"It is well laid out with easy to read text and lovely photos for each recipe. … I recommend this book for both beginner and experienced bakers."—Magnolia Days
Baking is a form of alchemy—the art of turning mundane everyday ingredients into something extraordinary. Alison Thompson has studied at the sides of some of the world's greatest pastry chefs for years, learning the art and science of baking. In Bake: The Essential Companion
, Alison shares the creations that continue to delight her clientele and her family.
There's a recipe here for every occasion and every part of your meal—dinner, side dishes and, of course, dessert! With more than 200 mouthwatering recipes including her all-time favorite breads, cakes and cookies, Alison also presents dozens of unique pastry recipes that you normally only find in a specialty pastry shop. She even includes a gluten-free selection. With Bake
at your side you'll become adept at conjuring some amazing baking magic—it's like taking a baking class in the comfort of your own home!
- Potato and Rosemary Pizza
- Smoked Salmon and Dill Quiche
- Za'atar-Spiced Flatbreads
- Savory Cheese Twists
- Vanilla Custard
- Raspberry Brioche
- Burnt Butter and Berry Friands
- White Chocolate Mud Cake