Author(s): Kate Shirazi
Kate Shirazi makes beautiful and irreverently decorated cupcakes with eggs from her own free-range flock of (battery rescue) hens - they are cupcakes with both conscience and attitude.Combining a no-nonsense approach to cooking and an insatiable appetite for cake, here is a collection of delicious new recipes and fun designs for cupcakes. A lively, colourful book packed with baking tips, captivating new cake designs, modern photography and delightful illustrations, it is split into -fat, middling-fat and high-fat recipes, with ideas for both sweet and savoury, children's and adult's, seasonal and special occasion designs.Importantly, there is also a section devoted to ingredients and equipment and not to forget the author's hens and the significance of using free-range eggs.The author writes in such an informal style, and with such enthusiasm and humour, that the reader is borne along on her passion for cupcakes!This title features colourful and exciting new cupcake recipes and icing suggestions. It is beautifully designed - a must for the seasoned cupcake devotee. It includes easy no-nonsense recipes - ideal for novice cooks.
"Packed with baking tips and delicious recipes, and (some but not enough for my liking) photographs of the finished cakes." - Cake Craft & Decoration Magazine
Formally a health visitor and nurse, Kate Shirazi moved to Devon from London looking for a slower pace of life. She founded the Cakeadoodledo mail order cupcake business in 2005 from her farmhouse kitchen and has seen it boom. Her flock of battery rescue hens are stars in their own right. This will be her first book.