- Hardcover: 352 pages
- Publisher: Square Peg (7 Nov. 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0224095560
- ISBN-13: 978-0224095563
- Product Dimensions: 14 x 4.1 x 21.6 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (47 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 154,810 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Great British Bakes: Forgotten treasures for modern bakers Hardcover – 7 Nov 2013
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"Brilliantly researched from a true foodie" (Mary Berry)
"A totally delightful and original book" (Food Book of the Week Daily Mail)
"A book that’s as fascinating to read as it is to bake from" (Erica Wagner Financial Times)
"An immaculately researched and fascinating book which would be a worthwhile addition to any cookery book shelf" (Mark Whitley Countryman)
"An inspired collection" (Daily Telegraph Top 10 Cookbooks for Christmas)
"A combination of beautiful recipes and intelligent writing (think Claudia Roden, Diana Henry, Nigel Slater et al) ... a very special collection that would make an excellent gift ... grown-up and classy" (Anne Shooter Daily Mail online)
"A wonderful book of historical recipes ... one to take home for a closer read" (Sainsbury's Magazine blog)
"This book has some very surprising things in it. Possibly the most interesting baking book of the year? ... This one's a keeper" (Catherine Phipps)
Simple recipes for cakes, biscuits, pies, puddings and desserts that celebrate Britain's glorious baking heritage, from Great Birtish Bake Off favourite, Mary-Anne BoermansSee all Product description
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Top Customer Reviews
I made the first recipe in this book which is a very simple apple cake. It was an egg free recipe which was so light and fluffy and delicious. Just can't decide what's going to be next.
This will make a great gift or treat for yourself.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Interesting book, will tempt you to be more adventurous in your baking! I enjoy browsing as much as baking from it.Published 1 month ago by C. Burgess
This really is a keen baker's baking book - if you love to bake and you enjoy poring over recipes, and you have even a passing interest in food history, this is a great purchase. Read morePublished 4 months ago by svr
A fantastic well written, well researched book. One of the few cookbooks I will make most of the recipes from.Published 4 months ago by Suzanne Harvey
Beautifully written, lots of interesting recipes and I look forward to trying them. Enjoyed watching Mary-Anne on The Great British Bake Off and have long wished to have a copy of... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ms Penny A Hunt
A lot of information has gone into this,i need to read a lot more of this book its very intersting.Published 9 months ago by greenman22
Even is some old fashion recipes are bad for you. There will always be some that are memories that you return to time and time again. This books is 1 for helping you.Published 11 months ago by Alison Oakley
Excellent book, covers a wide range of historical periods, thoroughly researched, appetising recipes. If you like trying old recipes, this is a book to add to your collection.Published 19 months ago by almafanantut
This book is about the history of British baking, but most importantly about historical recipes tested and reworked to suit the modern baker. Many more pictures can be found on Ms. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Kathleen