The Most Heavenly Angel Food Cake EverArranging colorful M&M's on top of any cake is one of the fastest ways to instantly transform it into a celebration-worthy dessert. Place those candy-coated chocolates atop fluffy angel food cake that's layered with a mascarpone-cheese-raspberry-jam filling and covered in cream cheese frosting, and you've got one downright amazing birthday treat. (Lynn Andriani o.com, 7/10/13)
Master the techniques of baking with “Annie Bell’s Baking Bible,” a new cookbook that takes you through the steps necessary to produce perfect results. Be it sponge cakes, cookies, brownies, cupcakes, cheesecakes, tarts and pies, meringues and more, Bell teaches by example, with over 200 triple-tested recipes to help you learn. There are no hard-to-find ingredients or tricky methods. Every recipe is designed to help you succeed on the first try. (Zester Daily, 12/29/13)
For tips on mastering the baking and decorating of jelly rolls, we spoke with Englishwoman Annie Bell, an authority on all things sweet and the author behind the exceptionally accessible "Annie Bell’s Baking Bible". Her aim as an author is to reach people who lack baking confidence and have them gleefully say “oh I made this and it worked!” after trying a recipe. (Peoria Journal Star, 1/9/2014)
It all comes to us from the new book, The Baking Bible, by internationally acclaimed food writer Annie Bell. This beautifully illustrated book is filled with classic recipes that you’ll want to make and make again. With over 200 favorite recipes that have been triple-tested, you’ll never again bake a cake that fails to rise or sinks in the middle. Annie’s collection includes everything from brownies to cheesecakes to cookies, bars, meringues and every kind of cake imaginable. Each page is more beautiful than the last, and you’ll quickly find yourself lost in a dreamy world of sugar and flour. Whether a beginner or an experienced baker, this book is a great addition to your kitchen library, placing inspiration within arm’s reach. (Carrie Sellman The Cake Blog, 3/11/2014)
Annie Bell spent several years as food writer for Vogue. She is currently the main food writer for the Mail on Sunday’s YOU magazine, and is a contributor to Country Living and Waitrose Food Illustrated. She has been featured on National Public Radio and in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and numerous newspapers and websites in the US. She was winner of the Guild of Food Writers' Cookery Writer of the Year in 2003 and the author of bestselling titles, Gorgeous Cakes, Gorgeous Desserts, Gorgeous Vegetables, Gorgeous Christmas, and The Camping Cookbook and The Picnic Cookbook, all published by Kyle Books.