The second volume of the extraordinary work from two-Michelin-star chef, Philip Howard that began in September 2012 with The Square: The Cookbook Volume 1: Savoury. Regarded amongst his peers as one of the world’s great culinary artists, his lifetime of dedication and creativity have gone into writing this monumental work of gastronomic creativity and technical expertise. The Square: The Cookbook Volume 2: Sweet gives precise instructions on how to create food of top Michelin standard. Meticulous, detailed and fiercely intelligent, this is a book that will set the benchmark for books of the highest culinary ambition. Featuring brilliant dishes such as his signature Brillat Savarin Cheesecake with Passion Fruit and Lime, and Lemon Posset with a Blueberry Compote and Warm Vanilla Beignets. Philip Howard’s incredible second volume features a full repertoire of sweet recipes, each accompanied by the beautiful photography of Jean Cazals. A must-have book for all chefs, but a great book for keen amateurs and serious foodies alike.
This mouth-watering book is brimming with delicious ice cream concoctions and iced wonders from the world of Ben Vear, expert on frozen delights. Over 100 recipes scale an impressive colourful rainbow of ice cream flavours and iced treats, including a fantasia of sorbets, gelatos, kulfis, lollies, frozen yoghurts, parfait and desserts. From chocolate and caramel, to citrus and berries, from botanical infusions, herbs and spices to alcoholic temptations; Ben has a recipe for every iced desire, including the best ways to transform the humble vanilla scoop into a show-stopper. Old favourites such as strawberries and cream and mint choc chip are revisited with simple twists, and different quirky flavours like earl grey, orange marmalade, birthday cake, candied bacon, and Guinness ice cream are alluringly refreshing. Easy step-by-step instructions show how to make the perfect ice cream base from which you can create your own experimental flavours. This exciting ice cream collection is completed with Ben’s recipes for cones, nests and baskets. Lush, inventive photography captures not only the artistry and fun at the heart of Ben’s kitchen, but also the magic and wonder of ice cream in the most visually arresting book ever published on the subject. The essential science, ingredients and equipment behind ice cream are explored, as well as a personal history of the ice cream dynasty that Ben hails from.
Winstones is one of the UK’s longest running and most respected family ice cream producers, founded by Ben’s great grandfather Albert Winstone in 1925 in the heart of the Cotswolds. All of the ice cream recipes in this book remain true to Albert’s original base recipe, with flavours brought up to date by Ben.
UK MasterChef finalist Hannah Miles reached ‘the final three’ in the 2007 series of MasterChef, and there’s been no stopping her since. This will be Hannah’s 12th cookery book, but her first dedicated to creating puddings and desserts and biscuits and cakes on her beloved Aga. Sumptuous classics for this classic cooker include treats such as Jam Roly Poly, Custard Tarts, Flapjacks and Muffins while exciting and more exotic delectations such as Churros with Toffee Cream Filling, Maple Pretzels and Cardamom Rice Pudding make this compact but decadent book an irresistible buy for all sweet-toothed Aga owners.