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Cakes, biscuits and puddings - a gorgeous and colourful recipe book which shows off the talents and sweet tooth of young cook Elliw Gwawr at her best. This book follows the success of Elliw's cookery blog of the same name. This is the first Welsh cookery book specifically about baking.
Y Lolfa was established in the mid-sixties, an exciting period of fun and protest when a young Welsh generation believed in the power of revolution and wanted to extend the language to every part of life. Welsh books were, at the time, fairly dull and it was an integral part of Y Lolfa’s vision to create a new kind of publishing that would be lively and challenging – from cards and posters to books.
The company evolved gradually, producing an ever widening range of popular books in both Welsh and English – including a range of books for learners. The company acted as unofficial printers to the new, activist Welsh Language Society, while also producing its own irreverent brand of popular and political material, including the satirical magazine Lol (meaning 'fun' or 'nonsense'), from which the company's name was derived. But the company’s priority, as it remains today, was to inspire Welsh creativity.
Y Lolfa has always embraced new technologies. In the sixties it revealed the artistic freedom offered by photo-litho and in the nineties welcomed the digital revolution and was the first Welsh publishing company to have a website. Y Lolfa now has five-colour and perfector presses with half its turnover coming from commercial print