A book to accompany the hit BBC2 TV series "The Great British Bake-off". It takes us on a tour of the very best in baking our nation has to offer - from Eccles cakes to Cornish pasties, Chelsea buns to Scottish gingerbread.
Linda Collister trained at the Cordon Bleu, then La Varenne in Paris. She has written over twenty-five books, nearly all on the subject of baking. Sheila Keating is a food writer who has worked on a wide range of books. She has a special interest in the provenance of British food and has written the narrative introductions for The Great British Book of Baking.