Ladies, a Plate: The Collection

Author: Alexa Johnston

Alexa Johnston's bestselling cookbooks Ladies, a Plate and A Second Helping have provided modern-day home bakers with a treasure trove of classic recipes. Now this stunning collector's edition brings together recipes from both books in one beautiful hardback volume. More than 150 recipes for biscuits, slices, cakes, loaves, savouries, sweets and more make up this New Zealand baking treasury. Sourced from community and family cookbooks, Johnston's recipes celebrate the accumulated wisdom and baking talents of generations of skilled home cooks.

 Praise for Ladies, a Plate

 '. . . this is the New Zealand baking book we have all been waiting for.' Lois Daish

 '. . . a priceless gem that should be on every Kiwi bookshelf.' Sarah-Kate Lynch, New Zealand Women's Weekly

 '. . . If you had a mother or grandmother who baked, the recipes will bring a pang to your heart.' New Zealand Herald


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Book Cover:  Ladies, a Plate: Jams and Preserves
In Ladies, a Plate: Jams and Preserves, Alexa Johnston turns her attention to a once-essential branch of domestic cookery and with more than 100 recipes makes a convincing case for bringing jams, jellies, curds, chutneys, pickles, and preserves back to the centre of our kitchen activities.
In Ladies, a Plate: Jams and Preserves, Alexa Johnston turns her attention to a once-essential branch of domestic cookery and with more than 100 recipes makes a convincing case for bringing jams, jellies, curds, chutneys, pickles, and preserves back to the centre of our kitchen activities.
Published: 25/09/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143569008
RRP: $47.00
Book Cover:  Ladies, a Plate: Traditional Home Baking

Many of us can still recall a time when family cake tins contained a delicious variety of home-made biscuits, slices, fruit loaves and cakes baked each week by mothers, aunts and grandmothers. The contents of the tins brightened children's lunches, revived them after school, and refreshed  friends and visitors at morning and afternoon teatime. Women also baked for suppers and teas at community...

Many of us can still recall a time when family cake tins contained a delicious variety of home-made biscuits, slices, fruit loaves and cakes baked each week by mothers, aunts and grandmothers. The...

Published: 29/08/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143008637
RRP: $47.00
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Reaching the Summit follows in the tradition of successful recent books about Burt Munro and Sir Peter Blake, transforming bestselling adult books into accessible texts for younger readers.

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ISBN: 9780143006664
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover:  Sir Edmund Hillary: An Extraordinary Life
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Published: 01/10/2007
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143006466
RRP: $35.00
Book Cover:  What's for Pudding?

'What's for Pudding?' is a question that has been asked around New Zealand dining tables for generations. A family will eat the main course and be satisfied, but the main event, the thing waited for with the greatest anticipation by all is, of course, pudding.

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Published: 29/08/2011
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RRP: $50.00
Book Cover:  Ladies, a Plate: The Collection
Published:22/08/2012
Format:Hardback, 320 pages
RRP:$65.00
ISBN-13:9780143205678
ISBN-10:0143205676
Imprint:Penguin
Publisher:Penguin NZ

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