This glorious coffee cookery book is dedicated to exploring the flavour of coffee and satisfying the taste buds with new and exciting recipes for all occasions, from iced delights, sumptuous tortes and melt-in-the-mouth pies and pastries, to deliciously satisfying biscuits and breads.
Over 70 recipes give full scope to the imagination, showing how the rich flavour of coffee can transform perennial family favourites into something really special.
From simple sponges to elaborate tortes and velvety cheesecakes, there are cakes to rival any professional confection. Some, such as Coffee Almond Marsala Slice, are perfect with mid-morning coffee. Others, like Coffee Chocolate Mousse Cake and Cappuccino Torte, make unforgettable dinner party desserts.
There are also updated recipes for pies and tarts and classic pastries from all around the world. Try Coffee Custard Tart, Danish Coffee Pastries and Coffee Cream Profiteroles.
Fruit always makes the perfect dessert, no matter how simple or grand the meal, but with these recipes you can really put a new twist on simple desserts. Try steeping oranges in a hot coffee syrup or, for pure indulgence, serve a slice of Sticky Pear Pudding.
Beautifully presented with clearly explained step-by-step instructions and more than 270 photographs, Coffee is a visual feast of enticing food.
About the Author
Catherine Atkinson is a trained Cordon Bleu cook and holds a degree in Home Economics. After graduating, she worked in various hotels and restaurants including the Roux Brothers' patisserie. Her catering experience led to work in publishing, creating recipes and styling food for photography, and she became Deputy Cookery Editor on Woman's Weekly and later Me magazine. Catherine currently works as a freelance writer and is a consultant for various food and lifestyle magazines and has contributed to several books.