Credit: KING / Liza Javier
'Vintage Cakes' by Julie Richardson (Ten Speed Press, $24)
“It’s rare that I pick up a single subject book and think ‘I want to make everything here,’ but Julie’s book evokes that reaction. And everything I’ve tried from it so far, from the simple Blueberry Cornmeal Cake to the party-worth Pink Cake, has been marvelous.
Who it’s for: Bakers of all levels
Hardcover: 176 pages with about 50 recipes