Enid Blyton (Author) Enid Blyton's books have sold over 500 million copies and have been translated into other languages more often than any other children's author.She wrote over 700 books and about 2,000 short stories, including favourites such as The Famous Five,The Secret Seven, The Magic Faraway Tree, Malory Towers and Noddy. Born in London in 1897, Enid lived much of her life in Buckinghamshire and adored dogs, gardening and the countryside. She died in 1968 but remains one of the world's best-loved storytellers.Allegra McEvedy (Author) Allegra McEvedy MBE is a highly respected chef, writer and broadcaster whose philosophy is that good food should be available to everyone. In 2004 she co-founded the multi-award winning healthy fast food chain LEON and recently re-opened Albertine, a wine bar/restaurant that her mother set up in the 70s. Allegra was a judge on CBBC's Junior Bake Off with Nadiya Husain, has presented several TV series across various channels and is a regular guest on BBC Radio London and Radio 4.She is a patron of the Fairtrade Foundation and a spokesperson for Compassion in World Farming.A longstanding fan of Enid Blyton since the age of 7, she has enjoyed revisiting Enid's complete works to give a proper account of food in Blyton's era.She lives with her daughter in West London, where they love getting creative and messy together in the kitchen.
My 10 year old and I had great fun making lashings of gorgeous
ginger beer and rock buns (with story time in between). Truly
scrumptious! * Sunday Post *
Start 'em young with this colourful and nostalgia-infused beginner's book themed around Enid Blyton favourites ... written by Allegra McEvedy, so you're in safe hands. * Waitrose Food *
This new children's cookbook...inspired by the stories of Enid Blyton, is like a great breath of fresh air. * Junior Magazine *