Vintage Wedding Flowers
By Vic Brotherson
Vic Brotherson believes that wedding flowers should express the character and individuality of a couple. In Vintage Wedding Flowers she provides ideas and inspiration for everything from bouquets to buttonholes, to table dressings, and corsages - and to suit all possible budgets. Chapters include Classic Flora, which considers traditional white and green displays; Graceful Rose, which has soft and graceful arrangements; Crazy Iris, for the more adventurous bride; and Romantic Violet, for those wanting a magical, dreamy feel. Full of beautifully shot colour photographs and helpful, step-by-step instructions, Vintage Wedding Flowers helps you create beautiful, timeless wedding flowers from simple blooms whether you plan to do the flowers yourself or employ someone to do them for you.
The Vintage Sweets Book
By Angel Adoree
"It is hard not to be swept along by Adoree's enthusiasm for the past..." - Sunday Times Style MagazineThis trademark die-cut version on the Vintage Sweets Book (24 x 19 cm) sits beside the Vintage Tea Party Book and The Vintage Tea Party year. A mini edition of this book is also available. Copy and paste 9781845338312 into the search bar.Angel Adoree invites you on a nostalgic journey to rediscover your childhood fascination with all things sweet. The Vintage Sweets Book shows you that with a 'spoonful of sugar' and a little imagination, you can create your favourite vintage sweets and party treats for every soirée.You'll learn to make love Hearts for your sweetheart, Parma Violets for your gran, Fruit Jellies for your friends, Sugared Mice for the kids, Jazzies for a party and a couple of naughty, sweetie-inspired cocktails for yourself. Each chapter is crammed with delightful retro sweet recipes, tempting cocktails and puddings inspired by the sweets, as well as craft projects to help bring the magic to life.To add a novel twist to your party there are inspired cocktails to go with sweets so the grown-ups can enjoy an extra treat once the kids are in bed. Sample amongst others the delights of a rose lollipop Cocktail, gin Fizz, rocktail, Parma Violet Cocktail, Sarsaparilla Cocktail or a Cough Candy Toddy!Your vintage sweets book includes...Sweetie know-howSweet beginningsI always like to kill two birds with one stone so, in this chapter, I teach you all the basics of sweetie-making while taking you on a trip down memory lane. You'll learn to make Love Hearts for your sweetheart, Parma Violets for your gran, Fruit Jellies for your friends, Sugared Mice for the kids, Jazzies for a party and a couple of naughty, sweetie-inspired cocktails for yourself!Softball, firmball & hardball sweets Who was the first to discover that some beautiful alchemy takes place when you heat up sugar in a bit of water? Well, whoever they were, I hope they are luxuriating in heaven as we speak! And you will be too when you suck on the spoils of this chapter -Toffee Bonbons, Liquorice, Gumdrops, Marshmallows, Rum & Raisin Fudge, Edinburgh Rock and other glorious delights.Soft-crack & hard-crack sweets Do you find it impossible to resist crunching on a firm sweet? Or do you have the self-discipline to keep sucking? Either way, the sugar thermometer will be your new best friend as you learn to take sugar up to molten temperatures to create your favourite hard sweeties of yesteryear - Toffee, Nut Brittle, Rhubarb & Custard Sweets, Rock, Sherbet Dips - all the old favourites are here.
Vuckovic's Horror Miscellany
By Jovanka Vuckovic
From 'Frankenstein' and 'Dracula' to 'Night of the Living Dead' and 'The Omen', this grisly grimoire conjures up ghouls, demons and all manner of things that go bump in the night. Crammed with endless facts, trivia, and stories about every aspect of horror-from 1950s EC Comics and TV series 'The Twilight Zone'; to the music of Black Sabbath and Japanese horror films-this little gem of spookiness is guaranteed to keep readers up all night. Intriguing insights into the lives and work of classic horror writers like H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, Clive Barker, and Stephen King are complemented by fascinating behind-the-scenes peeks into the productions of 'Psycho', 'The Thing', and 'Halloween'.Vuckovic's many authoritative lists include: The Top 13 Vampire Films; Scariest Horror Video Games; and The Best Horror Movie Taglines: " The good news is your date is here! The bad news is ... he's dead!" revealing humor in the horror.'Vuckovic's Horror Miscellany' is the ideal present for 'The Walking Dead' and 'World War Z' fan in your life. Just don't read it alone!
Veggie Main Meals
Whether you're a committed vegetarian, looking to reduce your meat consumption for environmental reasons, or just looking to broaden the variety in your diet, the fabulous food in this book is satisfying, delicious and nutritious. With warming stews and pies, refreshing salads, impressive tarts and quick and easy frittatas, you'll never be stuck for inspiration to get your 5 a day and keep it packed with flavour.
The Vintage Tea Party Year
By Angel Strawbridge
''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!
By Vic Brotherson
Beautiful and romantic, Vic Brotherson's flower arrangements focus on traditional, seasonal blooms and foliage, such as alchemilla, lavender, hellebore, peonies and hydrangeas, and perfectly match the vintage pitchers, planters, old glass and retro, charity-shop finds she uses both for displays and as a major source of inspiration. From simple posies to glorious garlands and stunning centrepieces for a Christmas banquet, Vintage Flowers demonstrates just how easy it is to transform a handful of fresh cuttings into arrangements that instantly feel at home and complement the look of a room. Accompanied by step-by-step instructions on using florist foam and chicken wire to making a garland, wreath and hand-tied bunch, plus tips on how to select and condition flowers for longevity, how to pin the perfect corsage, wiring flowers for your hair and how to get the most from your budget, Vintage Flowers promises fabulous results every time.
Viva La Revolucion!
By 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.
By 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.
Vf; Making Of Let It Bleed
Vf: Joy Division Unknown Pleasures
By 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.
Vf: Making Of Stone Roses
The Vegetarian Student Cookbook
All the basics in one book! This is the essential cookbook for students learning to cater for themselves Over 200 recipes ranging from cheap eats for one, to meals for entertaining mates All the recipes are easy to follow with clear instructions so that even the most inexperienced of cooks can attempt them with confidence Recipes include the favourites like veggie burgers and nut roast as well as more adventurous dishes like mushroom and mozzarella stacks