Show someone special just how much you care by making them something truly unique and from the heart. From indulgent fudge to warming liqueurs, spicy chutneys to sweet and crumbly biscuits, whether you want to bake a friend's favourite biscuits as a birthday gift, arrive at a dinner party with home-made after-dinner mints for the hosts or learn how to preserve windfalls from the garden for gifts year round, this book has the know-how. Including recipes for delicate Viennese Whirls, elegant macarons and delicious peanut butter fudge, enchanting pumpkin relish, red onion marmalade and glorious bottled vanilla caramel liqueur, this is the perfect inspiration for finding that unique gift for a foodie friend or family member. Full of love and originality, this charming recipe book ensures that your gifts don't only taste wonderful but look fantastic too, with beautiful ideas for wrapping your gifts in a stunning and stylish way, so that every gift is special and one of a kind. A delightful gift in itself, this stylish book is the perfect inspiration for giving extra special and unique gifts whether its Christmas, Easter, birthdays or just to show you care!
Alison Walker is the Food & Drink Editor of Country Living Magazine and loves cooking with British seasonal ingredients. After gaining experience in editorial magazine publishing, she retrained as a professional chef at Leith's School of Food and Wine in London and graduated as Student of the Year in 2002. She then worked as a food stylist on various television programmes and movie sets, such as the Bond film Die Another Day. Since then, Alison has worked as a food editor on various glossy women's magazines in London. Immediately before joining Country Living Magazine, she was Head of Cookery at Good Housekeeping.