As we are increasingly aware of the perils of ready-made foods, packed with hidden sugar, salt and preservatives, it makes sense that the way to guarantee the best start in life is to make your baby's meals, from real food, from scratch. Having a new baby can be stressful and hectic so the Test Kitchen has created simple, nutritious meals from easily accessible ingredients that will satisfy all your baby's needs. In addition there are ideas that can be made in advance and saved for later occasions meaning you never have to turn to sugar-laden, shop-bought substitutes again.
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.
More Slow Cooking
Slow cookers are the ultimate kitchen appliance, they allow you to come home to sumptuous stews, filling soups and perfect puddings with just a few minutes preparation in the mornings. With ideas for one-step dishes, indulgent family treats and meals to freeze for the busy days ahead, this collection will provide great ideas for you to make the most of your slow cooker.
Ella's Kitchen: The Big Baking Book
Kids love baking, with all its fascinating textures, smells - and of course, tastes! Ella's Kitchen: The Big Baking Book takes them beyond licking the bowl, with a wide range of easy recipes for all occasions, from lunchtime to party time. Enjoy cooking up a host of nutritious treats with your little ones, and watch them learn about counting, weighing and measuring at the same time. Above all, have fun and get messy!Ella's Kitchen: The Big Baking Book is sure to become your family's go-to cookbook, with recipes designed to really fit in with your life:- Try having a batch of savoury snack bakes on hand to fill a gap until dinner - a healthy way to keep your child's energy up without sending her into overdrive. - Head to your garden or the park with the delicious selection of picnic recipes - all dishes are highly portable and perfect for sharing. - Simplify days out with recipes from our On-the-Go section - individual portions, and not a crumb or a sticky finger in sight!But by far the best thing about this book is the fun it promises for your family, as you discover new recipes and create fond memories for your children. You'll never forget the look on their faces when they hand out slices of their first cake or cookies from their first ever batch.
Monday to Friday Diet
The perfect long-term solution to healthy living that keeps the weight off - the Monday to Friday Diet allows you to indulge at the weekends, knowing you're following a healthy, nutritious and delicious plan through the week. While most diets focus on short-term weight-loss goals, and are so prohibitively strict that many of us fall off the wagon in a matter of weeks, the Monday to Friday Diet has longevity built in, because you are allowed the occasional treat.Packed with recipes for quick breakfasts, lunch on the go, and fast and easy midweek dinners, this is designed to fit into your busy daily life, and not allow weight-loss goals to stand in the way of tasty, nutrient-packed, satisfying eating.
'If food is the new Rock 'N' Roll, this recipe book is Sgt. Pepper's.' - Heston Blumenthal.From the magazine synonymous with style comes the ultimate cookbook for men with discerning taste.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.Contents Includes:BRILLIANT BREAKFASTSStart the day the GQ way with American pancakes, eggs Benedict, or the best bacon sandwich.BEST OF BRITISHIncluding Mark Hix' bubble and squeak, Fergus Henderson's veal and pea soup, Simon Wadham's potted shrimps and Billy Reid's Lancashire hotpot.BOYS' NIGHT INMan-sized meals best served with beer, wine, or both, including Daniel Boulud's coq au vin, Karam Sethi's seekh kebabs and William Leigh's fried chicken nuggets.HEALTH-CONSCIOUS CLASSICSMake-overs of food favourites for men who want a healthy option, including chicken korma, a healthy burger and Stuart Gillies' shepherd's pie.MICHELIN-STAR MEALSMichelin-star chefs demonstrate their talents, including John Campbell's wild mushroom risotto, Giorgio Locatelli's tomato and chilli pasta with prawns, Daniel Boulud's steak tartare and Michel Roux Jnr's lobster mango salad.ALFRESCO FEASTSThe great outdoors gets even greater thanks to GQ. Includes recipes for sandwiches, burgers, kebabs, salads and wraps, plus advice on how to become the king of the barbecue.PUB FOOD FAVOURITESWhether it is Claude Bosi's sausage roll, Jason Atherton's salt and pepper squid, Heston Blumenthal's Scotch egg or Ramond Blanc's French onion soup, theserecipes will have everyone coming back for more.ROCK 'N' ROLL ROASTSYou can't beat our meat. Chicken, beef, pork, lamb, even a guide to smokingyour own Pitt Cue pulled pork.JUST DESSERTSBecause real men do eat mousse, syllabub and sorbet... sometimes.COCKTAIL HOURCreations from bar legends.
Coca-Cola: The Cookbook
The fascinating story of the world's most famous beverage with more than 30 mouth-watering recipes to share with family and friends!From humble beginnings 125 years ago, the Coca-Cola company has evolved from one product to more than 500 brands available in 200 countries around the world and more than 1.7 billion drinks sold a day. This book celebrates the story of one of the world's most iconic brands and features more than 30 delicious Coca-Cola inspired recipes, both classic and contemporary, that make the most of the taste of one of the world's best loved beverages. Recipes include Coca-Cola Ham, Glory Muffins and Alcohol-Free Eggnog.It also reveals the compelling history of the drink, with evocative photographs of the people and places that are such a rich part of the heritage of Coca-Cola, the brand. Remembered too are some classic advertisements, with some special moments from early advertising work beautifully relived. An essential read for fans, enthusiasts and collectors, Coca-Cola is filled with compelling stories revealing the drink's impressive history and illustrating how the Coca-Cola brand has evolved.Contents Includes:The StoryThe DrinkThe AdsThe Recipes... And Much More!
Kevin Dundon's Modern Irish Food
By Kevin Dundon
Celebrated chef Kevin Dundon takes on time-honoured, traditional dishes and ingredients and gives them a twist as only he can. The result is delicious, easy-going food that is perfect for everything from leisurely dinner with friends to a quick family lunch.Think modern takes on Rib of Beef, Lamb Stew or Brown Soda Bread - all with easy-to-follow instructions for replicating at home and presented against a backdrop of gorgeous country landscapes.Kevin's passion for freshness mixed with both simplicity and flair permeates his cooking. Whether it's a Smoked Fish Chowder or Wicklow Venison in Mulled Wine, Chicken with Lemon and Fennel or Buttermilk and Heather-infused Panna cotta, Kevin uses simple seasonal ingredients to spectacular effect. Family gatherings - Christmas, Easter, a summer BBQ - are catered for, as well as easy meals for everyday dinners, lunches and brunches. Kevin's magic touch will transform anyone's cooking.Organised into sections such as Soups, Breads, Fish and Seafood, Poultry and Game, Meat, Vegetarian, Salads and Side Dishes, Something Sweet and Storecupboard, Sauces and Stocks, this book is inspired by Kevin s love of fresh Irish food. This beautiful book will fill you with enthusiasm for fresh ingredients and delicious comfort food. Recipes Include: · Caramelized Onion Soup with Cheesy Croutons · Arthurstown Fish Chowder · Pale Ale and Cheddar Soup · Buttermilk Scones · Sourdough Bread · Trout Fillets with Streaky Bacon and Flaked Almonds · Duncannon Smoked Fish Pie · Dunmore East Fresh Scallop Tartlets · Chorizo Roast Chicken · Smoked Chicken Terrine · Pheasant and Bacon Casserole · Pulled Corned Beef · Beef and Guinness Pie · Wexford Rack of Lamb with Asian Spices · Asparagus, Cratloe Sheep's Cheese and Orzo Risotto · Puff Pastry Potato Pie · Chestnut, Cranberry and Sausagemeat Stuffing · Colcannon Mash · Elderflower and Gooseberry Layered Fool · Apple and Blackberry Marmalade Crumble · Wild Garlic Pesto · Caramelized Apple Chutney · And more!
Caribbean Food Made Easy
By Levi Roots
In the 2009 BBC2 programme, Caribbean Food Made Easy, Levi Roots travelled around the UK and the Caribbean and revealed how delicious Caribbean food can be prepared at home with easy-to-prepare, mouth-watering recipes using fresh, healthy and readily-available ingredients. This accompanying cookbook includes 100 delicious Caribbean recipes, including all of those that appeared on the TV programme.
Food Glorious Food
This free taster offers three recipes from Food Glorious Food, the companion to the major new ITV1 seriesEvery recipe tells a story. And every family has one - a recipe that tugs at your heartstrings, makes you laugh, brings back memories and sums up all that's great about food: its ability to delight our senses, bring people together and spread joy and happiness. Food, Glorious Food! - the book of the major new ITV1 series presented by Carol Vorderman - will be crammed full of these heart-warming and delicious recipes. Packed full of dishes from ordinary members of the public, the book will feature the food that we all love to cook and want to know how to cook. Those dishes will form the spine of the Food, Glorious Food! book. But each recipe will be so much more than just a list of ingredients and a set of cooking instructions: that's because each will be accompanied by the inspiring story of its creation, along with fascinating and revealing photos plucked from the personal archives of the recipe's creator and their family. The featured dishes will encompass old favourites like Lancashire Hot Pot, Cornish Pasties and Bakewell Tart, alongside new and inventive fusions of flavours that simply have to be tasted. Some dishes will incorporate quirky twists - for example, an extra ingredient that was originally added by mistake - while other recipes will stick to time-honoured techniques, handed down through multiple generations of the same family. In between the featured recipes will be thoughtful reflections on Britain's food heritage and the nation's love affair with home cooking. This is the definitive guide to the UK's best recipes, written for the people of Great Britain, by the people of Great Britain.
By Maryanne Madden
Are you always trying to think of new ways to prepare simple, speedy meals? Then look no further than a halogen oven. Halogens are super convenient, compact 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 conventional ovens. And with racks to layer your food and dials for temperature control, a whole meal can be produced from just one appliance. This book provides an inspiring introduction to halogen cooking, with delicious yet easy recipes to make meal times really special. Having limited preparation time need never mean turning to unhealthy convenience foods again!
The Vintage Tea Party Year
By 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!
Dress Your Cookie
By Joanna Farrow
Give your baking a makeover and add a whole new lease on life to everyone's favourite sugar-sweet treat, the cookie! Whether you want to whip up a batch of fairytale faces, or pile a plate high with adorable animals, this book has no end of decorating inspiration. Even everyday objects like cars, flowers, and rubber duckies have never tasted so good! And with plenty of holiday-themed suggestions perfect for parties from Valentines to Christmas, your cookies are sure to always be dressed for the occasion. So, whether you want to make a playful pirate or a chubby owl for a children's party, or a decorative heart or wedding cake cookie for a grown-up gift, this book lets you serve up brilliant results every time. Includes foolproof recipes for four different cookie bases, templates and detailed decorating instructions for each funky and delightful cookie, plus a comprehensive introduction to ingredients, icing techniques and equipment. So whether you want a rainy-day activity to do with the kids, or something different and colourful to bake for family and friends, cookie decorating has never been so simple...or so sweet!