Learn to bake with this beginner's book from Britain's favourite women's fiction author. In an extremely honest account, Marian describes how baking helped her through her depression. By putting her energies into baking and writing down her recipes she discovered that little by little the depression lifted along with her sponges and souffles. These recipes are aimed firmly at beginners, and hints and tips and advice flow easily from this entertaining and never patronising writer. Full colour integrated photography.