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Botanical Baking by Juliet Sear
This book came out in 2019, and the subtitle is Contemporary baking and cake decorating with edible flowers and herbs.
In this book, celebrity baker Julia teaches how to make and decorate the most beautiful botanical cakes – using edible flowers and herbs to decorate your cakes and bakes.
After working in the baking industry for two decades, Julia knows what flowers are edible and what flowers have great flavor. She also shares everything you need to do to work with edible flowers:
“how to use, preserve, store and apply them, including pressing, drying and crystallizing flowers and petals.”
Julia shares 20 botanical cakes that feature edible flowers and herbs. Her creations include a confetti cake, a wreath cake, a gin and tonic cake, floral chocolate bark, a naked cake, a jelly cake, a letter cake, and more.
Known in the U.K. for her beautiful bloom-covered cakes, Julia counts royalty and celebrities among her many clients.
This book is 144 pages of botanical baking with edible flowers and herbs.
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