it’s cover reveal day!!!!!!!!!!
the moment i have been waiting for is FINALLY here: it is time to reveal ALL the details of my cookbook, bake the seasons. it has been so hard keeping everything a secret since i began writing it last year. if you know me at all, you know i am terrible at keeping things hush hush. especially when i am this excited! i am just so thrilled (maybe a little nervous too) for bake the seasons to be released to the world. the official publication date is april 2nd, 2019, BUT pre-orders start now (so pre-order yourself a copy!!!). for those who pre-order the book, i have some fun giveaways lined up, which i will be announcing on my social accounts in the next few weeks.
i have also launched the cookbook page on my blog, which tells you everything you need to know about the book + where you can order it. however, below are a few details & never before seen images from the book. the book is very similar to my blog, in that it features simple + seasonal recipes that use minimal ingredients. the book is almost all new never before seen recipes, but I did have to sneak in 1 or 2 modest marce classics that I couldn’t possibly leave out of my first book. the book is entirely a baking book, but contains half sweet & half savoury recipes. for the sweet section think cakes, pies, tarts, scones, muffins & breading pudding. for the savoury section think pizza, biscuits, bread, pot pies & pretzels. enjoy the very first peak into the book! i can’t wait to show you more as the publish date creeps up on us. with how fast fall has gone by, spring will be here before you know it. i hope you love bake the seasons as much as i do!
so.. 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 make seasonally based baked goods.
- how to shop local produce & eat seasonally.
- full colour design with beautiful photography for every single recipe.
what is the book about?
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 recipe is on the cover?
the recipe to grace the cover is my cherry almond dutch baby, which is featured in the spring chapter. the book is divided seasonally into four chapters (spring, summer, fall & winter). this idea was inspired by the gilmore girl revival, which was launched in seasons as well!
where can i pre-order the book?
so, if you have any questions, check out the official cookbook page here. it tells you everything you need to know about the book, including where online you can preorder it! thank you for your never ending support of my blog, hey modest marce over the years & for your continued support with my cookbook, bake the seasons! xo