Baking recipes

Chocolate Macarons

Chocolate Macarons

Chocolate Macarons, In Love with Paris: Recipes & Stories From the Most Romantic City in the World by Anne-Katrin Weber. Photography by Julia Hoersch.

In Love with Paris: Recipes & Stories From the Most Romantic City in the WorldIn Love with Paris is an irresistible combination of 50 mouth-watering sweet and savoury recipes and heart-melting love stories.

Take a culinary walk through the city of love and its most romantic spots, and enjoy classic French cuisine, from croque madame and coq au vin to madeleines and lemon tarts.

Immerse yourself in the city that inspired writers and photographers like Victor Hugo, Ernest Hemingway, Francis Scott Fitzgerald and Victor Doisneau, and visit the iconic locations of films like The Lovers on the Bridge and Amélie.

In Love with Paris will make you fall in love with Paris—again and again.

In Love with Paris: Recipes & Stories From the Most Romantic City in the World is available at Amazon.com and Indigo.ca.   (more…)

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake, excerpted from Cheryl Day’s Treasury of Southern Baking by Cheryl Day (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2021. Photographs © 2021 by Angie Mosier.

Cheryl Day’s Treasury of Southern Baking by Cheryl Day (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2021. Photographs by Angie Mosier.There is nothing more satisfying or comforting than tying on a favourite apron and baking something delicious. And nowhere has this been so woven into life than in the American South, where the attitude is that every day is worthy of a special treat from the kitchen.

Cheryl Day, one of the South’s most respected bakers, a New York Times bestselling author, and co-owner—with her husband, Griff—of Savannah’s acclaimed Back in the Day Bakery, is a direct descendent of this storied Southern baking tradition. Literally: her great-great-grandmother was an enslaved pastry cook famous for her biscuits and cakes. Now Cheryl brings together her deep experience, the conversations she’s had with grandmothers and great-aunts and sister-bakers, and her passion for collecting local cookbooks and handwritten recipes in a definitive collection of over two hundred tried-and-true recipes that celebrate the craft of from-scratch Southern baking.

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Double Chocolate Raspberry Brownie

Double Chocolate Raspberry Brownie

Double Chocolate Raspberry Brownie, Green Kitchen: Delicious and Healthy Vegetarian Recipes for Every Day by David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl. Photography copyright © David Frenkiel.

Green Kitchen: Delicious and Healthy Vegetarian Recipes for Every Day

In The Green Kitchen, bestselling authors David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl share over 100 vegetarian recipes for the family favourites which feature in their own kitchen every day of the week.

From quick, delicious weekday breakfasts and dinners, to more elaborate meals for weekend celebrations, this is food that will make you look and feel great.

Start with the staples such as Big-batch Tomato Sauce, Rice Crêpe Batter and Lazy Lentils and you’ll have the building blocks for some standout meals throughout the week. The weekend recipes are delightfully uncomplicated: from Lemon Ricotta Lasagne and light yet indulgent Va-va-voom Donuts.

The Green Kitchen sets a new standard in modern and inspiring vegetarian and gluten-free recipes. (more…)

Black Forest Gateau

Black Forest Gateau

Black Forest Gateau, Bread Ahead: The Expert Home Baker: A Masterclass in Classic Baking by Matthew Jones. Photography by Matt Russell.

Bread Ahead: The Expert Home Baker: A Masterclass in Classic Baking by Matthew JonesThis stunning cookbook aims to transform you, no matter your experience, into an expert home baker.

Featuring over 90 fool-proof, classic baking recipes, with both sweet and savoury staples and plenty of seasonal favourites, discover the joy of baking like a professional but from the comfort of your own home kitchen.

From simple classics, such as Victoria Sponge, a Rustic Country Loaf or American Chocolate Chip Cookies, to the more challenging Millefeuille, Babka Loaf or Savory Croissants, you will even find recipes for all the jams and marmalades you need to complement your creations. Perfect your Christmas Pudding, Mince Pies and other festive favourites with the sumptuous Christmas chapter, or recreate Bread Ahead‘s most beloved sweet treat with a chapter dedicated to their infamous filled Donuts.

Whatever your skill level, Bread Ahead: The Expert Home Baker will be your go-to baking bible, with all the information you need to know when it comes to good, classic baking.

Bread Ahead: The Expert Home Baker: A Masterclass in Classic Baking is available at Amazon.com and Indigo.ca.   (more…)

Chocolate-coated walnut marzipan

Chocolate-coated walnut marzipan

Chocolate-coated walnut marzipan, excerpted from Advent: Festive German Bakes to Celebrate the Coming of Christmas by Anja Dunk.

Advent: Festive German Bakes to Celebrate the Coming of Christmas by Anja Dunk

Advent celebrates the magical run-up to Christmas with over 100 classic German baking recipes.

The Advent season is one of the most special times of the year, when candles twinkle, the Christmas tree is decorated, and the smells of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove fill the kitchen.

In her new cookbook Advent, Anja Dunk shares her recipes for the very best of traditional German festive bakes. From lightly spiced Lebkuchen, frosted cinnamon stars, jam-filled ginger hearts, snow-capped coconut macaroons, to marzipan-filled Stollen, edible tree decorations, lucky meringue mushrooms and a gingerbread house dripping with candies and sugar icicles, you will find delectable spiced treats to fill your Bunter Teller and share with friends and family.

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Winter village gingerbread & speculoos cake

Winter village gingerbread & speculoos cake

Winter village gingerbread & speculoos cake, Peggy Porschen: A Year in Cake: Seasonal recipes and dreamy style secrets from the prettiest bakery in the world. Photography by Paul Plews.

Peggy Porschen: A Year in Cake: Seasonal recipes and dreamy style secrets from the prettiest bakery in the world Seasonal baking recipes for special occasions, from the world’s prettiest bakery. With its fairytale pink facade and picture-perfect cupcakes, the Peggy Porschen Parlour has become a destination bakery for sweet-toothed Londoners and tourists from all around the world.

Over half a million people follow Peggy’s creations and seasonal floral displays on Instagram and her customers flock to her London Parlours often dressed in ”Peggy pink” for an exquisite sweet treat.

This book pays tribute to the magic Peggy weaves with her bakes through every season. Going through the year and punctuated by special occasions like Valentine’s Day, Easter, Halloween and Christmas, the recipes cover cakes, iced cookies and cupcakes and reflect the changing seasons.

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Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies, Baking for the Holidays: 50+ Treats for a Festive Season by Sarah Kieffer.

Baking for the Holidays: 50+ Treats for a Festive Season

A charming holiday baking cookbook brimming with delicious, indulgent recipes, cozy winter photography, and lots of holiday cheer from Sarah Kieffer.

Here’s a festive holiday baking book to celebrate this very special time of year. Sarah Kieffer, author of 100 Cookies, beloved baker behind The Vanilla Bean Blog, and creator of the “bang-the-pan” method offers more than 50 delicious recipes for seasonal brunches, cookie swaps, and all those Christmas, Hanukah, and New Year’s Eve parties.

Delight family and friends with edible gifts and whip up some delicious baked goods to treat yourself through the long winter months after the holidays have ended. Recipes include: Triple Chocolate Peppermint Bark, Meyer Lemon-White Chocolate Scones, Pear-Almond Danish Bread, Hot Chocolate Cake, and Pumpkin Pie with Candied Pepita Streusel.

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Mark’s Rye Bread

Mark’s Rye Bread

Mark’s Rye Bread, Bittman Bread: No-Knead Whole Grain Baking for Every Day by Mark Bittman. Photography by Jim Henkens.

Bittman Bread: No-Knead Whole Grain Baking for Every Day by Mark Bittman

A revolutionary approach to making easy, delicious whole-grain bread and more

This is the best bread you’ve ever had—best tasting, nourishing, and easy to make right in your own kitchen. Mark Bittman and co-author Kerri Conan have spent years perfecting their delicious, naturally leavened, whole-grain bread. Their discovery? The simplest, least fussy, most flexible way to make bread really is the best.

Beginning with a wholesome, flavorful no-knead loaf (that also happens to set you up with a sourdough starter for next time), this book features a bounty of simple, adaptable recipes for every taste, any grain—including baguettes, hearty seeded loaves, sandwich bread, soft pretzels, cinnamon rolls, focaccia, pizza, waffles, and much more.

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Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies

Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies

Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies, Celebrate with Kim-Joy: Cute Cakes and Bakes to Make Every Occasion Joyful. Photography by Ellis Parrinder.

Celebrate with Kim-Joy: Cute Cakes and Bakes to Make Every Occasion Joyful i

Let Kim-Joy and her signature cuteness brighten your celebrations. From birthday cakes to year-round events, all occasions are covered!

The 60 sweet recipes are bursting with colour, imagination and fun and there’s something for everyone, no matter what their baking skills.

Big occasions include birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Christmas, weddings; and there are plenty of other celebrations too—Graduation Day, New Year’s, new baby, Pride, Thanksgiving, Day of the Dead, Pancake Day and many more.

Vegan and gluten-free alternatives are provided so that no one needs to miss out!

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Park Avenue Brownies

Park Avenue Brownies

Park Avenue Brownies, Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple by Dorie Greenspan. Photography by Mark Weinberg.

Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple by Dorie GreenspanFrom James Beard Award-winning and NYT best-selling author Dorie Greenspan, a baking book of more than 150 exciting recipes

Say “Dorie Greenspan” and think baking. The renowned author of thirteen cookbooks and winner of five James Beard and two IACP awards offers a collection that celebrates the sweet, the savoury, and the simple.

Every recipe is signature Dorie: easy—beginners can ace every technique in this book—and accessible, made with everyday ingredients. Are there surprises? Of course! You’ll find ingenious twists like Berry Biscuits. Footlong cheese sticks made with cream puff dough. Apple pie with browned butter spiced like warm mulled cider. A s’mores ice cream cake with velvety chocolate sauce, salty peanuts, and toasted marshmallows. It’s a book of simple yet sophisticated baking.

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