Hamlyn QuickCook: Budget Meals
By Jo McAuley
Hamlyn QuickCook: Budget Meals offers the perfect alternative to elaborate kitchen preparations, expensive restaurant meals or microwave ready-meals by showing you how to use limited ingredients, simple methods and minimal time to create pocketbook-friendly meals that are quick, easy and - most importantly - delicious. 360 fabulous recipes include Chorizo and Red Pepper Tortilla, Peppery Smoked Mackerel Brandade and Deconstructed Shepherd's Pie. From starters and light bites to fuss-free desserts, this is a comprehensive guide to creating a varied array of delectable dishes and is perfect for those new to cooking, students or anybody looking to expand their midweek routine beyond the local takeaway. So put down the phone, throw away those delivery menus and get cooking!
Hamlyn QuickCook: Pasta
By Emma Lewis
Choose from 360 easy pasta dishes that can be made in just 30, 20 or 10 minutes. With tasty recipes for Rich Mushroom Pasta with Sizzling Parma Ham, Pesto with Charred Tomatoes, and a wide range of midweek meals including Mexican Chicken Pasta and No Chop Pasta Salad, there are plenty of family favorites and healthy suppers to turn Pasta Night into the most delicious night of the week.
Hamlyn QuickCook: Vegetarian
By Sunil Vijayakar
Easy vegetarian meals that can be made in just 30, 20 or 10 minutes, allowing busy cooks to choose from 360 great vegetarian recipes that they can fit into the limited time they have available. This fantastically flexible approach will help you create a variety of great dishes including breakfast and light bites, midweek meals, family favorites, food for friends, and delicious desserts.
Hugh Johnson's Wine Journal
By Hugh Johnson
This elegant journal includes expert advice from the world's most popular wine writer, Hugh Johnson, on topics such as grape types, vintages and pairing wine with food. It is the perfect place to record those wines you have particularly enjoyed, to compile personal tasting notes, list friends' favourites and to note the wines you drank on special occasions or with exceptional meals.
Homemade Gifts Vintage Style
By Sarah Moore
Shops and markets selling vintage furniture and trinkets are an absolute treasure trove for anyone looking to inject some character and charm into their hoe without spending a fortune. 'Homemade Gifts Vintage Style' takes this one step further by inspiring you to make or customise your own vintage wares and present them as gifts. Rather than throwing out worn jumpers and blankets, give them a new lease of life by turning them into cute animals for children's birthdays. Instead of ditching cushions that have seen better days, why not transform them into something unique with colourful and eclectic vintage fabrics. Sarah Moore shows you how with step-by-step photographs accompanied by simple instructions. Projects can be sewn by hand or accomplished with one simple stitch on a sewing machine so are suitable for all abilities. With their colourful vintage look these projects make the perfect gifts for any occasion - so lovely that you'll have to resist the temptation to keep them for yourself.
By Dinah Bradley
Are you suffering from unrelated symptoms, like nausea, breathlessness when resting or lack of concentration? These are just some of the symptoms that could mean you have Hyperventilation Syndrome. HVS is a breathing disorder that involves rapid breathing from the chest, rather than the stomach. It is usually a side effect of prolonged stress and is often untreated. Dinah Bradley explains exactly what hyperventilation is and how to overcome. There is also a plan and a workbook to help you manage your stress levels and other symptoms. This book will literally make you breathe more easily.
Hell On 4 Paws
By Gwen Bailey
As a bestselling author and owner of the Puppy School franchise, Gwen Bailey is one of the UK's most respected dog behaviour experts and has helped millions to transform their troublesome pets into obedient and happy hounds. So what happened when one of her students - Chesil, the most dysfunctional pooch in Britain - refused to lay down, and he just so happened to be her own dog?!Hell On 4 Paws is the witty and wonderful story of how Gwen's life was turned on its head when she took on a new man in her life, his family, and the unruly Chesil, her greatest challenge yet. As if adjusting to a new relationship, new home and new responsibilities wasn't tough enough, Gwen also has to deal with Chesil's bizarre and antisocial behaviour, a constant distraction in her crazy new life. Follow Chesil's amusing exploits as his outrageous personality clashes with Gwen's time-tested techniques, and see him slowly change from an aggressive, possessive nightmare to a proud winner of the Gold Award for good citizenship. A feel-good and inspirational tale for anyone who's ever had trouble raising a rowdy hound, Hell On 4 Paws shows that sometimes even the best trainers can encounter problems, and that, with a little persistence, even the worst pets can become compassionate creatures.
The Halogen Oven Cookbook
By Maryanne Madden
Halogen ovens are super convenient 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 a conventional oven - but unlike soggy microwaves, halogen ovens produce delicious results every time. Using a combination of racks you simply layer the food, set the dials and produce a whole meal from one appliance. Whether it's simply defrosting a delicious joint of meat or a making a more elaborate recipe, a halogen will take the time and hassle out of all of your favourite dishes. In this book you'll find simple instructions, cooking times and tips to get you started. With a fantastic range of over 100 recipes, you'll discover how easy cooking with a halogen oven can be.
Healthy Eating: The Prostate Care Cookbook
By Margaret Rayman
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer to affect men and there is evidence that the health of the prostate can be helped by a diet of eating the right foods and avoiding harmful effects of others. This is both a cookbook and guide written by expert Margaret Rayman, who created the Nutritional Medicine Post Graduate programme for the University of Surrey. A detailed introduction looks at why diet is so important and how eating certain foods can help prevent development of the disease or its spread. Various top chefs have put their healthy hats on and contributed some great recipes that include Broad Bean and Apple Crostini, Moroccan Lamb Stew, Chicken with Walnut and Pomegranate Sauce, and Ruby Fruit Salad with Raspberry Coulis. Simple to prepare and made from easily accessible ingredients, these recipes can also be used for everyday family eating as well as entertaining.
Healthy Gluten-free Eating
By Darina Allen, Rosemary Kearney
Excluding foods such as wheat, rye and barley need not lead to a boring and restrictive diet. Healthy Gluten-Free Eating contains over 100 completely gluten-free recipes that have been created to tempt your tastebuds whilst managing the symptoms of coeliac disease. Why not try Apple and Hazelnut Muesli for breakfast, Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls with Shrimps and Fresh Herbs for lunch or an Italian Beef Stew for supper? Foods that were previously off-limits are now back on the menu with tempting gluten-free recipes for breads, pizzas, cakes and puddings. Renowned chef Darina Allen has worked with Rosemary Kearney who is a coeliac herself, to prove that gluten-free eating is manageable can be enjoyable for you, your family and friends.
Hugh Johnson In The Garden
By Hugh Johnson
Tradescant's Diary, a column of garden jottings, first appeared in the RHS magazine, The Garden, in June 1975. Hugh Johnson was its author (in addition to his being Editorial Director of the magazine) and it became a monthly fixture for the RHS's committed gardeners. Hugh's writings are filled with an eclectic mixture of topical, whimsical and humorous anecdotes and are organised to follow a gardener's monthly calendar. Under the name Tradescant's Diary, a name taken from John Tradescant, gardener to Lord Cecil at Hatfield House and to King James I, who was one of the first men to introduce plants from foreign countries to his own garden, Hugh's writings appeared in The Garden from 1975-2006, in Gardens Illustrated in 2007, and in 2008 still appear as monthly blogs through his own website (www.tradsdiary.com).
Healthy Eating for Lower Cholesterol
By Daniel Green, Catherine Collins
This is a much-needed cookbook containing over 100 recipes that have been created to tempt your tastebuds while managing your cholesterol levels, together with helpful advice and practical information. The book is set out in two sections: the first is packed with useful tips from dietitian Catherine Collins, and the second offers a range of delicious recipes devised by chef Daniel Green with nutritional analysis to help maintain a healthy diet while satisfying your appetite. From Buckwheat Pancakes for breakfast to Mediterranean-style Baked Cod for dinner, this is a book that all the family can eat from.
Healthy Eating During Chemotherapy
By Jose Van Mil, Christine Archer-Mackenzie
With recipes devised by a chef and based on nutritional advice, this is a much-needed cookbook for people whose lives are touched by the cancer treatment chemotherapy. It contains over 100 recipes that have been created to excite the palate without over-stimulating it, together with helpful advice and practical information. It's an easy, flexible and appetising guide and a source of inspiration for everyday dishes that the patient is likely to enjoy, so that they're able to eat enough to keep their strength up.
How to Knit
If you've ever wanted to knit but never knew where to start, then this is the book for you. Starting at the very beginning with how to cast on, you'll soon be impressing friends and family with your creative flair! Learn all the techniques step-by-step and then choose from 20 straightforward projects, including everything from bags and blankets to hats and sweaters. With expert advice on yarns and equipment and an inspiring stitch gallery for 80 different patterns, How to Knit is sure to get your needles clicking.
By George Plumptre
This is a thematic book with a loosely chronological structure. An introductory chapter explains why garden restoration has become increasingly important and popular. Chapters then look at how modern technology has helped garden restoration; why certain gardens need restoring because their style is no longer fashionable or they have lost their original identity through neglect; and the need to restore gardens created by important designers or plantsmen, or gardens that have been destroyed or neglected because of war. A final chapter shows why major garden restorations contribute to gardening history. There is also a gazetteer of the gardens, indicating which ones can be visited by the public.
How to Make Words Work For You
By Nick Souter
How To Get The Response You Need
By Nick Souter
By Joanna Farrow
Make fish an exciting dish with one of these delicious recipes from around the world. From Salt and Pepper Squid and Japanese Sushi Cones to traditional Spanish Paella and Fisherman's Pie, "Fish" contains over 80 mouth watering classic and contemporary recipes. Learn everything you need to know to cook great-tasting fish, from buying to cleaning, gutting to filleting, plus simple preparation techniques that will guarantee success every time. Step-by-step photography, clear instructions and professional tips make cooking fish and seafood easy, and with delectable accompaniments such as Lemon and Caper Mash, Chunky Chips and Tartare Sauce, fish will be everyone's favourite.
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