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How To Be A Domestic Goddess

Written by

Nigella Lawson


10 April 2014

How To Be A Domestic Goddess

'This is for those days or evenings when you want to usher a little something out of the kitchen that makes you thrill at the sheer pleasure you’ve conjured up.'


The classic baking bible by Nigella Lawson (‘Queen of the Kitchen’ – Observer Food Monthly). This is the book that helped the world rediscover the joys of baking and kick-started the cupcake revolution, from cake shops around the country to The Great British Bake Off.


How To Be a Domestic Goddess is not about being a goddess, but about feeling like one. Here is the book that feeds our fantasies, understands our anxieties and puts cakes, pies, pastries, preserves, puddings, bread and biscuits back into our own kitchens.


With luscious photography, easy recipes, witty food writing and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious gift for friends and family.


Cakes – from a simple Victoria Sponge to beautiful cupcakes

Biscuits – macaroons, muffins and other indulgent treats

Pies – perfect shortcrust and puff pastry and sweet and savoury recipes

Puddings – crumbles, sponges, trifles and cheesecakes

Chocolate – luscious chocolate recipes for sharing (or not)

Children – simple recipes for baking with kids

Christmas – pudding, Christmas cakes, mince pies… and mulled wine

Bread – finally, the proof that baking bread can be fun, with easy bread recipes

The Domestic Goddess’s Larder – essential preserves, jams, chutneys, curds and pickles that every cook should have


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