FILL THE TINS : EASY BAKING FOR HOME
By Sophie Gray, Random House, $45
Sophie Gray is the queen of home cooking and she’s an expert baker with lots of helpful hints as well as a thorough and exciting range of recipes for every baking occasion. Including cakes and cupcakes, slices and tray bakes, bready things, pies and pastry, Christmas recipes, and lunchbox goodies, this book covers every eventuality. It’s the perfect book for every beginning cook who wants one go-to book to help them navigate through the tricks of baking. And it’s also a must-have for experienced cooks as Sophie has compiled so many essential recipes in one place. It’s also a treasure trove of tips on so many baking basics: icings, frostings, gluten-free alternatives, how to make variations and more.