Tasty, enticing, and bursting with flavor, Crystelle's recipes make cooking and baking with the most vibrant and exciting flavors easy.
"With charming anecdotes and vibrant photography, this cookbook is a beautiful feast for the eyes that will help cooks create a bountiful feast for their stomachs" - Ahliah Bratzler, Library Journal
Cooking has always been an equal passion to baking for Crystelle, as shown by the coveted 'Hollywood Handshake' she received for her curried chicken and potato pie on The Great British Bake Off, a dish showcasing her Portuguese-Goan roots. Inspired by her travels and heritage, Crystelle’s book encourages people to experiment with flavors and shows how – just by adding a few more condiments to your cupboard – you can elevate classic dishes. Divided into two halves - savory and sweet - the book showcases the baking that took Crystelle to the final of The Great British Bake Off, as well as her flair for creative savory dishes. Drawing inspiration from around the world, there is a flavor-packed dish for every occasion, from zingy curries, mouth-watering pastas and zesty salads to scrumptious cakes, pull-apart breads and indulgent brownies. Featuring a handy guide to Crystelle's hero ingredients and star seasonings - all of which feature in multiple recipes - it couldn't be easier to raise your flavor game.
About the Author
Raised in London by Kenyan-born, Portuguese-Goan parents, Crystelle Pereira first showcased her baking skills and winning flavor combinations on The Great British Bake Off. Cooking is an equal passion to baking for Crystelle, and her dishes are known for their inventive twists and exciting flavors. Her appearance on GBBO made Vanity Fair's list of Best Performances of 2021, and she has gone on to cook on acclaimed TV shows such as Good Morning America, The Today Show, Sunday Brunch and ITV Lorraine. Instagram: @crystellepereira