Super Smoothies & Juices
Juices and smoothies come in myriad colours, textures and flavours along witha vast array of concentrated nutritional benefits. These recipes can be simple thirst quenchers, vitamin and mineral boosters, or a meal in a glass and so much more. Clear and informative recipes also reveal some wonderful and easily available ingredients as well as their benefits for your health and wellbeing.
Super Foods & Power Juices
Join the growing movement towards sugar-free eating and reap the rewards. A sugar-free diet has been proven to give you more energy and better skin as well as helping weight loss, balancing moods and combatting sleep problems. While the average Briton consumes 238 teaspoons of sugar every week, health experts around the world have warned that sugar can pose as big a danger to public health as alcohol or tobacco. Packed with delicious, satisfying and exciting recipes for both sweet and savoury meals, Sugar Free shows that going without sugar needn't mean going without flavour or delectable treats.
These recipes are cooked in an electric slow cooker, and include soups, stews, casseroles, curries, pot roasts and even a few desserts. All the dishes benefit from long, slow cooking and, because of that, most of them use inexpensive ingredients - cheaper cuts of meat, for example, are delicious when cooked at a low temperature for a long time; they emerge succulent and so tender they can be cut with a fork. Most come with suggestions for accompaniments, but there are also recipes for couscous, roasted potatoes, polenta, pilaf, mash and more, to help you out.
Superfoods include avocados, beetroot, berries, nuts, seeds and even dark chocolate! They are a great way to work some extra goodness into your diet. With energy-boosting, immunity-pushing, cancer-beating and skin-glowing properties, why would you not make these heroes a part of your daily diet? This collection has easy, delicious recipes to work these foods into your daily life. Everything is easily accessible in your local supermarket, so say hello to a new super you.
Thousands of young adults leave home every year and need to learn how to cook both economically and using limited equipment. The distillation of years of Test Kitchen experience is poured into this handy collection for the first-time householder. Whether it's recreating the perfect roast, whipping up a spag bol or omelette, baking a salmon or just making sure no-one gets food poisoning, the specially created recipes provide all the help required.The perfect size to slide into the suitcase as you wave them off.
Soup is a fantastic way to enjoy a nutrient-packed meal with minimal fuss and a delicious,warming bowl is the ultimate comfort food.What's more, it's so easy, convenient and economical to make - buy your vegetables for pennies, blitz them with plenty to spare and you can freeze additional portions so that you have a wholesome, home-cooked feast ready on even your busiest days.With creamy vegpacked recipes, chunky stews, spicy exotic flavours and refreshing chilled soups, this is a little book with big ideas for the simplest of meals.
Whether it's the succulent squish of the fork into the Viennese Sacher Torte or the brisk snap of Italian biscotti that enhances our pleasure in our coffee and tea breaks, we select the best and tastiest sweet treats to complement coffee and tea time. The global love affair with these rich and ancient drinks continues to grow. From the highlands of Kenya to the slopes of Darjeeling, and from Arabia to the Greek Islands, we explain the varieties and methods of serving teas and coffee, alongside the best flavours to enjoy with your favourite cup. So if you're adding to the delights of morning coffee with friends, preparing the tastiest of tea-time treats or just ensuring a little sweet thing to add to the daily pick me up, we have a wealth of perfect partners for your battery-charging time.
This compact yet comprehensive little book shows exactly why salads have become one of the most popular dishes on today's restaurant menus. It provides expert and easy guidance on how to create simple yet delicious small salads that are perfect as starters or sides. It also tackles those elegant and substantial main-course salads such as Warm Duck and Walnut Salad and Roasted Root Vegetable Salad with Feta Cheese. All that, and a range of tasty salad dressings are included, too.
Squares & Slices
Squares & Slices is the perfect mix of lush, creamy cheesecake squares and fudgy chocolate brownie slices for your decadent moments, plus more restrained lunchbox classics such as oaty muesli slices, Garibaldi Slice and Carrot, Oat & Walnut Slice. Naughty or nice, all of the delicious recipes in this collection are incredibly easy to make, and children will love to help. And if you make too many or want to plan ahead, slices have great keeping qualities, so each recipe has clear storing instructions.
No longer are salads relegated to side servings -- these days they also star as the main course. While salads are lighter than most main-course meals, they have become favourites for many of us, with classics like Caesar and Niçoise taking centre stage on restaurant menus. With inspirational recipes that include Mediterranean and Asian flavours, pasta, pulses and grains, and meaty salads that will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters, Simply Salads will transform your daily meal. From a simple Greek or chicken salad, to the more exotic Thai Beef and Asian-inspired seafood dishes, every recipe in Simply Salads is simply delicious.
Step by Step
The 34 recipes in this book come with simple step-by step instructions and clear photographs to guide you through simple preparations from scratch. Each recipe covers basic techniques such as roasting, pan-frying and baking which are the building blocks for any budding cook. The format is sure to boost kitchen confidence and increase the number of recipes at your disposal. This would be excellent for students or anyone intimidated by the idea of cooking meals from scratch.
Everybody loves the comfort and unbeatable taste of a savoury bake that is fresh from the oven. And, best of all, these recipes are so easy, quick and tempting that they are sure to become beloved by the whole family. All you need to serve with a bake is a salad and you have an easy-to-prepare, well-balanced and totally delicious family lunch or dinner. Savoury bakes are the perfect way to bring family and friends together over a wholesome meal that contains all the flavours and love of proper home cooking.
The perfect book for people with busy lives and discerning taste buds. The recipes are all easy to make, easy to shop for, and all use ingredients you can pick up at the supermarket. Recipes cover starters, salads, midweek meals, barbecues, and desserts and take no more than 35 minutes from start to finish.
There's something wonderfully comforting about slow-cooked food. Perhaps it's that sensational aroma that fills your house and the irresistibly rich flavours that warm your soul. Or the melt-in-the-mouth texture of slow-cooked meats and the fact that you can create a hearty crowd-pleasing meal without spending much money or time in the kitchen. For whatever reason, slow-cooked food is undeniably delicious and, best of all, it practically cooks itself, especially if you are using a slow cooker. Simply throw all the ingredients into the pot in the morning, switch it on and return in the evening to the welcoming aroma of a home-cooked dinner.
This is the book for people that love good food but have limited time to cook. The recipes are all easy to make, easy to shop for and most of them have a compact list of ingredients. Chapters are divided by preparation time: 10 minutes, 15 minutes, 25 minutes and 35 minutes. Recipes cover starters, salads, midweek meals, barbecues and desserts. The perfect cookbook for busy people!