Whether you want to add a dusting of magic to a birthday cake or a sprinkle of sparkle to tea-time cupcakes, Cake Decorating has all the basic recipes you need, alongside the perfect finishing touches. By using some of the latest techniques and tapping into the clever decorations available nowadays, we show you how to make fantastic creations that will rival anything from a professional baker. There are spectacular three-tiered triumphs for those special celebrations, adorable handcrafted gifts and impressive mini fancies to whip up at a moment's notice, all with easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance.Whether large and imposing or small and plentiful, the easy-to-follow Triple Tested® recipes allow you to produce spectacular creations, whatever your cake-decorating ability. Including ideas for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and christenings, it ensures you can treat friends and family to personalised cakes for any celebration.
Cakes & Cupcakes
Baking is more popular than ever before and this brand new collection of tasty treats covers cakes, big and small, for every event. Perfect for parties, picnics, afternoon tea or just a little indulgence, cakes and cupcakes have legions of fans for their whimsical designs and rich, moreish flavours. With the Test Kitchen's top tips and years of wisdom, this is an indispensible guide to everyone's favourite sweet treat.
Cook It Slowly
Slow cookers are the ultimate kitchen appliance, they allow you to come home to sumptuous stews, filling soups and perfect puddings with just a few minutes preparation in the mornings. With ideas for one-step dishes, indulgent family treats and meals to freeze for the busy days ahead, this collection will provide great ideas for you to make the most of your slow cooker.
The Australian Women's Weekly's world famous kids' birthday cakes are now available for even the clumsiest baker. With spectacular creations in magazines and high expectations from over-excited children, the pressure to create the perfect cake for your child's birthday is immense but this book makes each creation exceptionally easy and approachable. With step-by-step instructions (and photography for the more complicated maneouvres) and AWW's triple-tested guarantee, using Cheat's Birthday Cakes for Kids enables you to try the most impressive-looking creations, with the reassuring Test Kitchen holding your hand.
Cheesecake has toppled apple pie as the UK's best-loved pudding and here is a great collection to showcase the fantastic potential of this flexible dessert.From creamy baked classics, to zingy citrus numbers and indulgent chocolate fudge creations, cheesecakes are simultaneously refreshing, moreish and luxurious. With each recipe Triple Tested® in the trusted Test Kitchen, you are guaranteed perfect results every time.
Country Classics – Fresh, seasonal meals
Think meadows and orchards and the scent of freshly baked bread wafting in the early morning sunshine, fresh still-warm eggs and kitchen garden fruits lining the well-stocked larder. A rural collection that makes the most of nature's bounty, and shows how to pickle, preserve or cook fabulous meals with it, so you can get in touch with your inner Archer. Heartening, delicious and simple food cooked to perfection - that's the essence of country cooking. It's demonstrated in this farmhouse treat of a book with recipes and evocative photographs for every meal from cooked breakfasts, taste-packed lunchtime sandwiches, and the robust roasts, casseroles and grills for the rewarding dinners at the end of a long day. Alongside the jams, chutneys and pickles made from country fruits, and homemade luxuries for fetes and bake sales, this is a truly delightful collection of rural recipe nostalgia.
Cheesecakes, Pavlovas & Trifles
Satisfy every sweet craving with the delicious desserts featured in this stunning new cookbook - rich, creamy cheesecakes, melt-in-the-mouth meringue and that old favourite, trifle. Nothing says sensuous better than the desserts in this book... lashings of ethereal whipped cream, the crunch into a meringue's soft centre, the intense richness of a dense, creamy cheesecake. And if you think anything that tastes this good must be difficult to make, think again - with a few techniques and a little time, creating any of these recipes is a piece of cake!
Cute Cake Pops
The latest baking craze is fun, festive and guaranteed to become a talking point at parties. Combining the best of cakes and lollipops, popcakes allow you to customise individual treats for each of your guests. With a variety of cake recipes and decorating ideas, you can turn your cake pops (or popcakes) into stunning centrepieces, as delicious as they are fun. Also included are tips on the best cake recipe for each design, which sticks to use and customising ideas to personalise all your creations. These cake pops are bound to become the new firm favourites.
At the more outré end of cupcake making, Cool Cupcakes is a handy-sized source of inspiration and fun for everyone's favourite sweet treat. Cupcakes are now the go-to cakes for all celebrations - they're perfect for a three-year-old's birthday cake, a romantic wedding cake, a witty dinner party dessert or an all-around festive snack. In fact, there's nothing cooler than a cupcake. This delightful little book contains cupcakes at the funkier end of the spectrum - decorated with chocolate truffles, towers of toffee and grown-up flavours that'll wow a crowd. They're spectacular to look at, will be a smash at any party, and, best of all, they're not hard to make.
Curries of the World
Many of us are happily familiar with Indian curries, but Curries of the World widens the feast with curries from all over Asia, including Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. There are slow-cooked rich curries that only taste better on the second or even the third day, and fresh light curries with surprising new flavours. Add to that an array of tantalising accompaniments and home-made curry pastes to delight the taste buds and you have the complete curry source book.
Cooking Class Thai
Thai cuisine is a distinctive combination of the sweet, sour, sharp and fresh flavours of lime, chilli, coriander, basil and coconut that is sophisticated in taste and yet simple to prepare. Thai food uses a range of easy-to-buy, yet distinctive, ingredients and simple preparation techniques to conjure those delicate flavours. What looks difficult is actually very easy to prepare at home and tastes sensational. So whether it's satay or seafood, green curry or spicy fried rice, enjoy the best Thailand has to offer.
Cooking for Diabetes
This book is full of delicious recipes and useful tips that address the rising diabetes epidemic. This varied range of tasty treats demonstrates that it is easy for everyone to enjoy a healthy lifestyle. Cooking for Diabetes provides helpful meal-plans and contains useful advice about controlling glycaemic index values to help manage and prevent diabetes. Each recipe is easy to follow and lavishly illustrated with clear colour photographs. With more than 50 recipes for a variety of low GI meals, this book is sure to appeal to anyone wishing to find tempting alternatives to foods high in saturated fat and sugar.
Cook it, Freeze it
The great advantage of cooking in bulk on weekends and freezing is that it gives you the luxury of some no-cook nights during the week. Lots of dishes can be cooked in advance - casseroles and curries in particular benefit from slow cooking, freezing and slow reheating. Pasta sauces, especially tomato-based sauces and bolognese, can be cooked in bulk and frozen, and then all you have to do is boil some pasta when you get home from work. Some dishes which are quickly cooked like hamburgers and fish cakes can be prepared, frozen and then thawed and cooked. This book will become the busy cook's best friend.
Cooking for Two
You'll be delighted at how quickly you can adapt to cooking for two with this great collection of easy pan fries, stir-fries, salads and grills. There's even a chapter on mini roasts to satisfy your nostalgic craving for those family roast dinners. There are egg dishes, dishes for casseroles and stews that you can freeze for later, and even desserts for two that can be whipped up in a flash.
Carrot Cake & Other Favourites
Carrot cake is one of the most requested and cherished of cake recipes in the UK - here we accompany this classic recipe with other 'must-have' baking favourites. There are also ideas for frostings, fillings, flavourings, decorations and alternatives. And of course, being an Australian Women's Weekly title, steps are clearly explained and accompanied by colour photographs to ensure perfect results every time. The AWW mini series provide great reference tools in a handy and convenient format.
Cupcakes & Cookies
By Susan Tomnay
Two luscious sweet treats combined in a pretty little book. Divine little cupcakes, iced and decorated are a charming edition to afternoon tea, lovely as individual desserts and perfect as birthday cakes for children and adults. The cookies that make up the second part of this book range from plain biscuits to shorbreads, choc-chip cookies, even Christmas cookies to hang from the tree.