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 A new series of GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF on BBC1 this month... here are the new books!

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A change of publisher sees five new Great British Bake Off books this month!

 

BOOK OF THE MONTH - The Great British Bake Off: Celebrations

Published by Hodder & Stoughton, hardback on 30th July 2015

With recipes by Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, and from this year's Bakers, this beautiful book is a celebration of everything we love about Bake Off. From family meals to birthday parties, home-cooked teas to the big dates in the community calendar, nothing says celebration like a home-made bake. So this year, we have devoted our book to recipes that will help you make the most out of every occasion no matter how large or small. There are fantastic centrepieces for the times when you need to make a real showstopper - a Midsummer Celebration Cake or a 16 Layer Mocha Torte - as well as simpler recipes like a Citrus Madeira or White Chocolate Butterscotch Blondies for when all you want is a delicious failsafe bake to welcome unexpected visitors. The Judges' recipes provide the perfect excuse to impress whether it's serving your own freshly made bread or whipping up a batch of handmade biscuits, whilst the Bakers' recipes will inspire you with their creativity and ingenuity. Introducing new flavours and techniques, the recipes are a showcase for how bakers embrace different ideas and ingredients from around the world. Whatever occasion, we hope this book will encourage and inspire you to celebrate for yourselves everything that we love about baking.

 

A change of publisher for the Great British Bake Off - this is a very stylish publication, beautifully laid out and illustrated, with photograohs of the new contestants and a rich and varied selection of their creations, together with some recipes from Mary and Paul. Hodder & Stoughton have done the GBBO team proud with this lovely book, and no serious viewer will want to be without a copy of it. Also from Hodder this month are these four fantastic new GBBO "Bake It Better" books - I'm hoping to get my hands on a couple to review later in the month but in the meantime here's everything you need to know about them, on the special GBBO page in this issue...

 

Linda Collister: The Great British Bake Off Bake it Better - Classic Cakes

Published by Hodder & Stoughton, hardback on 27th August 2015

Bake it Better: Classic Cakes includes everything you need to know about baking delicious and beautiful cakes. Whether you are new to baking and looking for simple, easy recipes or a more confident baker looking to develop your skills and repertoire, with The Great British Bake Off you can be sure you're getting scrumptious, tried-and-tested recipes. The recipes themselves include traditional classics and modern bakes, and progress from simple through to more challenging showstoppers - Bake it Better will take you a journey from first timer to star baker. With expert advice about ingredients, equipment and techniques, and easy-to-follow step-by-step photographs. The Great British Bake Off: Bake It Better are the 'go to' cookery books which gives you all the recipes and baking know-how in one easy-to-navigate series.

 

 

Annie Rigg: The Great British Bake Off Bake it Better - Biscuits

Published by Hodder & Stoughton, hardback on 27th August 2015

Bake it Better: Biscuits includes everything you need to know about baking delicious and beautiful biscuits. Whether you are new to baking and looking for simple, easy recipes or a more confident baker looking to develop your skills and repertoire, with The Great British Bake Off you can be sure you're getting scrumptious, tried-and-tested recipes. The recipes themselves include traditional classics and modern bakes, and progress from simple through to more challenging showstoppers - Bake it Better will take you a journey from first timer to star baker. With expert advice about ingredients, equipment and techniques, and easy-to-follow step-by-step photographs. The Great British Bake Off: Bake It Better are the 'go to' cookery books which gives you all the recipes and baking know-how in one easy-to-navigate series.

 

 

Angela Nilson: The Great British Bake Off Bake it Better - Pies and Tarts

Published by Hodder & Stoughton, hardback on 27th August 2015

Bake it Better: Pies & Tarts includes everything you need to know about baking delicious and beautiful pies and tarts. Whether you are new to baking and looking for simple, easy recipes or a more confident baker looking to develop your skills and repertoire, with The Great British Bake Off you can be sure you're getting scrumptious, tried-and-tested recipes. The recipes themselves include traditional classics and modern bakes, and progress from simple through to more challenging showstoppers - Bake it Better will take you a journey from first timer to star baker. With expert advice about ingredients, equipment and techniques, and easy-to-follow step-by-step photographs. The Great British Bake Off: Bake It Better are the 'go to' cookery books which gives you all the recipes and baking know-how in one easy-to-navigate series.

 

Linda Collister: The Great British Bake Off Bake it Better - Bread

Published by Hodder & Stoughton, hardback on 27th August 2015

Bake it Better: Bread includes everything you need to know about baking delicious bread. Whether you are new to baking and looking for simple, easy recipes or a more confident baker looking to develop your skills and repertoire, with The Great British Bake Off you can be sure you're getting scrumptious, tried-and-tested recipes. The recipes themselves include traditional classics and modern bakes, and progress from simple through to more challenging showstoppers - Bake it Better will take you a journey from first timer to star baker. With expert advice about ingredients, equipment and techniques, and easy-to-follow step-by-step photographs. The Great British Bake Off: Bake It Better are the 'go to' cookery books which gives you all the recipes and baking know-how in one easy-to-navigate series.

 

 


 

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