Honey & Co: The Baking Book
Cookery Demo & Author Talk
Continuing our foodie theme, we are thrilled to have ‘the Honeys’ joining us at Mainstreet on Sat 11th July. They will be talking about, and cooking from, their gorgeous new book on baking. Their first book, Honey & Co, won The Sunday Times Food Book of the Year 2014 and was recently announced as Fortnum & Mason’s Cookbook of the Year. Don’t miss the chance to taste their amazing food and hear their story.
This book is not just for dessert, this is baking for all hours. Lunch is a crisp, crumbly shell of pastry filled with spiced lamb or burnt aubergine, and at teatime there are cheesecakes and fruit cakes, small cakes and massive cookies. After dinner there might be poached peaches with roses or something more traditional, sweet and salty Knafe (pastry) drenched in orange blossom syrup…
Is your mouth watering yet?
This husband and wife team have serious form – Itamar Srulovich was most recently head chef at Ottolenghi, while Sarit Packer was both head of pastry at Ottolenghi and executive chef at Nopi.
‘The recipes are as reliable, imaginative and savoury as you’d hope from Ottolenghi alumni, but the other big draw is the narrative… as good a read as it is a meal primer.’ The Guardian