My first recipe book called Bee’s Brilliant Biscuits is OUT in the UK yippee!

(You can order it online here: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1910496464 )

We had a little party to celebrate, at the most beautiful venue, Paper Mill Studios in Islington, and it was a little bit of a blast! Drinks were provided by Kamm & Sons, Dalston Cola, Joe’s Tea and Camden Hells Lager, and food, in the form of sweet and savoury biscuits (of course) was provided by my recipe book, with some additional amazing cheese from Daylesford Organic. (links below).

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We baked around 1000 biscuits for the event, with recipes ranging from our famous jammy dodgers, to our gluten and dairy free chocolate and avocado cookies, and we also had some takeaway dog treats on standby too.

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Around 110 people came, a mixture of friends and family (thanks for coming Mum), and some of my awesome kitchen neighbours too. It was great to finally meet Elaine Stocks from BBC Good Food, Felicity Cloake, and lovely to see Edd Kimber, Chetna Makan and Juliet Sear again too.

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We had a biscuit decoration workshop run by a member of my team called Gina, a giant biscuit mural that we coloured in with edible pens and put on the wall by Laura my kitchen manager. Charlie Philips, my good friend and prop stylist for the book, made an incredible biscuit piñata, which was filled with hundreds of iced gem cookies – here are some pics of it in action:

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Here are some kind words written by my Topshop events team client: wow!

BEE’S BRILLIANT BISCUITS.

“When you work in events and you go to events organised by other people, it’s hard not to critique where they’ve gone wrong and moan about what you would have done differently. I know it makes me sound like a prick but it’s often something I can’t help myself doing. Last night I went to an event that was absolutely perfect, it was organised better than I ever could have done myself and every single aspect made me smile.

Bee Berrie is is mastermind behind the Bee’s Bakery biscuit phenomenon and has been baking the best Jammy Dodgers in London since she gave up a career in science back in 2012. Bee has now branched out beyond just baking delicious little treats and is passing her skills onto the world with her amazing new book Bee’s Brilliant Biscuits. It’s no lie either, her biscuits are brilliant and I couldn’t recommend them more.”

Kamm & Sons: http://kammandsons.com

Dalston Cola: http://www.dalstoncola.co.uk

Joe’s Tea:http://joesteacompany.com

Daylesford: http://daylesford.com

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My recipe book is out on March 10th…but THIS is the first place in the UK you can get hold of a signed copy…and its a beauty:

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On Mothers Day, Sunday 6th March, I’ll be signing books, chatting to lots of you and doing a little demonstration at Daylesford Farm in Kingham, Gloucestershire at 11am…and I’d love to see you there!

Here’s a link to their page for directions and details: http://daylesford.com

Great news – my first recipe book Bee’s Brilliant Biscuits, will be stocked by the following shops across the UK:

Waterstones – UK Nationwide and online: https://www.waterstones.com/book/bees-brilliant-biscuits/bee-berrie/9781910496466

Foyles bookshop: branches in Charing Cross, Royal Festival Hall, Waterloo, Westfield http://www.foyles.co.uk

Daylesford Organic (Branches in Pimlico, Notting Hill, Marylebone, Kingham in Gloucs): http://daylesford.com/locations/

 

Amazon:http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1910496464

Dulwich Picture Gallery: http://www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk

Australia, Booktopia: http://www.booktopia.com.au/bee-s-br…/prod9781910496466.html

USA-A-A:  http://www.amazon.com/Bees-Brilliant-Biscuits-…/…/1910496464

Yippeeeeeeee!

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Hello everyone!

I’ve been SO EXCITED to receive the first copy of my new recipe book, and it finally arrived this week… its not officially for sale until March 10th, but you can pre-order it on Amazon now: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1910496464?keywords=bee%20berrie&qid=1449492793&ref_=sr_1_1&sr=8-1

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Here’s the introduction to the book, I hope you all really like it! Bee. X

Bee Berrie of Bee’s Bakery is on a mission to bring unique biscuits and cookies into everyone’s life. She believes the secret to great baking is to give your bakes a personal edge. Her biscuits are original, colourful, flavourful and so much fun – she has a flair for bringing classic recipes bang up to date and her recipes are easily adaptable. Whether you want a sophisticated digestive to dunk in your tea, a personalized jammie dodger to give as a gift, cookies iced with crystallized edible flowers or an inky tattooed sea salt and brown butter cookie, you’ll find the recipe in this exciting book. A page of tear-out templates adds to the fun. All achievable for the home cook – with some aimed at children – and using easily sourceable ingredients, the 80 recipes will increase any baker’s repertoire. Bee makes the most unique biscuits around, raising eyebrows and smiles, all in one bite.

So…this is Pavilion publishers! They publish books, especially brilliant recipe books. And they’re going to publish mine too.

Its going to be about biscuits and cookies (if you hadn’t guessed!) and its going to be superfly-FANTASTIC!

I’m making it with a brilliant prop stylist called Charlie Phillips, and some super cool photographers called the Haarala Hamiltons…links to both below.

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Pavilion:  http://www.pavilionbooks.com

Charlie Phillips: http://seephillips.com/art-dept/

Liz and Max Haarala-Hamilton:  http://haaralahamilton.com