Atkinson, Catherine. The Art of Pastry: how to make perfect pies, tarts, flans, pastries & strudels - 120 sweet & savoury recipes shown in 280 stunning photographs. Lorenz Books: London, UK 2009. 4to lg HC 224pp
Catherine Atkinson has always had a passionate interest in food and cookery and as a student this culminated in a BSc (Hons) in Home Economics at Surrey University.
After graduating she worked in various hotels and restaurants including the Roux Brothers' famous patisseries. Her catering experience led to work in publishing, creating recipes and styling food for photography, and she became Deputy Cookery Editor on Woman's Weekly and later Me magazine.
Catherine currently works as a full-time writer and food consultant, contributing to various food and lifestyle magazines, and producing many outstanding cookbooks.