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  • Burgers, Bolognese & Meatballs

    Mince normally features in everyone's list of favourite dishes - from Shepherd's Pie to Spag Bol and Kebabs to the home-made burger. Here we provide a quick, handy source of inspiration and add delicious new touches to old favourites. Spaghetti Bolognese has become almost a national dish in many countries outside of Italy. Meatballs can be made from all kinds of meat, seafood and poultry and recipes originate from a wealth of different countries. And burgers? A wonderful midweek standby beloved by both children and adults. Burgers, Bolognese & Meatballs also contains recipes for accompanying sauces, salads and fries.

    Bread Machine Easy

    By Sara Lewis
    Authors:
    Sara Lewis
    There's nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked bread, but not everyone has the time to hand-make their own. With Bread Machine Easy, you won't have to. Packed with 70 easy-to-follow recipes, this practical recipe book shows you how to make the most of your bread machine. Using an imaginative range of ingredients for traditional and international favourites, you can easily bake anything from everyday classics such as Olive Oil Bread to more exotic loaves like Mediterranean Herb with Salt Glaze, and even wheat-free breads. Including step-by-step instructions for basic techniques, expert's tips and an easy-reference troubleshooting guide, Bread Machine Easy takes all the effort out of baking the perfect loaf.
  • Baking Favourites

    The pleasure of home-baked cakes, biscuits and slices is not just in the eating, but also in the preparation and baking. There is something so satisfying about mixing together a few simple ingredients - butter, sugar, eggs, flour - and watching them turn into something wonderful. This book contains recipes for all your old favourites - you might not have tried some of them in years. Chocolate mud cake, orange cake and caramel slice - just the sound of them makes your mouth water!
  • Back Care Basics

    By Stella Weller
    Authors:
    Stella Weller
    Back pain is most common between the ages of 35 and 55 and is a major cause of sickness absence from work. However with the help of this book - and in as little as two weeks - you can improve your posture, strengthen your muscles and relieve discomfort. In this essential guide Stella Weller explains the different types of back pain and their causes and how to treat and manage acute and persistent back pain safely. Plan a programme that is right for you with a series of simple but effective step-by-step exercises based on Pilates, yoga and Alexander Technique, and learn the best ways to bend and lift. Also included are top tips for the home, office and travelling and answers to common queries and concerns.
  • Bread

    By Sara Lewis
    Authors:
    Sara Lewis
    This essential recipe book tells you everything you need to know about breadmaking and shows you just how easy shaping and baking your own bread can be.Step-by-step instructions and expert advice help you master the basic techniques for mixing, shaping and baking your dough, and from there you can begin exploring over 70 mouthwatering recipes ranging from savoury breads - such as the traditional Granary Loaf and Feta and Spinach Twists - to sweet bakes like classic Crumpets and Croissants, as well as the more adventurous Gingered Fig and Orange Bread. Bread also contains special recipe sections on gluten-free and yeast-free breads to suit every aspiring baker.Whether you are looking to create the perfect loaf by hand or machine, this book's easy-to-follow format and top tips help you achieve the most delicious bakes every time.
  • Bonsai Basics

    By Colin Lewis
    Authors:
    Colin Lewis
    The New Pyramid Bonsai Basics explains in detail all the techniques needed to keep a bonsai alive and in good shape. Clear text and step-by-step illustrations ensure that even the most nervous newcomer can approach looking after bonsai with confidence. Filled with over 120 specially commissioned photographs and illustrations, the New Pyramid Bonsai Basics is an extensive directory of both indoor and outdoor trees and their characteristics.

    Baby's Record Book

    By Amy Nebens, Claire Garland
    Authors:
    Amy Nebens
    Illustrated by:
    Claire Garland
    Chronicle your baby's life up to age five - a time of growth and discovery - in this well organised keepsake. Classic lullabies and nursery rhymes are placed throughout the book for you to entertain your growing child. Baby Record Book pairs charming illustrations with prompts that help parents to record their child's measurements, milestones and memorable events. Spacious pages allow plenty of room for photographs, and storage envelopes and pockets are perfect for preserving locks of hair and other mementos. Baby's Record Book will become the keepsake that parent and child can have forever to capture the magic of childhood.

    Barbecues

    Everyone loves barbecues - the sun, the smells, the smiles - however most of us would admit that we have a limited range when it comes to producing flame-grilled food. This book gives you over 200 tasty recipes to turn your barbecue into a barbie banquet! From quick and easy classics including Greek-style Lamb Burger and Coconut Butterfly Prawns to more meaty masterpieces such as Balsamic Steaks with Basil Mash and Tandoori Chicken, Barbecues' huge selection ensures that your barbie need never be boring again. There are also recipes for salads, desserts and drinks to make your barbecue complete.
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    The Blissful Brain

    By Dr Shanida Nataraja
    Authors:
    Dr Shanida Nataraja
    What goes on in the brain when we meditate? Are we biologically programmed to need religious and mystical experiences? Can the benefits of meditation be measured? In The Blissful Brain Dr Shanida Nataraja explores the extraordinary research that shows practices such as meditation, tai chi and yoga are not only helpful in reducing stress; they may actually be crucial for good health and optimal brain functioning. From the effects of meditation on blood pressure and depression to the latest insights from brain imaging studies, this book reveals the scientific evidence that proves meditative practices should be at the very heart of our healthcare system.

    The Bridesmaid's Wedding

    By Confetti.Co.Uk
    Authors:
    Confetti.Co.Uk
    This book covering every aspect of the bridesmaid's duties, from therun-up to the wedding day to the big day itself. Packed with expertadvice, ideas and tips from the UK's leading source of weddinginformation, The Bridesmaid's Wedding tells you what your responsibilities asbridesmaid are, including how to organise the greatest hen night andprepare the best speech. With useful checklists to help you understandwhat to do and when, plus guidance for young bridesmaids, flower girlsand pageboys, this is the essential handbag-sized guide to help you makeyour best friend's big day the most memorable of her life.

    Ballymaloe Cookery Course: Revised Edition

    By Darina Allen
    Authors:
    Darina Allen
    Ballymaloe is one of the world's best cookery schools and Darina Allen, its co-founder and main teacher, is in a league of her own. Every student who has gone through her school has begged her to write down her recipes and thoughts, tips and shortcuts, and here they are in this definitive teaching book, which has everything to inform and inspire you to become adventurous in the kitchen. Ballymaloe Cookery Course explains 1,175 recipes, 370 variations and more than 100 basic skills, from making pastry to the art of carving, from preserving lemons to making delicious home-made pasta, from culturing creamy yogurt to butterflying a leg of lamb: the simple instructions given by one of the world's great cookery teachers will inspire you to prepare and enjoy the art of fresh produce and fine food.
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    Beading For Beginners

    By Lucinda Ganderton
    Authors:
    Lucinda Ganderton

    Baking With Tiny Tots

    By Becky Johnson
    Authors:
    Becky Johnson
    A selection of recipes that the whole family will enjoy baking and eating. Easy-to-follow instructions for over 50 tasty cakes and bakes that kids will love to make. Children find it really rewarding to serve up food they've cooked themselves. And, as a bonus, cooking together encourages family time and develops important skills. Cooking teaches kids skills in a fun way - weighing out ingredients familiarizes them with numbers, while mixing, spreading and spooning aid co-ordination.

    The Big Sleep

    By David Baird
    Authors:
    David Baird

    The Big Book of Halloween Fun

    By Susie Johns
    Authors:
    Susie Johns
    Maybe you are planning a Halloween party and you want some spooky ideas to turn your home into a horrible haven for apple bobbing, fortune-telling, and other Halloween revelry. Or you've been invited to a party and you don't know what to dress up as...Look no further. You'll find this book full of imaginative projects, party games, gruesome recipes, pumpkin craft, and crazy costumes that are guaranteed to get your Halloween off to a flying start! Watch out for Creepy Door Wreaths, Fearsome Finger Puppets, and Pumpkin Print T-shirts, not to mention black cats, vampires, witches, jack-o-lanterns, spiders, and background on lots of traditional Halloween customs. With ideas, tips, and trivia bursting out of every page, there plenty here to make Halloween unforgettable!

    Bring Out the Genius in Your Child

    By Ken Adams
    Authors:
    Ken Adams
    Give children the best possible start with successful techniques to aid their ability to speak, count, write, solve problems and progress well at school. Let educational expert Ken Adams teach you how to support your child's learning with practical exercises, fun activities and ideas for interactive play. By understanding how babies and children learn, this book shows you how to motivate and improve school performance up to 11 years old.

    Bugs, Slugs and Other Invaders

    By Sarah Ford
    Authors:
    Sarah Ford
    Did you know that ants don' t like lemon, salt, vaseline or cinnamon? Or that fruit flies hate basil? Learn to welcome the good creepy crawlies and keep out the baddies with 50 organic, chemical and simply silly solutions.

    Baby Costumes

    Bordeaux: Medoc & Graves v. 1

    By Stephen Brook
    Authors:
    Stephen Brook
    Written by a multi-award-winning writer, this new addition to the "Classic Wine Library" is the complete, essential reference to the wine laws, the chateaux and estates, and wines from the Medoc, Pessac-Leognan, and Graves. The numerous wines from Bordeaux's Left Bank are detailed in this comprehensive and exciting new addition to the "Classic Wine Library" series. In this the first edition of two brand-new titles on Bordeaux, Stephen Brook, a highly regarded Bordeaux expert, provides in-depth, essential information on the various appellations of this area, including the Medoc, Pessac-Leognan, and Graves, and the world-famous communes of the Haut-Medoc such as Pauillac, Margaux, St-Julian, and St-Estephe. He gives a thorough explanation of both the old and new wine laws of these regions and the terroir, plus he explores the range of world-famous wines - from the red Cabernet Sauvignon-based Pauillacs to the luscious sweet whites of Sauternes - produced by the most reputable chateaux and growers as well as the lesser-known, up-and-coming properties. The book also features nine maps of the wine areas.

    Baby Milestones

    By Carol Cooper
    Authors:
    Carol Cooper
    Learn about the stages of early physical and emotional growth, learning and development and help your child achieve those important milestones, such as first words, first steps and first recognizable drawings. Doctor Carol Cooper advises on the best games and activities to help stimulate your child's mental, emotional and physical development and addresses common concerns, including key issues on health and safety.