Drinking for Chaps: How to choose one's booze
By Gustav Temple, Olly Smith
Gentleman about town Gustav Temple, editor of The Chap magazine, and Olly Smith, wine expert extraordinaire, have teamed together to write this ultimate guide to alcoholic beverages. A treasure trove of advice, Drinking for Chaps will transform men (and women) from gadabouts and dabblers to titans of taste. Chapters include cocktails, bubbles, wine, beer, cider, spirits and liqueurs, and cover pairing drinks with delicacies as well as how to order booze in a restaurant and the infallible Chap hangover cure. Whether you want to impress your house guests with your lemon twist, dazzle a young lady with your drinking decorum, or order a perfect Martini at your favourite bar, this essential guide will show you how to drink like a king without spending a fortune.
By Jake Spicer
Yes you can draw! Following the success of the Draw in 15 Minutes series, Jake Spicer has created a straightforward drawing course that anyone can follow. Using the tried and tested methods honed in his successful drawing classes, Jake guides the reader through a programme of subjects and scenarios, all designed to give the beginner confidence and build their skills. The subjects include still lifes, cityscapes, people and pets, and each lesson is accompanied by exercises and tips for improvement. The last section of the book looks at skills in more detail, and can be referenced at any stage.Draw is carefully crafted to look and feel accessible to the beginner draftsman, and the lessons are thoughtfully balanced to complement this. Along with the friendly approach, the author provides a thorough foundation in drawing, giving the reader the perfect base to develop their skills and become a confident artist.
Daily Mail All New Giant Crosswords 1
Test your puzzling skills with this new book of Daily Mail Giant Crosswords. With both 'Cryptic' and 'Quick' clues for each super-size crossword, how you tackle them is up to you, whether you're up for a frustratingly tricky challenge, or a more speedy approach.
Daily Mail Big Book of Quick Crosswords Volume 7
A huge compilation of quick but challenging crossword puzzles from the Daily Mail's extensive archives. Perfect for killing time at home or on the daily commute, with over 400 speedy puzzles there's no reason to be bored ever again!
Daily Mail All New Cryptic Crosswords 8
Daily Mail All New Cryptic Crosswords 8 is a new collection of cryptic crosswords, guaranteed to test the grey matter every which way, whatever your age or ability. With 100 brainteasing grids to hone your lateral thinking, this book is perfect for banishing boredom at home or on the daily commute.
Daily Mail Big Book of Cryptic Crosswords Volume 6
This bumper-sized volume will have you thinking sideways, every which way and outside of the box to solve the 200 brilliantly frustrating cryptic crosswords.Perfect for those who love wordplay and cracking clues, Daily Mail Big Book of Cryptic Crosswords 6 provides the ultimate puzzle entertainment for any spare moments in the day.
Difford's Guide: 365 Days of Cocktails
By Simon Difford
We've trawled the globe and pulled together a compendium of quirky happenings, anniversaries, birthdays and traditional events and, using our vast knowledge of the cocktail world, paired each one with an appropriate cocktail. Celebrate everything from Mandela's inauguration to aliens' alleged arrival from outer space.Contents include:* Leninade on January 27, the day the siege of Leningrad was broken* Honey Bee Mine on February 14, Valentine's Day* Shamrock on March 17, St Patrick's Day* The Money Penny on April 13, James Bond's birthday* Darth Jäger on May 4, Star Wars Day* Dry Ice Martini on June 18, the Icelandic Independence Day* La Bicyclette on July 1, the day the first Tour de France started* Old Flame on August 24, the day Vesuvius erupted* Vacation Cocktail on September 27, World Tourism Day* Bitches' Brew on October 31, Hallowe'en* Berlin Sour on November 9, the day the Berlin Wall came down* Rosarita Margarita on December 1, the day Rosa Parks got on a bus...and 353 more!
Daily Mail All New Quick Crosswords 8
Daily Mail All New Quick Crosswords 8 is a brand new collection of 200 puzzles from the Daily Mail. Perfect when killing time at home or facing the daily commute, these fun puzzles are guaranteed to entertain any crossword fan, whether novice or expert.
Daily Mail Big Puzzle Collection
Get ready for an addictive experience as all your favourite puzzles come together in one big book. You'll find every kind of crossword - quick and easy ones that you can fit into your lunch break, cryptic ones with clues that will have you flexing all your mental muscles, and general knowledge (prize) ones for when your brain is feeling energetic! There are also sudoku and super sudoku puzzles added into the mix, to test your number and logic skills. With such a huge variety of puzzle types and ability levels, this bumper book has all the puzzling you could ever want!
Dairy-free Food for Kids
By Nicola Graimes
Full of delicious ideas so that children who are lactose intolerant never need miss out on the joy of eating good food. Includes tasty recipes for basic dairy-free staples, everyday meals and treats and special occasions.All the recipes are quick and easy to make, and perfect for family dinners too with tasty recipes including Spicy Squash Hummus, Mac with No Cheese, Peanutty Noodles, Maple Caramel Fro-yo and Easy Chocolate & Cherry Cake, the choice is endless!
More and more people are diagnosed with diabetes each year and it's incredibly important to ensure you follow a healthy, balanced diet and lifestyle. The Test Kitchen has developed this fabulous cookbook to show just how easy it is to make delicious meals that are good for your health and which the whole family will enjoy.The information and recipes in this cookbook has been endorsed by the Australian Diabetes Council to give you confidence that you are taking the right steps to delay the onset of diabetes, and to help keep symptoms at bay.Packed with useful tips for how best to tackle your diabetes, this book will show that cutting down on fat and sugar does not have to mean a compromise on flavour. With breakfasts, lunches and dinners as well as indulgent sweet treats that are actually good for you, this is a great book for anyone interested in tweaking their diet to make it that bit healthier.
Draw Horses in 15 Minutes
By Diana Hand
Continuing the success of the Draw in 15 Minutes series, horse artist Diana Hand shows you how to express your love of horses through drawing. In a series of tutorials, she describes every stage from finding your model and learning the basic skills of drawing to portraying the movement and spirit of the individual horse. Draw Horses in 15 Minutes will inspire you to make your own expressive drawings based on the principles of equine anatomy. Furthermore, you will discover a skill you never thought you had.
A Dad's Guide to Babycare
By Colin Cooper
Conceived both to teach men the best ways to care for their babies and to reflect their masculine approach to childcare, this book is a comprehensive guide on how to manage every aspect of caring for newborns to older toddlers. A further feature is that it offers help in illuminating and helping to resolve contentious issues over care that frequently arise between partners. Designed to be user friendly, with dozens of step by step and other action photos, it is also filled with tips and anecdotes from fathers who share their hard-won expertise with their peers. As childcare is increasingly shared between couples or performed exclusively by men, it seems only right that men should have a guide of their own.
By Mahny Djahanguiri
Involving your dog in yoga sessions can help you develop your yoga practice, as well as being an entertaining and fun way to bond with your pet. Doga provides a mindful connection with your dog as you mimic your pet's breathing patterns and have to stay controlled throughout the pose to ensure your pet's comfort. As an activity it de-stresses your dog and creates a wonderful sharing and nurturing experience.Classic yoga postures such as the Warrior Lunge and the Downward-Facing Dog are adapted so that your pet can participate. Full-colour photographs alongside practical step-by-step guides show clearly how to do each of the poses in this fun and unique take on yoga.
By Rosie Goodwin, Alice Chadwick
Choose your colours, unleash your creativity and lose yourself in a wonderful coloured universe. As you focus on colouring in and forget the stresses of everyday life, you'll find calm returning.
Dim Sum: Small Bites Made Easy Foreword by Ken Hom
By Helen Tse
Helen and Lisa Tse have been cooking the original recipes that have been handed down through the generations of their family all their lives. Dim Sum they offer everyone a chance to experience the popular Sweet Mandarin Cookery School dim sum masterclass in their very own kitchen. Dim sum recipes span a huge variety of techniques and ingredients, and Helen and Lisa share their skills to demonstrate the perfect creation of an authentic Chinese experience at home with ease. The delicious recipes include Shanghai Dumplings, Mango and Prawn Rolls and Spare Ribs, favourites such as BBQ Skewers and Pork Dumplings, as well as more challenging dishes such as Chrysanthemum Shaped Pastry, Cuttlefish Dumplings, and a range of dim sum desserts.
Draw People in 15 Minutes
By Jake Spicer
Best-selling author and art tutor Jake Spicer here gives you all the skills you need to sketch a convincing figure in just 15 minutes. Draw People in 15 Minutes is a syllabus of carefully crafted tutorials where every aspect of the figure drawing process is examined including: · How to put together a basic sketch of a person · Developing your drawings and taking them further · Materials and set-up · Mark-making · Spatial relationships · How clothes hang on a body · Guerilla sketching in public places like cafes, trains, buses, etc. This book will be especially useful for those unable to find the time to make it to a regular life drawing class as this book can be used anywhere and at any time.
The Daily Mash Annual 2015
Random Acts of Foul-Mouthed Cruelty is the annual from the Daily Mash for 2015 featuring the funniest stories from the UK's most popular original satire website, including: 'Facebook launches schadenfreude button', 'Ashes loss happened too far away to count', 'Wolf Hall making gout fashionable' and 'Britain to be hit by entirely typical weather'. The book will comprise a collection stories from the previous 12 months, together with regular features such as Psychic Bob's astrology ('Leo: You're still convinced that Carly Simon is somebody called Simon who looks a lot like somebody called Carl.'); Holly's agony aunt column and adverts and material unique to the annual.
By Neil Ridley, Joel Harrison
Fortnum & Mason Food & Drink Awards Drink Book of the Year 2015.Annual Spirited Awards - Nominated for Best New Spirits Book 2015.Today's world of spirits is experiencing an explosive increase in craft distillers and pioneers of new distillates. It's about men and women tearing up rule books and creating new spirits with extraordinary personality and passion. This book uncovers the best spirits the world has to offer. These are not necessarily the best-known examples on the planet - though if they are good, they have a place here - but the best crafted and most interesting. Spirit by spirit Joel Harrison and Neil Ridley explain what you need to know to appreciate a spirit - its ingredients, its classic forms, the choices a distiller makes in creating it - and offer their picks to 'Drink Before You Expire' - the world's best examples of their type, from gin and rum to shochu and tequila. There are plenty of suggestions for how to drink too, with innovative and classic cocktails and their insider tips on getting the best out of your spirits.
Death by Burrito
By Shay Ola
Delicious modern recipes from Death by Burrito, the revolutionary Mexican eatery based at the Catch bar in the heart of Shoreditch, with a new branch recently opened in central London.A far cry from the Tex-Mex style of Mexican fast food, where cheese and mince dominate, the dishes in Death by Burrito put taste first - the truly exceptional range of starters, main meals and sides prioritises fresh, vibrant flavours: Smoked Beef Short Rib Mole Tacos, Deconstructed Guacamole with Blue Corn Tortillas and Crab Cakes also look stunning on the plate.To recreate the atmosphere of Death by Burrito at home, the perfect tequila cocktail is essential: the legendary Taqueria Toreador Slushy is sure to become a favourite.