Let's Bake cover

Let’s Bake! by Cathryn Dresser Cover Reveal

Alice

As a little Valentine's Day treat, we're thrilled to reveal the cover for Cathryn Dresser's first cookbook, Let's Bake!, which publishes in May 2014.

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February 14th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  More: , ,

Nina Parker’s publication diary: planning the recipes

Alice

How do you choose which recipes to include in your very first cookbook? For Nina Parker the answer was to take inspiration from the cuisine of the south of France - and "Nina St Tropez" was born.

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February 14th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  More:

White Chocolate Heartbreakers

The ultimate Valentine’s dinner menu

Alice

We're soft-hearted, romantic idiots here at By Book or By Cook. Plus, there's nothing we like more than planning a dinner menu. As you can imagine, we're thrilled to share our pick of the ultimate Valentine recipes to prepare for that special someone in your life. You're welcome.

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February 11th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  More: , ,

Dhruv SPICE starters

When Dhru Baker brought Spice to lunch!

Alice

There are only good days in the BBoBC office, but sometimes there are GOOD DAYS. Last week Dhruv Baker, MasterChef winner and author of the upcoming cookbook Spice, came in to talk about his approach to food and his new book. But he didn't just talk about his food, he brought it with him!

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February 7th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  More:

Cheers! Cocktail recipes for February

Julia

The days are getting a longer and there are daffodils in our vases - raise a glass and bid farewell to Dry January in style with our cocktail recipes.

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February 6th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  More: ,

Blueberry Oat Muffins

Bake of the Month: Blueberry Oat Muffins

Alice

Our Bake of the Month recipe comes from Jennifer Irvine's inspiring new cookbook, The Balance Diet. These Blueberry Oat Muffins make a delicious guilt-free sweet treat.

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February 4th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  More: , ,

Roast Cod with Winter Ratatouille

What’s in season? Recipes for January

Alice

January days may be gloomy, damp and, let's face it, a bit grim. But even now there is a bounty of wonderful ingredients in season to make the most of. Here our some of our favourites.

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January 28th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  More: , , ,

The Tattoo Cake Challenge

To celebrate the release of Cupcakes & Ink, the prequel to Helena Hunting’s passionate and addictive Clipped Wings series, our friends at the Clandestine Cake Club are offering a bundle…

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January 27th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  More:

Nina outside the house in France

Nina Parker’s publication diary: finding a publisher

Nina Parker

Author Nina Parker shares how she prepared her book proposal and set about finding a publisher for NINA ST TROPEZ

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Jennifer Irvine

Jennifer Irvine’s top ten tips for healthy eating

Jennifer Irvine

Jennifer Irvine is the author of the best-selling The Pure Package as well as The Balance Diet, out this month. Here, Jennifer shares her top tips for healthy eating this January.

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January 21st 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  More: , ,

Cathryn Dresser

It will end in tiers…the last Great Sport Relief Bake Off

Cathryn Dresser

It was the final episode of The Great Sport Relief Bake Off last night and it ended on a high (and we're not just taking about Alastair's leaning tiers!). Special Bake Off correspondent Cathryn Dresser shares her thoughts, as well as sharing an exclusive sneak peek from her upcoming cookbook Let's Bake!

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January 17th 2014  |  Comments are off for this post  |  More: , ,

The Great Sport Relief Bake Off

Episode Three of The Great Sport Relief Bake Off

Cathryn Dresser

Fabulous Bake Off 2012 finalist, Cathryn Dresser, reviews episode three of The Great Sport Relief Bake Off - from Donut Kings to potential Donut Doom...

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