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John Whaite is the winner of the BBC's the Great British Bake Off, 2012. He has been a keen baker and cook since he was a tiny tot, when he would spend many hours in the kitchen with his mum. His book John Whaite Bakes: Recipes for Every Day and Every Mood will be released by Headline Books on April 23. Here is a preview of one of his recipes. Perfect for a rainy weekend. Enjoy!

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