50 (Fifty) Great Curries of India & DVD
By Camellia Panjabi
A feast for the senses, this book with DVD explains how to add flavour, aroma and colour to create that perfect curry. Dishes collected from all over India - from the classic Goa Lamb Vindaloo to the more exotic Gujarat Mango and Yogurt Curry - are accompanied by tantalising photography to inspire and excite. And now including a dvd showing you cooking techniques and step-by-steps of dishes, this really is an invaluable addition to your kitchen library. A further 50 recipes are given for rice, bread, vegetables, potatoes, lentils, yogurt, chutneys and relishes as well as tempting desserts to complete your Indian meal. Other features of the book include: the philosophy of Indian food, What exactly is a curry? Using spices, herbs and chillies, Planning an Indian meal and suggested menus. Book contains DVD presented by Camellia showing how to cook some of the curries.
1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die
By Paul Gravett
Over the centuries, comic books and their offshoots, such as graphic novels, and bandes dessinées have evolved into a phenomenally popular, influential, and unique art form with which we can express our opinions, our fantasies, our nightmares, and our dreams. In short: comics are emphatically no longer just for kids. This diverse, constantly evolving medium is truly coming into its own in the 21st century, from Hollywood's blockbuster adaptations of super-powered caped crusaders to the global spread of Japan's manga and its spinoffs, and from award-winning graphic novels such as Maus and Persepolis to new forms such as online webcomix. But comics also have a long and rich history, dating back at least to the Swiss teacher Rodolphe Töpffer in the early 19th century, and far earlier in China.1001 Comic Books You Must Read Before You Die is the perfect introduction to this dynamic and globally popular medium. There have been other guides to the best comic books, but none has embraced every genre and scoured the globe to glean the very greatest works of sequential art, graphic literature, bandes dessinées, tebeos, fumetti, manga, manhwa, komiks, strips, historietas, quadrinhos, beeldverhalen, and plain old comics.This authoritative guide is organized according to the year of first publication in the country of origin. An opening section acknowledges pioneering pre-1900 masterpieces, followed by sections divided by decade, creating a fascinating year-by-year chronicle of the comics medium worldwide.
1001 Battles That Changed The Course of History
By R G Grant
1001 Battles That Changed the Course of History traces the history of warmongering, from the small-scale battles of the ancient world to the devastation of modern conflicts. It provides a comprehensive record of the armed combats that have shaped the political and cultural landscape of the world and is fully illustrated with images ranging from ancient triumphal stone carvings through to the very latest war photography. This is much more than a straightforward military history title; it reveals the fascinating, and sometimes surprising, ways in which key military events have shaped the world in which we live. From the earliest recorded conflicts, involving just a few thousand foot soldiers, to the horrors of modern, chemical warfare, 1001 Battles That Changed the Course of History looks at the reasons why people go to war and both the short- and long-term consequences of battles of all sizes. To understand modern conflicts, people need to know what has gone before. This book traces the changing face of warfare around the globe, from the Battle of Troy, the Fall of Babylon, and the Siege of Antioch to the Battle of Gettysburg, the bombing of Guernica, the Siege of Leningrad, and the Battle of Fallujah.
The 21 Day Wonder Diet
It's the food that makes this book different. The hardest part of any diet is sticking to it, but the scrumptious recipes and clever tips in this book will help you stay the 21-day distance. The diet is clearly laid out,with incredibly tasty recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. Stick to the plan (with helpful daily hints along the way) and you'll eat no more than 20g fat a day, and you'll definitely lose weight. Your food will be so delicious, nutritious, and quick and easy to make, you just may not want to stop.
101 Top Tips for DSLR Video
By Adam Juniper, David Newton
Following the arrival of game-changing new cameras from Nikon and Canon, the hottest area in the world of photography has been combining high-definition video capability with all the advantages of SLR's interchangeable lenses. For the first time, full cinematic creativity is within anyone's grasp.With its tips-based structure, this book can be dipped into for reference for movie-makers of any background, or read cover to cover for a complete course in movie-making. With four case studies from real-world professional projects, including a TV advertisement and a music video, 101 Top Tips for DSLR Video provides invaluable guidance for any budding filmmakers.Top Tips for DSLR Video also includes four case studies from real-world professional projects, including a TV advertisement and a music video. Taking you all the way from understanding and choosing the technology, to planning, shooting, editing, and finally publishing your movie, this book contains everything you really need to know about making video with your digital SLR camera.
200 Veg-growing Basics
By Richard Bird
Growing your own veg is an enjoyable, economical and environmentally-friendly activity that everyone can enjoy. Whether you have a front garden, back garden or simply a humble window-box, anyone with green-fingers can plant, nurture and produce their own vegetables. Not only is it the perfect way to ensure that you and your family eat fresh, nutritious foods but it's also a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced gardener, this essential guide - all packed into a handy format - tells you everything you need to know to grow your own veg, with expert tips and practical advice along the way to ensure perfect results.
200 Juices & Smoothies
Drinking daily juices and smoothies is a great way to get all the vitamins and nutrients you need to maintain a balanced diet, as well as being an easy and delicious way to keep hunger at bay. Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Juices & Smoothies gives you a huge choice of quick, simple recipes that use all your favourite fruits and vegetables to ensure that your diet will never get dull! Every mouthwatering recipe is accompanied by fantastic colour photography, and it's all bound in a handy format, making this great-value book ideal for all!
200 Budget Meals
By Sunil Vijayakar
With food costs growing every year, many of us can do nothing but buy the same cheap ingredients each week, resulting in us eating the same old meals every day. However, with Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Budget Meals this will become a thing of the past. This book shows you how to take these inexpensive ingredients and, with a bit of ingenuity and flair, turn them into sumptuous meals for any occasion. From soups and starters to suppers and desserts, there are 200 recipes for every chef on a shoestring budget, including clever variations and new ideas for delicious dishes. With tastebud-tingling photography and clear step-by-step instructions for every recipe, the only thing you need to worry about is which recipe to cook next!
200 One Pot Meals
By Joanna Farrow
Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 One Pot Recipes contains 200 warming, one-pot recipes for delicious, nutritious meals for every occasion. From casseroles and curries to simple suppers and stews, all you need to do is simply prepare your ingredients and then relax until it's time to serve. And the best part is that there's hardly any washing up afterwards! With photographs and clear step-by-step instructions for every recipe, making mouth-watering meals has never been easier.
200 Make Ahead Dishes
By Sara Lewis
We all love fantastic food, but the fact is that we don't always have the time to cook it. Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Make Ahead Dishes shows you how to create beautiful dishes at your own pace, so that whenever you fancy a delicious dish, all you need to do is reheat and eat! From a simple Picnic Pie to an impressive Garlicky Chicken & Chorizo Pappadelle, this handy book contains 200 tasty recipes to entertain effortlessly or simply give you the night off, including clever variations and new ideas. Every recipe is illustrated and includes clear step-by-step instructions, making them suitable for cooks of all abilities.
By Frances Case
Food, good food, is having it's day. Never before have people been more aware of just how much there is out there to try. Ostrich steak, Himalayan pink salt, urchin sushi, Indian spices, Sardinian maggot cheese; each of the foods featured in the book are different in appearance, taste, and texture but all tempting and intriguing in their own way and waiting to blow your senses away.Written by a variety of chefs and food conoisseurs, this book not only tells you what foods to try but where they come from, how they have been and are used in cooking today and features detailed tasting notes indicating what to expect when you try them. Join Frances Case as she recommends brands, and takes you into the different market places, souks, food halls and delicatessens all over the world.Food is not just about keeping us going but a way of experiencing the many other cultures and traditions of the world we live in. So grab the book, grab a fork and tuck in.
200 Veggie Feasts
By Louise Pickford
Whether you're a die-hard vegetarian or a committed carnivore, the mouthwatering veggie recipes in Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Vegetarian Recipes can be enjoyed by the whole family to keep everyone healthy and happy. Choose from simple snacks such as Mushroom and Ginger Crispy Wontons or Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup to more filling Thai Red Curry Vegetable Pies and the tempting Tiramisu Cheesecake. With such a considerable selection, you'll be able to create fantastic vegetarian meals to suit all persuasions and occasions.Every recipe is accompanied by a full-page colour photograph and clever variations and new ideas, giving you over 200 meals to choose from. The hardest part for you is deciding which delicious dish to cook first!
200 Pasta Dishes
By Marina Filippelli
Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Pasta Recipes provides everyone with a comprehensive guide to creating 200 easy-to-make and tempting pasta recipes. Whether you fancy a simple Spring Garden Pasta Salad, a Classic Meat Lasagne or a more extravagant pasta dish with Swordfish, Artichoke Hearts & Black Olives, this book supplies recipes for all tastes, appetites and occasions. Every recipe is accompanied by a full-page colour photograph and clever variations and new ideas to give you over 200 meals to choose from. The hardest part for you is deciding which delicious dish to cook first!
1001: Historic Sites You Must See Before You Die
By Richard Cavendish
This book is the only guide you will need to explore all the most important historical sites on the planet. From Stonehenge to the Great Wall of China, from Sterkfontein Caves - the 'cradle of humanity' in South Africa to ancient Mayan cities and from great gothic cathedrals of Europe to majestic Middle Eastern Mosques and Indian temples, this book explores all the sites that bear significance to mankind today. Places where Kings and Queens were crowned, wars were won and lost, and Gods were worshipped are all featured here, as well as sites that saw great advancements in structural engineering. Some will be familiar to all, others are less well-known but informed, entertaining text and stunning photography will ensure the reader hs immense satisfaction at the discovery of each and every one.
200 Cakes & Bakes
By Sara Lewis
200 Easy Suppers
By Jo McAuley
Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Easy Suppers is perfect for anyone who loves to eat well at the end of the day but doesn't have the time to prepare an elaborate meal. Containing 200 easy-to-make recipes, each accompanied by a full-page colour photograph, this comprehensive cookbook shows you how to create dinner in a dash for any occasion. Choose from a broad selection of dishes, including Grilled Italian Lamb with Rosemary Oil, Stuffed Sweet Potato Melts, Chorizo & Smoked Paprika Penne and Pan-fried Bream with Crispy New Potatoes & Garlic Mayonnaise. And once the main course is over, treat yourself to a delicious Peach and Blueberry Crunch or the sinful Hot Brioche with Chocolate Fudge Sauce and Ice Cream. With extra variations and new ideas for every recipe, giving you over 200 meals to choose from, Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Easy Suppers shows you that fast food needn't be boring ever again!
By Sunil Vijayakar
For everyone who loves the taste and aroma of authentic, home-made curry, this wide-ranging cookbook is packed with 200 simple, delicious recipes for different curries from around the world. Whether you prefer the tangy taste of Lemongrass Chicken Curry, the smells of Aromatic Pork Belly Curry or the spices of Red Beef Curry with Bamboo Shoots, every palate is catered for.With full-page colour photography for each recipe and clever variations and new ideas to give you over 200 meals to choose from, Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Curries ensures no end to your experience of these exotic flavours.
The 21st Century is Making You Fat
By Pat Thomas
Obesity is now officially at epidemic proportions throughout the Western world. New scientific evidence suggests that the time-honoured reasons for weight gain, namely too much food and too little exercise may not be the whole story. Environmental and social factors rife in the 21st century, such as insufficient sleep, overheating of homes and workplaces, and an overuse of prescription drugs may also be to blame. Furthermore, exposure to hormone-disrupting chemicals, known as 'chemical calories', may be making all of us vulnerable to weight-gain. Featuring scientifically-reasoned advice, this book reveals the full story about the obesity crisis our society is facing, and what we can do to improve our own lifestyles and the health of the country on the whole.
1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die
By Matthew Rye
1001 Classical Recordings is a guide concerned with excellence in every field of classical music. The reader becomes familiar with the Gregorian chants of the Medieval age (pre-1400), the madrigals and more secular music of the Renaissance (1400-1600), the intricate ornamentation of the Baroque era (1600-1750), the structured pieces of the Classic period (1750-1820), and the emotionally charged Romantic works (1820-1900), right through to the innovative and sometimes challenging composers of the 20th and 21st centuries.From the great and inspiring Masses, choral works, symphonies, concertos, and operas, to the intimacies and subtleties of chamber music and pieces written for small ensembles and soloists, the reader builds up a full understanding of the variety of music in the classical genre, and is guided to the most outstanding recordings of each masterpiece. Each entry is potentially a gateway to exciting new territories of music for the reader to explore.