These recipes are cooked in an electric slow cooker, and include soups, stews, casseroles, curries, pot roasts and even a few desserts. All the dishes benefit from long, slow cooking and, because of that, most of them use inexpensive ingredients - cheaper cuts of meat, for example, are delicious when cooked at a low temperature for a long time; they emerge succulent and so tender they can be cut with a fork. Most come with suggestions for accompaniments, but there are also recipes for couscous, roasted potatoes, polenta, pilaf, mash and more, to help you out.
The Sunday Telegraph: All New Cryptic Crosswords 1
This new collection of tricky and testing cryptic crosswords from the archives of your favourite quality newspaper will provide hours of entertainment. Whether to while away time on a commute, provide a challenge on a lunch break or just for relaxing at home, The Sunday Telegraph: Cryptic Crosswords 1 is the perfect distraction and stimulation for puzzle fans.
The Shed: The Cookbook: Original, seasonal recipes for year-round inspiration. Foreword by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
By Gregory Gladwin, Oliver Gladwin, Richard Gladwin
Let the Gladwin brothers show you how to create the delicious seasonal food that has made their restaurant so popular. Divided into four sections, each focusing on a season, 100 recipes encompass the Mouthfuls, Slow and Fast Cooking and Puds that feature on their menus. Autumn includes Roasted Pumpkin with Spelt Grain, Leeks and Cobnuts; Hake, Red Pepper, Samphire with Lemon and Olive Oil Sauce and Braised Pheasant, Lentils, Autumn Greens and Rosehip Sauce, showcasing ingredients foraged from beaches and hedgerows and grown or reared on their Nutbourne farm. Including personal insights from each brother - Gregory's view from the farm, Richard's tips on food and wine matching and Oliver's step-by-step guide to the basics such as bread making.
The Secrets of Sewing Lingerie: Make your own divine knickers, bras & camisoles
By Katherine Sheers, Laura Stanford
With just a sewing machine and some inexpensive materials, you can learn how to make your own unique and beautiful bras, knickers and camisoles. Work your way up from super-easy, Tie-side knickers and Wedding Garters that can be customised in endless ways, to sewing with silk, tulle and other delicate fabrics. With more than 25 projects that can be personalised to suit your shape, size and style, from a Skirted Lace Thong and Chiffon Camisole to a Silk Soft-cup Bra and Roll-on Suspender, explore the vast scope for personal, creative expression in traditionally private items of clothing, whether making them for yourself or as a gift.
By Jenni Muir
She's produced a wonderful set of recipes, bringing imagination and sparkle to the basic ingredients . . . a wonderful book - The GuardianThe recipes are unbelievably romantic - The TelegraphExcellent - Time OutEating more of the right kinds of grains is an easy way to better health. Whole grains are packed with nutrients including protein, antioxidants, B-vitamins, fibre and trace minerals. A diet rich in these grains reduces the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and some forms of cancer.Grains are also one of the most tasty, versatile and nutritious food sources available - a delight to eat, easy to cook and very economical. Supergrains explores grains from all over the world, provides an in-depth look at their culinary uses and nutritional benefits and features over 150 recipes so that you can easily incorporate more of these superfoods into your diet - from breakfast through to dinner and warming bedtime drinks.
Skinny Sipper's Low-calorie Cocktails
Cocktails can turn any occasion into an event - there's nothing more glamorous than sipping on a classic dry martini or a fashionable gin-based concoction. However, indulging in too many of these extravagant drinks can cause your waistline to expand - and your wallet to contract. Discover this life-saving collection of 100 lighter cocktail recipes, all easy to shake up when you have guests over - and at only 150 calories per cocktail, there's no need to stop after the first one!Choose from a zesty citrus delights like the grapefruit and cranberry Sea Breeze, innovative twists on the classics, such as a Sour Apple Martini, and best of all, creamy treats that won't break your diet - try the gorgeous Mudslide.
By Adam Duckworth, Franki Falkow
With Shooting Models, photographers and models alike will learn the key skills to help them advance in the business: top model Franki Falkow and pro photographer Adam Duckworth collaborate to cover all the bases, from booking models to lighting technique. Breaking the process down into logical stages means you won't put a foot wrong: results will be stunning, and it will be an experience you'll repeat time and again.
By Daniela Bowker
Hot photo apps come and go, but the practice of shooting and sharing is universal and is now a fundamental part of the way that we communicate with each other. Photos aren't printed on paper anymore they are displayed on screens; and everywhere they are shown, the viewer is invited to like or share. Social Photography will show you how to create photos that will be clicked on, liked, shared, and if you want go viral. A must-read for anyone who takes their online presence seriously, this book will show you how to give your photos a fresh look, give you hundreds of posing and shooting ideas, and let you share your life's most exciting moments wider than ever before.
By Michael van Straten
Sensational, succulent juices that boost your health, healing drinks with dazzling flavours, beverages that repair the damage done the night before...Whether it's an invigorating pick-me-up you're after, a vitamin-packed juice to put the sun back into your day, or a natural remedy full of goodness, here leading health expert Michael van Straten shows you how to make a flavour-packed juice to cater for all moods and needs. For a healthier, happier lifestyle, look no further than Superjuice as a natural recipe for success.
Sew Tiny: Simple clothes, quilts & toys to make for your baby
By Jazz Domino Holly
Sew Tiny is what every new mum needs. Babies require a whole heap of things - clothes, cot bumpers, changing bags, dribble bibs - and that's just for starters, so rather than spending a fortune on overpriced, mass-produced stuff why not harness your inner creativity and make it yourself. Jazz Domino Holly, who's been there and done that herself, shows the way with 30 original, easy, sewing projects for everything from burp cloths to pram accessories. Her ideas are always inventive yet simple, practical yet fashionable - forget boring pastels, babies love day-glo and animal print! Everything is young, fresh, quick and cool, and you don't have to be any kind of expert. These are projects to fit in between naps and feeds, which will give you a few calm, crafting minutes to yourself and empower you through your baby's first months and beyond.
Sweet Mandarin Cookbook
By Helen Tse, Lisa Tse, Helen Tse
In Sweet Mandarin Cookbook they share their knowledge, favourite recipes and cooking tips, including advice on indispensable pieces of equipment such as the wok, cleaver and steamer, to Chinese store cupboard ingredients and essentials. The delicious recipes include Cantonese Won Ton Soup, Salt and Chilli Squid, Hong Kong Beef Skewers with Satay Dip, favourites such as Aromatic Crispy Duck Chicken Chow Mein and Fortune Cookies, as well as exotic cocktails such as Sweet Chilli Strawberry Daiquiri.
By Maria Elia, Maria Elia
Greek cuisine has a long history- the first ever cookbook was written by Ancient Greek poet Archestratos in 320 BC - and now Maria Elia brings the traditional flavours and ingredients of Greece into the 21st century with her thoroughly modern take on classic dishes. This is not a book for traditionalists, but adventurers ready to explore exciting new flavour combinations and discover what Greek cuisine has to offer. The 120 recipes are a product of a summer spent cooking and experimenting at her father's tavern in the Troodos mountains of Cyprus. From delicious vegetarian dishes such as Carrot Keftedes and Tomato and Runner Bean Baklava to Marinated Lamb with Feta Curd or Courgette-coated Calamari, and a tempting range of sweet dishes including Watermelon Mahalepi and Greek Yogurt and Apple Cake, Maria's inventive recipes will open your eyes to a whole new world of Greek cooking.
By Annie Rigg, Annie Rigg
From traditional toffee, fluffy clouds of marshmallow and creamy maple and pecan fudge to sherbet with lolly dippers, the recipes in Sweet Things are the stuff of childhood dreams. Soft, delicately flavoured nougat bars, topped with vanilla caramel and covered in chocolate are just big enough for three or four (big) bites and far surpass the shop-bought equivalent. Crisp butterscotch popcorn with just a hint of sea salt is the perfect adult indulgence, a box of Praline Hearts makes a delightful Valentine's Day gift and chocolate dipped honeycomb is tailor-made for Father's Day. The recipes come with failsafe instructions that will ensure success every time, even for novice confectioners, plus creative packaging ideas, making this the ideal book whether you want an imaginative present for someone special or merely to treat yourself.
By Haje Jan Kamps
Turn your camera on the world's most fascinating and attractive model yourself! Take part in the new wave of expressive self-portraiture, enjoy unlimited creative control over your subject, and reveal your hidden side with confidence!- Hundreds of inspiring self-portraits from creative photo stars.- Go on location, add props, get dressed up, or even bare it all dozens of styles are explored.- Get inspired and gain the confidence to visually tell your own unique story.- With simple post-production techniques to add style and amazing surreal effects.
By Daniela Bowker
Ever since Man Ray imposed the sound holes of a violin onto his model's back, photographers have been enthusiastic practitioners of surreal art. Now with the advent of high-quality digital photo-manipulation the possibilities for creativity have become infinite. This book reveals the latest techniques in the field of surreal photography and features art from a host of the very best modern surreal photographers.- Breaks down the shooting and editing process so any photographer can make their own impossible images- With processing walkthroughs from contributing artists including Natalie Dybisz, Julie de Waroquier and Sarolta Bán- Step-by-step instructions for creating extraordinary scenes- Covers many different styles, from impossible landscapes to unsettling portraits
Share: The Women for Women Cookbook
By Alison Oakervee, Alison Oakervee
Nothing conveys our interdependence more compellingly than the food we eat. It builds our physical resilience, brings us joy, and strengthens our bonds with family and friends. The recipes in this uplifting book celebrate this truth. They come from the women living in the war-torn countries in which WfWI operate. Recipes also come from renowned international chefs such as Alice Waters, Maggie Beer and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, and humanitarians such as Aung San Suu Kyi, Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Emma Thompson, Richard Branson, Paul McCartney and Mia Farrow. Illustrated with stunning photography of the countries as well as the food, they cover everyday dishes, family meals, and recipes perfect for sharing and celebrating. They range from traditional Afghani bichak pastries and Congolese sticky doughnuts, to spicy cashew and tomato soup, beef rendang and orange-scented almond cake. Interspersed throughout are inspiring stories from the women whose lives have been changed through the intervention of WfWI. All the royalties from the book will support WfWI's farming and food training initiatives, as well as provide micro-financing in the eight countries in which WfWI operate - Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Sudan.
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.
Simple Asian Kitchen
By Ming Tsai
Simple Asian Kitchen brings home cooking into the 21st century with its QR codes, which link each recipe to a video of Ming teaching you how to prepare the dish. This delicious collection of recipes is the answer to that harassed everyday question: 'What's for dinner?' Packed full of no-fuss, delicious recipes with an ingenious East-West twist that can be made in 30 minutes or less with easy-to source ingredients, this book delivers every time - Grilled Miso-Glazed Salmon with Lime-Cucumber Orzo; Garlic Chicken Satays with Basil Puree; Honey Crab Wontons. Ming Tsai's approach is simple. His appetite for food and life is infectious and he shares all his know-how in every recipe, both within the pages of this book and in the accompanying videos. Simply scan the QR code and it will lead you straight to a how-to vodcast of Ming cooking the recipe from start to finish, as well as a shopping list that can be downloaded straight to a mobile device. This is a cookbook that no 21st century kitchen should be without!
Salt Sugar Smoke
By Diana Henry
Simple Scene Sensational Shot
By Simon Bond