A sumptuous collection of recipes for delicious cakes and biscuits, breads and pastries, sweet treats and savoury delights from Rachel Grisewood, the woman behind the famous handmade Manna from Heaven bakery.
'Rachel Grisewood is a truly beautiful cook. To finally have this book, filled with Rachel's glorious recipes, is heaven indeed.' - Neil Perry
'When I cook for loved ones, it's about giving a part of myself.'
Manna from Heaven is a book for everyone who loves food and flavours. Rachel Grisewood is the founder of Manna from Heaven, the purveyor of divinely delicious cakes and biscuits. More than anything else, she loves to give pleasure by feeding her family, friends and loved ones.
With over 150 recipes, including the secrets of Rachel's most successful (and treasured) cakes, sweet treats and savoury delights, this is a cookbook to use and enjoy again and again. Discover her fabulous lemon polenta cake, decadently rich chocolate and hazelnut praline cake, buttery raspberry brioches with honey, taleggio and walnut tarts, the famous chocolate crunch, and much, much more.
But this is more than just a cookbook. Above all, it's a sweet story - about cooking and cakes, warmth and family, nurturing and life, messiness and love.
'Rachel Grisewood's creativity is boundless. This volume is a visual treat, with a feast of unique achievable recipes. A must for every cook's collection.' - Damien Pignolet
'Manna from Heaven is delightful, spontaneous, warm and generous - just like Rachel herself.' - Charmaine Solomon
Born in the UK, Rachel Grisewood trained as a chef at the Leith School of Food and Wine in London, before moving to Australia in the 1980s to work as a chef. She founded and is the master baker of Manna from Heaven, the purveyor of fine handmade cakes, biscuits and pastries, sold throughout Australia at delis and cafes, upmarket food halls and gourmet food markets. She loves going out for lunch and not going back to work and draws her inspiration mainly from reading books and looking at food magazines from around the world. When she is not working or reading she loves to cook for her family and friends. She hates cleaning.
Food & Drink
Winner, Gourmand Award for Best Innovative Food Book, Australia, 2009
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