Rediscover the simple pleasures of baking with a collection of comforting sweet and savoury recipes that celebrates seasonal flavours.
Inspired by the abundance of the farms, orchards, and gardens of her childhood, Marcella DiLonardo 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.