Saved by Cake: Over 80 Ways to Bake Yourself Happy (UK Edition)

December 4, 2020
Saved by Cake: Over 80 Ways to Bake Yourself Happy (UK Edition)

Learn to bake with Britain's favourite women's fictionauthor Marian Keyes, in her startlingly honest cook-book Saved byCake.Saved by Cake gives an extremely honest account of Marian Keyes'battle with depression, and how baking has helped her.A complete novice in the kitchen, Marian decided to bake a cakefor a friend and that was it - she realised that baking was whatshe needed to do in order to get her through each day. And so shebaked, and she wrote her recipes down, and little by little thedepression started to lift, along with her sponges...With chapters on cupcakes, cheesecakes, meringues and macaroons,chocolate cakes, fruit cakes and favourite classics, Marian'srecipes are aimed firmly at beginner bakers, offering hints andtips to help along the way.From her Consistently Reliable Cupcakes and Very ChocolatelyMacaroons, to the ease of her Fridge-set Honeycomb Cheesecake, youwill want to have a go at making all of Marian's recipes. The shoeand handbag biscuits particularly. Very covetable. Very Marian.Never patronizing, always honest and witty, accessible and fullof fun, the bakes and cakes that Marian serves up in this cookbookwill put a smile on your face and make you happy.'Medically speaking, there is no such thing as a nervousbreakdown. Which is very annoying to discover when you're right inthe middle of one. Whatever was going on with me, I had to wait itout. I had to find ways of passing the time until I was restored tomyself again. So I baked a cake - a chocolate cheesecake, as ithappens. And I enjoyed making it so much that I baked another. Andanother' Marian Keyes