About Annie Rigg

Annie Rigg

Annie Rigg is the best-selling author of more than 10 cookbooks, including her most recent titles, Gifts from the KitchenDecorated GingerbreadHoliday Cupcakes, and Small Plates. Annie also is a contributor to many UK magazines, including Waitrose Kitchen, Delicious, Olive, Good Food, Easy Living and Red Magazine. She splits her time between London and Warwickshire, her faithful Jack Russell, Mungo, always by her side. @annierigg

A frozen tub of plum sorbet, with a scoop of sorbet and some sugar cookies lying beside it.

Plum Sorbet

This plum sorbet is going to change your late-summer fruit strategy. And you don’t even need an ice cream maker. Now that’s easy and elegant.

A slow roasted lamb shoulder in an oval cast iron dish with orange wedges.

Slow Roast Lamb

This slow roasted lamb shoulder coaxes the meat to fall-apart tenderness in the oven while infusing it with the pervasive aroma and flavor of orange, chile, and honey.

Irregularly broken pieces of pine nut brittle

Pine Nut Brittle

Crunchy, sweet, salty, buttery, and nutty all in one. And it comes together in just 30 minutes, which makes it quite practical to toss together batch after batch for gifts if, like us, you get a little carried away with sampling.

Four cupcakes with chocolate icing, topped with chocolate wizard hats.

Wizards’ Hats Cupcakes

These inspired Halloween wizards’ hats are a simple assembly job made from cupcakes, frosting, sugar cones, sprinkles, and candy. Inspired by Dumbledore. Loved by all.

Halloween meringue bones piled on a paper plate and scattered on a black cobweb tablecloth beside the plate.

Halloween Meringue Bones

What’s spookier than a skeleton? Disembodied bones. Although these meringue bones are surprisingly and sweetly irresistible.

A plum kuchen on a sheet of parchment with three slices cut from it and a collection of forks, a spoon, and two coffee cups nearby.

Plum Kuchen

Breakfast. Brunch. Onesies. Dessert. Midnight nosh. Heck, there’s no time of day or night that we don’t welcome this classic plum kuchen.

Five unwrapped and a pile of wrapped apple cider caramels.

Apple Cider Caramels

The 8th wonder of the world? These insanely satiating caramels made simply with apple cider, sugar, and spice.

An assortment of round doughnuts and doughnut holes coated with sugar piled on a sugar-coated baking sheet

Easy Jewish Hanukkah Doughnuts

Don’t let the name mislead you. These doughnuts are cause for celebration in and of themselves, regardless of one’s occasion or denomination.