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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BEE’S BRILLIANT BISCUITS!

Get your baking guns pumped everyone…my book is taking shape and will DROP onto shelves of awesome booksellers in March 2016!

I’ve started receiving layouts and the cover image (its a cracker!), so here’s a little taster of some of the visuals for you.

 

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There are recipes wildly ranging from classic shortbread, to cookies kids can bake, to delicious healthy vegan bakes, from bacon biscotti for meat-lovers to homemade biscuits for your pooch and EVERYTHING in between…

Here are the vital statistics:

Published by Pavilion Food: http://www.pavilionbooks.com

Shot by Liz and Max Haarala Hamilton: http://www.haaralahamilton.com

Food styled by me myself and I: http://beesbakery.co.uk/about-bee/#sthash.whJvJVY1.dpbs

Prop styled by Charlie Philips: http://seephillips.com/art-dept/

OUT: March 3rd 2016

Recipes will include:

  • Vegan cookies
  • Jammy dodgers
  • Gingerbread houses
  • Cookie beach houses
  • Dog biscuits (homemade)
  • Tangerine and Thyme
  • Freezer roll cookies
  • Sea salt and burnt butter cookies
  • Iced gems
  • Gym bunny biscuits
  • Chocolate and avocado cookies
  • The ultimate chocolate cookie
  • Rubbish bin biscuit
  • Cookie cakes
  • Beetroot whoopie pies
  • Bacon and maple syrup cookies
  • and MANY MANY MORE….

 

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.

Pavilion books

 

Pavilion:  http://www.pavilionbooks.com

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

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