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How Baking Works

Written by

James Morton


12 March 2015

Who’s the author? James Morton: award-winning cookbook author, Great British Bake Off contestant, baker and medic.

What’s it about? James proves how easy baking can be as he breaks down a combination of both modern and traditional recipes into easy steps, explaining the theory behind baking techniques and how to prevent common baking blunders.

Recipes we love: Pear & Vanilla Upside-Down Cake, Caramel Chocolate Fondant and Frangipane Fruit Tart.

Good book for: Anyone looking to gain a deeper understanding of baking in order to achieve perfect results every time.

You’ll like it if: You’re a fan of the Great British Bake Off, tasty, well written recipes and stunning food photography.

I want to show you how baking works. I want to prove how easy baking can be.

Whether you want light cakes, squidgy brownies, perfect pastry, stress-free macarons or mountainous meringues, this book features a mini-masterclass for each one.

Everything’s split up into wee, simple steps. There’s no faff and you don’t need any expensive equipment. You don’t even need a sieve.

And for baking veterans, this book tells you why you’re doing what you’ve been doing all these years.

Here’s to baking that just works.

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