From the British baking sensation, stylish dessert recipes that are “fashionable and fun without being forbidding” (Mail on Sunday).
Since she started out selling her cakes at a market in East London, Lily Jones (aka Vanilli) has gone on to become one of Britain’s best-loved artisan bakers. With a star-studded client list and a thriving bakery, she’s famous for her unique flavor combinations, spectacular designs, and exquisite taste.
In this book, Lily takes you behind the scenes of her bakery and shows you how to master some of the core skills of baking—the cake, the custard, the coulis, the pastry, the ganache, and much more—arming you with the skills you need to develop your own recipes, and move beyond the cupcake once and for all. Along with over 100 inspirational and easy-to-follow recipes for layer cakes, tarts, biscuits, meringues, confectionary, and ice creams, Lily also shares her invaluable tips and decorating techniques. It’s essential reading for anyone who is passionate about making sweets—from the complete beginner to the expert baker.