Top With Cinnamon, The Cookbook!!

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The book can be ordered here: (UK)  Waterstones (UK)   Foyles (UK) (US)
Booktopia (Australia)
The Book Depository (Worldwide)

It has been about a year since I started making my book and today is when I finally get to tell you as much info as poss about it. Mainly I wanted to show you the cover, cos unless you’ve looked it up or seen it on instagram you probably have no idea what it looks like at all.

Other little facts are that it contains 75 recipes, both sweet and savoury! I think like 3 of them are from the blog but the rest are completely new. There are a few gluten-free and vegan recipes in there too (Many of the recipes which aren’t gluten free/vegan would be easily adaptable to suit your dietary needs). I tried to create a balance between the indulgent stuff (like ‘bluebarb’ streusel pie and stromboli) and healthier things (like chickpea + pomegranate dip and banana buckwheat muffins) so there’s something in there for everyone.


US cover

It looks slightly different in the US, with a dust jacket cover as shown above. If you want the other cover though just take off the dust jacket and there ya go! The UK/AUS cover is underneath so you can take your pick 🙂

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Every recipe in the first 5 chapters has a full sized photo to go with it. In the last chapter there are a few photo grids (you can see an example of one near the bottom of the page for making pastry) and some lifestyle shots mixed in with the recipes. There are also even more lifestyle shots throughout the whooole book…

…In other words there’s MANY photos in there, all styled and taken by moi 🙂

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151 thoughts on “Top With Cinnamon, The Cookbook!!”

  1. Jade Sheldon-Burnsed

    GAH! It’s just so gorgeous and I am absolutely thrilled for you! Can’t wait to add it to my collection…

  2. OMFG IZY YAAAAY!! it’s finally there! we are all so proud of you, and the book look beaaaautiful! (both covers hahaha)
    Congratulations, girl! you did it 😉

  3. Oh there is awesome food in Leeds, so that will be awesome, and congrats!

    Also, so excited for your book, even though I’m slightly gutted I won’t be getting that awesome dust jacket.

    And as long as I’m in the country, wild horses would not keep me away from your launch!

    See you on Thursday!! xx

  4. I’ve been lurking for a while, but had to come out of the woodwork to say this looks beeeautiful! and exciting! So wowed and impressed, and excited that you’ll be cooking lots more in the next year — I was worried that uni would steal you away from the food blog world.

  5. Angela @ Canned Time

    Many, many contrats Izy!
    Can’t wait to get my hands on it and start cooking ;0

  6. Jennifer @ Foodess

    Congrats Izy, looks beautiful! Preordering now! Ps. I studied food science and nutrition, too, because food. 😉

  7. Congrats Izzy!!! The book looks awesome! I wish I could come to your book launch and eat cookies to celebrate 🙁 but I’ll be looking for it in the States!

  8. Averie @ Averie Cooks

    Congrats, Izy! I just pre-ordered (just a heads up your Amazon/US link is broken or maybe it’s just me but it wouldn’t work for me). My book comes out a week after yours and this is such an exciting time, isn’t it! I can only imagine how gorgeous your book is…CONGRATS!

  9. Thalia @ butter and brioche

    pre-orded the hardback coopy izy.. love you work so excited to have a copy of your book!

  10. Candace@ The Wheatless Kitchen

    AHHH! This is so exciting! I can’t wait to get my hands on one! Congratulations! 🙂

  11. Victoria | Oh So Pretty

    HUGE congratulations, Izy! I’ve been following your blog for years, and it is so amazing and exciting to see big things happening for you… especially this cookbook! Wow, everything looks so beautiful and amazing (your styling and photography are beyond) Best wishes to you as you continue to cook and begin your studies at Leeds for food science and nutrition (that was my major too!)

  12. I am SHO EXCITAMAAWESOMETED for you! I’ll show the U.S.-side support and pre-order on AmazonASAP. Totally worth it, and totally worth every kudos you get. Cheerios, gal–you’re a superstar!

  13. IZY!! It is amazing and you know I already pre-order my copy. Congrats! 🙂

    Ps love the video!

  14. Lauren @sweetdashofsavory

    It’s so nice seeing how far you’ve come:)

  15. Oh goodness gracious. This has got to be one of the most gorgeous cookbooks I’ve ever seen and I’m only looking at snippets. Your style is impeccable; gets me every time. I SO wish I could come to London just to meet you and have your signature, but I’ll settle with a preorder for now. You totally deserve this.

  16. IZY,
    I jumped in my skin when I read about uni… You are so freakin focused for your age. My momma always told me to hang around with the smart ones. I’m so proud of myself for following YOU !! and your photographs !! Good Lord, really know it must have been tough to choose between cheffery ( ahem ) and photogreffy , hoho… JK…We all know where your true passion lies and how hard you have worked to get it out there. Ordering manana..

  17. kiki@mykikicake

    Congratulations! The book looks fantastic…I am always the biggest fan of cookbooks with multitudes of photos. Can’t wait to get a copy sent to Australia! 🙂

  18. Nazia @ This Baker Girl Blogs

    Congrats! The book looks fab – will definitely have to get my hands on it 🙂

  19. duuuude it’s so pretty, those photos are awesome! I wish you all the best with your cooking and your studies!!

  20. Your first cookbook (which looks amazing, by the way), and you’ve only just done your A levels? I’m in awe! Congratulations for it all, I’m sure I’ll pick up a copy 🙂 x

  21. Leigha @ The Yooper Girl

    Congratulations, Izy! You’re incredible. I hope I can be even remotely close to as successful as you when I’m your age! The cookbook looks amazing!

  22. Our Food Stories

    seriously: i think this is the most beautiful cookbook i have seen in a while. WOW!!! congratulation dear, we can´t wait to get one <3
    best wishes from berlin

  23. HWHOAAAA MY GOSHHH YOU’RE SO INSANELY TALENTED!!!!! IT LOOKS SO FREAKING, FREAKING GORGEOUS!!!!!!! I’m so happy I got to meet your talented self before you reached the popularity stage of being mobbed everywhere you go 😉 😉 which I feel will happen at your book signing. I just sense it.


  24. Hi Izy, congratulations on both your cookbook and A-lavels! I’ve been observing your blog for some time now, and I know a lot of people have been doing so, as well. You don’;t have to worry about people not showing up at the book launching. I’ll come over, at least to congratulate you in person.

  25. Long-time lurker, first-time commenter! This looks beautiful and I’m kind of ashamed at how much you’ve achieved at such a young age compared to my limbo-like post-graduate existence 😐 ha. Also YAY LEEDS UNI I am also a London gal who made the Northern transition, though I’ll be returning to London next month for grad school. Any questions about Leeds hit me up, I know all the best place (not) to throw your guts up after too many cheap doubles 😀

  26. Sarah | The Sugar Hit

    I am 100% so f*cking happy about this book. The book video? Amazing. That song? A jam. ALL OF IT? SO GREAT.

  27. Nik@ABrownTable

    I’m so excited and happy for you Izzy! I preordered and can’t wait to check out all the gorgeous photos and recipes in the book.

  28. A-M-A-Z-I-N-G-G IZYY! I’m so happy for you, congrats! And I’m so happy for myself too, can’t wait to get my hans on your recipes. I ordered the book as soon as I saw this (haha yesterday). Hoping I was the first worldwide 😉 You’ve done unbeliveable job, and while studying, it’s just wow.

  29. Congratulations it looks fantastic! AND I saw the first recipe in my feed today over at Take a Megabite

  30. Congrats Izy, it’s looking beautiful! SO impressed that you shot and styled it all yourself – I’m having a hard enough job cooking and styling all mine, I couldn’t begin to imagine taking the photos too! x

  31. Millie | Add A Little

    IZY! The video is SO beautiful and amazing and cool and the book is too gorgeous!!! Yay for you girl! Have a fab week!

  32. Bec {Daisy and the Fox}

    the cookbook looks and sounds ah-maz-inggg 😀
    this is soooooo exciting far-out!!
    so off to pre-order it right now 😀

    looking forward to seeing all your amazing accomplishments in the future! 🙂

    Bec {Daisy and the Fox}

  33. ohmyheavens, this is absolutely gorgeous, izy!!!!!! gahhhhh so exciting. move over nigella. i want that squash focaccia. and pretzel cinnamon rolls and everything else. YES!!!!!

  34. Congrats, Izy!!! I don’t often comment but I do stalk your delicious blog on a regular basis; I’m so happy for you! xo Wish I could be in London for the launch. (If Tom Hiddleston stops by, please tell him to visit my little internet space too & say “hi!”) 😛

    My mom is still my number one (over!) Pinner!! Mom’s are The best. 😀

  35. Sini | My Blue&White Kitchen

    Love it, Izy! You’ve done such an amazing job with this book baby. Can’t wait to explore my copy. Also, congrats on your A-levels!! Food science and nutritions sounds great!


  36. I’m so happy for you !! I think I will try to pre-Oder the book in Ukraine, is that possible? You are such a big inspiration !)) good luck in studying and congrats on A-level!)

  37. LADY LADY LADY! The book looks so gorgeous and I can’t wait to get my hands on it! High fives + BIGGEST congrats. <3

  38. christelle is flabbergasting

    Congrats Izy! Your book looks gorgeous (I must say I am not surprised!) Can’t wait to read it! And congrats too for the hard work!

  39. Katie @ Produce on Parade

    Jump for joy! This is awesome! What a gorgeous looking book, I love both the jackets. That video was so fun and cute, too. Congratulations, a year well worth the work, I am sure!!

  40. renee (will frolic for food)

    OMG CONGRAAAATS! It looks insanely gorgeous. I want to dive into it and swim in all of those gorgeous pictures. So excited for you!

  41. Stephanie @ A Magpie in the Sky

    Congrats what an amazing week A-Levels, Uni Place and a cookbook! Can’t wait to meet you and get my hands on a signed copy. Big Love x

  42. Ana @ Ana's Rocket Ship

    Wow Izy! You put all us other 18 year old bloggers to shame with your awesomeness. Scratch that, you put just about ALL bloggers to shame with your awesomeness. As soon as I can, I am sooo getting this book!!! (Hi Santa Claus, you listening?) congratulations x pi. I hope your gonna spend your year doing whatever it is you love (hopefully that’s gracing us mere humans with your above mentioned awesomeness on the blog or another book!).

    (or both)

    note to self: apply to Leeds because I sooooo wanna meet Izy. Shes awesome.

  43. Congratulations on the book! I hope to get my hands on a copy and test out some of the recipes myself! The book looks wonderful and I’m sure you are so excited for the release date coming up. And Congratulations on your work for university! That is so rewarding and I hope you do well at Leeds University! Good luck to you and I can’t wait to see what you’ll have in store!

  44. ohmygosh izy, it looks WONDERFUL! i’m so, so excited but sad too because i thought i was going to get my copy at the beginning of september but now i have to wait!!!

    biggest congrats to you!! xoxo

  45. I am so happy for you and the book looks amazing. Enjoy your uni days as it will get by so fast.

  46. Eva | Adventures in Cooking

    So SO So SOOOOO excited and happy for you!!!!! It looks so beautiful, I can’t wait to get my hands on a copy so I can make and eat the entire thing 😀 Congrats my talented friend!!!

  47. Laura (Blogging Over Thyme)

    Oh my gosh! IZY!!!! It is positively gorgeous–I’ve totally stalked the cover on IG already, but the inside looks just as spectacular. So happy for you!

    Can’t wait to preorder my copy!

  48. Kate @ ¡Hola! Jalapeño

    Oh wow! What a gorgeous book! I can’t wait to make every single recipe!!!!! So many congratulations!

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  50. Alice @ Hip Foodie Mom

    Izy, congrats!! can’t wait to get my hands on this. . it’s beautiful! HUGE Congrats to you!!! Amazing!

  51. Congrats Izy! Both on the book and the stellar A-level results; I can’t even imagine how you managed to do both at the same time. You’re super multi talented! The book looks stunning and I can’t wait to get my hands on a copy : )

  52. CONGRATS, Izy!!!!!! So. SO. AWESOME. I adore the video to pieces and every single glimpse of this cookbook is insane — so beautiful, so gorgeous, just like everything you do. Huge congrats on this utter masterpiece of a cookbook and your A-levels!! So excited for what this deferral year has in store for you and for the next big era, too!

  53. Your beautiful cookbook is sitting next to me, urging me to go to the supermarket and buy ingredients to make your recipes (it turned up in the post today)! Wow you are talented: A Levels and a cookbook at the same time?! Good luck and enjoy your deferred year, and congratulations on your university place!

  54. Thea @ Baking Magique

    OMG!!! IT looks amazing! You’re so freaking talented! Do you know if it’ll be available in Sweden? 🙂

  55. Sincerest congratulations to you, Izy. I love the music video, too, as a promo tool. Wishing you much success!

  56. Just recieved my copy of the the book this morning! It’s so beautiful and mouthwatering! 🙂
    Looking forward to try everything!
    xo from Switzerland

  57. Wow, congratulations! I just came across your site on Instagram and I love it. It’s amazing what you have already accomplished at your young age <3 Keep up this amazing work 🙂

  58. Rachel @ Vagabondbaker

    Wow! Izy the book looks incredible and the video is beautiful, you are so inspiring!
    Congratulations on your A level results too xx

  59. Congratulations Izy! Your cookbook looks wonderful! I’m sure you’ll sell a lot of copies! 😉
    My birthday is in two weeks so I’ll add your book to my wishlist!


  60. Sophie Middleton

    My my my. This is an absolutely amazing website. The recipes and the photos are SO professional. You should be so proud of how much work you have put into all of this. This just proves that age means nothing. I’m a Uni student in London and know how much time you have to give to blogging and how much people’s comments and views mean. Congratulations on the cookery book – it looks incredible!

  61. Izy, your book looks fantastic!! That banoffee bundt cake on the video looks seriously amazing. Congratulations and I wish you all the best!!

  62. Emily {Jelly Toast}

    your book looks stunning, Izy! I can’t wait to get my hands on a copy 🙂 Congratulations on this amazing accomplishment!!

  63. Yayy!!! Belated congrats Izy! The book is beautiful and all the work and love you put into it is awesome. And congrats on school too. You win at life. 🙂

  64. Jahaila @ Girl Nesting

    Your cookbook looks AMAZING!!! I just ordered a copy and can’t wait to receive it! I am so impressed with all that you do and at your age!!! Brilliant! All the very best to you! I will be a regular here for sure 🙂
    Girl Nesting

  65. Izy I am SO EXCITED for you! I preordered yesterday, can’t wait for it to arrive Tuesday! You are such an inspiration. I hope one day I can make a beautiful cookbook such as this one!

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  74. ana McColvin-Dodsworth

    Book looks fantastic, found your malted pumpkin bread recipe in a magazine, can you replace the malted milk powder with anything as my children are dairyfree? Thank you

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  76. Alycia@foodblogit

    Hello! I’m new to the food blogging scene, but I have to say I’m over the top in aw’ with your recipes and how much you have accomplished is a short time. Congratulations! Your cookbook is gorgeous. Thank you for sharing it with us!!!

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  81. Hi Izy.
    Was so lovely working with you on your delicious. feature ( I was the intern). I just wanted to say how inspiring you are. Your book is great. Creative, beautiful and simple food. I really hope we meet again one day! Happy cooking xx

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  96. I love your book! I want to make almost everything from it. And my favourite recipe is oil tortas! These cookies are so delicious! You’ve done great job. Congratulations! Have a nice weekend:-)

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  101. Izy, your cookbook is beautiful! I bought it as a birthday present for a friend, but after flipping through it I’m extremely tempted to keep it for myself 😉 I especially love your style of photography. I’m a teen living in NYC and you inspire me so much! Keep up the great work xoxo


  102. Shelley Lundquist (@letmemoveyou)

    You should add an link. I just went direct to amazon because you didn’t have a Canadian associate link.

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