by Laura Amos Read profile


The Dessert Deli is a gorgeous, mouth-watering collection of amazing recipes, bringing luxurious desserts to the comfort of your own home.


The Dessert Deli brings beautiful desserts to their rightful place: the forefront of any meal. Not just offering cupcakes, this cookbook covers the full spectrum of tasty treats: indulgent Belgian Chocolate Mousse with Honeycomb, zingy Orange and Passion Fruit Trifle, silky smooth Honey Crème Brûlée, to decadent Amaretto Chocolate Truffles. Learn how to adapt recipes to your liking and the importance of always using the best quality ingredients.

Set up in 2008, The Dessert Deli quickly became one of the highlights of the popular Northcote Road Market, as well as being stocked in some of London’s most prestigious Food Halls, providing luxurious handmade desserts for food lovers.

‘Laura is one of the most talented chefs in the business and helped me get started when setting up my cake business. Her book is full of tasty, scrumptious and inventive recipes which I am sure will become firm family favourites.’ – Lorraine Pascale

‘Having worked for me several years ago at Le Caprice, it is good to see Laura has escaped from the restaurant scene and is quickly becoming the Dessert Deli queen.’ – Mark Hix

‘A fabulous mix of puddings, cakes and biscuits from the dessert queen herself. Laura's attention to detail makes each one a winner. You'll be in honeycomb heaven with desserts you'll want to dive into!!’ – Wendi Peters