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Clodagh's Irish Kitchen

By Clodagh Mckenna
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Clodagh Mckenna
As Clodagh says, 'Life happens over a simmering pot in Ireland'. With such a rich culinary history, it's understandable that internationally recognised dishes such as Colcannon and Soda Bread should form a part of the country's identity. But there is far more to discover about Irish cooking. Let Clodagh guide you through this tempting collection of 150 recipes, as she takes her favourite dishes and brings them up to date with her own unique twist. Potato Dumplings are reinvigorated with a Spicy Cashel Blue Sauce, whilst the famous Irish Breakfast is given a new lease of life as a Tortilla. With everything from soups and stews to preserves and sophisticated dinner party dishes inspired by those she cooked for the Taoiseach of Ireland, Clodagh's Irish Kitchen is a mouthwatering adventure around this sumptuous cuisine.
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The Card Games Bible

The ultimate card-player's companion, crammed with over 300 pages of games to provide hours of engrossing entertainment playing in groups or by yourself. A tricks section provides ways to astound your friends and family with your seemingly effortless skills. Both games and tricks cater for a range of abilities so that you can progress and expand your repertoire.Bridge, Brag, Poker, Rummy and Cribbage - all the classics are here, along with all their variations, as well as lesser known games such as Red Dog, Beleaguered Castle and Quinto. With easy-to-follow explanations for each game including their origins, rules, ranking of cards and tactics, as well as clear illustrations of sample hands, scoringsystems and a full glossary of terms, you can quickly make yourself familiar with games you've never tried. Tricks include sleights and shuffling tricks, tricks with prepared packs, magic tricks and mathematical tricks.Challenge yourself and have fun no matter where you are - all you need is a pack of cards and The Card Games Bible.
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Character Design from the Ground Up

By Kevin Crossley
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Kevin Crossley
From films to games, books to comics, all stories need refined, beautiful characters. This book demystifies the in-demand discipline of character design, starting with the basics of material and equipment, moving on to sketching and 3D mock-ups with full turnarounds and lineups, and culminating in a series of in-depth case studies.
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Cooking for Chaps: Stylish, no-nonsense meals for the man about town

By Gustav Temple, Clare Gabbett-Mulhallen
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Gustav Temple, Clare Gabbett-Mulhallen
An essential guide for anyone wishing to cook delicious dishes in time-honoured fashion. Gustav Temple, editor of The Chap magazine and gentleman about town, ensures that culinary magnificence is achieved in the most genteel and correct manner, whilst Clare Gabbett-Mulhallen leads you expertly through 100 recipes, with chapters covering Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, High Tea & Picnics, Dinner, Supper and Desserts & Savouries. As well as being a treasure trove of advice for the modern gentleman, from how to lay a breakfast tray to appropriate picnic etiquette, Cooking for Chaps also sets out to re-educate men (and women) in the basic, fundamental arts of traditional British cookery. Whether you want to impress your house guests with Devilled Kidneys for breakfast, dazzle a young lady with a romantic dinner of Venison with a Creamy Marsala Sauce, or prepare a sumptuous supper for one such as Cavalry Pate Mushrooms, this impressive tome is guaranteed to be the Jeeves to your Wooster.
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Creative Play the Steiner Waldorf Way

By Christopher Clouder, Janni Nicol
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Christopher Clouder, Janni Nicol
Creative Play the Steiner Waldorf Way is the ideal book for parents who want their children to develop their creativity and imagination through play. It teaches you how to let your child develop according to the Steiner theory, which helps children to fulfil themselves naturally and holistically in mind, body and spirit. Each chapter covers a different element of your child's development and includes an expert summary of Steiner theory and how it relates to children and parents today. You will find instructions for how to make over 20 beautiful toys from natural materials to encourage your child to develop creativity, awareness, confidence and imagination.
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  • The Complete Pilates Tutor

    By Alan Herdman
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    Alan Herdman
    Whether you are just beginning your journey or have been practising for years, this complete course in Pilates matwork is an invaluable resource, taking you through all Pilates exercises as originally conceived and practised by Joseph Pilates. Also included are pre-Pilates moves which are especially helpful for beginners. All exercises are shown step by step for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels, with instructions on adapting poses with supports such as cushions, blocks and dynabands, and alternative moves for those with special needs along with any contraindications. Careful attention is given to how poses are executed safely and with maximum effect.­A fully illustrated chapter details the anatomy and physiology of the human body, explaining its various functions and how each body system works. Advice on setting up your own practice is also included.
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    Crap Taxidermy

    By Kat Su
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    Kat Su
    You won't know whether to laugh or cry at these spectacularly bad attempts at taxidermy, brought to you courtesy of the hit website crappytaxidermy.com. The site's plethora of bad taxidermy examples - including a squirrel riding a rattlesnake like a cowboy, and various anatomically imaginative renderings of all creatures great and small - have proved hugely popular. Here the very best of the worst stuffed animals are brought together in one full-colour volume; with additional features including a DIY 'Stuff Your Own Mouse' lesson, and an author's introduction to the craze for getting stuffed.
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    Crème Brûlée

    We're familiar with it as a dinner party and restaurant favourite, but the crème brûlée has in fact been delighting those with a sweet tooth since the mid-17th century, and with its irresistable combination of rich, creamy custard and crunchy burnt sugar, it's not difficult to see why it's one of the world's most famous sweet treats.With this brilliant recipe collection you can try out some inspired and delicious variations on the classic dessert, including Raspberry and champagne, Cranberry and orange and more exotic combinations like Ginger and coconut and Lime and papaya.Even more exciting, you can now wow your guests with savoury brûlées too - delicious flavour combinations include Goat cheese and sun-dried tomato and an indulgent Lobster, caramelized onion and gruyère brûlée.
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    Create Your Own Online Store (Using WordPress) in a Weekend

    By Alannah Moore
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    Alannah Moore
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    Colour for Web Design

    By Cameron Chapman
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    Cameron Chapman
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    Clean & Lean Pregnancy Guide

    By James Duigan
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    James Duigan
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    The Camping Cookbook

    By Annie Bell
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    Annie Bell
    There are plenty of camping guides available but none of them tackle the desire to create flavoursome food while enjoying your trip. Annie Bell, a keen family camper herself, has solved this problem by creating easy, delicious and interesting meals with no electricity and limited ingredients. She creates portable feasts such as Baba Ghanoush, Chicken Tagine with Pine Nuts and Raisins, and Apricots with Gooey Nougat using just a barbecue or one-ring burner, demonstrating the best equipment to use for minimum mess and clearing up. From picnic lunches to cake for tea, one-pot cooking to sensational grills and sweet treats, this inspirational guide has over 60 recipes for every occasion, so you can eat in style wherever you are.
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    A Change of Appetite

    By Diana Henry
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    Diana Henry
    'Cookery Book of The Year' Guild of Food Writers AwardsShortlisted for the André Simon AwardsNominated for The Bookseller Cookery Book Award, Sponsored by FoylesWhat happened when one of today's best-loved food writers had a change of appetite? Here are the dishes that Diana Henry created when she started to crave a different kind of diet - less meat and heavy food, more vegetable-, fish- and grain-based dishes - often inspired by the food of the Middle East and Far East, but also drawing on cuisines from Georgia to Scandinavia.Curious about what 'healthy eating' really means, and increasingly bombarded by both readers and friends for recipes that are 'good for you', Diana disocovered a lighter, fresher way of eating. From a Cambodian salad of prawns, grapefruit, toasted coconut and mint or North African mackerel with cumin to blood orange and cardamom sorbet, the magical dishes in this book are bursting with flavour, goodness and colour. Peppering the recipes is Diana's inimitable writing on everything from the miracle of broth to the great carbohydrate debate. Above all, this is about opening up our palates to new possibilities. There is no austerity here, simply fabulous food which nourishes body and soul.
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    Compost

    By Clare Foster
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    Clare Foster
    In this new edition of her hands-on guide to the art of composting, House & Garden garden editor, Clare Foster, shows you how to build a compost box, select the best ingredients and put the resulting organic compost to the best use in your outdoor space.By taking some dead leaves, grass cuttings and old banana skins and enlisting the help of bacteria, insects and nature, you can improve and enrich your soil, feed your plants and nourish your vegetables, restoring the natural balance of life in your garden.
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    Cookie

    Who can resist a freshly baked cookie? This collection offers over 100 of the best cookie recipes, including favourites like Triple Choc Cookies, Spicy Gingerbread and Classic Shortbread, as well as a host of more adventurous treats, such as Citrus Cream Clouds, Macadamia, Fig & Ginger Cantuccini, White Chocolate & Lemongrass Cookies and Mint Chocolate Sandwiches. Packed with expert hints and tips to give you perfect results every time, Cookie has everything you need to know for baking success.
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    Calorie Counter

    By Wynnie Chan
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    Wynnie Chan
    Calorie counting is the foundation of most diets. Despite Food Standards Agency legislation and nutritional labelling, dietary claims on food can often be confusing or misleading. Calorie Counter is an A-Z guide providing a clear and accurate breakdown of nutritional information in more than 1,900 favourite foods. Nutritional facts are presented in easy-to-read tables and the book comes in a handy pocket format.
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    The Creative Person's Website Builder

    By Alannah Moore
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    Alannah Moore
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    The Complete Yoga Tutor

    By Mark Kan
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    Mark Kan
    Mark Kan, one of the UK's leading yoga teachers, demonstrates how this ancient practice will show you the way to radiant health, mind control and peace within one's self and with nature. This practical guide takes you through the practices of asana (postures), pranayama (breathing exercises), shatkarma (cleansing techniques), mudra (seals), bandha (locks) and meditation, as they were originally conceived. It Explains the true purpose of yoga: to purify and prepare the body for the mastery of the mind and help you understand the nature of the self, through the awakening of the vital energies: the pranas, the chakras and Kundalini shakti.
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    Clondeglass: Creating a Garden Paradise

    By Dermot O'Neill
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    Dermot O'Neill
    When Dermot O'Neill bought Clondeglass over a decade ago, the derelict house and totally overgrown walled garden were on the edge of collapse. Here, Dermot takes us on a tour of the different sections of the totally renovated garden, showing his particular plant passions and interests, covering trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and structures. We start in the Rose Garden, exploring the wide range of roses, before moving onto the Double Borders and Courtyard. Inside the Polytunnel we find a host of vegetables and more tropical plants. Then along the West Border we come to The Temple, a timber haven to relax and escape the rain! The Potager is devoted to vegetables and fruit trees, including a number of rare species and Irish heritage varieties. Finally The Poultry, with Dermot's own Toulouse geese. Remarkable before and after photographs document the enormous changes, as well as plans to show what's still to come.
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    Cloth

    By Cassandra Ellis
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    Cassandra Ellis
    Organised into five sections - Cotton, Wool, Silk, Linen and Hide - Cloth provides insight into their craftsmanship and history and includes striking projects that make the most of each fabric's properties, such as using antibacterial hemp to make napkins. Projects include: * cotton tote bag, waxed cotton purses, Liberty print cushions * silk sari curtains, a tie-dyed silk scarf and antique silk wheat bags * wool oven gloves, pillow covers and a dog bed fashioned from a kilim * linen bedcovers, slippers and hand-dyed cushions * leather purses, journals and a sheepskin stool With a resource guide containing all the information you need to indulge a passion for textiles, such as where to buy antique fabrics, suppliers of organic and well sourced cloth, specialist shops and websites, plus a toolkit of essential kit and instructions on hand-dyeing fabric.
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