Paragon are well known for their excellent cookery books and recently I reviewed their Make Bake cupcake book which had some great ideas in. Here are another two you will see on the run up to Christmas that could make the perfect Christmas gift if not for your own library.
A book that covers the classics; carrot cake, lemon drizzle and chocolate flapjacks can all be found inside. This is a great book for returning to the classics and finding them all in one place time after time. An excellent idea for a novice baker who wants to start up as it gives very easy to follow directions and recipes are accompanied by beautiful photos that are very inspiring. £16
The Juice Bar
Now I am not a juice person but I realise I may be in the minority here and there are plenty of people who love juices out there. Making your own varied juices really boosts your 5 a day too. The Juice Bar by Sara Lewis contains over 80 recipes and there are a few pages at the beginning of the book that explain the health benefits – did you know that eating fruit and veg is the second most important cancer prevention? Juices also play a vital role in weight loss, you can kick start a diet by replacing breakfast with a power-packed juice £10
So if you know someone who loves to spend time creatively in the kitchen, these books could be for them.