Hamlyn QuickCook: Food For Friends
By Emma Lewis
This brand new collection of 360 recipes provides a wealth of inspiration forrelaxing meals to share with friends even when you're short of time. Based onsimple, fresh ingredients, quick cooking methods and beautiful presentation, thesedishes are sure to impress even if you only dashed through the door half an hourbefore serving them.Whether it's a formal dinner party, or a more relaxed supper with loved ones,Quickcook: Food for Friends has starters,mains and desserts to satisfy all tastes andkeep your visitors coming back for more.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Healthy Feasts
By Joy Skipper
In recent years, with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity on the rise, we have become more and more aware that the foods we eat can have a real impact on our health. Eating a balanced, healthy diet is therefore of the utmost importance, and thanks to the recipes in Hamlyn QuickCook: Healthy Feasts, it can be an easy and enjoyable part of your life.So what is the best way to ensure your diet is healthy and nutrient rich? The best way to ensure good health is to eat variety of different foods prepared from scratch, including good-quality protein, nutritious unrefined carbohydrates, and a good variety of fruit and vegetables, as well as nuts and seeds.Change your life for the better with this essential recipe collection. Breakfast on Oat, banana and ginger muffins or Wholemeal blueberry pancakes with lemon curd yoghurt, lunch on Cheesy spinach-stuffed mushrooms, Greek pitta pockets or Mini smoked trout quiches, and dine on Butternut, mushroom and broccoli gratin, Bacon and leek tortilla, Fish pie or Beef and lentil chilli. If you feel like a treat, there's no need to feel guilty with this virtuous selection - try Oat-topped pear and ginger pudding, Winter fruits with orange ricotta, or Cocoa, orange and pecan flapjacks. Healthy, nutritious food has never been this tasty!
Hamlyn QuickCook: Cooking for Kids
By Emma Jane Frost
Eliminate tea-time tantrums for good with this fantastic collection of recipes designed to appeal to children while giving you the piece of mind that they are eating a healthy balanced diet. From BakedWholemeal Breakfast Muffins with Bacon and Cheese, to Sticky Chicken Drumsticks with Homemade Coleslaw and falafel with Crudités, you'll give your kids a great start to the day as well as fantastic lunch box treats.In addition there are recipes that will suit the whole family for dinner such as Smokey Sausage and Bean Casserole with Peppers and Creamy Pork and Apple Pies as well as traditional and brand-new kids' favourites including Fish Fingers with Sweet Potato Chips and Bacon, Pea and Potato Frittata. As always with the Quickcook series every recipe offers 10-, 20- and 30-minute options to suit your busy schedule.Breakfast and Lunchbox - including Spiced Eggy Fruit Bread with Yogurt and Berries, On-the-go Granola Breakfast Bars, Sausage and Tomato Puff Pastry Turnover and Lightly Curried Cous Cous Salad.Kids' Favourites - including Easy Scone Pizzas, Homemade Chicken Nuggets with Sunblush Tomato Dipping Sauce, Shepherd's Pie with Hidden Veg and Frankfurter Frittata.For All the Family - including Kedgeree-style rice with Spinach, Gnocchi Pasta Gratin, One-Pot Paella and Chicken, Bacon and Leek Pies.Tasty Treats - including Chocolate Pots with hidden Prunes, Strawberry & Raspberry Eton Mess, Orange Drizzle Tray Bake and Puff Pastry Apple & Cinnamon Tarts.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Desserts
By Denise Smart
Hamlyn QuickCook: Italian
By Joy Skipper
The food of Italy remains one of the most popular cuisines in the world, providing fresh flavours and ingredients in delicious combinations. Now Quickcook: Italian shows you how to make 360 wonderfully authentic and regional dishes in as little as 30, 20 or 10 minutes. The collection includes much-loved classics such as pasta and pizza with delicious new twists to suit cooks working to tight schedules. It's a definitive guide - and perfect aid - for busy cooks who understand that there's no food more delicious or attractive than that from an Italian kitchen.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Cakes & Bakes
By Jo McAuley
This wonderful collection of 360 great tasting recipes is perfect for anyone who wants to know how to make perfect cakes and bakes in record-breaking time. Its clever layout will ensure that you'll always be able to make wonderful treats from savoury biscuits and muffins to sweet cupcakes, traybakes, pies and tarts. If you're pressed for time, then the 10-minute options provide clever short-cuts, and if you have a little longer then the 30-minute versions will show you how to add something a bit more special.
Hac Summer Favourites Bundle Ebook
3 in 1 eBook bundle!200 Easy Suppers200 Super Salads200 Barbecue RecipesEnjoy the sunshine with this fantastic collection of the very finest summer recipes from Hamlyn All Colour Cookbooks.Packed with seasonal ideas, this special Summer Bundle of Easy Suppers, Super Salads and Barbecue Recipes provides everything you need to eat well all the way to October. With ideas for impromptu picnics, lavish dinner parties, crowded barbecues and quick weeknight suppers, there's something for every occasion. Old favourites include pork burgers with grilled pears, spring vegetable salad and quick white chocolate mouse, and for a more exotic meal there's barbequed scallops with nam jim dressing, pumpkin feta and pine nut salad and blood-orange sorbet. The Summer Bundle is all you need for perfect alfresco dining.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Fish
By Emma Lewis
Choose from a variety of fish and seafood recipes that will deliver delicious results in less than half an hour with Hamlyn QuickCook: Fish. Whether you've got 30 minutes, 20 minutes or 10 minutes to spare, you'll find a tasty and healthy fish dish to fit the bill. You'll be able to cook timeless classics such as Crusted Trout with Beurre Blanc or spicy summer treats such as Chorizo-stuffed Plaice with Tomatoes. Other entrees include hearty stews and soups, dinner party favorites, and spectacular pasta, rice, and noodle dishes.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Chicken
By Emma Jane Frost
Choose from 360 easy chicken dishes that can be made in 10, 20 or 30 minutes. Chicken is one of the nation's favourite meats and is a healthy, lean source of protein. The book includes exotic additions such as Jerk Chicken and Pepper Stir-fry, Chicken Drumstick Jambalaya and Chicken, Apricot and Almond Tagine; classic home comforts like Speedy Coq au Vin and Chicken, Cheese and Broccoli Bake; and light bites including Chicken Nachos and Chicken, Basil and Goat's Cheese Panini, ensuring you'll never tire of fresh ideas for this versatile ingredient.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Hot & Spicy
360 hot and spicy recipes to fit the time you have available. Including tasty recipes for Aubergine, Tomato and Chilli Curry, Spiced Okra, Tomato and Coconut Saute, Piri Piri Griddled Squid with Mint and Coriander, Turmeric Mackerel Skewers with Chilli Rice Noodles and Harissa Spiced Turkey and Vegetable Skewers, there are plenty of fresh ideas and exotic tastes, however rushed you may be.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Pasta
By Emma Lewis
Choose from 360 easy pasta dishes that can be made in just 30, 20 or 10 minutes. With tasty recipes for Rich Mushroom Pasta with Sizzling Parma Ham, Pesto with Charred Tomatoes, and a wide range of midweek meals including Mexican Chicken Pasta and No Chop Pasta Salad, there are plenty of family favorites and healthy suppers to turn Pasta Night into the most delicious night of the week.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Budget Meals
By Jo McAuley
Hamlyn QuickCook: Budget Meals offers the perfect alternative to elaborate kitchen preparations, expensive restaurant meals or microwave ready-meals by showing you how to use limited ingredients, simple methods and minimal time to create pocketbook-friendly meals that are quick, easy and - most importantly - delicious. 360 fabulous recipes include Chorizo and Red Pepper Tortilla, Peppery Smoked Mackerel Brandade and Deconstructed Shepherd's Pie. From starters and light bites to fuss-free desserts, this is a comprehensive guide to creating a varied array of delectable dishes and is perfect for those new to cooking, students or anybody looking to expand their midweek routine beyond the local takeaway. So put down the phone, throw away those delivery menus and get cooking!
Hamlyn QuickCook: Vegetarian
By Sunil Vijayakar
Easy vegetarian meals that can be made in just 30, 20 or 10 minutes, allowing busy cooks to choose from 360 great vegetarian recipes that they can fit into the limited time they have available. This fantastically flexible approach will help you create a variety of great dishes including breakfast and light bites, midweek meals, family favorites, food for friends, and delicious desserts.
Hugh Johnson's Wine Journal
By Hugh Johnson
This elegant journal includes expert advice from the world's most popular wine writer, Hugh Johnson, on topics such as grape types, vintages and pairing wine with food. It is the perfect place to record those wines you have particularly enjoyed, to compile personal tasting notes, list friends' favourites and to note the wines you drank on special occasions or with exceptional meals.
Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2012
By Hugh Johnson
Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the ultimate compact guide. Now in its 35th edition, it is the UK's number one wine book appealing to wine-lovers and professionals alike. It is the key reference for enthusiasts, investors and collectors and this year's edition boasts up-to-date news on more than 6,000 wines, growers, and regions, plus invaluable vintage information from experts around the world. A new colour supplement focuses on the array of wines from the South of France, while a new section offers the reader alternative wines to try based on those they already drink. More than 200 of Johnson's favourites for 2012 are also included. Hugh Johnson's winning formula of insight, critical appraisal of the world of wine, plus vintage news has never been bettered.
Hell On 4 Paws
By Gwen Bailey
As a bestselling author and owner of the Puppy School franchise, Gwen Bailey is one of the UK's most respected dog behaviour experts and has helped millions to transform their troublesome pets into obedient and happy hounds. So what happened when one of her students - Chesil, the most dysfunctional pooch in Britain - refused to lay down, and he just so happened to be her own dog?!Hell On 4 Paws is the witty and wonderful story of how Gwen's life was turned on its head when she took on a new man in her life, his family, and the unruly Chesil, her greatest challenge yet. As if adjusting to a new relationship, new home and new responsibilities wasn't tough enough, Gwen also has to deal with Chesil's bizarre and antisocial behaviour, a constant distraction in her crazy new life. Follow Chesil's amusing exploits as his outrageous personality clashes with Gwen's time-tested techniques, and see him slowly change from an aggressive, possessive nightmare to a proud winner of the Gold Award for good citizenship. A feel-good and inspirational tale for anyone who's ever had trouble raising a rowdy hound, Hell On 4 Paws shows that sometimes even the best trainers can encounter problems, and that, with a little persistence, even the worst pets can become compassionate creatures.
The Halogen Oven Cookbook
By Maryanne Madden
Halogen ovens are super convenient appliances that can be kept on your kitchen counter. They heat with a combination of infra red and convection to cook food 40% faster than a conventional oven - but unlike soggy microwaves, halogen ovens produce delicious results every time. Using a combination of racks you simply layer the food, set the dials and produce a whole meal from one appliance. Whether it's simply defrosting a delicious joint of meat or a making a more elaborate recipe, a halogen will take the time and hassle out of all of your favourite dishes. In this book you'll find simple instructions, cooking times and tips to get you started. With a fantastic range of over 100 recipes, you'll discover how easy cooking with a halogen oven can be.
Hugh Johnson In The Garden
By Hugh Johnson
Tradescant's Diary, a column of garden jottings, first appeared in the RHS magazine, The Garden, in June 1975. Hugh Johnson was its author (in addition to his being Editorial Director of the magazine) and it became a monthly fixture for the RHS's committed gardeners. Hugh's writings are filled with an eclectic mixture of topical, whimsical and humorous anecdotes and are organised to follow a gardener's monthly calendar. Under the name Tradescant's Diary, a name taken from John Tradescant, gardener to Lord Cecil at Hatfield House and to King James I, who was one of the first men to introduce plants from foreign countries to his own garden, Hugh's writings appeared in The Garden from 1975-2006, in Gardens Illustrated in 2007, and in 2008 still appear as monthly blogs through his own website (www.tradsdiary.com).
How to Knit
If you've ever wanted to knit but never knew where to start, then this is the book for you. Starting at the very beginning with how to cast on, you'll soon be impressing friends and family with your creative flair! Learn all the techniques step-by-step and then choose from 20 straightforward projects, including everything from bags and blankets to hats and sweaters. With expert advice on yarns and equipment and an inspiring stitch gallery for 80 different patterns, How to Knit is sure to get your needles clicking.