Bake Me Home
By Alice Arndell Harper Collins, hardback, 208 pages $50 Alice Arndell is a self-taught home baking expert. You might remember her as a finalist on the Chelsea New Zealand Hottest Home Baker, and her first award-winning book, Alice in Bakingland, was published to great acclaim in 2013. Bake Me Home: delicious everyday occasions is separated into sections including ‘Filling the Tin’ where Alice gives a makeover to old-fashioned coffee cake and Anzac biscuits. Afternoon teas will never be the same again with her passionfruit and white chocolate lamingtons, while the bag of potato chips will be relegated to the rubbish bin after trying Alice’s salted almonds or her mustard, herb and gruyere cheese puffs in the ‘Wine & Cheese with the Girls’ chapter.