The Basic Basics Baking Handbook

Marguerite Patten OBE


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Format: Paperback
Extent: 160 pages
Dimensions: 234 x 153 mm
ISBN: 9781904010111.
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Publication Date: 30 September 2002

Marguerite Patten, doyenne of British cookery, shares her wealth of knowledge and her tried and tested recipes for cakes, large and small, biscuits, breads, pizzas and pastries. Baking is Marguerite’s most natural culinary teriitory and she starts by explaining the equipment and the basic techniques, as well as what to do if things go wrong. She covers not only family favourites such as walnut cake, teacakes and buns but more modern popular cakes such as muffins. The book has been planned to introduce the pleasures of baking in such a way that even a beginner should achieve successful results under the expert guidance of Marguerite Patten.

Marguerite Patten

Marguerite Patten CBE, was born in Bath, Somerset, in 1915 and grew up in Hertfordshire. She started cooking for her family at a very young age when her mother had to return to work. When the Second World War broke out, Marguerite started working for t …

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