Canapés, Cakes & Near Calamities


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Canapés, Cakes & Near Calamitie

Customer Feed back:

” I have not laughed out loud while reading a book in ages”  Bridget, East Dereham

” it made the hair on my neck stand up” Vanessa, Sandringham

” I could not put it down ”  Donna, Pittsburgh USA

” It made me smile and bought tears to my eyes”,  Richard, Germany

A Norfolk Book Written, Designed and Printed in Norfolk

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In the last 20 years Norfolk chef Deborah Steward has catered for royalty,

celebrities, weddings, high profile county events & dinner parties.

As she reveals in her delicious new autobiographical cookbook, from wayward sheep to swearing parrots, there’s never a dull moment.


Deborah and the team have prepared food everywhere from elegant stately homes and marquees to the back of the van and even the end of Cromer Pier while

enduring all that mother nature can throw at them.


Canapes Cakes and Near Calamities:

A chefs Norfolk Tales is a book of

Deborah’s stories from the front line of


The book also features 20 recipes for you to try at home, including indulgent cakes and puddings, warming soups, show stopping main courses and preserves for stocking up the larder.