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An original collection of over 110 recipes for sweets, bakes and desserts from the renowned food writer and chef, Yotam Ottolenghi.

The Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller

‘There’s nothing like a perfectly light sponge flavoured with spices and citrus or an icing-sugar-dusted cookie to raise the spirits and create a moment of pure joy.’

In his stunning new baking and desserts cookbook Yotam Ottolenghi and his long-time collaborator Helen Goh bring the Ottolenghi hallmarks of fresh, evocative ingredients, exotic spices and complex flavourings - including fig, rose petal, saffron, aniseed, orange blossom, pistachio and cardamom - to indulgent cakes, biscuits, tarts, puddings, cheesecakes and ice cream.

Sweet includes over 110 innovative recipes, from Blackberry and Star Anise Friands, Tahini and Halva Brownies, Persian Love Cakes, Middle Eastern Millionaire’s Shortbread, and Saffron, Orange and Honey Madeleines to Flourless Chocolate Layer Cake with Coffee, Walnut and Rosewater and Cinnamon Pavlova with Praline Cream and Fresh Figs.

There is something here to delight everyone – from simple mini-cakes and cookies that parents can make with their children to showstopping layer cakes and roulades that will reignite the imaginations of accomplished bakers.

Reviews

`Its every bit as tantalising as you’d expect’

Jamie Oliver, Jamie's Magazine

an ode to desserts

The Huffington Post, The Huffington Post

“insanely beautiful..(and) accessible”

Publisher's Weekly, Publisher's Weekly

'With every new Ottolenghi book comes a new ingredient that will move from specialist to mainstream.’

Irish Times, Irish Times

‘All your books are such things of beauty.…It really is a gorgeous book.’

Marian Finucane Show, RTÉ Radio 1

‘typically excellent book’

Sunday Times, Sunday Times

Unusual and seductive. Where to begin?

Diana Henry, The Saturday Telegraph

‘With his bold flavours and recipes, Yotam Ottolenghi has created a whole new way of cooking and now he’s showing us how to do the same with desserts.’

RTÉ Guide, RTÉ Guide

‘Evocative and imaginative.’

Irish Country Magazine, Irish Country Magazine

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Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9781785031144

    September 7, 2017

    Ebury Press

    368 pages

    RRP $55.00

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Recipe
Victoria Sponge Cake

Delight friends and family with this Victoria sponge with strawberries and white chocolate cream from Ottolenghi’s Sweet.

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