This master class in pastry making caters to both novice bakers and cake bosses. Culinary coach James Peterson presents the basics, such as moist sponge cake and devil’s food cake, along with ambitious showstoppers, like a Peach Crème Mousseline and Chocolate Hazelnut With Hazelnut Buttercream, dressed with meticulous illustrations and photographs.
Are you a mere chocaholic or a borderline chocolatier? How deep does your chocolate knowledge go? Take our quiz, created in partnership with artisanal chocolate maker Guittard Chocolate Company, to find out how much you really know.
Learning With Experts is the ultimate online classroom for people who are keen to sharpen their skills in a number of life-enhancing subjects, including gardening, photography, floristry – and food & drink. Find out about some of the courses on offer in this guest post from Learning With Experts, and see how this hands-on skills training can help you get the most from ckbk’s huge range of cookbooks.