From soft and chewy basics to sandwich cookies, biscotti, macarons, and Florentines, easy recipes to help home bakers master the art of cookies, including tips for gluten-free, vegan, and high-altitude baking
With its "baking 101" approach, Cookies for Everyone has something for every baker -- naturally gluten-free recipes, with easy swaps for vegan or nut-free options, even including instructions for baking at any altitude.
Mimi's Tips and Tricks walk readers through key steps and techniques, demystifying baking; her clear instructions cover everything from basic cookies to sandwich cookies and biscotti. And for anyone who thinks more sophisticated cookies (such as macarons and Florentines) are impossible to make at home, let alone for "special diets," think again -- Mimi's excellent counsel will have you baking up a storm in no time.
Incredible Plant-Based Dessertsteaches how to make extraordinary healthy, indulgent, plant-based desserts from an Instagram superstar.
Instagram star Anthea Cheng (@rainbownourishments) shares her trade-secret recipes for fun and showstopping vegan sweet treats that are seriously luscious, mouthwatering, and beautiful. Whether you are an eager home cook or a more experienced chef, Anthea shows you that sponge cakes can still be fluffy and moist and pastry can still melt in your mouth without animal-derived ingredients. Find playful, modern spins on classic desserts, such as fail-safe tiramisu trifles topped with caramelized popcorn or Snickers transformed into a multi-layered cake with peanut brittle.
For when life gets busy, simplify with recipes like three-ingredient pancakes and fruit-filled muffins. If you want something indulgent, the Homer Simpson pink donuts, baklava custard tart, and chocolate brownie peanut butter sandwich cookies are for you. You'll also find wholesome choices like a berry chocolate mousse tart and cupcakes with rainbow cashew buttercream. Anthea has carefully selected ingredients to ensure you wont accumulate odd, once-used stuff in your pantry.
And with plenty of options for people avoiding gluten, refined sugar, nuts, and other common allergens, no one misses out on the deliciousness. All of the recipes have been tested and approved by vegans and non-vegans alike. Accompanied by stunning photography, these recipes will bring some magic to your every day, dinner table, or special occasion.
This beautifully illustrated book by bestselling gardening author Meredith Kirton will inspire you to grow, harvest and cook your own seasonal fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices, whether your garden is a large suburban block, a small city courtyard, or in the country.
You'll learn all about the basics of successful edible gardening - from climate, soil and propagation to pests and diseases, crop rotation and organic gardening - as well as how to grow a huge range of edibles that include old favourites, heirloom varieties and exotics.
Full of tips, step-by-step gardening techniques and fascinating historical background information, Harvest is your definitive guide to growing your own delicious produce.
About the Author
Meredith Kirton is a highly regarded garden writer, horticulturist and landscape designer. She has taught courses in horticulture and undertaken commissions for both public and domestic landscape design projects. Meredith has written for some of Australia's best known gardening and lifestyle magazines, and has also worked in radio and television as a horticultural researcher and designer.