I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Rachel’s Pudding Pantry by Caroline Roberts
Also by this author: The Cosy Teashop in the Castle, The Cosy Christmas Teashop, The Cosy Christmas Chocolate Shop
Published by HarperImpulse UK on 18th April 2019
Genres: Chicklit, Contemporary, Humour, Love & Romance
Source: from Netgalley
Step inside Rachel’s Pudding Pantry, a place where love, laughter and scrumptious bakes bring everyone together.‘Cosy and uplifting – a real treat!’ Debbie Johnson
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Primrose Farm is Rachel’s very own slice of heaven. Come rain or shine there’s always a pot of tea brewing by the Aga, the delicious aroma of freshly baked puddings, and a chorus of happy memories drifting through the kitchen.
But the farm is in a spot of trouble. As the daffodils spring, Rachel must plant the seeds of change if she wants to keep the farm afloat, and it’s all resting on a crazy plan. She’ll need one family cook book, her Mum Jill’s baking magic – and a reason to avoid her distractingly gorgeous neighbour, Tom . . .
Swapping their wellies for aprons, can Rachel and Jill bake their way into a brighter future? The proof will be in the pudding!
Thank you to HarperImpulse for my copy of this book via netgalley and for letting me take part in this tour. I have read most of Caroline’s other books and I love her writing style.
Caroline loves to write books that involve food so my tip is, make sure you have something to snack on while reading. This book gave me a real craving for cake! The chocolate puddings sounded amazing as did the rocky roads. Mmmmm. I should move on from the cake!
This story follows Rachel and her family as they struggle to keep their farm afloat and cope with the loss of her father. Rachel is an easy character to like. She is strong, clever and very reluctant to give up. She puts her family first. Always.
There was some romance lurking in the background but this book was more about family and dealing with grief and how we need to keep going despite our pain.
This was a nice easy read. The chapters flowed easily and I enjoyed all the characters, not to mention the food! I also loved seeing Emma from The Chocolate shop by the Sea! I love a good crossover.
I was sad when the book ended because I felt like I could have carried on this story for a long time yet. I was super excited when I read that there is going to be a sequel later in the year!
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