GI & GL Counter
By Wynnie Chan
The ultimate guide to the nutritional content, including GI (Glycaemic Index) and GL (Glycaemic Load) ratings, of over 1,900 favourite foods and drinks - essential information for anyone who follows a low-GI diet or has special dietary needs, such as diabetes. At-a-glance tables also show fat, calories, protein, fibre and carbohydrate content.
Grow Your Own, Eat Your Own
By Bob Flowerdew
It is one thing to produce tomatoes or pumpkins - or any other fruit or vegetable for the table - as they come into season, but it becomes another when you realise that most crops in the garden arrive in gluts with no more to be had for another year unless you do something about it. This book shows you how to make the best use of your highly nutritious, home-grown produce. Bob begins in the garden, showing you how to achieve a more continuous crop as well as how to extend your harvest. He then steps into the kitchen to demonstrate the best way to preserve and cook your crop by bottling, drying, jamming and smoking it. He uses his intimate and comprehensive knowledge of each crop to advise you on how best to treat it and store it. Try making fruit leathers, which are great for kids; freeze your own apple juice so you can have it every day of the year; experiment with making liqueurs and wines; preserve nuts in chocolate, and many, many more ingenious ideas.
Greedy Girl's Diet Second Helpings!
By Nadia Sawalha
We've all been there: you start a diet with the best of intentions, but, after a busy day at work or a nightmare journey home, the thought of spending an age chopping vegetables for a salad or gloomily sipping a flavourless soup is just too much. Before you know it, you're reaching for the frozen pizza or dialling the number of your favourite takeaway. That's where Nadia comes in. In Greedy Girl's Diet, she proved that healthy food doesn't have to be dull and that you can still have treats without overindulging. Now she's back, with a host of family-friendly, healthy and nutritious recipes (including her famous desserts!) that can be prepared and on the table in no time. Greedy Girl's Diet: Second Helpings is full of delicious, diet-friendly dishes, with one chapter specialising in ten-minute meals, another for half-hour dinners - perfect for a weeknight - and a whole host of lunchbox suggestions. There's a section on guilt-free 'junk' food, a guide to making takeaway-style dishes without the calories, and even an emergency three-day detox for when you just have to fit into that dress.
The Green Design and Print Production Handbook
By Adrian Bullock
By Gino D'Acampo
As people the world over know, pasta's huge variety of shapes, textures and flavours make it the perfect basis for every type of meal. In Gino's Pasta Gino D'Acampo, the master of modern Italian cooking, celebrates his homeland's most famous food export with an inspirational collection of 100 mouth-watering recipes that includes classics such as carbonara, puttanesca and ragu alla bologonese, as well as new twists on old favourites such as lasagne, macaroni and spaghetti vongole. Divided into six chapters - Fresh and Filled Pasta, Dried Pasta, Baked Pasta, Like Mama Used to Make, Pasta on the Go, and Pasta for those with Allergies - it includes everything from comforting baked pasta dishes, to spicy seafood and healthy vegetarian options, even desserts! Including an introduction by nutritionist Juliette Kellow explaining the many health benefits of pasta - it is a low-salt, low GI food - each recipe has been nutritionally analysed, demonstrating that pasta is not the fattening option it was once thought to be and can be enjoyed at every meal.
Ginger Pig Farmhouse Cook Book
By Fran Warde, Tim Wilson
The highly successful Ginger Pig brand is a byword for high-quality meat and meat cookery. In their second book, Ginger Pig owner Tim Wilson and Fran Warde share recipes from the Ginger Pig farmhouse kitchen table. From how to cure meat to making preserves, from the perfect roast to accompaniments from the kitchen garden and even food from the wild, this collection encompasses all the wonderfully robust flavours and dishes that one would expect to enjoy around a well-worn kitchen table. Organised according to type of food - Patés and Terrines, Casseroles and Stews, Pies, Roasts, Preserves and so on - the book focuses on the superb meat cooking for which The Ginger Pig is renowned. With recipes ranging from Home-cured Ham with and Orange and Mustard Glaze and Pot-roast Chicken to Duck Rillettes, Spiced Damsons and Orchard Pear and Almond Bake, the book is also full of personal stories, offering a lovely insight into life on a working farm.
Goose Fat and Garlic
By Jeanne Strang
With over 200 authentic recipes, including 20 new recipes, for local specialities such as creme de noix and the famous cassoulets, Goose Fat & Garlic presents the entire repertoire of dishes from South-West France. Strang takes us chapter-by-chapter through regional delicacies, starting with the basic soup and continuing through to the various meats, fruits, desserts and wines. 'Rich with anecdotes, legends, the stuff of real daily life in South-West France, Goose Fat & Garlic is the kind of book you'll carry right into the kitchen, focusing your energies on meaty daubes, hearty country soups, simple salads dressed with rich, local walnut oil. As you turn the pages you can almost smell the potatoes cooking away with the garlic and parsley, and hear the sizzle of the fire as the leg of lamb turns on the spit. Culling recipes from the baker's wife, the cafe owner, anyone who would listen, Jeanne Strang has produced a book with a ring of authenticity; a must for all cooks with a sense of curiosity and a dose of ambition.' Patricia Wells.
Greedy Girl's Diet
By Nadia Sawalha
Nadia Sawalha has always loved cooking, but until recently rarely ate her own food. Like a lot of women, whilst her family tucked in to delicious dishes, she nibbled on diet food. Later, ravenously hungry, she binged, somehow convincing herself that the calories didn't count if nobody saw her eating them. Two years ago, after decades of fluctuating weight, she decided enough was enough: * She wasn't going to start a new diet tomorrow. * She wasn't going to start a new diet ever again. * She was going to eat normal meals with her family and, most importantly, she was going to do so for the rest of her life. Since then, Nadia has lost and kept off 31/2 stone, by simply throwing away the diet books. Instead she shaved off the hidden calories, all without anyone noticing. A little less oil here, a different cut of meat there; brown rice instead of white, more herbs, spices and colour; and a dessert every day! The result is The Greedy Girl's Diet, which is packed with more than 100 delicious recipes, and Nadia's invaluable tips and advice on how to achieve a slim, fit and healthy body.
Granny Chic: Crafty recipes and inspiration for the handmade home
By Tif Fussell, Rachelle Blondel
More than just a 'how-to' guide, Granny Chic offers inspiration to keen crafters hoping to breathe new life into vintage fabrics and second-hand objects. From handmade notebooks to lace lampshades and pinnies made from tea towels, each of the craft 'recipes' brings the granny chic look to life while allowing you to give them your own personal twist. This selection of 20 projects includes spruced-up coat hangers, a 'dingle dangle' door screen, a 'patched and pieced' lampshade and a crocheted tea cosy. In addition to the projects, Granny Chic offers advice on the granny chic lifestyle, from befriending your local fabric shop to creating a handmade home. Packed full of ideas, it will have you rustling in your vintage fabric to find your inner granny chic crafting soul.
Grammar for Grown-ups: Everything you need to know but never learnt in school
By Craig Shrives
Do you know how to use semicolons, where to put your apostrophes and when to use commas? Do you know the difference between affect and effect, if and whether, or who and whom? Do you know why this stuff matters? If you've reached a stage in your career or education where your writing needs to be high quality, Grammar for Grown-ups is a must for your top drawer. Vocational rather than academic, Grammar for Grown-ups is packed with real-life examples and keeps you engaged with a wealth of great quotations from Homer the Greek to Homer the Simpson. Straight talking and methodical, Craig Shrives draws on his years as an intelligence officer as well as over a decade spent compiling his popular grammar website to present a comprehensive but light-hearted and easily digestible grammar reference guide.
Getting Pregnant Faster New Edn
By Dr Marilyn Glenville PhD
As women, we spend most of our reproductive lives trying not to get pregnant and it can seem so unfair that when we want to have a baby it doesn't happen. From many years of helping couples to get pregnant, Dr Glenville knows that the best approach is a well-structured plan that is tailored to the individual, in order not to waste time. She advises on nutrition, lifestyle, medical issues, age, environmental and occupational hazards and emotional concerns that are relevant to you and your circumstances. Whether you have recently decided you want to have a baby, or have been trying for a while without success, this book can help you to boost your fertility and increase your chances of conceiving.
By Annie Bell
Gorgeous cakes are not the sole preserve of professional chefs. In this book you will find over 100 ideas for beautiful cakes, all of them easy to make at home without the need for fancy equipment or specialist skills. The choice includes cakes-as-fashion statements, comforting favourites and essential classics, including the most wickedly indulgent chocolate cakes and sublimely creamy cheesecakes. Gorgeous Cakes also offers mouth-watering recipes for those special occasions, from Easter to St Valentine's Day. The only decision now is choosing which one to make first.
By Craig Shrives
Do you know how to use semicolons, where to put your apostrophes and when to use commas? Do you know the difference between affect and effect, if and whether, or who and whom? (Does anyone still say whom?) More importantly, do you know why this stuff matters? The truth is that if your writing isn't up to scratch, it just won't be taken seriously. So, if you've reached a stage in your career or education where your writing needs to be high quality, Grammar Rules is a must for your top drawer. Vocational rather than academic, Grammar Rules is packed with real-life examples and keeps you engaged with a wealth of great quotations from Homer the Greek to Homer the Simpson. Straight talking and methodical, Craig Shrives draws on his years as an intelligence officer as well as over a decade spent compiling his popular grammar website to present a comprehensive but light-hearted and easily digestible grammar reference guide. Find out whether winter should have a capital W, the difference between a hyphen and a dash, where to place your commas and crucial cross-Atlantic differences. Grammar Rules is perfect for anyone who wants to brush up on half-remembered rules and write with confidence.
Ginger Pig Meat Book
By Fran Warde, Tim Wilson
Tim Wilson and Fran Warde have teamed up to create this comprehensive reference work and inspirational collection of recipes. For each type of meat, the book recommends the best breeds, advises which cuts suit which style of cooking and tells you what to ask your butcher in order to buy the best quality. There are more than 100 recipes arranged according to season, from Sticky citrus-marinated pork chops in April through Moroccan chicken with preserved lemons in July to Slow-baked herb-crusted leg of mutton in December. Through monthly farm diaries, the book also reveals what life is really like on a thriving British farm. Packed with specially commissioned photographs taken on the farm as well as in the kitchen by renowned photographer Kristin Perers, this is a uniquely beautiful and useful book.
By Bob Gordon, Maggie Gordon
The Grand Cru of Burgundy
By Remington Norman
For centuries, Burgundy's complex tapestry of vineyards has produced some of the world's greatest wines. Understanding what makes this mosaic special, where one plot is designated Premier Cru while its immediate neighbour is Grand Cru with wine at several times the price, has long challenged wine lovers. In Grand Cru Remington Norman explores the essence of Burgundy through its finest vineyards, discussing the factors that contribute to quality and what makes one wine pedestrian and another sublime. Chapters on the evolution of the famous Cote d'Or, how to taste, matching Burgundy with food and how to buy Burgundy intelligently help unravel the enigma of one of the world's greatest wine regions. This is an ideal follow-up for those who enjoyed Remington Norman's award-winning The Great Domaines of Burgundy.
Green and Black's Baking With Chocolate
By Micah Carr-Hill
Using the full range of flavours from Green & Black's chocolate, this cookbook presents new and exciting ideas. With a greedy eye on baking, there are tantalising recipes for cakes and cookies, cupcakes and muffins, breads and traybakes, tarts and souffles, as well as inspirational ideas for ice creams, what to bake for festive occasions and some gluten- and dairy-free options too. From Chocolate Truffles to Fig and White Chocolate Biscotti, the recipes are fun to do and easy to follow. Each of the recipes comes from a fan of the brand, whether it be a celebrity (Sharon Osbourne, Lulu, Jo Wood), chef (Allegra McEvedy, Darina Allen), restaurant or cafe (Hummingbird Bakery, Anchor & Hope) or competition winner, as well as some Ultimate recipes from the man who knows everything about Green & Black's chocolate, the development chef Micah Carr-Hill.
The Gaia Complete Herbal Tutor
By Anne McIntyre
Herbal medicines have been used for many centuries to treat illnesses and restore health, and today herbalism still remains the most widely-practiced form of medicine around the world.Written by a leading Medical Herbalist, The Complete Herbal Tutor provides in-depth knowledge of the practice and theory of herbal medicine, including everything you need to know about its history, how it works, how to grow, gather and prepare herbs, and how to use them to create a herbal prescription. The rigorously-researched and illustrated materia medica contains over 150 herbs, with clear explanations of their properties, active ingredients and the latest scientific developments on their uses. There is also a clear explanation of how herbs can be used to treat each of the body's systems, with advice on using remedies for healing a range of specific conditions. Clear, concise and easy to use, this book is the 21st-century bible for students, professionals and home herb users alike.
By Antony Worrall Thompson
The Glycaemic Index (GI) is a measure of how fast carbohydrates are broken down by your body and therefore how fast they raise blood sugar levels. Unlike other diets, it distinguishes between different types of carbohydrates, so that you don't have to eliminate any food groups, allowing you to eat a balanced range of foods and ensuring that your weight loss is steady and healthy. And your diet is easier to follow! Foods are divided up into low, medium and high GI. Low-GI foods are slow to digest, making you feel less hungry and helping you lose weight. The GI of a dish can be affected by a number of factors - fibre and fat content, preparation and cooking method. Antony Worrall Thompson and dietitian Mabel Blades have simplified it, so all you have to do is follow their advice and watch the weight fall off. The GI Diet will revolutionise your eating habits, and with over 100 delicious and specially crafted recipes that fit into daily life, including carbs that will help you stave off those hunger pangs, this is the easy way to lose weight and eat well.
The Great Domaines of Burgundy: revised edition
By Remington Norman
Subdivided into hundreds of domaines, often family-run and sometimes covering no more than a few hectares, Burgundy can be offputtingly fragmented even to wine experts. In compiling this revised edition the authors revisited all the domaines that appeared in previous editions plus scores of 'rising stars', to select the very best and most interesting of them - and remove those that no longer come up to scratch. They have spoken to winemakers about their grapes, soil and techniques - and, of course, sampled their wines. Following on from the domaine-by-domaine guide are descriptions of the microclimates of the region, the most important grapes and wine styles, as well as tips on buying, storing and tasting wine and a rundown of recent vintages.