Not Just your typical cake book. Each cake recipe is complete with clear and concise instructions that require no prior knowledge of baking or cooking for that matter. These cakes are honest, easy interpretations of the flavours they comprise. Tamara's cakes are ones you bake for a special event, or as a present if you want to impress someone or treat yourself to something delectable. In chapters such as Spice, Spice, Spice, Chocolate, Coffee, Caramel and flourless cakes everyone will be able to find something they love. This cookbook is an expression of what real cakes are about, Superb photographs will have you dreaming of cakes with the flavours of the world. Cakes, Tortes, gateaux...no matter where you are in the world, regardless of the continent you find yourself in you will find one theme that is constant to all - cakes! It is the universal food that binds families together. This cookbook is not a compilation of complicated, time consuming recipes, it is an expression of what real cakes are all about. These are the cakes your grandmother used to makes or even that your grandmother's mother used to make. All recipes are easy to follow and do not require any previous baking experience.