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The Vintage Tea Party Year

By Angel Adoree
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Angel Adoree
''Elegant images and illustrations adorn the pages of Angel Adoree's delightful book, which is brimming with style and recipe ideas'' -The Times"Party like its 1949" - Irish IndependentAngel Adoree cordially invites you to accompany her on a journey to create your perfect vintage tea party year!Angel is the founder of The Vintage Patisserie, a popular vintage hosting company offering bespoke tea parties from a bygone era, delivering everything from music, makeovers and - of course - a customised menu of tea party treats that elevate any function into a swanky soiree. The Vintage Tea Party Year takes you on twelve months of parties,celebrations and tea-time treats as well as introducing more games and craft projects for your chosen theme.See the New Year in with vintage style, make Valentine's Day extra special, give every child their dream tea party, find inspiration for weddings and baby showers, be the talk of the town with your own summer street party and wrap up for winter with a vintage-inspired Christmas. Angel's inimitable style will take you on a seasonal journey and help you put on the perfect tea party whatever the occasion.Your vintage year includes...INTRODUCTION Hello! Can you tell already that the era of "vintage" is a considerable source of inspiration for me? On these pages, I explain how the past has influenced mypresent and future, and suggest how to use this book to plan your own vintage-style party.NEW YEAR'S EVE TEA PARTY To end your year on a high note and start the next as you mean to go on, look no further -that is, if you intend to go on in decadence, glamour, indulgence... This chapter showcasesmy most fabulous New Year's Eve party ideas, so that you can give the event the attention itdeserves, then let your hair down in style (or go for an uber-elegant vintage up-do perhaps?).CHILDREN'S TEA PARTY Roll up, roll up! Who doesn't love the circus, what with its bright colours, crazy costumes andgiddy, gleeful sense of fun? The spirit of the circus plus yummy treats dreamed up in kiddyheaven equals a spectacular party to live on in the memories of kids and grown-up kids alike!COMING OF AGE TEA PARTY When a girl comes of age, it's definitely something worth celebrating. And a young lady shouldbegin womanhood in a sassy dress with a chic hair-do, wearing a lady-like pair of gloves inwhich to raise her mocktail glass as she shares a toast to her glorious life ahead.TEA FOR TWO Love is in the air (and in the hair...). Whether it's for Valentine's Day, or for anyday on which your passions are running high, my suggestions for how toromance the man in your life are sure to make him swoon!HEN TEA PARTY When a treasured girlfriend leaves the single life behind, it's time to pull out all thestops. This party must be momentous, and the name of the game is sheerindulgence, naughtiness and uproarious fun. Bring a touch of the cabaretto your night of decadence and it's bound to be fabulous!
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The Vintage Tea Party Book

By Angel Adoree
Authors:
Angel Adoree
"The Vintage Tea Party helps you plan not only stunning recipes for all sorts of delicious treats but also gives you countless styling tips for the perfect occasion." - Glamour Magazine (SA)"Bring out the bone china for this book from vintage guru Angel Adoree..." - The IndependentAngel Adoree cordially invites you to accompany her on a journey to create your perfect vintage tea party!The Vintage Patisserie is a haven of all things glamour, vintage and retro. Run by Angel Adoree, the outstanding character you may have seen on Dragon's Den, the Vintage Patisserie is a vintage hosting company offering bespoke tea parties from a bygone era. For that reason, there's nowhere better to get simple, elegant advice for hosting your very own Vintage Tea Party at home than from Angel and The Vintage Tea Party Book.As well as providing sumptuous elegant recipes to cover every time of the day, Angel's The Vintage Tea Party Book covers the full breadth of those little touches that make the perfect vintage party: Invitations, attire, decorations, props and more. The book is broken into: BRUNCH What do you mean, morning is no time for a party?! High Breakfast is the height of civilization and, here, I share my most refined brunch dishes, for a morning tea party fit for a Queen. Don your headscarf and on with the preparations!AFTERNOON Is your pinkie finger raised at the ready? There's nothing more British than Afternoon Tea. This chapter is a treasure trove of tea-time delights, from classics to decadent treats, and I show how to make a Union Flag for the ultimate traditional tea party.EVENING The evening tea party is all about glamour, giggles and good friends. On these pages, I share my most impressive recipes, for maximum impact on the eye and taste buds, to give the special people in your life the treat they deserve.STYLE You've organized the perfect vintage do, now it's time for the perfect vintage hairdo, and the perfect vintage dress, and for getting your make-up - and your man - looking just stunning. You'll be the most glamorous hostess in town!Angel Adoree was the outstanding character of this year s Dragon s Den. She received £100k investment from Deborah Meaden and Theo Paphitis for developing her website and for buying a shop/property in Soho for her business - Vintage Patisserie.Vintage Patisserie is a vintage hosting company that provide tea parties which are fabulously retro, delivering everything from music, makeovers and - of course - a customised menu of tea party treats that elevate any function into a swanky soiree. The Vintage Tea Party Book embraces the style and class of the trendy London Vintage scene and illustrates how to beautifully recreate the tasty treats and classic styles at home. With a unique mixture of recipes and feature spreads with accessible tips on hairstyling, makeup methods and where to collect vintage china -- The Vintage Tea Party Book has it all!
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Vampire Art Now

By Jasmine Becket-Griffith, Matthew David Becket
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Jasmine Becket-Griffith, Matthew David Becket
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Viva La Revolucion!

By Fiona Dunlop
Authors:
Fiona Dunlop
Mexico is experiencing a gastronomic revolution. A return to pre-Hispanic cooking techniques and current trends towards tapas-style eating are sweeping a wind of change through the country's food. From Michoacan to Mexico City, from Oaxaca to the Yucatan, Fiona Dunlop, author of the highly successful "New Tapas", has sought out the chefs and cooks at the forefront of Mexican cooking to discover the ingredients and techniques and recipes at the heart of this revolution. Here you will find new dishes as well as modern versions of classics. Chillies, seafood, chicken, pork, game, tortillas and tacos play a central role as do vegetarian dishes based on beans, tomatoes, avocados, squash, corn and sweet potatoes.
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Veggie Chic

By Rose Elliot
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Rose Elliot
Do you find yourself stuck for ideas when you have vegetarians coming for dinner? In 'Rose Elliot's Sumptuous Suppers' Britain's best-loved vegetarian writer brings her wealth of experience to a collection of 100 mouthwatering dishes.Dazzle your dinner guests with 'Dauphinoise Roulade with Red Chard and Dolcelatte Filling' or 'Wild Mushroom Tempura with Garlic Mayonnaise', or impress at a party by serving 'Baby Yorkshire Puddings with Nut Roast and Horseradish'. For a summer soirée why not try 'Salad of Warm Artichokes and Chanterelles' followed by 'Pink Champagne Granita Marbled with Raspberries'? Equally delicious as a quick meal for two after work or served as part of a sophisticated dinner, these sumptuous vegetarian recipes are guaranteed to delight.
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The Very Best in Contemporary Fantasy Art and Illustration

By Martin McKenna
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Martin McKenna
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Vegetarian Supercook

By Rose Elliot
Authors:
Rose Elliot
Internationally renowned author Rose Elliot brings her vast experience to new and exciting recipes. By breathing new life into more than 100 vegetarian recipes and solving everyday conundrums such as how to cook artichokes or what to serve as a centrepiece dish, she makes vegetarian cooking both easy and delicious. It helps you entertain with ease, cook classics with an exciting twist, or even stay slim while eating mouthwatering meals. There is something for every occasion, whether it' s an after-work meal for the family cooked in under 30 minutes or a leisurely barbecue with friends. From international dishes such as South American Pinto and Pumpkin Casserole, to everyday favourites, such as Courgette, Ricotta and Petit Pois Lasagne, even the most hardened carnivores will be tempted by these delectable dishes.
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Volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, tornadoes, fires and floods are all explored, including recent catastrophes such as the Asian tsunami and the flooding of New Orleans. Discover why some regions experience these natural disasters and understand the devastation they leave behind. A comprehensive look at the science behind nature's most terrifying forces.
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