Bake OffCrème de la Crème


Master the secrets of showstopping patisserie with the beautiful book of the BBC series presented by Tom Kerridge, and from the team behind Great British Bake Off. Make your cooking the crème de la crème – learn the tips and tricks of Britain’s greatest pastry chefs with the book of the spectacular BBC series, from the team behind Great British Bake Off.

With patisserie skills broken down to their simplest elements, you will soon be familiar with the ingredients, equipment and chemistry behind the showstopping creations you see on-screen and in the best restaurants, and be inspired to make your own irresistibly indulgent treats.

From croissants to intricately layered slices and eye-catching petit gateaux, each mouth-watering recipe is illustrated with stunning photographs and accompanied by expert advice on equipment and how to achieve a truly professional finish.

The recipes covered include:

Baking and Viennoiserie
Layered slices
Patisserie
Petit gateaux
Tarts
Classic puddings and desserts
Petit Fours and biscuits

The perfect book for Great British Bake Off fans wanting to take their bakes to the next level, or anyone inspired by the BBC series to find out more about the secrets of great patisserie.

Patissier and Chocolatier MARTIN CHIFFERS is an international pastry consultant with over thirty years’ experience who has worked at some of the world’s most famous venues, including Harrods, Raffles Hotel in Singapore and The Savoy Hotel in London. He is the only pastry chef in the world to have won the European Pastry Cup Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie twice with Best Sugar and Chocolate Piece, and the highest points in all categories consecutively.

EMMA MARSDEN is a food writer and stylist who studied at Leiths School of Food & Wine. She was Cookery Editor at Good Housekeeping magazine and is a regular contributor to Harrods’ magazine. She has written a number of books including Heart on a Plate, Fortnum & Mason’s Afternoon Tea and Honey & Preserves, WeightWatchers’ The Smart Cook and Sainsbury’s Kitchen Know-How.