From fluffy Victoria sponges to sausage rolls, the flavors of British baking are some of the most famous in the world. Learn how to create classic British treats at home with the fresh, from-scratch, delicious recipes in The Best of British Baking.
Eat your way across the UK—Discover a baking book that features recipes from England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, with trivia and stories that highlight their history.
Sweet and savory choices—Get ready to bake off 60 authentically British recipes that include the frothy and sugary as well as the hearty and satisfying.
Techniques and tips—Find measurements in both weight and volume (as well as metric and imperial), with clear instructions and advice for achieving the perfect bake.
Turn any kitchen into a great British bake off with this whimsical baking recipe book.
About the Author
MARIE RAYNER is a retired professional chef, food blogger, and author of several cookbooks, including The English Kitchen: An Anglophile's Love Note to English Cuisine. She began her culinary career as a hotel pastry chef in the 1970s, and in 2000, she moved to the UK, where she worked as a personal chef. Find her tips and recipes on her blog, The English Kitchen (TheEnglishKitchen.co).
"Marie Raynor, former private chef, shares delicious British recipes for breads, cakes, biscuits, and scones. With helpful hints and photos that look mouthwatering throughout the book, you'll want to jump right in and bake all of the delicious recipes. I found favourite recipes from my childhood that brought back wonderful memories. Whether you are British or not, this book will be a fantastic addition to your cookery bookshelf." —Linda Grant
"Out of hundreds of baking books out there, this one really stands out. The Best of British Baking will not only help people like myself who don't know much about baking, but it will also be an invaluable source of information for competent bakers. Marie brings a wealth of knowledge and baking ability—all in all, this is a book that everyone should own." —Jan Bennett, food blogger at A Glug of Oil
"I've known Marie and followed her blog for over 13 years. Her recipes are always so good and easy to prepare. The Best of British Baking cookbook is filled with amazing recipes to create great memories!" —Jen Hadfield, DIY blogger at Tatertots and Jello