Great British Book of Baking and The Great British Bake Off: How to Bake. Love Productions is a UK-based independent production company. They make award-winning programmes for all the main UK broadcasters.

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Publication date

2nd August 2012

Author

Linda Collister

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Publisher

BBC Books an imprint of Ebury Press

Format

Hardback
320 pages

Categories

Cookery, Food and Drink
All Shortlists and Winners
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Cakes, baking, icing & sugarcraft

ISBN

9781849904636

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