Just Teddy – Petals from Paris starts off with the recipe for The Unpretentious Cupcake and ends off with Just Teddy Ultimate Chocolate Cake. In between are baked treats that’ll make you want to tie-up your hair and get out your mixing bowl straight away.
The recipes are, quite simply, droolworthy. There’s the Classic Strawberry Tart (we’re starting with this one!). Kataifi Cheescake. Madeira Sponge and variations. And pages and pages more. And while the recipes really are something – and so easy to follow – the book is so much more than a cookbook. It’s the story of the Zaki family behind the Just Teddy – Fine Boulangerie & Patisserie, and you’ll learn the inspirations behind their incredible breads and pastries … which make these treats even more desirable!
Page through the book and you’ll find so much care, pride and love has been put into crafting these pages … you’ll drool over every delicious detail. And never mind displaying it in your kitchen, the hardcover book is so beautiful, you’ll want it on your coffee table (R550)! There’s a slightly pricier gold book dust jacket that’s really worth the extra splurge (R650).
This is definitely the must-buy cookbook for those who love to bake. And we recommend popping into Just Teddy – Fine Boulangerie & Patisserie in Hyde Park Corner to taste the delights.