The Bountiful Kitchen: Delicious Ideas to Turn One Dish into Two
By Lizzie Kamenetzky
The Bountiful Kitchen shows how you can develop and transform leftover meals into a variety of separate and delicious dishes. Start with a master recipe based on one main ingredient and then turn the leftovers into interesting new dishes - saving time and money. Cook mouthwatering Roast Chicken with Pancetta and Anchovy Stuffing and then turn the excess into tomorrow's Chicken and Wild Mushroom Risotto. Serve up Tuesday's Chilli and Basil Roasted Aubergine and Cherry Tomatoes as Wednesday's Aubergine Linguine with Pecorino Cream. Organised into four sections: Land, Sea, Garden and Sweet, covering meat, fish and vegetables and finishing off with delectable desserts, Lizzie celebrates the glorious fact that recipes are there for you to twist and change into exciting new dishes. Essential and inspiring reading for the economical, environmentally conscious and experimental cook who wants to make the most out of their food.
By Thiago Castanho, Luciana Bianchi
Brazil is a vast country with a cornucopia of fabulous ingredients and a wealth of ethnic culinary influences; the result is one of the most exciting cuisines in the world. In this ground-breaking book, acclaimed young chef Thiago Castanho and internationally respected food writer Luciana Bianchi explore the best of Brazilian food and its traditions with more than 100 recipes that you'll want to try at home - wherever you live.This book, now reissued as a stylish jacketed paperback, includes recipes from a team of celebrated 'guest chefs' from all over Brazil, including Roberta Sudbrack, Rodrigo Oliveira and Felipe Rameh. Chapters celebrate the best food that Brazil's diverse cuisine has to offer including Small Bites, Street Food, Fish & Seafood and Meat & Poultry for Fire & Grill. Shot on location in Brazil by Rogerio Voltan, the book is a visual as well as culinary feast.As host nation for the Olympics in 2016, Brazil is the focus of international attention, so now is the perfect time to discover its vibrant food culture and cook some of its gutsy, flavourful dishes at home.
BBC Gardeners' Question Time Techniques and Tips
By Barry Bish, Matthew Biggs
GQT Techniques and Tips brings together the wisdom - and wit - of four current and past Gardeners' Question Time panellists, providing novice and experienced gardeners alike with highly practical advice on everything from planting, pruning, weeding, and propagating to pond building, lining a hanging basket and laying a path. The team cover a huge range of topics: chapters include 'Planning your Garden', 'Weed Control', 'Lawns' and 'Gardening under Glass'. With copious experience of listening to gardeners' questions, the panellists anticipate every necessity of the gardening calendar and every stage in the process of reaching your garden's full potential. With a fantastic store of professional tips and techniques, this is an indispensable reference bible for all gardeners.
The Bowler's Meatball Cookbook
By Jez Felwick
Meatballs are one of the hot new food trends - fabulous, friendly comfort food everyone will love - and Jez Felwick, aka The Bowler, is the hottest food merchant on the streets of London, renowned for his gourmet meatballs, fish balls and veg balls. In this revolutionary cookbook, Jez brings a magical combination of flavours from the street into your home. Containing recipes ranging from the perennially popular Great Balls of Fire - made with pork, beef, ricotta and chilli and served in a Spiced Red Onion and Tomato Sauce - to lightly scented Wasabi Salmon and Sesame fish balls with Citrus Ponzu Dressing. With more than 70 ballistic ideas including original sauces, sides and salads, each recipe packs a punch that'll make your taste buds sing.
The Braid Book: 20 fun and easy styles
By Sarah Hiscox, Willa Burton
Having tried and failed to braid her 8-year-old daughter's hair into an intricate fishtail plait, Sarah Hiscox had to admit she had no idea what she was doing. When she realised a trip to the hairdressers was both expensive and time consuming, Sarah decided to fill a gap in the market and she started a pop-up braid bar with family friend Willa Burton. Now you can learn to style intricate braids in your own hair with The Braid Bar book, featuring designs from a plaited halo and elaborate fishtail to an intricate Mohican style braid. Sarah and Willa also share how to adorn your hair with accessories like clips, pompoms and bands as well as other temporary styling tools such as hair chalk and glitter. Secret tips, tricks and advice onlooking after your braids, as well as answers to frequently asked questions, ensures you can immerse yourself in the latest hair trend. 'All the girls look so cool when they come out of The Braid Bar.' Kate Moss
Benedict Cumberstitch: Crossstitch Mr Cumberbatch in 15 great patterns
By Angela Wright
You've watched all his films, you've coloured him in, and, let's face it, you've tried out how your signature would look with 'Cumberbatch' at the end of it - now it's time to get stitching! Benedict Cumberstitch is your unofficial guide to creating a series of amazing cross stitch designs featuring the Cumberbatch in all his glory. Beginners can quickly pick up the simple yet addictive art of cross stitch, and seasoned stitchers will be delighted by the range of designs on offer. Whether you want to see him smouldering in a tuxedo, delivering a soliloquy as Hamlet, or photobombing with the best of them, there's sure to be patterns here to satisfy even the most dedicated of Cumberbitches.
Behind the Illusion
By Darcy Oake
Darcy, a thrilling Canadian illusionist, won the coveted People's Choice Award in Seattle and performed at the Magic Castle in Hollywood before he was legally of age. Aged 26, he dazzled the nation as a finalist on ITV's Britain's Got Talent and on ITV special Edge of Reality.In Behind the Illusion, magician Darcy Oake takes you through the nine traditionally accepted forms of magic. He reveals the origins and science behind various illusions, and explains why there is a difference between what the eye sees and what is actually happening on stage; as well as giving famous examples from history, and his own personal twists on them.
Brains Explains Quantum Physics
By Dr Ben Still
Quantum physics plays a big part in International Rescue's work helping people in distress all across the planet. It plays a big part in your life too... without it we would not have the silicon chip, the laser, computers, or mobile phones and worst of all no Thunderbirds! I have noticed that people find the subject hard to understand so I took it upon myself to pen this simple guide explaining the seemingly most complicated theories in astrophysics.Clearly illustrated and easy to follow, let me, Brains, explain the wonders of science!
How can you free yourself from niggling everyday worries? When your mind is distracted simply pick up this collection of 70 intricate designs inspired by India and the fabulous world of Bollywood and reach for your colouring pencils. There are absolutely no rules - you can choose any combination of colours you like. As you concentrate on the simple action of colouring in, you will find your mind clearing and stress disappearing. The sheets in this pad are all detachable, so you can display your favourite creations.
By Warren Elsmore
Using LEGO® bricks, artist Warren Elsmore and friends create stunning transport scenes across the four categories of road, rail, water and air. From the steam locomotive to the high-speed train, and the penny farthing bicycle to the stylish scooter, these projects will inspire and inform readers of all ages while providing additional trivia about transportation innovation. Thanks to its versatility and adaptability, LEGO lends itself to vehicles of all kinds. Brick Wheels showcases over 60 vehicles from around the globe in LEGO brick form, and there are clear instructions for the smaller models so that you can replicate these in your own home.
The Bikini Promise: Shape up for summer -100 deliciously healthy recipes
By Vatcharin Bhumichitr
Sally Bee's philosophy is all about what you should eat rather than what you shouldn't, and she sees weight loss simply as a side effect of a healthy approach to food. The Bikini Promise will feature one-pot wonders for the whole family, quick meals taking 10 minutes from start to finish, wonderful timesaving methods like making 3 meals from 1 base recipe, salads and sides packed with vitamins and minerals, plus how to treat yourself without guilt. Sally will also offer helpful hints and tips on how to keep motivated and change your approach to shopping, cooking and eating with the aim of a lifelong lifestyle change, as well as simple ideas to increase movement and show how simply changing the way you do 10 household tasks can make a vast difference to your weight-loss goal.
Bob Flowerdew's Organic Gardening Bible: Successful growing the natural way
By Bob Flowerdew
Bob Flowerdew's Organic Gardening Bible is a comprehensive and invaluable guide to gardening in a more natural, sustainable and pleasurable way. Bob has been gardening organically for over 30 years - he knows all there is to know - and he packs this book with advice, top tips, the best varieties of flowers, fruits and vegetables and more, in a typically no-nonsense, practical and anecdotal way. He explains how to get rid of pests and diseases but encourage beneficial wildlife, how to manage weeds, how to grow for flavour and quality using the easiest means and how to plan your garden so that it looks beautiful and runs efficiently throughout the year. Bob's enthusiasm filters through every page, making organic gardening the only practical and effective way to garden. This book is a must for organic gardening novices and experts alike.
Birds & Butterflies
By 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.