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The Grafter's Handbook

By Steve Bradley, R. J. Garner
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Steve Bradley, R. J. Garner
R. J. Garner's The Grafter's Handbook is the classic reference book on plant propagation by grafting and has now been revised and updated for a new generation by respected horticulturalist, Steven Bradley. Everything the dedicated amateur, student and professional horticulturalist wants to know about grafting is here, clearly written in a concise and straightforward style. Chapters include Compatibility & Cambial Contact, Rootstocks & their Propagation, Tools & Accessories, Methods of Grafting and Grafting Established Trees.
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  • The Goodness of Nuts and Seeds

    By Natalie Seldon
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    Natalie Seldon
    Nuts and seeds are vitamin and mineral powerhouses, offering many health benefits, including keeping your heart healthy, supporting your immune system and keeping your brain in tip-top condition. In The Goodness of Nuts & Seeds, Natalie Seldon uses these versatile nuggets of nutrition to conjure up all kinds of culinary magic. Part of The Goodness Of series, this book is arranged by type into Milks, Butters & Oils, Flours and Whole & Chopped, with recipes ranging from Green Cashew Nut Smoothie to Orange, Poppy Seed & Pistachio Brunch Muffins, and from Roast Chicory and Bean Salad with Turmeric Walnuts to Tahini and Miso-roast Cauliflower Steaks with Sesame. A love for food and real appreciation of great produce is at the core of these beautiful and delicious recipes that will inspire you to delve into your store cupboard and transform simple recipes into delicious dishes.
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  • The Goodness of Raw Chocolate

    By Kathy Kordalis
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    Kathy Kordalis
    Why raw? When cacao beans are naturally fermented and dried rather than roasted, they retain much more of their natural goodness. The process also means the berry and coffee notes found in raw chocolate's flavour are intensified - similar to unsweetened dark chocolate. Plus it's very versatile, works in savoury or sweet dishes and, most importantly, makes you feel good in your body and soul. Part of The Goodness Of series, Raw Chocolate offers well-chosen recipes that minimise cooking to ensure that as any of raw chocolate's nutrients as possible are retained to deliver the best benefits. Kathy provides delicious recipes in an accessible, light and easy way for a wide variety of home cooks, from a quick Berry and Raw Chocolate Smoothie to simple Roast Veg with Raw Chocolate Picada. With tips and tricks and a balanced approach to cooking healthy and nourishing food, she also offers vegan and dairy-free options and healthier twists on classics with a focus on flavour
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    Gatherings

    By Flora Shedden
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    Flora Shedden
    A gathering is an easy way of cooking and hosting. It means no pressure, no code of conduct, and everyone - cook included - can actually enjoy themselves. This collection is a mixture of modern dishes, staple snacks, salads and sides, interesting bakes, and puddings perfect to end a feast with. Nothing overly fussy or complicated, just tasty, pretty plates of food.Choose from the chapters led by occasion or pick and choose from dishes such as Sloe Gin Braised Venison, Cocoa Nib Brownies and Redcurrant Pavlovas to put on a spread. There are menu ideas to show you how.CONTENTSMornings Quick & Slow | Menu idea: Autumnal brunchSmall Plates | Menu idea: Spring lunchFood to Fling Together | Menu idea: Riverside picnicFood to Take your Time About | Menu idea: Wandering weekendsEverything Baked | Menu idea: Summer garden partyDrinks & Other Things to Celebrate with | Menu idea: Winter partySweet Plates & Puds | Menu idea: Presents
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    Gizzi's Season's Eatings

    By Gizzi Erskine
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    Gizzi Erskine
    No one loves a get-together more than Gizzi, so in her latest book she shows you how to create delicious, crowd-pleasing fare for every occasion. Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, a New Year's brunch or a frightful feast for Halloween: whatever the occasion, you will find something special to share with the ones you love. Recipes include Boxing Day turkey mole enchiladas, Bonfire night sausage casserole, Thanksgiving clambake and Dense chocolate Christmas cake.Praise for the bestselling Gizzi's Healthy Appetite:'A great collection of food you'll really want to eat' - Tom Kerridge'The Korean fried chicken is our go-to indulgence... there's no excuse for such dishes not to feature regularly in your midweek menu' - Stylist'A seriously smart foodie authority' - GQ
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    The Great Emoji Quizbook

    By Martin Toseland
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    Martin Toseland
    Succinct, cheerful and globally understood, emojis are everyone's second language. Who knew you were so multilingual?! So why not test your emoji decoding skills with these emoji strings, covering the best culture, your favourite tunes, the greatest films and the biographies of the famous and infamous in your other tongue?Each emoji string is given a difficulty rating, ranging from easy (smiling face with sunglasses), moderate (anguished face) and difficult (pouting face) levels. With a wide range of questions and topics, all broken down into a series of clever icons, this book is guaranteed to put a smiley on your face.CHAPTERS:1. An emoji history of the world2. Whose life is it anyway?3. Movie strings4. The literary emoticon5. Ode to a smiley6. Plays for today7. The Bardicon8. Smiley fables9. Emojis sing!10. E-sports
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  • GQ Eats

    'If food is the new rock 'n' roll, this recipe book is Sgt. Pepper's.' - Heston Blumenthal.Featuring recipes from the UK's best restaurants, plus tips and techniques from the country's top chefs, GQ Eats is an indispensable guide for enthusiastic home cooks, sophisticated diners and good-food fanatics. This is the best of British food for men who want to cook and for women who want to know what to feed them. With contributions from leading chefs and food writers including: Jason Atherton; Raymond Blanc; Heston Blumenthal; Fergus Henderson; Giorgio Locatelli; Yotam Ottolenghi; Oliver Peyton; Gordon Ramsay; Mark Hix; Michel Roux Jnr; Marcus Wareing and Bryn Williams.The recipes provide inspiration for any occasion, from brilliant breakfasts to food for a Boys' Night In (Daniel Boulud's Coq au Vin), Michelin-star Meals such as Giorgio Locatelli's Tomato and Chilli Pasta with Prawns and Gordon Ramsay's Honey and Cider Roast Leg of Lamb, and rock 'n' roll Roasts - from Pitt Cue's Pulled Pork to Mark Hix's Roast Chicken. Remember to save room for alfresco feasts, delectable desserts and killer cocktails.Accompanied by images from brilliant photographers Romas Ford and Tom Schierlitz, GQ has created a cutting-edge compendium of recipes to cook again and again.
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  • The Goodness of Avocado

    By Lucy Jessop
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    Lucy Jessop
    Avocados are having a moment, and for good reason. Creamy, moreish and nutritious, there's no wonder we're all going mad for them. Yes, they're high in fat, but it's the good kind, plus they have antioxidant properties, help protect against damaging free radicals and help maintain healthy blood pressure. With chapters divided by texture, Avocado offers an abundance of recipes to enjoy this healthy fruit. Whether you like it smooth, smashed, chunky or whole, there doesn't seem to be a way that this nutrient packed fruit can't be eaten. Smashed on toast for a snack, topped with eggs for brunch, whizzed into feel-good smoothies, chopped into zingy salsas to serve with fish or meat, sliced into on-the-go lunches, shaken into a salad dressing or swapped with cream to make an indulgent dessert, the mouth-watering list goes on.
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  • The Goodness of Coconut: 40 Irresistible Energy-Packed Recipes

    By Emily Jonzen
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    Emily Jonzen
    Few foods have seen the spotlight in recent years as much as the coconut. Since lingering at the bottom of the fashionable fruit chart, the brown, hairy and difficult to crack contender has risen to the top, making up for what it lacks in looks by packing a nutritional punch. Hailed as one of the top superfoods of 2015, sales of coconut-based food have rocketed, its liquid form has even been referred to as an 'uniquely curative elixir' - indeed, the humble coconut is certainly having it's moment. Once confined to the filling of a Bounty bar, coconut now comes in an array of forms; Emily Jonzen arranges her book by texture and variety, with chapters divided into Milk & Water, Oil, Flour and Desiccated. Packed with an amazing range of recipes from savoury dishes such as Coconut-crusted Chicken or Stir-fried squid to sweet things such as Coconut Flour Pancakes and Coconut & Pistachio Brownies, Emily will have you going nuts over nature's finest and most versatile ingredient. The unassuming coconut is now taking its rightful place as the darling of the 'superfoods'.While they may not be much to look at, they are your best cooking companion - work these hairy wonder-fruits and reap the healthy benefits.
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  • The Goodness of Greens: 40 Incredible Nutrient-Packed Recipes

    By Claire Rogers
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    Claire Rogers
    Superfoods come and go. But greens - beans, peas, broccoli, cabbage, lettuce; rocket, watercress and spinach, not forgetting the all important kale, spinach's denser and more nutritious cousin - are here to stay. No longer regulated to the side of the plate, greens take centre stage now. Part of The Goodness Of...series of healthy ingredient led cookery books, this book offers vibrant recipes packed full of goodness and explores the different textures and flavours provided by these nutrient-dense ingredients. From Pea Soup and Watercress, Sorrel & Wild Leek Broth to Kale Crisps, Spinach Tart and Kale and Quinoa with Walnut Labneh Balls, these delicious recipes will allow you to embrace your inner Popeye and get creative with your greens.
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  • The Goodness of Garlic: 40 Amazing Immune-Boosting Recipes

    By Natasha Edwards
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    Natasha Edwards
    Garlic is one of the world's most valued ingredients, synonymous with so many cuisines that most kitchens would be bare without it. Not only does is have an irresistible flavour, it also has astonishing healing powers. Consuming just one clove a day will not only top up your body's supplies of vital vitamins and minerals, but also help maintain a healthy heart and help the body fight off infection. So inspire your culinary creativity with this medicinal marvel. Part of a series of four healthy ingredient-led cookery books, Garlic harnesses the extraordinary health benefits of this mighty bulb in simple and varied recipes, from classic dishes such as Aioli and Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic to salad dressings and immune-boosting winter soups. Growing up with garlic has excited and inspired Natasha Edwards to create dishes that burst with flavour and boost your health.
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    The Game Cookbook

    By Clarissa Dickson Wright, Johnny Scott
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    Clarissa Dickson Wright, Johnny Scott
    The Game Cookbook contains both exciting recipes and insightful information on the history and habitat of game. The chapters are divided into types of game, from the familiar pheasant, partridge and venison to the less obvious coarse fish including pike and carp. Each chapter gives history and lore, helpful advice on hanging, dressing and carving, and of course, tasty, imaginative recipes that have a refreshing and international feel. The variety of over 130 easy-to-follow recipes from Partridge with Lentils and Pickled Lemons to Salmon Fishcakes made with Gnocchi, mixes classic with modern to create an inspirational cookery book for both the amateur and advanced cook.
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    Grains are Good: 120 Delicious Ways to Cook with Ancient Grains

    By Ghillie James
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    Ghillie James
    Grains have always played an important part in a healthy diet, but not everyone knows how to cook with them. Ghillie not only discusses all the grains - their provenance, nutritional benefit, how best to cook them - but showcases 120 international recipes that celebrate them. Start the day with Breakfast Quinoa with Raisins and Honey, take Maki and California Rolls to work for lunch, bake some Lazy Courgette & Sundried Tomato Cornbread at the weekend, create a feast of Fragrant Vegetable Biryani for friends, knock up a bulgar wheat Tabbouleh or Fennel Freekeh Pilav for a quick midweek supper or indulge in a Polenta and Ricotta Berry Torte. Everyone should be eating more of these grains rather than relying on staples like pasta and this book is here to inspire and excite.
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