The Christmas season is a magical time-sleigh bells ringing, puffy sw flurrying, a cozy fire crackling, and wonderful aromas coming from the kitchen as families make yummy Christmas treats. Christmas Baking will make the holiday season even more magical with fun and simple recipes that are sure to become Christmas traditions in every home. Prominent Swedish pastry chef Mia Ohrn offers thirty-eight of her amazingly creative and delicious recipes for cakes, cookies, candies, truffles, cupcakes, tarts, and breads that are tasty, colorful, fun, and decorative. Learn how to build and decorate the perfect gingerbread house, create marzipan elves, and make toffee sticks, ginger-flavored chocolates, a gingerbread bowl, fig pie, and decadent chocolate cake with blood oranges. Aside from the sweets, Ohrn includes recipes for a fruit and nut bread, saffron bread, and poppy crisp bread. Along with the recipes, the author provides helpful hints for choosing the best ingredients, gives you valuable baking tips and decorating ideas, and shows you how to properly preserve your finished creations. The beautiful photographs of the delightful treats and winter scenes by Ulrika Pousette make Christmas Baking a very special book filled with treats that everyone will love.
Mia Ohrn is a pastry chef and food writer, and leads cooking and baking courses . She has created recipes for popular food magazines in Sweden including Allt om Mat, Elle Mat & Vin, and Lantliv. She also runs a small publishing company in Stockholm called Parasoll.