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  • Published: 29 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241380468
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $22.99
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A Half Baked Idea

Winner of the Fortnum & Mason's Debut Food Book Award




A moving, heartwarming and exquisitely funny memoir about one woman's journey from criminal barrister to pâtissière

Olivia Potts' mother died when she just twenty-five. Stricken with grief, she did something life changing and rather ridiculous: she gave up a high-flying legal career to study at the notoriously difficult Le Cordon Bleu, despite not being able to cook. No one ever told Olivia you couldn't bake your way to happiness - but could you?

  • Published: 29 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241380468
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $22.99
Categories:

Praise for A Half Baked Idea

A heart-wrenching yet humorous portrayal of grief, an inspirational tale of changing careers, and a feel good love story

Vogue

This is a book of courage, consolation and more custard than you can shake a whisk at

The Times

A love story, with sadness, humour and tension. Uplifting

Prue Leith, Spectator

An utterly beautiful, moving, bittersweet book on love and loss

Dolly Alderton

I cannot express how much I adored this book. Olivia Potts has delivered a tender and beautifully written tour-de-force on the four tenets of the human experience; love, grief, hope and cake. An absolute triumph

The Secret Barrister

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