Lily Vanilli's Sweet Tooth

Lily Vanilli's Sweet Tooth : Recipes and Tips from a Modern Artisan Bakery

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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 on Columbia Road, Lily's bakes are famous for their unique flavour combinations, spectacular design and exquisite taste. In Sweet Tooth, 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. Packed with over 100 inspirational and easy to follow recipes for layer cakes, tarts, biscuits, meringues, confectionary and ice creams, Lily shares her invaluable tips and decorating techniques. Sweet Tooth is essential reading for anyone who is passionate about making sweets - from the complete beginner to the expert more

Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 190.5 x 248.92 x 22.86mm | 1,020.58g
  • Canongate Books Ltd
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • col. Illustrations, col. port.
  • 0857864416
  • 9780857864413
  • 67,181

About Lily Jones

Dubbed 'baker to the stars', Lily Jones has been selling her cakes under the name Lily Vanilli since 2009. She opened her first bakery in 2011 on Columbia Road in East London. She runs a cake and cocktail private members club and is one of the founders of The YBF Awards. She is also the author of A Zombie Ate My more

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Lily's cakes and pastries are inspired - they look beautiful and taste extraordinary. Sweet Tooth is the only baking book you will ever need -- Gizzi Erskine The queen of baked goods * ES magazine * More than just a cookbook, Sweet Tooth is an adventure manual for baking that shows you how to cook creatively using Lily's oven-refined skills and techniques. This book makes me want to hit the kitchen -- Sam Bompas (Bompas and Parr) Lily has turned the sugary sweet cupcake business on its head * Observer * With her fancy and tasty cakes, her status as rock n'roll baker is cemented * Dazed and Confused * Delicious and decorative creations...exceedingly good * Vogue * Fashionable and fun without being forbidding -- John Koski * Mail on Sunday: You Magazine * A one-stop shop for those looking to add serious wow-factor to their baking * Waitrose Kitchen * I collect cookery books and this is a great one, beautifully put together. Lily Vanilli's Sweet Tooth has some really interesting and different recipes * Daily Mail * A one-stop shop for those looking to add serious wow-factor to their baking * Waitrose Kitchen * I'm a sucker for pretty things and this book is really pretty ... a really stylish baking book * At Home With Mrs M * It makes your mouth water just reading the recipe titles! It's fun, interesting to read and the brownies that we made from it didn't last long enough to get a picture taken * a little bird * A baking bible with a bit of soul ... [Lily] seems like just the kind of girl you'd love to split a cake with over a cuppa -- Lynne McCrossan * The Lady in the Leopard Print Shoe Blog * As the owner of the Lily Vanilli Bakery, the fashion world's favourite cupcake store, Lily Jones has always known how to tempt adult palates with childish treats * The Times Magazine * The recipes are bold and seasonal, with youthful impact and a real sense of fun -- Emma Sturgess * Metro * Jones explains the whats, hows and whys of the processes involved . . Many of the quirky ideas for decoration are wonderfully simple and effective and could undoubtedly be appropriated for all sorts of sweet treats * Caterer and Hotelkeeper * Fashionable and fun without being forbidding -- John Koski * Mail on Sunday * The pictures are divine and illustrations so sweet that it really does make for the most beautiful book ... everything looks utterly delicious -- Emily Rookwood * Spear's - Food Friday Book Review *show more
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