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Nicola Lamb is a recipe developer, consultant and pastry chef based in London. She trained in some of London and New York's top bakeries, including Dominique Ansel, Ottolenghi, Happy Endings, and Little Bread Pedlar. She is the author of ‘Kitchen Projects’, a top food and drink newsletter on Substack, praised as an ‘incredible resource’ by the Observer. This weekly newsletter delves deep into the world of pastry, exploring everything from beignets and focaccia, to sorbet and cheesecake – and has over 42,000 dedicated readers. Nicola's recipes and writing have been featured in Serious Eats, the Guardian, Olive Magazine, Vogue, and ES Magazine. She continues to host sell-out pastry parties with her pop-up bakery, lark! and has collaborated with notable names like Verena Lochmuller of Ottolenghi Test Kitchen, Toklas Bakery, Soft & Swirly, and Kossoffs, among others. You can follow Nicola on Instagram @nicolaalamb

Books by Nicola Lamb


An essential, new baking bible. Nicola Lamb's SIFT is the definitive guide to baking, giving you the key elements to master any bake. For fans of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat and The Flavour Thesaurus.

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