BAKE THE SEASONS: sweet & savoury dishes to enjoy throughout the year is now available!

bake the seasons in the press:

globe & mail | 11 new cookbooks you’ll want on your shelf this spring

national post | cookbook of the week: bake the best of the season this mother’s day

cbc | 3 cookbooks to check out before your next trip to the farmer's market

chatelaine magazine | 10 spring 2019 cookbooks we can’t wait to cook from

The St. Catharines Standard|blogger bakes the seasons in debut cookbook

kitchen confession | bake the seasons with marcella Dilonardo

about the book:

inspired by the abundance of the farms, orchards, and gardens of her childhood, marcella has always loved baking throughout the year with the wide range of fruits and vegetables that accompany the changing seasons. with a few quality pantry essentials, marcella focuses on simplicity in bake the seasons, sharing over 100 sweet and savoury recipes. these homey favourites are often modern twists on familiar classics and will quickly become tried and true dishes you return to again and again. whether it's an indulgent smoked gorgonzola and winter pear pizza to prepare for friends, a jalapeno cheddar cornbread to bring to a summer picnic, or beautiful holiday cakes, these comfort foods will impress your nearest and dearest.

not only can these delicious indulgences be enjoyed throughout the year at special occasions, marcella serves up options for any time of day, for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, not to mention buttery treats, like lemon lavender shortbread, to accompany a cup of afternoon tea. showcasing marcella's beautiful photography, bake the seasons is filled with mouthwatering treats and pastries, and takes us through the vibrant produce and enticing flavours of the spring, summer, fall and winter. you'll be delighted with classics like strawberry rhubarb pie, as well as marcella's personal spin on traditional baking, including zucchini cheddar bread and salted honey challah, and inspiring combinations, like garlic scape brie biscuits and a lemon thyme tart. so whether you need a simple, comforting dinner idea or a lazy weekend breakfast for two, this collection of delicious, rustic recipes will suit your every day and every season.

what's in the book?

  • 100 brand new sweet & savoury baking recipes arranged by season, aside from a few blog favourites!

  • how to stock your pantry to bake seasonally.

  • how to shop local & eat seasonal produce.

  • full colour design with beautiful photography for every single recipe.

where to pre-order?

what are people saying? 

"Bake the Seasons invites you to discover new favorite recipes all year long. With Marcella's mouth-watering collection of sweet and savoury dishes, I find myself anticipating each new season and the  flavour pairings it will bring. From Cherry Rhubarb Cobbler to Maple Pumpkin Pie, it's hard to choose.  Luckily, we don't have to--there's time to make them all!" --Tessa Huff, author of Layered: Baking, Building and Styling Spectacular Cakes
"Filled to the brim with sweet and savoury recipes, beautiful photography and straight-forward methods, Bake the Seasons is a must for anyone who enjoys being creative in the kitchen." --Adrian Harris and Jeremy Inglett, foodgays.com

about the author:

marcella dilonardo is a recipe developer, freelance photographer & creator of the blog hey modest marce. inspired by simple living, her recipes focus on local, seasonal ingredients. marcella's work has been featured on a number of blogs, including crate & barrel, west elm, williams sonoma, food52, buzzfeed & huffington post.