“Baking can be a great way to express yourself, and if you treat it this way, your baking will always be unique”
Canongate’s first cookery title - a baking book by the only rock’n’roll baker in the business…
Since she started out selling her cakes at a market in East London, Lily Jones (aka Vanilli) has gone on to become one of Britain’s best-loved artisan bakers. With a star-studded client list and a thriving bakery on Columbia Road, Lily’s bakes are famous for their unique flavour combinations, spectacular design and exquisite taste.
In Sweet Tooth, Lily takes you behind the scenes of her bakery and shows you how to master some of the core skills of baking, arming you with the expertise you need to develop your own recipes, and move beyond the cupcake once and for all. Packed with over 100 inspirational and easy to follow recipes for layer cakes, tarts, biscuits, meringues, confectionary and ice creams, Lily shares her invaluable tips and decorating techniques.
Sweet Tooth is essential reading for anyone who is passionate about making sweets - from the complete beginner to the expert baker.
“Lily’s cakes and pastries are inspired - they look beautiful and taste extraordinary. Sweet Tooth is the only baking book you will ever need”
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“The queen of baked goods”
“More than just a cookbook, Sweet Tooth is an adventure manual for baking that shows you how to cook creatively using Lily’s oven-refined skills and techniques. This book makes me want to hit the kitchen”
Sam Bompas (bompas And Parr)
“Lily has turned the sugary sweet cupcake business on its head”
“With her fancy and tasty cakes, her status as rock n’roll baker is cemented”
dazed And Confused
Dubbed ‘baker to the stars’, Lily Jones has been selling her cakes under the name Lily Vanilli since 2009. She opened her first bakery in 2011 on Columbia Road in East London. She runs a cake and cocktail private members club and is one of the founders of The YBF Awards. She is also the author of A Zombie Ate My Cupcake.