Peggy's Favourite Cakes & Cookies - Peggy Porschen New softcover recipe book
PEGGY'S FAVOURITE CAKES & COOKIES
... to make every occasion special
by PEGGY PORSCHEN
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New softcover book, 208 pages, published 2011. Gorgeous full-colour photos, step-by-step instructions & templates.
In this dazzling collection of favourite recipes from cake doyenne Peggy's hugely popular books Pretty Party Cakes, Cake Chic and Romantic Cakes, you will find a dazzling selection of cookies and cakes, ranging from the simple to the extraordinary. There are ideas for every possible occasion, from birthdays, anniversaries and weddings to just making teatime a special treat. Birthday Razzle Dazzle and Baby Shower Cookies are simple ways to celebrate, Daisy Dot and Ruffle Rose Cup Cakes make any tea party special, while the Gift Box Cake or Bed Of Roses Wedding Cake are guaranteed show-stoppers. A Basics chapter, with step-by-step photography, covers all the essential techniques as well as all the necessary recipes.
Whether a simple cookie as a gift or a brilliantly elaborate confection for a special occasion, this book will have something to inspire everyone. Packed with ideas from a truly creative professional who has helped make cookies and cakes cutting edge, as well as with practical hints and tips, it will help you concoct your own cakes that taste as good as they look.
- Miniature Cakes
- Large Cakes
- Glossary, suppliers (incl Aust & NZ), Quantity Guides and Index
Peggy's Favourite Cakes & Cookies is a UK publication, all measurements are in metric and imperial.
About the author
Fascinated by baking and cake decorating from childhood, Peggy Porschen moved from her home in Germany to London in 1998 to take a Cordon Bleu course in French patisserie. From there she worked as a pastry chef at London's Lanesborough Hotel and celebrated caterer Rhubarb Food Design, followed by a position as cake decorator at Konditor & Cook, the bakery and restaurant near London's Old Vic Theatre.
Quickly developing a highly individual style, she set up her own business, making cakes and cookies for events of all kinds, including chocolate Faberge Eggs for Elton John's White Tie and Tiara Ball - featured in several magazines world wide. She also created Stella McCartney's wedding cake as well as cakes for many movie premiers and parties for stars like Gwyneth Paltrow and Madonna and corporate parties for companies of the fashion and music industry.
Peggy is a supplier to Fortnum & Mason who have commissioned her to create their seasonal ranges of hand decorated cakes and cookies to adorn their shelves & hampers. She is a regular contributor to various magazines, such as You & Your Wedding, Brides, Harper's Bazaar, Wedding, Marie Claire, Delicious, and her work has appeared in many more.
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