The Qigong Bible
By Katherine Allen
The ancient art of Qigong, the "seed of martial arts", not only allows you to maintain your health but also heals the bodies and calms the minds of those who practice it. Featuring 300 photographs from the main schools of Qigong, The Qigong Bible is the ultimate, comprehensive guide to practising Qigong and finding a mental and physical balance in life, encouraging readers of all levels to make Qigong a part of their everyday life.
Quick, Quick Slow: Great Slow Recipes Matched With Super-fast Dishes
By Allegra McEvedy
Inspired by the foxtrot, this new book from chef Allegra McEvedy brings together a variety of tempos and cooking styles to create a unique collection of recipes all based around the rhythm of Quick-Quick-Slow. Each Slow involves an initial input of kitchen time, then the canny cook walks away and lets nature take its course, only returning to whip up the Quicks and make any necessary finishing touches to the long-loved slow. The Slow recipes are about more than low and slow stews bubbling away: they explore how time not only affects flavour and texture but allows for magic to happen. Allegra draws on pickling, proving, curing, pressing, marinating, infusing and preserving as inspiration for the time-takers that are at the heart of each triumvirate. With the slow element underway, Allegra matches each one with a couple of eye-catching Quicks: speedy dishes that can be created in minutes, designed and crafted to complement, and in some cases complete, the accompanying Slow. And it's this change of tempo within each threesome of Quick Quick Slow that keeps the energy and pace of first the book and then the food that comes out of it both varied and exciting. There are simple suppers, light lunches, plenty of face-free veggie recipes and family feasts; stylish recipes for when you have guests to impress, and fun, flavoursome kid-friendly meals too. With Szechuan Treacle Crusted Pork Belly, Jamaican Oxtail Stew, and Dark & Stormy Gingerbread with Angostura Honeycomb, Allegra's food foxtrot has the right moves for everyone.
Quick + Simple = Delicious: Genius, Hassle-free Cooking
By Emily Kydd
Every day there are mouths to feed and meals to cook and yet of course this is often just one in a very long list of tasks that also need to be accomplished and so it's no surprise that the perennial question 'What's for dinner?' causes our stress levels to rise. Thankfully, Quick + Simple = Delicious provides a very intelligent solution as it proves that if you use just add together a few simple ingredients (plus a few store-cupboard essentials like oil and flour etc) and throw in a little know-how, the result is delicious food with maximum flavour and minimum fuss: sourdough + tomatoes + olives + garlic + chicken = Sicilian chicken traybake pastry case + vanilla ice cream + peaches + raspberries = peach melba tart. This book is guaranteed to make your meals tastier and your life easier. There are recipes for dinners, desserts and lunches and brunches, all the ingredients are presented visually so you can see what you need at a glance and the cooking instructions are as simple as 1, 2, 3. It's amazing when being a maths whizz comes this easy!
By Thomas Pavitte
Discover the world's greatest works of art with this ingenious puzzle book from the creator of the best-selling 1000 Dot-to-Dot series, Thomas Pavitte. At first, you see nothing but a baffling tangle of circles - but hidden within each puzzle is a legendary masterpiece waiting to be revealed.Featuring 20 iconic artworks from the Venus de Milo to Klimt's The Kis, Querkles Masterpieces offers hours of creative colouring fun for artistic minds of all ages. Choose five colours, enjoy the surprising results as your unique masterpiece comes to life, and you'll be rewarded with a striking image that you can easily remove and display.
Quick and Easy Quilts: 20 Beautiful Quilting Projects
By Lynne Goldsworthy
Homemade quilts add interest and colour to a room and often become family heirlooms, being passed down to the next generation. Despite being much-loved items, though, many people are put off by the amount of time and effort required to create a quilt. Cue Lynne Goldsworthy, quilter and creator of popular quilting blog Lily's Quilts, with a gorgeous collection of quilts that are quick and easy to make with your sewing machine - some can even be done in a weekend. Quick & Easy Quilts focuses on projects made from big blocks, meaning that the finished project, whilst still beautiful, can be made in a fraction of the time. With her bright, modern designs and easy to follow instructions, this is a must-have book for any wannabe quilter. Twelve stunning quilts include the bright and lively Summer Picnic quilt and the impactful Supernova quilt, whilst a further 8 smaller projects include bed runners, wall hangings, cushion covers and more.
Quick & Easy Birthday Cakes
The Australian Women's Weekly's world famous kids' birthday cakes are now available for even the clumsiest, most time-pressed baker. With spectacular creations in magazines and high expectations from over-excited children, the pressure to create the perfect cake for your child's birthday is immense but this book makes each creation exceptionally easy and approachable. With step-by-step instructions (and photography for the more complicated maneouvres) and AWW's triple-tested guarantee, using Quick & Easy Birthday Cakes enables you to try the most impressive-looking creations, with the reassuring Test Kitchen holding your hand.
By Thomas Pavitte
From the creator of the 1000 Dot-to-Dot series comes Querkles: Icons, putting an exciting twist on the classic colour-by-number images that we loved as children. At first, you see nothing but a baffling tangle of circles, but hidden within each puzzle is a famous face waiting to be revealed!Featuring 20 portraits of icons as diverse as Amy Winehouse, Winston Churchill and Elvis, Querkles: Icons provides hours of creative colouring fun for artistic minds of all ages. Choose a dramatic colour scheme to make your Querkle truly unique, discover who's hidden within, and create a striking portrait that you can easily remove and display.
Quick Cooking for Diabetes
By Louise Blair, Norma McGough
From Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup to Tenderloin of Pork with Pear & Potato and Individual Lime & Raspberry Cheesecakes, this selection of delicious recipes will help you to manage your diabetes more effectively and live life to the full. Whether you're looking for a quick snack for one or meals to entertaining friends and family, Quick Cooking for Diabetes provides you with over 60 sensational, speedy recipes, plus stylish menus to help you plan every meal. It also contains practical information on how to create a balanced diet to suit your needs and maintain healthy blood-glucose levels.
Quick and Easy Kids' Cakes
By Sarah Lewis
This work includes 50 original cakes for boys and girls, covering all occasions from birthdays to Christmas and Easter to Halloween. It is a must for the novice cake-maker as well as providing inspiration for those with more experience. Designed for the busy cook, "Quick & Easy Kids Cakes" has a range of fun and fantasy cakes that can be made in next to no time with all the decorating ideas able to be achieved with minimum fuss and with maximum child appeal.
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