Review of Modern Baking By Donna Hay

BookBar Thu, 12/06/2018 - 1:09pm

Donna Hay begins her beautiful new book, MODERN BAKING: CAKES, COOKIES, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN with “Anyone who knows me will tell you baking is my therapy- it’s my own form of mindfulness meditation! Plus, it’s the way I nurture the people I love. When I can’t sleep, I often tiptoe into the kitchen and, in the calm quiet of the early morning, will begin to measure and mix- maybe a batch of oat cookies for my boys, a cake for a girlfriend’s birthday, or some raw caramel slice for my team at the office. Surely it’s good for the soul!” After flipping through the absolutely stunning, moody photographs by Chris Court, Ben Dearnley, William Meppem, Con Poulous, and Anson Smart, this intro sold me. I’ve always felt the same way, that baking is my way to unwind and show love. It’s the way I nurture those I love too.


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