Cookies, Brownies & Bars include Ginger Cookies, Caramel Shortbreads and White Chocolate and Walnut Brownies. A chapter devoted to Cakes provides inspiration for birthdays and other special occasions - try Apple and Pecan Cake; Caramelized Lemon Polenta Cake or Carrot and Coconut Cake. Small Bakes for every day include Buttermilk Scones and Apricot Cornmeal Muffins. Fantastic Breads to try are Perfect Pizza Dough, Bagels and Sunshine Cornbread. Pastry treats to try include Chocolate Profiteroles, Blackcurrant and Blueberry Millefeuille and Nectarine and Cream Choux Rings. Finally, Desserts include Plum and Amaretto Crumble and Toffee Apple Cheesecake. This book is a must for the gluten intolerant or for those who bake for gluten-intolerant family members or friends.
A lawyer and MasterChef finalist in 2007, Hannah Miles has a second career as a food writer. She has a column in Country Kitchen and Country & Town House magazines and writes for Delicious. She is the author of Sundaes & Splits, Whoopie Pies and Mini Cakes (all published by Ryland Peters & Small) and lives in Podington, Bedfordshire.