A beautiful and thoughtful baking book with 100 recipes for delicious treats and desserts from the founder of the Saveur Award–winning Vanilla Bean baking blog. Readers find the Vanilla Bean blog while hunting for the perfect chocolate cake or cinnamon roll recipe, or another everyday favorite. They stay for founder Sarah Kieffer’s simple approach to home baking, the utterly transporting, dreamlike quality of her photography, and her evocative storytelling. Most of all, the Vanilla Bean blog celebrates the soulfulness of baking. Kieffer mastered the art of home baking while working in tiny kitchens in the back of coffeehouses and bakeries in Minnesota. She began the Vanilla Bean blog to create a culinary heritage for her family, but soon became passionate about making the joys of baking accessible for all. With recipes that help simplify the process behind complicated techniques, Vanilla Bean has built a dedicated following of several hundred thousand loyal readers and won several awards, including the Reader’s Choice Award for best baking blog from Saveur. The Vanilla Bean Baking Book is Kieffer’s debut cookbook, with 100 delicious tried-and-true recipes for the home baker. From everyday favorites such as Lemon Bread and Peanut Butter Cookies to inventive twists on classics such as Burnt Honey Buttercream Cake with Chocolate, Coffee Blondies, and Apple-Blackberry Turnovers, these irresistible treats will delight and inspire.
Everyday, children around the world worry if they will fit in at school or make friends. But when a bully lurks in the shadows and eventually pounces, a lonely child's insecurities can be made even worse. Christine Taing shares tales with moral lessons that will empower children to stop and aptly deal with bullying. Children learn appropriate reactions to bullying through stories that teach them to do the right thing, take a stand, and be a friend to a child in need. A little girl learns to be proud of her family and the meaning of a true friend. A fourth grader decides his bully is a person who needs a friend just like him. A musically-talented high school student discovers that when he sticks up for himself, no one can hurt him. A teenager, with help from a teacher, becomes a confident student who embraces his differences. In this collection of short stories, children learn to stand tall and strong against bullies and ultimately become the beautiful flowers they are meant to be.
Who says vanilla isn’t sexy? Harvested from the pods of beautiful and exotic orchids, vanilla is a delicious flavor enjoyed by people all over the world. Pure Vanilla celebrates its unique taste with a stunning array of recipes, from cakes and cookies to custards and creams. Indulge in Glazed Vanilla Bean Doughnuts, Vanilla Cloud Cake, and Vanilla Bean Meringue Kisses and Sea Salt Caramels. Cozy up with a bowl of Warm Vanilla Rice Pudding or a steaming mug of Malted White Hot Chocolate. Spread Golden Pear Vanilla Jam on your breakfast pastries or serve up a bowl of the world’s most popular ice cream flavor—all made from scratch With a complete history of vanilla from orchid to extract, Pure Vanilla provides the origins and tasting notes for all of today’s varieties—plus 80 recipes and dozens of photographs. Also included are recipes for Homemade Vanilla Extract, Vanilla Sugar, and Vanilla-Infused Liquors. So step aside, chocolate! It’s time for Pure Vanilla.
Butter Baked Goods began as a tiny bakery in Vancouver. Opened in 2007 by Rosie Daykin, the bakery is a pink-and-pistachio slice of heaven, its counters overflowing with irresistible treats. Not long after opening, word got out about the bakery’s marshmallows, and Butter Baked Goods soon became known as the home of the very best gourmet marshmallow in North America, a delicious morsel that can now be found in more than 300 stores. The recipe for Butter’s Famous Marshmallows is just one of the gems tucked inside the pages of this beautiful book. Other recipes include: SATURDAY MORNING CINNY BUNS & CHOCOLATE PISTACHIO POUND LOAF MAPLE SNICKERDOODLE SANDWICH COOKIES & DOUBLE CHOCOLATE TOFFEE BISCOTTI CHOCOLATE BERRY CHEESECAKE BARS & PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE CHIP BLONDIES BUTTER’S CLASSIC WHITE CAKE & APPLE CAKE WITH MAPLE SAUCE PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY CUPCAKES & RED VELVET WHOOPIE PIES BUTTER’S LEMON MERINGUE TART & SOUR CREAM RHUBARB PIE CHOCOLATE HONEYCOMB BRITTLE & SURPRISE MOCHA FUDGE And a whole chapter dedicated to BUTTER CREAMS AND FROSTINGS, with Rosie’s top tips for “spreading the love”! But don’t be intimidated! Every recipe in Butter Baked Goods has simple instructions written in an accessible and easy-to-follow style, plus tips on how to stock your pantry and your toolbox with everything that you’ll need to get started. Everyone can create Butter’s delectable desserts—from grandmothers who have been baking all their lives to teenagers making their very first cupcakes. Rosie’s baking is not about trickery, flamboyance, or hard-to-find ingredients, but about great-tasting, homemade treats that celebrate life’s milestones: birthdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, baby showers, bridal showers, or just that gloomy afternoon when you need a little pick-me-up. Butter Baked Goods showcases nostalgic home baking at its very best.
Daphna Rabinovitch has been an enthusiastic baker from her childhood right through to a distinguished career as a pastry chef. In The Baker in Me she brings years of experience and a keen eye for details to a comprehensive guide that lets home bakers take charge of their kitchen. Science-based and technically sound, Daphna provides a nonetheless warm and approachable guide to baking better than ever.
Kamran Siddiqi, the self-taught baker and talented young blogger behind the Sophisticated Gourmet, delivers simple yet sophisticated recipes in his first book—a collection of more than 75 of his favorite homemade sweets. Designed to entice new bakers with his infectious passion for baking (and sugar in all its glorious forms), the pages are filled with classic favorites like Cream Scones and Chocolate Cake as well as lesser-known indulgences such as Chocolate–Brown Sugar Pavlova and Pistachio Polvorones. Kamran also believes in baking as a form of therapy, which comes through in such soothing balms as his Heartbreak Chocolate Truffle Cookies. With glorious photographs of each and every treat, Hand Made Baking is perfect for aspiring home cooks with an eye for the elevated taste and beauty of all things hand made.
Author: Megan Porta
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Release Date: 2018-01-30
Out of This World Cookies Inspired by Your Favorite Sweet Treats Cookie lovers rejoice! In her debut cookbook, Megan Porta reinvents the classic cookie using flavors you already love. Whether you’re new to baking or a seasoned pro, Megan offers exciting new ways to take your desserts to the next level. Sink your teeth into these tasty cookies: • Cherry Cola • Strawberry Milkshake • Red Velvet Cake • Dark Roast Coffee • Blueberry Pie • Jelly-Filled Donut • Salted Caramel Apple Pie • Raspberry Lemonade • Chocolate Peanut Butter Crispy Rice With over 75 mouthwatering original recipes perfect for any occasion, Cookie Remix is your ticket to cookie heaven.
"A cozy collection of heirloom-quality recipes for pies, cakes, tarts, ice cream, preserves, and other sweet treats that cherishes the fruit of every season. In this visually stunning collection of flavor-forward recipes, summer's wild raspberries become Raspberry Pink Peppercorn Sorbet, ruby red rhubarb is roasted to adorn a pavlova, juicy apricots and berries are baked into galettes with saffron sugar, and winter's bright citrus shine in Blood Orange Donuts and Tangerine Cream Pie. The recipes celebrate what's fresh and vibrant any time of year by enhancing fruits' enticing sweetness with bold flavors like rose and orange flower water from the author's native Iran or whole-grain flours like rye and spelt. Each recipe is photographed--in addition to fruit in the field, on the vine, and at farm stands and the market--in Arefi's signature moody, earthy style"--
The much-anticipated debut from the author behind the popular food blog Seven Spoons, featuring distinctive, crowd-pleasing recipes; engaging, writerly essays; and the same stunning photography that has earned her website a devoted following. Tara O'Brady was one of the earliest food bloggers to enter the scene, and now, nearly ten years after she first started Seven Spoons, she has become one of the most highly regarded and unique voices in the culinary arena. In her debut cookbook, Seven Spoons, O'Brady shares stories and recipes from her Canadian home--fresh, ingredient-driven food that is easy to make yet refined. Recipes like Roasted Carrots with Dukkah and Harissa Mayonnaise, Braised Beef Short Ribs with Gremolata, and Plum Macaroon Cake are wholesome, hearty, and showcase the myriad culinary influences at work in O'Brady's kitchen. Her evocative writing and gorgeously simple, elegant photography has earned her accolades from Saveur magazine, the Daily Mail, and more. Impeccable food photography and a lavish package round out this beautiful, personal collection. From the Hardcover edition.
Author: Meg Ray
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Release Date: 2011-05-27
Renowned for beautiful cakes and whimsical confections, Miette Patisserie is among the most beloved of San Francisco's culinary destinations for locals and travelers. Miette's pretty Parisian aesthetic enchants visitors with tables piled high with beribboned bags of gingersnaps, homemade marshmallows, fleur de sel caramels, and rainbows of gumballs. This cookbook brings the enchantment home, sharing 100 secret formulas for favorite Miette treats from chef and owner Meg Ray. More than 75 gorgeous color photos capture the unique beauty of Miette desserts and shops. Scalloped edges on the book block enhance the preciousness of this fetching package. Just like the adorable cakes, cookies, clairs and tarts for sale in Miette's case, this book is irresistible!
Author: Yvette van Boven
Release Date: 2015-10-13
Food stylist and cook Yvette van Boven has offered delicious seasonal recipes in Home Made, Home Made Summer, and HomeMade Winter that highlight the fresh produce available throughout the year. In her much-anticipated follow-up, Home Baked, she celebrates the art of baking. Complete with her signature illustrations and scenic photographs of Ireland and Paris, Home Baked is a beautiful collection of van Boven’s favorite baked goods—warm bread from the oven, sweet banana bread, a gooey cinnamon and caramel pull-apart loaf, rich chocolate cake, shortbread cookies, and more. And alongside these beautiful images of delicious treats, van Boven provides step- by-step instructions for how to make them in your own home. And she leaves no one out—working with different types of flours (including gluten-free) so there is something for everyone to bake. Her inviting voice, easy-to-follow recipes, and beautiful photographs make Home Baked a staple for every kitchen and lovely enough to show off in other rooms as well.
Author: Karlynn Johnston
Publisher: Appetite by Random House
Release Date: 2016-10-25
Combining long-forgotten classics with deliciously revamped recipes and stunning photography is what Karlynn Johnston is all about. In her anticipated first cookbook, Karlynn covers everything you need to know about being a modern-day old-fashioned baker: from setting up your kitchen and stocking your pantry, to making pie dough and releasing a Bundt cake from its pan. Once you've got the basics covered, you'll be ready to bake time-honored desserts like Saskatoon Berry Pie, Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies, and No-Bowl Chocolate Vinegar Cake. Then, jazz things up with these recipes' modern twists: White Chocolate Saskatoon Galette, Chocolate Buttercream-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Root Beer Float Cupcakes. And, of course, there's the recipe that started it all: the almost-lost Prairie favorite, Flapper Pie. When Karlynn first posted this recipe on her blog, it went viral, drawing enthusiastic and sentimental responses from readers everywhere who wanted to reminisce about their childhood and family food memories. An approachable book for every skill level, Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky covers all the cherished bake goods from Karlynn and her family. Featuring more than 120 recipes from cakes to candies, doughnuts to dainties, and pies to puddings, with the same gorgeous photography that has made The Kitchen Magpie a go-to blog for passionate home bakers, this book is a delicious demonstration of the comfort and closeness that baking can bring. Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky is destined to become a classic to be shared through the generations. From the Hardcover edition.
The team behind Brooklyn’s popular dessert and cocktail bar brings you Butter & Scotch—a “Dominique Ansel meets Broad City” boozy look at dessert. At Brooklyn’s Butter & Scotch, everything is made by hand, and seasonal, inventive flavors are created to satisfy any sweet tooth—especially those with a penchant for spirits. In their namesake cookbook, Allison Kave and Keavy Landreth dish up more than 75 recipes for incredible desserts, cocktails, and creations that shake up the traditional approach to booze and sweets. From buttery, cinnamon-y Magic Buns for breakfast to gourmet Hot Toddies at evening’s end, Butter & Scotch provides recipes for any time of day. The book is packed with popular recipes: world-renowned S’mores Bars, Dark & Stormy Cocktail Caramel Corn, Pie Milkshakes, Maple Bacon Cupcakes, and yes, even Jell-O shots. In addition to recipes, Kave and Landreth share the basics behind their recipes—the techniques, ingredients, and essential equipment needed to make the desserts and cocktails. They also suggest pairings, offer base recipes for creative experimentation, and tell you exactly how to cook with alcohol. This cookbook combines two things people love to indulge in—confections and cocktails. Butter & Scotch is a grown-up’s dream come true. Also available from Allison Kave: First Prize Pies.