This title – Wrapped – may come as a bit of a surprise to many readers. After an even more than usually intensive period spent with sweets, I craved savouries and threw myself wholeheartedly into wraps, crêpes, rolls and other delicious titbits. The book has just been released in the UK (Pavilion). The American edition… Read more »
Both sugar and spice are in my blood. Hardly surprising, when you consider that I am a descendant of Indians who crossed the great and unknown stretch of water generations ago in order to work in the thriving sugar industry in British Guiana. Generations passed, British Guiana became the independent country Guyana, but sugar remained… Read more »
Imagine this: a woman from the other side of the world comes to live in Holland. She becomes so fascinated by the array of wonderful baked goods around her, that she decides that she must taste them all. Years of work follow. (Yes, tasting counts as work when there’s so much of it!) Along the… Read more »
Would it be very immodest of me to say that Warm Bread and Honey Cake seems to have attracted a cult following? It has certainly become embedded in the baking repertoire of many people across the world and has made me scores of new friends. This book is special to me in so many ways…. Read more »
My very first book was about Dutch baking. It is currently out of print.