Recipes from Popina Book of Baking

Popina Book of Baking

They started out with grant from the Prince’s Trust and a stall in London’s Portobello Market and have since graced the shelves of Fortnum & Mason, Waitrose, Harrods and Whole Foods Market. Popina thrives on producing hand-made, organic, additive-free sweet and savoury bakes using the finest seasonal ingredients. A small team of chefs, including a former pastry chef from Le Caprice, bake their products from scratch every day. Popina Book of Baking is a unique opportunity to make their artisan-style treats at home. Chapters include Biscuits, Biscotti & Bites, Sweet Tarts & Pies, Cakes & Muffins, Savoury Straws & Bites, and Savoury Tarts. There are easy, no-fuss recipes, from Ginger and Caramelized Chilli Biscuits and Fig, Apricot and Pistachio Biscotti, to Butternut Squash and Parmesan Tart.

A selection of decorated gingerbread cookies in the shapes of men, stars, and trees

Gingerbread Men Cookies

The cutest, sweetest, happiest gingerbread people ever, right? They also happen to be the fastest, cheapest, unfussiest gingerbread cookies we’ve encountered.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Ginger Chili Caramel Cookies

Ginger-Chile Caramel Cookies

Chewy. Gooey. Sticky. Messy. And let’s not forget dripping with intrigue. That’s how we like our cookies. And that’s exactly what you can expect from these.

  • 30 M
  • 50 M
  • 11
Fig Apricot Nut Biscotti

Fig, Apricot, and Nut Biscotti

This beauty of a biscotti may seem a descendant of sorts from fruitcake, though it boasts a heck of a lot more allure than its stodgy ancestor.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 15
Butternut Squash Tart

Butternut Squash and Parmesan Tart

Butternut squash, red onion, and Parmesan cheese make this tart sing–okay, not literally, but it may make you hum a happy little ditty. Ideal for entertaining.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 8