By Joanna Farrow
Hot on the heels of the success of "Sauce", "Tart", "Preserve" and "Chocolate" comes "Cake", the next in this series of highly popular titles. Widely respected because of their easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step pictures, they are a favourite with beginners and experienced cooks alike. From the classic Victoria Sponge to the contemporary Ginger and Apple Tea Bread, whether sublimely chocolatey or fresh and fruity, everybody loves cake.
By Wynnie Chan
Calorie counting is the foundation of most diets. Despite Food Standards Agency legislation and nutritional labelling, dietary claims on food can often be confusing or misleading. Calorie Counter is an A-Z guide providing a clear and accurate breakdown of nutritional information in more than 1,900 favourite foods. Nutritional facts are presented in easy-to-read tables and the book comes in a handy pocket format.
The Card Games Bible
The ultimate card-player's companion, crammed with over 300 pages of games to provide hours of engrossing entertainment playing in groups or by yourself. A tricks section provides ways to astound your friends and family with your seemingly effortless skills. Both games and tricks cater for a range of abilities so that you can progress and expand your repertoire.Bridge, Brag, Poker, Rummy and Cribbage - all the classics are here, along with all their variations, as well as lesser known games such as Red Dog, Beleaguered Castle and Quinto. With easy-to-follow explanations for each game including their origins, rules, ranking of cards and tactics, as well as clear illustrations of sample hands, scoringsystems and a full glossary of terms, you can quickly make yourself familiar with games you've never tried. Tricks include sleights and shuffling tricks, tricks with prepared packs, magic tricks and mathematical tricks.Challenge yourself and have fun no matter where you are - all you need is a pack of cards and The Card Games Bible.
Choose your colours, unleash your creativity and lose yourself in a wonderful, feline-filled coloured universe. As you focus on colouring in and forget the stresses of everyday life, you'll find calm returning.
How can you free yourself from niggling everyday worries? When your mind is distracted simply pick up this collection of 70 intricate designs inspired by cats and reach for your colouring pencils. As you concentrate on the simple action of colouring in, you will find your mind clearing and calm returning. The sheets in this pad are all detachable, so you can display your favourite creations.
The Chase Quizbook Volume 1
Containing 2,000 questions from the show and a foreword from host Bradley Walsh, The Chase Quizbook, now out in paperback, is the ultimate indulgence for fans of ITV's most popular quiz programme.Choose from 40 quizzes and pit your wits against The Governess, The Beast, The Sinnerman and The Barrister and see if you can 'out quiz' the show's stars. With questions taken from the show, can you answer those that the Chasers couldn't? Cash builder, head-to-head and the final chase segments of the show are faithfully recreated and there's even a chase grid on the reverse of this jacket for you to track your game. Play with family, friends or make it a personal challenge and see whether you've got what it takes to outrun The Chaser.
The Chicken Keeper's Problem Solver
By Chris Graham
Keeping chickens involves understanding, commitment, and attention to detail. Getting the basics right is essential, and this demands a solid appreciation of important areas such as housing, feeding, breed choice, and health requirements.Whether you're a newcomer or an old hand, The Chicken Keeper's Problem Solver provides the information you need to nip problems in the bud - and, better still, avoid them in the first place. It contains 100 common problems faced by chicken keepers, spelling out in clear and simple terms what the underlying cause is and how to solve it. Each one is tackled in depth, with photographs and diagrams, as well as a wide range of practical tips and useful insights.
Choosing and Keeping Chickens
By Chris Graham
More and more people, even those in cities, are keeping chickens, tempted by the appeal of eating fresh free-range eggs. This comprehensive guide covers everything from choosing a breed to ensuring they are happy, healthy and productive. How do I make their house secure? What if I go on holiday? Will they get on with my children? All your questions and more are answered. "Choosing and Keeping Chickens" includes a gallery of 60 of the most popular breeds, from the Dorking to the Silkie.
Classic Chinese Recipes
By Ken Hom
The Hamlyn Classic Recipes series is a celebratory collection of some of the most admired chefs the world has to offer - noteworthy not only for their pioneering approach to food, but also for their dependable, uncomplicated and trustworthy recipes. Ken Hom is regarded as the world's leading authority on Chinese cookery and here shares over 75 of his finest recipes, honouring the simplicity and freshness of Chinese food. From the secret to the best Bok choy chicken soup to timeless dishes such as Five-spice fish and Beef dumplings, this exquisite book will help you to recreate a classic oriental feast at home.
Classic Italian Recipes
By Anna del Conte
Over 75 of Anna Del Conte's finest Italian recipes. Anna Del Conte is one of the greatest living experts on Italian food. Born in Milan, she read History and Philosophy before leaving for London in 1949 where she quickly became the first cookery writer in England to specialise in Italian food. Both Nigella and Delia cite her as their favourite Italian food writer and her culinary expertise has been acknowledged with countless awards. The Hamlyn Classic Recipes series is a celebratory collection of some of the most admired chefs the world has to offer - noteworthy not only for their pioneering approach to food, but also for their dependable, uncomplicated and trustworthy recipes. This definitive cookbook contains over 75 signature recipes accompanied by beautiful photography. In this elegant collection of Italian cuisine you'll find delicious traditional dishes such as Bucatini with pancetta, Beef braised in Barola, Calamari stuffed with rice, parsley and garlic and Pistachio ice cream. The Hamlyn Classic Recipes series is a celebratory collection of some of the most admired chefs the world has to offer - noteworthy not only for their pioneering approach to food, but also for their dependable, uncomplicated and trustworthy recipes. This definitive cookbook contains over 75 signature recipes accompanied by beautiful photography. In this elegant collection of Italian cuisine you'll find delicious traditional dishes such as Bucatini with pancetta, Beef braised in Barola, Calamari stuffed with rice, parsley and garlic and Pistachio ice cream.
Classic Vegetarian Recipes
By Rose Elliot
The Hamlyn Classic Chefs series is a celebratory collection of some of the most admired chefs the world has to offer - noteworthy not only for their pioneering approach to food, but also for their dependable, uncomplicated and trustworthy recipes. Rose Elliot comes from a family of three generations of vegetarians and is regarded as one of the world's finest vegetarian writers with over 50 books to her name.
Classic Indian Recipes
By Manju Malhi
The Hamlyn Classic Recipes series is a celebratory collection of some of the most admired chefs the world has to offer - noteworthy not only for their pioneering approach to food, but also for their dependable, uncomplicated and trustworthy recipes. TV chef Manju Malhi is known for her traditional Indian dishes (Manju was taught to cook by her mother) with a modern urban twist. Why not fill your home with the heady aromas and delicious flavours of the Indian kitchen, with classic recipes passed down from generation to generation.
Coca-Cola: The Cookbook
The fascinating story of the world's most famous beverage with more than 30 mouth-watering recipes to share with family and friends!From humble beginnings 125 years ago, the Coca-Cola company has evolved from one product to more than 500 brands available in 200 countries around the world and more than 1.7 billion drinks sold a day. This book celebrates the story of one of the world's most iconic brands and features more than 30 delicious Coca-Cola inspired recipes, both classic and contemporary, that make the most of the taste of one of the world's best loved beverages. Recipes include Coca-Cola Ham, Glory Muffins and Alcohol-Free Eggnog.It also reveals the compelling history of the drink, with evocative photographs of the people and places that are such a rich part of the heritage of Coca-Cola, the brand. Remembered too are some classic advertisements, with some special moments from early advertising work beautifully relived. An essential read for fans, enthusiasts and collectors, Coca-Cola is filled with compelling stories revealing the drink's impressive history and illustrating how the Coca-Cola brand has evolved.Contents Includes:The StoryThe DrinkThe AdsThe Recipes... And Much More!
Shaken or stirred? On the rocks or straight up? With an olive or a cherry? If you long for the answers to these questions, help is at hand with 'Cocktail'! Whether you are a connoisseur looking for a great reference guide or simply want to be able to produce fantastic cocktails at home, here is everything you need to know, from the correct glass to use right through to the garnish.Learn the craft of mixing cocktails with 200 of the all-time greats, from classic favourites such as the 'Bloody Mary' to contemporary drinks like 'Champagne Daisy'. Also included are the histories of the cocktails and expert tips to ensure that your party is a big success!
Kickstart any social occasion with this collection of over 200 cocktail recipes based on either rum, gin, vodka or tequila. The perfect companion for any cocktail party or simply a source of ideas for refreshing and unusual drinks to be enjoyed anytime, the cocktails included range from renowned favourites, such as the Bloody Mary, Pin~a Colada, Dry Martini, Tequila Sunrise and Margarita, to some exciting originals such as Coco Loco and Bombay Smash. Also included are expert tips and 'Did you know?' boxes explaining the history behind the drinks.
Colour Me Beautiful
By Veronique Henderson, Pat Henshaw
Every woman knows that if you feel great on the outside, you are confident on the inside. Let the Colour Me Beautiful team guide you through choosing perfect outfits for your shape and colouring. Find out your dominant colouring with the help of celebrity examples, and combine this with expert guidance on body shape, style personality, make-up and accessory advice.With everything you need to create your perfect capsule wardrobe, you'll never have a bad style day again!
Colour Me Confident
By Veronique Henderson, Pat Henshaw
Every woman knows that if they feel great on the outside, they are confident on the inside. Learn which colours suit you and maximise your potential. Let the internationally-recognized "Colour Me Beautiful" team guide you through choosing perfect outfits for your shape and colouring. Plus make-up and accessory advice means you will sparkle from top-to-toe and glow from within.
The Complete Slow Cooker
By Sara Lewis
Slow cookers are very cheap to run, environmentally friendly and incredibly versatile - everyone should have one! The Complete Slow Cooker will guide you through a fantastic selection of dishes you can make with a slow cooker, helping you to understand how to get the most out of this essential cooking tool. Discover how to make soups, stews, pies, puddings, risottos, fondues, preserves, terrines, drinks and a host of desserts and cakes. There is also advice on adapting your own recipes, adjusting cooking times and making the most out of forgotten cuts of meat and other economical ingredients.
The Complete Beatles Recording Sessions
By Mark Lewisohn
This titles covers all the recording sessions of this iconic band!
Concise Larousse Gastronomique
Larousse Gastronomique, the world's classic culinary reference book, is known worldwide for its authoritative and comprehensive collection of recipes. Originally created by Prosper Montagné and published in 1938, this essential addition to any kitchen has withstood the test of time and become an invaluable source of information for every enthusiastic cook and serious gastronome alike.Without the exaggeration and extravagant distractions of many of today's cookery titles, New Concise Larousse Gastronomique contains recipes, tips, cooking styles and origins for almost every dish in history. Developments in appliances, nutrition and culinary knowledge are all included.Packed with fascinating and tips, this concise edition remains faithful to Prosper Montagné's original ideal: that a culinary panorama of the present day and a history of gastronomy could be created as a single work of reference.