Hardly, since the book, with the index, is 561 pages long, and there are more than 280 recipes.
And for anyone who is serious about home baking, this would make a great addition to their cookbook collection.
It seems like something was lost in translation between the UK version of this book and US version.
I have been a baker for a long time, but I found this book to be full of fresh approaches and helpful hints. Dan Lepard has a wealth of knowledge and a great writing style. Read morePublished 7 months ago by jagmom
I purchased this as a birthday present (along with All About Braising by Molly Stevens) for a co-worker who is fairly passionate about cooking but is still learning and expanding... Read morePublished 7 months ago by B. Hall
The science of baking explained. Every single thing I have made from this book has been an amazing success. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Bexsta
(Note: I have been trying recipes slowly and have been having just a bit of difficulty with some of them, thinking that perhaps I have made errors but now that I've read some of... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Toni
This is a hefty and attractive book. Why the title "Short and Sweet" I do not know. The book starts with a long and interesting section on breads - not sweet at all. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Kathryn Bennett
After making three somewhat disappointing recipes, I tweeted Dan Lepard, asking why my dough was so darn crumbly. Read morePublished 14 months ago by saenyc
With 561 pages, this book is anything but short and it covers creations both sweet and savory so the name is a bit of a mystery. Read morePublished 14 months ago by S. D. Fischer
This book was a pleasant surprise. My favorite recipe thus far is the Fairy cakes on p.195. This book is really thick and is kind of a "everything in the baking world" compendium. Read morePublished 15 months ago by A. L. W.
Dan Lepard's book has some very interesting recipes that sound dreamy. On my first scan through, my mouth was watering, and I had mentally dogeared most of the pages in the book... Read morePublished 15 months ago by HTBK