Judge and judged cook books

Take your pick of judge and judgedJohn Whaite Bakes: Bk. 2

That nice young man from  the Great British Bake Off has a book out called ‘John Whaite Bakes at Home’. He won the 2012 Great British Bake Off, (is it that long ago?)

He now bakes everywhere he goes – at food festivals, as a guest on the nation’s top cookery shows, at Le Cordon Bleu school where he is perfecting his craft and as teacher at his new cookery school. This book has recipes for creating treats and feasts for family and friends – lunches, brunches and afternoon teas; sweet bakes and savoury pizzas; picnics, confectionery and special occasion cakes.  Straightforward homemade recipes with a modern twist.

Mary Berry Cooks All the recipes from her recent TV show are in Mary Berry Cooks – The blurb says The nation’s best-loved cook and queen of cakes, Mary Berry is the undisputed authority on the art of home baking and cooking. Now, she invites you into her kitchen to share the secrets of her own favourite dishes to make when entertaining family, friends and guests. 100 mouth-watering recipes offers the perfect meal for any occasion. It includes dinner-party staples such as slow roast shoulder of lamb or venison and chestnut pie, special summer lunches such as jewelled cous cous salad and summer pudding, and of course, her trademark cakes and bakes, ideal for an Afternoon Tea