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Untitled 121495: New Book Coming 2023 (Hardback)

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From the baker of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding cake comes this collection of delectable, achievable baking recipes.

From the author of The Violet Bakery Cookbook and the baker of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding cake comes this selection of wholesome and indulgent recipes.

In Baking The Seasons, Claire Ptak brings her West Coast of America fruit-forward perspective to British baking traditions. Simultaneously modern and traditional, these cakes offer an air of familiarity - homely, yet elevated with the best possible ingredients chosen at the height of their season to extract the best possible flavours.

From English classics, such as Black Forest Gateau and Rhubarb Victoria Sponge to Californian-inspired Butternut Squash and Brown Butter Cobbler and Chocolate Glazed Donuts, this cookbook offers over 75 recipes, including gluten-free, refined sugar-free and vegan bakes, and the famous royal wedding cake, Lemon and Elderflower Layer Cake.

Taking inspiration from her childhood growing up in Northern California to her years training at Chez Panisse, and her ten years of living in London, Baking The Seasons is a love letter to Claire Ptak's roots.

Food & DrinkCookery dishes & coursesCakes, baking, icing & sugarcraft Publisher: Vintage Publishing Publication Date: 30/03/2023 ISBN-13: 9781529110319  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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A California native, Claire Ptak worked as a pastry chef for Alice Waters at Chez Panisse in Berkeley before moving to London in 2005. She staged in restaurants including Moro and St. John before starting Violet, her stall on Broadway Market in east London. Claire opened the Violet Bakery in 2010. Jamie Oliver said Claire is 'his favourite cake maker in the whole world'. Claire is also a food writer and stylist whose work includes Ottolenghi's weekly Guardian column, Observer Food Monthly, Jamie Magazine, Kinfolk, and Vogue. She has published three cookbooks, The Home-Made Sweet Shop, The Whoopie Pie Book and Leon: Baking & Puddings.

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