Carefully measuring out ingredients, patiently waiting as your bake proves, enjoying the aromas and tastes of the kitchen. As every baker will know, there is something intrinsically mindful to the baking process. Yet that is all too easy to lose sight of when your cake suddenly sinks from its perfect rise, your cake is inexplicably rock-like, or you rush against time to ice those 30 cupcakes. Rediscover the simple joy of baking and elevate your hobby to a whole new level with simple tips and techniques to make every bake a rewarding and uplifting experience. Offering practical tips and techniques, as well as 25 delicious recipes, this book will not only help you achieve better bakes, it will also show you how to transform your hobby into a restorative, replenishing activity.