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Brazilian Food

By Thiago Castanho, Luciana Bianchi
Authors:
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.
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The Bountiful Kitchen: Delicious Ideas to Turn One Dish into Two

By Lizzie Kamenetzky
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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.

BBC Gardeners' Question Time Techniques and Tips

By Barry Bish, Matthew Biggs
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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 Braid Book: 20 fun and easy styles

By Sarah Hiscox, Willa Burton
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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
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Benedict Cumberstitch: Crossstitch Mr Cumberbatch in 15 great patterns

By Angela Wright
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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.
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Brains Explains Quantum Physics

By Dr Ben Still
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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!
  • Bollywood

    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.

    The Bikini Promise: Shape up for summer -100 deliciously healthy recipes

    By Vatcharin Bhumichitr
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    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.
  • Birds & Butterflies

    By Alice Chadwick
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    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.

    A Bird in the Hand

    By Diana Henry
    Authors:
    Diana Henry
    Diana Henry named Best Cookery Writer at Fortnum & Mason Food & Drink Awards 2015Winner - James Beard Award: Best Book, Single Subject The Guild of Food Writers named Diana Henry as Cookery Journalist of the Year 2015Chicken is one of the most popular foods we love to cook and eat: comforting, quick, celebratory and casual. Plundering the globe, there is no shortage of brilliant ways to cook it, whether you need a quick supper on the table after work, something for a lazy summer barbecue or a feast to nourish family and friends. From quick Vietnamese lemon grass and chilli chicken thighs and a smoky chicken salad with roast peppers and almonds, through to a complete feast with pomegranate, barley and feta stuffed roast chicken with Georgian aubergines, there is no eating or entertaining occasion that isn't covered in this book. In A Bird in the Hand, Diana Henry o­ffers a host of new, easy and not-so-very-well-known dishes, starring the bird we all love.
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    Bread: Over 60 breads, rolls and cakes plus delicious recipes using them

    By Nick Malgieri
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    Nick Malgieri
    Nothing beats the deliciously warm aroma and taste of freshly baked bread, and more and more people are rediscovering this pleasure as they start to bake from scratch at home. All you need is an expert book with fail-safe tips to get you through your first experiments with yeast and 'turning' the dough, and Nick Malgieri's Bread provides you with just that. Working from the essential first building blocks of ingredients, equipment and techniques, and taking you right through to the accomplished heights of slow-rise, two-step, sourdough and pumpernickel (the varieties are endless), steadily equipping you with skills along the way, this is a masterclass from a master baker. With additional recipes that showcase your beautiful bread, like Sicilian Pasta with Breadcrumbs, Calzone, Empanadas and a Total Heaven Chocolate Almond Cake, this is the bread bible to turn to again and again.

    Blogging for Writers

    By Robin Houghton
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    Robin Houghton

    Burgers

    Could anything be more enjoyable than eating home-cooked burgers surrounded by family and friends?Take a fresh look at burgers with over 40 irresistible recipes that are easy to make and extremely delicious.There is a burger for everyone: Choose from a great selection of meat, poultry, fish, and vegetarian recipes.Burgers have never been so good, and now you can partner them with the perfect homemade sides, sauces, and salads - the perfect accompaniments to everyone's favourite meal.With brilliant novel takes including the Chorizo Burger, the Chicken Caesar Burger and the Jerk Chicken Burger as well as all the classics, this really is the ultimate burger book.
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  • Baby Purees

    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.

    A Brief History of Manga

    By Helen McCarthy
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    Helen McCarthy
    Manga is more than a genre in the comics field: it is a vital creative medium in its own right, with hundreds of millions of readers worldwide, a host of graphic styles, and a rich history now spanning seven decades.Now for the first time, that history is told by an award-winning expert in the field. Covering topics from Akira to Mazinger Z, this book is fully illustrated throughout, and photos of key creators accompany accessible sidebars and timelines.Answering the key questions of any fan where did my favourite manga come from, and what should I read next? this book will open doors to neophytes and experts alike.
  • The Baking Collection

  • Best-ever Brownies

    Fudgy, soft and deeply indulgent, brownies have become a modern-day classic for home bakers - they are quick and easy to whip up, can take a huge variety of flavourings and provide the perfect treat for an otherwise sullen packed lunch. With classic triple-chocolate and fudge recipes, nutty additions and salted caramel brownies, as well as new twists on the recipe such as beetroot brownies, this is a collection for the most avid brownie-lover.

    Beg, Steal or Borrow

    By Spencer Honniball
    Authors:
    Spencer Honniball
    Charting the wayward tale of the UK's most notorious group and written with full co-operation of the band this is the ultimate rock and roll story and is destined to become a classic of the genre. From rehab in a Thai monastery to riots at the Astoria, the tabloid exposé of Kate Moss to countless brushes with the law, the book is often funny, sometimes tragic, but always totally compelling. Currently riding high with a critically acclaimed album Sequel to the Prequel under their belt, a successful arena tour of Europe and the UK completed and a host of big festival dates lined up for the summer, Babyshambles are enjoying their most successful year to date.
  • Buonissimo!

    By Gino D'Acampo
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    Gino D'Acampo
    Buonissimo! is Gino's second collection of recipes. Divided into 5 chapters, this book will cover recipes for the family - whatever your family. 'Romantico' offers recipes for two - sexy food, sensual ingredients. 'Salute' is food for sharing - dinner parties as well as party food, appetisers and barbecues. In 'Facile facile' are Gino's versions of takeaway favourites - an Italian hamburger, healthy fish 'n' chips (Gino recently won BBC2's Take on the Takeaway challenge) food that children, and adults, will enjoy. 'Per tutti i giorni' are nutritious weekday meals, while 'Per Me' are recipes specially designed for 1 person, including one-pot meals and comfort food.
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    The Best of Rose Elliot: The Ultimate Vegetarian Collection

    By Rose Elliot
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    Rose Elliot
    'Vegetarians often miss out. But Rose Elliot's menu means you won't have to.' - Eat InFeatured in The Guardian's 10 Best 10-minute meals!Rose Elliot is the definitive voice in vegetarian cookery and her recipes have been enjoyed and shared by generation. With her wealth of experience, she brings vegetarian food to life with colour, vibrancy, and flavour, making it simple and accessible for all.In The Best of Rose Elliot you will find recipes selected from two of Rose's best-loved books - Veggie Chic and Vegetarian Supercook. With sumptuous photography throughout, this elegant collection is a delicious showcase of Rose's favourite dishes.Whether it's an after-work meal for the family that can be cooked in under 30 minutes, ideas for entertaining with ease, classics reworked with an exciting twist or even ideas for how to stay slim while eating mouth-watering meals, here you'll find simple-to-follow recipes to prepare at home without any fuss.This vegetarian collection is Rose Elliot at her best - simple, fresh, and delicious recipes in one delightful cookbook. Contents includes...StartersSoups & SaladsClassics with a twistMidweek MealsDinners to ImpressAl FrescoParties & CelebrationsSide DishesDesserts & CakesNotes on ingredientsNotes on the recipes...and much more!