How to Play Poker
By Peter Arnold
More than 250 illustrations, charts, and tables make understanding poker concepts simple. Beginners will see how cards and hands are ranked and how to bet and bluff, and they' ll master shuffling techniques and find out proper table etiquette. Intermediates can practice chip management, learn to recognize opponents' strengths and weaknesses, and discover smart strategies for both good hands and bad. Players will also benefit from the tactical discussions of variations of Draw Poker, Hold' Em, Five- and Seven-Card Stud Poker, and other casino games like Blackjack, Baccarat, Red Dog, Slippery Sam-- even Gin Rummy. The full glossary of terminology can get anyone up to speed.
How to Negotiate
By Ann Jackman
Communicate with confidence. Achieve the best deal for you and your business. Get to 'yes' without conflict or compromise. This book gives you all the skills you need to become a more effective negotiator. From high-level business deals to negotiating a raise with your boss, learn how to plan your tactics, manage your information and achieve the results you want. Reach the 'win/win' scenario painlessly.
By Joanna Farrow
Make fish an exciting dish with one of these delicious recipes from around the world. From Salt and Pepper Squid and Japanese Sushi Cones to traditional Spanish Paella and Fisherman's Pie, "Fish" contains over 80 mouth watering classic and contemporary recipes. Learn everything you need to know to cook great-tasting fish, from buying to cleaning, gutting to filleting, plus simple preparation techniques that will guarantee success every time. Step-by-step photography, clear instructions and professional tips make cooking fish and seafood easy, and with delectable accompaniments such as Lemon and Caper Mash, Chunky Chips and Tartare Sauce, fish will be everyone's favourite.
How to Knit
If you've ever wanted to knit but never knew where to start, then this is the book for you. Starting at the very beginning with how to cast on, you'll soon be impressing friends and family with your creative flair! Learn all the techniques step-by-step and then choose from 20 straightforward projects, including everything from bags and blankets to hats and sweaters. With expert advice on yarns and equipment and an inspiring stitch gallery for 80 different patterns, How to Knit is sure to get your needles clicking.
Hamlyn All Colour Cookery: 200 Bread Recipes
By Joanna Farrow
This title provides over 200 exciting new ways to bake delicious homemade bread with your bread machine.Presented in a handy format with colour photographs and easy-to-follow recipes in a bread machine, Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Bread Recipes is great value for money. The book caters for both sweet and savoury tastes, as well as those with gluten and wheat allergies. With such mouthwatering combinations as halloumi and mint, olive and coriander and orange and poppy seed, baking has never been so satisfying!
The Halogen Oven Cookbook
By Maryanne Madden
Halogen ovens are super convenient appliances that can be kept on your kitchen counter. They heat with a combination of infra red and convection to cook food 40% faster than a conventional oven - but unlike soggy microwaves, halogen ovens produce delicious results every time. Using a combination of racks you simply layer the food, set the dials and produce a whole meal from one appliance. Whether it's simply defrosting a delicious joint of meat or a making a more elaborate recipe, a halogen will take the time and hassle out of all of your favourite dishes. In this book you'll find simple instructions, cooking times and tips to get you started. With a fantastic range of over 100 recipes, you'll discover how easy cooking with a halogen oven can be.
Hell On 4 Paws
By Gwen Bailey
As a bestselling author and owner of the Puppy School franchise, Gwen Bailey is one of the UK's most respected dog behaviour experts and has helped millions to transform their troublesome pets into obedient and happy hounds. So what happened when one of her students - Chesil, the most dysfunctional pooch in Britain - refused to lay down, and he just so happened to be her own dog?!Hell On 4 Paws is the witty and wonderful story of how Gwen's life was turned on its head when she took on a new man in her life, his family, and the unruly Chesil, her greatest challenge yet. As if adjusting to a new relationship, new home and new responsibilities wasn't tough enough, Gwen also has to deal with Chesil's bizarre and antisocial behaviour, a constant distraction in her crazy new life. Follow Chesil's amusing exploits as his outrageous personality clashes with Gwen's time-tested techniques, and see him slowly change from an aggressive, possessive nightmare to a proud winner of the Gold Award for good citizenship. A feel-good and inspirational tale for anyone who's ever had trouble raising a rowdy hound, Hell On 4 Paws shows that sometimes even the best trainers can encounter problems, and that, with a little persistence, even the worst pets can become compassionate creatures.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Vegetarian
By Sunil Vijayakar
Easy vegetarian meals that can be made in just 30, 20 or 10 minutes, allowing busy cooks to choose from 360 great vegetarian recipes that they can fit into the limited time they have available. This fantastically flexible approach will help you create a variety of great dishes including breakfast and light bites, midweek meals, family favorites, food for friends, and delicious desserts.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Budget Meals
By Jo McAuley
Hamlyn QuickCook: Budget Meals offers the perfect alternative to elaborate kitchen preparations, expensive restaurant meals or microwave ready-meals by showing you how to use limited ingredients, simple methods and minimal time to create pocketbook-friendly meals that are quick, easy and - most importantly - delicious. 360 fabulous recipes include Chorizo and Red Pepper Tortilla, Peppery Smoked Mackerel Brandade and Deconstructed Shepherd's Pie. From starters and light bites to fuss-free desserts, this is a comprehensive guide to creating a varied array of delectable dishes and is perfect for those new to cooking, students or anybody looking to expand their midweek routine beyond the local takeaway. So put down the phone, throw away those delivery menus and get cooking!
Hamlyn QuickCook: Desserts
By Denise Smart
Whether it's fruity treats, dinner party desserts or classic family favourites that you're in need of, these sumptuous recipes are guaranteed to have everyone coming back for second-helpings, and with 360 gorgeous recipes you'll never run out of inspiration! Hamlyn QuickCook: Desserts will transform even the most reluctant chef into a pudding enthusiast with its simple methods and easy-to-follow instructions. From Barbecued Bananas and Double Chocolate Puddings to Moroccan Baked Figs with Yoghurt and Summer Fruit Gratin, this book will provide something sensational for every kind of sweet tooth. The book even incorporates desserts for all seasons and occasions as well as kids' favourites and healthy options. Whether you have half an hour or a mere 10 minutes to whip up something exquisite, this book will leave you spoilt for choice.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Pasta
By Emma Lewis
Choose from 360 easy pasta dishes that can be made in just 30, 20 or 10 minutes. With tasty recipes for Rich Mushroom Pasta with Sizzling Parma Ham, Pesto with Charred Tomatoes, and a wide range of midweek meals including Mexican Chicken Pasta and No Chop Pasta Salad, there are plenty of family favorites and healthy suppers to turn Pasta Night into the most delicious night of the week.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Hot & Spicy
360 hot and spicy recipes to fit the time you have available. Including tasty recipes for Aubergine, Tomato and Chilli Curry, Spiced Okra, Tomato and Coconut Saute, Piri Piri Griddled Squid with Mint and Coriander, Turmeric Mackerel Skewers with Chilli Rice Noodles and Harissa Spiced Turkey and Vegetable Skewers, there are plenty of fresh ideas and exotic tastes, however rushed you may be.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Fish
By Emma Lewis
Choose from a variety of fish and seafood recipes that will deliver delicious results in less than half an hour with Hamlyn QuickCook: Fish. Whether you've got 30 minutes, 20 minutes or 10 minutes to spare, you'll find a tasty and healthy fish dish to fit the bill. You'll be able to cook timeless classics such as Crusted Trout with Beurre Blanc or spicy summer treats such as Chorizo-stuffed Plaice with Tomatoes. Other entrees include hearty stews and soups, dinner party favorites, and spectacular pasta, rice, and noodle dishes.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Chicken
By Emma Jane Frost
Choose from 360 easy chicken dishes that can be made in 10, 20 or 30 minutes. Chicken is one of the nation's favourite meats and is a healthy, lean source of protein. The book includes exotic additions such as Jerk Chicken and Pepper Stir-fry, Chicken Drumstick Jambalaya and Chicken, Apricot and Almond Tagine; classic home comforts like Speedy Coq au Vin and Chicken, Cheese and Broccoli Bake; and light bites including Chicken Nachos and Chicken, Basil and Goat's Cheese Panini, ensuring you'll never tire of fresh ideas for this versatile ingredient.
Hac Summer Favourites Bundle Ebook
3 in 1 eBook bundle!200 Easy Suppers200 Super Salads200 Barbecue RecipesEnjoy the sunshine with this fantastic collection of the very finest summer recipes from Hamlyn All Colour Cookbooks.Packed with seasonal ideas, this special Summer Bundle of Easy Suppers, Super Salads and Barbecue Recipes provides everything you need to eat well all the way to October. With ideas for impromptu picnics, lavish dinner parties, crowded barbecues and quick weeknight suppers, there's something for every occasion. Old favourites include pork burgers with grilled pears, spring vegetable salad and quick white chocolate mouse, and for a more exotic meal there's barbequed scallops with nam jim dressing, pumpkin feta and pine nut salad and blood-orange sorbet. The Summer Bundle is all you need for perfect alfresco dining.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Cakes & Bakes
By Jo McAuley
This wonderful collection of 360 great tasting recipes is perfect for anyone who wants to know how to make perfect cakes and bakes in record-breaking time. Its clever layout will ensure that you'll always be able to make wonderful treats from savoury biscuits and muffins to sweet cupcakes, traybakes, pies and tarts. If you're pressed for time, then the 10-minute options provide clever short-cuts, and if you have a little longer then the 30-minute versions will show you how to add something a bit more special.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Italian
By Joy Skipper
The food of Italy remains one of the most popular cuisines in the world, providing fresh flavours and ingredients in delicious combinations. Now Quickcook: Italian shows you how to make 360 wonderfully authentic and regional dishes in as little as 30, 20 or 10 minutes. The collection includes much-loved classics such as pasta and pizza with delicious new twists to suit cooks working to tight schedules. It's a definitive guide - and perfect aid - for busy cooks who understand that there's no food more delicious or attractive than that from an Italian kitchen.
Hamlyn All Colour Cookery: 200 Easy Cakes & Bakes
By Joanna Farrow
The perfect introduction for the less confident baker, 200 Easy Cakes & Bakes will satisfy your sweet tooth and each recipe is simple to follow and provides delicious results every time. With cakes for every craving and sections devoted to Big Cakes, Tea Breads, Cookies, Traybakes and Brownies, Small Cakes, Cupcakes and Muffins and Savoury Bakes you'll build your baking skills in no time and will have treats ready at the drop of the hat. Including Chocolate Bounty Cake, Coffee and Walnut Cake, Mango and Vanilla Muffin Slice, White Chocolate Rose Biscuits, Amaretti Cupcakes with Mascarpone Frosting, Cheese and Thyme Straws and Red Onion and Rosemary Soda Bread, each recipe has clear instructions and helpful hints to get the best results every time.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Cooking for Kids
By Emma Jane Frost
Eliminate tea-time tantrums for good with this fantastic collection of recipes designed to appeal to children while giving you the piece of mind that they are eating a healthy balanced diet. From BakedWholemeal Breakfast Muffins with Bacon and Cheese, to Sticky Chicken Drumsticks with Homemade Coleslaw and falafel with Crudités, you'll give your kids a great start to the day as well as fantastic lunch box treats.In addition there are recipes that will suit the whole family for dinner such as Smokey Sausage and Bean Casserole with Peppers and Creamy Pork and Apple Pies as well as traditional and brand-new kids' favourites including Fish Fingers with Sweet Potato Chips and Bacon, Pea and Potato Frittata. As always with the Quickcook series every recipe offers 10-, 20- and 30-minute options to suit your busy schedule.Breakfast and Lunchbox - including Spiced Eggy Fruit Bread with Yogurt and Berries, On-the-go Granola Breakfast Bars, Sausage and Tomato Puff Pastry Turnover and Lightly Curried Cous Cous Salad.Kids' Favourites - including Easy Scone Pizzas, Homemade Chicken Nuggets with Sunblush Tomato Dipping Sauce, Shepherd's Pie with Hidden Veg and Frankfurter Frittata.For All the Family - including Kedgeree-style rice with Spinach, Gnocchi Pasta Gratin, One-Pot Paella and Chicken, Bacon and Leek Pies.Tasty Treats - including Chocolate Pots with hidden Prunes, Strawberry & Raspberry Eton Mess, Orange Drizzle Tray Bake and Puff Pastry Apple & Cinnamon Tarts.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Healthy Feasts
By Joy Skipper
In recent years, with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity on the rise, we have become more and more aware that the foods we eat can have a real impact on our health. Eating a balanced, healthy diet is therefore of the utmost importance, and thanks to the recipes in Hamlyn QuickCook: Healthy Feasts, it can be an easy and enjoyable part of your life.So what is the best way to ensure your diet is healthy and nutrient rich? The best way to ensure good health is to eat variety of different foods prepared from scratch, including good-quality protein, nutritious unrefined carbohydrates, and a good variety of fruit and vegetables, as well as nuts and seeds.Change your life for the better with this essential recipe collection. Breakfast on Oat, banana and ginger muffins or Wholemeal blueberry pancakes with lemon curd yoghurt, lunch on Cheesy spinach-stuffed mushrooms, Greek pitta pockets or Mini smoked trout quiches, and dine on Butternut, mushroom and broccoli gratin, Bacon and leek tortilla, Fish pie or Beef and lentil chilli. If you feel like a treat, there's no need to feel guilty with this virtuous selection - try Oat-topped pear and ginger pudding, Winter fruits with orange ricotta, or Cocoa, orange and pecan flapjacks. Healthy, nutritious food has never been this tasty!