Bakeland by Marit Hovland


A quirky, beautifully photographed collection of delicious and creative Nordic baking recipes inspired by nature.From the Danish concept of hygge (or “coziness”) to the Swedish fika (or “coffee break”), when it comes to enjoying the good things in life, the Nordic countries tend to know best. And dessert, Bakeland reveals, is no exception. Written by Marit Hovland, the Norwegian graphic designer, baker, and photographer behind the popular...

Details Bakeland

Release DateMar 11th, 2018
PublisherGreystone Books
GenreNonfiction, Food and Drink, Cookbooks, Cooking, European Literature, Scandinavian Literature

Reviews Bakeland

  • Rebecca Foster
    Arranged by season, these recipes recreate in edible form the natural treasures of Scandinavia. Hovland has an eye for tiny wonders as well as large ones: her almond cookies are shaped like siskin eggs, while the icing on hazelnut cookies depicts clouds drifting past a window. Each treat is a work of art, requiring craft skills like stenciling and sponge printing as well as baking prowess. With its clear instructions, gorgeous photographs of Norw...
  • Mary
    Absolutely one of the most beautiful baking books I've ever seen. Really more of an art book for those who like to look at cookbook. Gorgeous full page photos of each dessert as well as several pages of instruction and inspiration for each. Full disclosure I may never make one of these recipes (I'm too lazy) but I wish I could eat them all.
  • H
    This belongs in an art gallery. It's SO gorgeous.
  • Love & Flour
    An absolutely beautiful book with original, whimsical ideas. I don't see many home bakers tackling these projects, but the ideas are still lovely. Plenty of macaron recipes for macaron lovers too.