Whether it's the succulent squish of the fork into the Viennese Sacher Torte or the brisk snap of Italian biscotti that enhances our pleasure in our coffee and tea breaks, we select the best and tastiest sweet treats to complement coffee and tea time. The global love affair with these rich and ancient drinks continues to grow. From the highlands of Kenya to the slopes of Darjeeling, and from Arabia to the Greek Islands, we explain the varieties and methods of serving teas and coffee, alongside the best flavours to enjoy with your favourite cup. So if you're adding to the delights of morning coffee with friends, preparing the tastiest of tea-time treats or just ensuring a little sweet thing to add to the daily pick me up, we have a wealth of perfect partners for your battery-charging time.
The Sex Book
By Suzi Godson
"The Sex Book" explores the subject of sex, health and sexuality in a straightforward, uninhibited, accessible and adventurous way. Designed as a guide, the book explains everything you want to know about conventional and unconventional sexual behaviour in gender neutral, straightforward language with bold visuals. A wealth of information is balanced with practical advice and personal experience. The book presumes little and the tone is witty and direct. It avoids the usual stigma attached to sex manuals by having a detached editorial approach that packs gritty sex between beautiful contemporary graphics. Ranging from G-spots to sex diets, "The Sex Book" speaks plainly and openly about a subject at the emotional and spiritual hub of everyone's life. At long last - a contemporary guide to sex; for absolutely everyone, whatever their orientation.
By Sue Beer, Emma Roberts
Developed by performance coach Gary Craig in the mid-1990s, EFT is a highly effective, simple-when-you-know-how method that anyone can master. By tapping on meridian points and focussing on an issue, you programme your mind and body to change lifelong patterns and bring about healing. Tapping can help with many issues, such as addiction, stress and anxiety, lack of self-esteem, depression, over-eating and procrastination. It is safe, and can be used on children and adults alike. With this beautifully illustrated guide, you can step into the power of tapping and enjoy improved health, happiness and wellbeing.
By Margaret Parrish
Superbikes showcases the hottest bikes on the road, from the Harley-Davidson V-Rod to the Suzuki Hayabusa. Learn about some of the fastest bikes ever made. The most impressive features and feats of each motorcycle are highlighted, while action photos show superbikes as they take to the streets. There are 'Stats & Facts' boxes loaded with technical details, a glossary that explains motorcycle terminology and technology and a 'Did you know?' section that includes little-known facts about each bike. Find out about... The latest bikes from the Italian legend Ducati. A bike called the Mondial Piega that can rocket to over 160 mph. Honda's awesome CBR1100XX Blackbird, which can race to 130 mph in just 11 seconds. The revolutionary Benelli Tornado, a bike that stores its radiator under its seat.
Salt Sugar Smoke
By Diana Henry
Simple Scene Sensational Shot
By Simon Bond
This compact yet comprehensive little book shows exactly why salads have become one of the most popular dishes on today's restaurant menus. It provides expert and easy guidance on how to create simple yet delicious small salads that are perfect as starters or sides. It also tackles those elegant and substantial main-course salads such as Warm Duck and Walnut Salad and Roasted Root Vegetable Salad with Feta Cheese. All that, and a range of tasty salad dressings are included, too.
By Levi Roots
Sugar and spice and all things nice. Levi's latest collection of recipes is all about indulgence. From luscious cakes and bakes, to creamy puds, from cool ice-creams to wicked cocktails, this is food to share and make everyone feel good.What does sweet mean to you? It could be those sweet moments by yourself, watching TV and getting out the popcorn or having a nice chunk of cake or a chocolate bar. Or it could be a celebration. Your birthday's arrived - and that means it's everybody's birthday. From Almond Cake with Lime and Cardamom Syrup or Salted Caramel Cheesecake to Pears in Ginger Syrup and Mango Bellini, the recipes here are about celebrating and sharing, getting together and enjoying the moment with great food.
By Ryan Armbrust
Squares & Slices
Squares & Slices is the perfect mix of lush, creamy cheesecake squares and fudgy chocolate brownie slices for your decadent moments, plus more restrained lunchbox classics such as oaty muesli slices, Garibaldi Slice and Carrot, Oat & Walnut Slice. Naughty or nice, all of the delicious recipes in this collection are incredibly easy to make, and children will love to help. And if you make too many or want to plan ahead, slices have great keeping qualities, so each recipe has clear storing instructions.
The Spiritual Guide to Attracting Prosperity
By Carolyn Boyes
Most of us want to attract money into our lives. Money is really about prosperity - living in abundance and, sometimes, breaking a cycle of lack. The Spiritual Guide to Attracting Prosperity reveals the most successful prosperity rituals, from money charms and angelic help, to setting the right goals and intentions - a vital way to programme your future self for success. Discovering how to use the Law of Attraction - the principle that like attracts like - you'll learn how to shift your thinking to change your reality and identify your money blocks to visualize future success. The time to take action is now - showing gratitude, tithing and money talismans help money flow.
By Beatrice Hollyer, Lucy Smith
Many believe it is a matter of luck as to whether you are blessed with a baby who sleeps well or are landed with one who doesn't. It isn't. Beatrice Hollyer and Lucy Smith provide clear, sensible and effective advice on how to achieve peaceful, problem-free nights in Sleep - from the first days of infancy throughout childhood. Taking a cue from the baby, and working with their natural instinct, this book puts parents in charge. Avoiding conflict over sleep, this approach builds trust, communication and confidence in your relationship with your baby. Instead of a one-size fits-all approach, Hollyer and Smith offer guidelines that can be adapted for each particular parent and baby. By understanding her needs, reading and responding to her signals and following her lead, you can strongly reinforce your baby's natural tendency to adapt to sleeping all night. Although focusing on establishing good sleep habits from the start of life, the principles put forward in this book can also be used to solve a sleep problem in a child of any age, usually in less than a week.
The Spiritual Guide to Attracting Love
By Carolyn Boyes
The Spiritual Guide to Attracting Love shows you ways to use the Law of Attraction and the wisdom of some of the most ancient spiritual traditions to attract love, helping you to heal past wounds and live a nurturing, joyful life. Containing effective, easily-accomplished love rituals from the East and West, both ancient and contemporary, this book explains how to identify issues from the past and how to heal yourself and move forward. Featuring case studies that demonstrate how others have manifested love in their lives, you'll learn how to use the Law of Attraction to attract the right partner for you.
No longer are salads relegated to side servings -- these days they also star as the main course. While salads are lighter than most main-course meals, they have become favourites for many of us, with classics like Caesar and Niçoise taking centre stage on restaurant menus. With inspirational recipes that include Mediterranean and Asian flavours, pasta, pulses and grains, and meaty salads that will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters, Simply Salads will transform your daily meal. From a simple Greek or chicken salad, to the more exotic Thai Beef and Asian-inspired seafood dishes, every recipe in Simply Salads is simply delicious.
The Story of Astronomy
By Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest
Journey through time and space with the greatest astronomers in history. Astronomy is one of the oldest of all the sciences. And yet, its history is also so much more than the history of a science, reflecting our entire culture and providing insight into the evolution of humankind's ideas and ideals over the centuries. This fascinating book tells the amazing story of the development of astronomy, through the key characters in its history from Copernicus to Hubble and Halley, the excitement of new discoveries and the ways in which the history of the skies has affected our lives and how we look at the planet on which we live.The Story of Astronomy celebrates changing perspectives (from the Ancient Greeks to the latest scientific advances) as different cultures, philosophers and scientists sought to come to terms with their, and earth's, place in the Cosmos.Exhaustively researched and containing interviews with many of the world's leading astronomers, including Stephen Hawking, this is the ultimate history of how the universe has revealed itself to us over the millennia.
The Sacred Sex Bible
By Cassandra Lorius
The Sacred Sex Bible is a comprehensive illustrated guide to sex and spirituality, which looks at historical and cultural currents in sexuality and the influence of both Western and Eastern traditions. From pagan rites to neo-Tantra (Tantra in the West) there are examples of sexual practice and rituals, along with exercises on breathing and visualization as pathways to sacred sex, or blissful union with the divine.
Step by Step
The 34 recipes in this book come with simple step-by step instructions and clear photographs to guide you through simple preparations from scratch. Each recipe covers basic techniques such as roasting, pan-frying and baking which are the building blocks for any budding cook. The format is sure to boost kitchen confidence and increase the number of recipes at your disposal. This would be excellent for students or anyone intimidated by the idea of cooking meals from scratch.
Spice It Up (Enhanced Apple)
By Levi Roots
Levi dubs up all of our favourite classic recipes, adding a tamarind and orange glaze to lamb chops, making a lime jerk marinade for chicken, cooking salmon with chilli and dishing up a spiced tropical fruit pilaf. As you would expect from Levi, everything in this book is easy to prepare, and there are lots of ideas for quick suppers. With chapters packed with ideas for spicing up everything from chicken to chocolate, tropical fruit to tea, root vegetables to rum, this book is full of delicious and surprising recipes to add some spice to your life.
Everybody loves the comfort and unbeatable taste of a savoury bake that is fresh from the oven. And, best of all, these recipes are so easy, quick and tempting that they are sure to become beloved by the whole family. All you need to serve with a bake is a salad and you have an easy-to-prepare, well-balanced and totally delicious family lunch or dinner. Savoury bakes are the perfect way to bring family and friends together over a wholesome meal that contains all the flavours and love of proper home cooking.