Signe Johansen celebrates the gloriously flavourful world of Scandinavian baking ... The straightforward and honest recipes, full of warming spices and feel-good grains, are enhanced by mouthwatering photography - Ms Johansen's enthusiasm and passion for hearty, comforting Scandinavian fare shines through Delicious, Book of the Month Signe's second book maintains the fjord-fresh Scandinavian tastes of Scandilicious, with traditional and modern ideas. Her use of grains such as spelt and barley adds texture and flavour to more healthy baking BBC Good Food Bakers sick of being assulted by frosting frou-frou and cutesy cakes every time they open a book will delight in Sig's earthy recipes ... she's clever and creative. Metro Signe Johansen is highly qualified to spread some Scandinavian baking love... you'll be busy for hours delving into these unusual treats Fork magazine Full of flavours and clever ideas Alice Hart, Saga magazine The coolest cook to bang the drum for Scandinavian cooking. Taste Journal, 2012 Perfect for seasoned bakers... these are chic updates on the usual Christmas bakes. Olive, December 2012 In a year crowded with baking books, this collection stands out. Johansen, from Norway, has the two qualities you want in a baker: flawless taste and rigorous technique. Her oat cookies are the best i've ever made, and sticky cinamon bun-cake, with a suspicion of cardamom, is the stuff of Nordic dreams... Scandilicious indeed. Bee Wilson, Sunday Times Books of the Year You could have sold anything in 2012 by sticking the word 'Scandinavian' on it but this confident second book by cook and anthropologist Johansen reminds you why. Some of the world's best baked goods, presented in her now trademark easy style'. Food Books of the Year, Financial Times
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Signe Johansen is a food anthropologist, writer and cook who grew up in Norway but now lives in London. She trained at Leiths School of Food & Wine, and after graduating worked in the Experimental Kitchen at Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck at Bray. Saltyard Books published Signe's first book SECRETS OF SCANDINAVIAN COOKING: SCANDILICIOUS in May 2011, and her blog, signejohansen.com, specialises in modern Scandinavian cooking and baking.