Charm. It’s an elusive quality in cookbooks – and when it works, it’s a heady combination of good storytelling, intriguing recipes, and great book design. 257 more words
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A mouth-watering collection of indulgent chocolate recipes to celebrate the best selling novel Chocolat.
Joanne Harris is the author of Chocolat (made into an Oscar-nominated film in 2000, with Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp) and her Chocolat trilogy has tantalised readers with its sensuous descriptions of chocolate since it was published. 425 more words
I’ve recently gone on a bit of a cookbook spree and added a good few to the admittedly poor selection I had at home. So look out for more cookbook reviews and recipes coming to my blog very soon… But for now I thought I’d kick off with 1,116 more words
It’s not very often you come across a cookbook that serves as a handy recipe guide for cakes, cupcakes, slices, biscuits, tarts, muffins, scones, has some of the most beautifully simple photos that make me want to present even the simplest loaf in a stylish manner, has recipes and conversions so I can make any recipe in the book to suit every tin in my cupboard and has other handy tips for even the weakest cook to achieve perfection in the kitchen. 152 more words