Throughout the book-creating process you will be sending pictures and written pieces to the editor, who will see whether you’re still on the right track. This means they won’t only be looking at the recipes themselves, but also at the explanations of certain special ingredients, how the recipes work, how import it is to be aware that every oven works differently in each recipe (and how the seasons have an effect on this as well), and your word of thanks.Read More
Yes indeed. You are now looking at a 5-layer chocolate peanut butter cake, and it isn’t for the faint-hearted. But how do you develop a recipe for a cake like this in the first place? I will list all of our tips for you below. And if you have any further questions, just let us know.
Coming up with new recipes is truly something else. For food-themed magazines or whenever a celebrity wants to make a cook book, recipe developers are often employed. It’s important that a recipe isn’t just delicious, but also clearly written.Read More
So, you’ve managed to not mess up the meeting with you publisher too badly, and have brought a cake that hasn’t been partially eaten by your pet. Good! You’ve now successfully passed through the first phase. In the second phase, the publisher will make some changes to your proposal and finally agree to it, and will also look at your advance payment, the production costs, and royalties.Read More
Welcome to our new blog series: “How to make a book”. The cook book market has been a successful one here in The Netherlands for a while now. I think everyone has at least one book by Jamie Oliver or Yotam Ottolenghi on their bookshelf at home. And for all the Dutchies, a good book by Yvette van Boven has almost become obligatory to own. But how exactly do you write such a book?Read More