Cakes and Bakes by Sanjeev Kapoor is a must buy for those who love the smell of freshly made bread and cake to waft in their home. Chef Kapoor guides a novice through the art and science of baking and also challenges the experts with some more elaborate confections. With guide marks specifying the degree of difficulty of each recipe, the simple step-by-step instructions will take you through melt-in-the-mouth Chocolate Chip Cookies, chewy Date and Honey Bars, rich Sacher Torte and a creamy Black Forest Cake. For those who like freshly baked breads there is a range to choose from: Lavash, Focaccia and Hot Cross Buns. Cakes and Bakes has a lot to offer to those who want to learn baking and also for those who want a refresher course in baking. How does it matter when you can become an expert in cakes, biscuits, cookies, teatime treats, breads, cheesecakes, pies and tarts, desserts and souffles.