index

Search Our Books

Book Title

Filter By

Clear all
Our books

Clondeglass: Creating a Garden Paradise

By Dermot O'Neill
Authors:
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.

Cloth

By Cassandra Ellis
Authors:
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.

Chrisp's True Crime Miscellany

By Peter Chrisp, T. G. Fieldwalker
Authors:
Peter Chrisp, T. G. Fieldwalker
  • The Crystal Bible, Volume 3

    By Judy Hall
    Authors:
    Judy Hall
    Featured in Kindred Spiritmagazine, this third volumeof the best-selling Crystal Bible books presents more than 250 new generation, high-vibration stones for healing and transformation.Included are many new and rare minerals whose esoteric properties are not described elsewhere.This essential guide also includes a section on crystal skulls, crystal beings, Madagascan stones, and how to work with the 'new' chakras, such as the Soul Star and Manifestation chakras, that are stimulated by the powerful crystals featured.Your Crystal Bible Volume 3 includes...Crystal ReferenceCrystal InnovationsCrystal BeingsCrystal StructureHigh Vibration CrystalsExploring Crystal PotentialCrystal SkullsBuilding in StoneThe Madagascar StonesCrystal DirectoryAwakening CrystalsPhysical and Subtle AnatomyChakras AssociationsThe 'New ChakrasHealing GridsMaking a Gem Essence...And Much More!
    • More

    Coca-Cola: The Cookbook

    The fascinating story of the world's most famous beverage with more than 30 mouth-watering recipes to share with family and friends!From humble beginnings 125 years ago, the Coca-Cola company has evolved from one product to more than 500 brands available in 200 countries around the world and more than 1.7 billion drinks sold a day. This book celebrates the story of one of the world's most iconic brands and features more than 30 delicious Coca-Cola inspired recipes, both classic and contemporary, that make the most of the taste of one of the world's best loved beverages. Recipes include Coca-Cola Ham, Glory Muffins and Alcohol-Free Eggnog.It also reveals the compelling history of the drink, with evocative photographs of the people and places that are such a rich part of the heritage of Coca-Cola, the brand. Remembered too are some classic advertisements, with some special moments from early advertising work beautifully relived. An essential read for fans, enthusiasts and collectors, Coca-Cola is filled with compelling stories revealing the drink's impressive history and illustrating how the Coca-Cola brand has evolved.Contents Includes:The StoryThe DrinkThe AdsThe Recipes... And Much More!
  • Cakes Galore

    By Valerie Barrett
    Authors:
    Valerie Barrett
    The cake is back! Grab a slice of the action with this mouth-watering selection of different flavours, shapes, designs, and decorations - there's a recipe to suit every taste and occasion!With a good mix of traditional and new recipes, classics and all-time favourites, Cakes Galore is an inspiring addition to any home baker's library. With over 120 recipes there is something for everyone including a special chapter on baking for special diets and healthy eating. Cakes Galore includes a comprehensive introduction to baking cakes, including notes on essential equipment, ingredients and troubleshooting for all your cake-making dilemmas. With gorgeous photography, this adorable gift-size hardback contains inspired ideas for cake decoration.This collection will become your indispensable baking companion, with recipes that take you off the beaten track, including Lavender Madeira Cake, Pistachio, Yogurt and Cardamom Cake and White Chocolate and Amaretto Cheesecake as well as a variety of low-fat options and gluten-free recipes for special diets.Cakes Galore Includes...Grandma's FavouritesAfternoon TeaSpecial Occasion CakesCakes for KidsDessert CakesHealthy & Special Diet Cakes... with tips on methods of cake-making, equipment you'll need and much, much more!

    Caribbean Food Made Easy

    By Levi Roots
    Authors:
    Levi Roots
    In the 2009 BBC2 programme, Caribbean Food Made Easy, Levi Roots travelled around the UK and the Caribbean and revealed how delicious Caribbean food can be prepared at home with easy-to-prepare, mouth-watering recipes using fresh, healthy and readily-available ingredients. This accompanying cookbook includes 100 delicious Caribbean recipes, including all of those that appeared on the TV programme.

    The Complete Slow Cooker

    By Sara Lewis
    Authors:
    Sara Lewis
    Slow cookers are very cheap to run, environmentally friendly and incredibly versatile - everyone should have one! The Complete Slow Cooker will guide you through a fantastic selection of dishes you can make with a slow cooker, helping you to understand how to get the most out of this essential cooking tool. Discover how to make soups, stews, pies, puddings, risottos, fondues, preserves, terrines, drinks and a host of desserts and cakes. There is also advice on adapting your own recipes, adjusting cooking times and making the most out of forgotten cuts of meat and other economical ingredients.
    • More

    Create Your Own Website (Using Wordpress) in a Weekend

    By Alannah Moore
    Authors:
    Alannah Moore
    • More

    Clean and Lean Diet : The Cookbook

    By James Duigan
    Authors:
    James Duigan
    Completely revised edition of the original bestselling book with: * new cover and design throughout * entirely new recipes and recipe photography * new foreword by Elle Macpherson * updated and expanded Bad, Better & Best columns * new contributions from James' celebrity clients Divided into two sections, it explains first how to get 'Clean' by detoxing, and then how to get 'Lean' by honing your body through a combination of diet and maximum-impact exercises that are accompanied by step-by-step photography. With flexible meal plans, recipes, tips on avoiding the cravings that can lead you off track, advice on avoiding the toxic foods and drinks that prevent us losing weight and keeping it off, plus a maintenance plan that shows you how to maintain your new healthy lifestyle, James demonstrates that you, too, can be clean and lean for life.
    • More

    Candy Kittens

    By Jamie Laing
    Authors:
    Jamie Laing
    Get ready for a major sugar high as hearthrob candyman Jamie Laing makes all your sweetest dreams come true with this collection of cute and delicious sweet recipes from the Candy Kittens boutique. Loads of gorgeous ideas for whatever you're doing, whether you're partying hard or just hanging with friends. Take a break from tanning with a delicious Peach, raspberry and cream ice pop, or whip up some Rhubarb and custard milkshakes for your girly catch-up. Relive your childhood too, with sour watermelon sweets and sherbet dib dabs. And when there's something to celebrate, do it in style with the unforgettable Strawberry vanilla rainbow layer cake or the luscious Chocolate peanut butter ice cream sundae. Don't forget to add a sense of style with exclusive Chelsea treats, including Trillionaire's shortbread, Macarons, Eton Mess cupcakes, Marshmallow fluff and a fabulous Townhouse that you can build from gingerbread!

    Crochet at Play

    By Kat Goldin
    Authors:
    Kat Goldin
    Kat Goldin's frustration at the lack of modern and creative patterns led her to begin designing her own, sharing her projects on her popular blog and leading her to the forefront of the current trend for crochet. This collection of fun pieces allows children to explore their imaginations - whether on the prowl in a lion hat, riding their trusty steed hobby horse, keeping cosy while jumping in puddles with their welly warmers or resting at the end of all their adventures in a mermaid's tail sleeping bag. Projects range from hats to blankets, cardigans to dresses, and even toys for the play room and are suitable for all crocheters of all abilities.

    Container Gardening

    Published in association with the world-famous Royal Horticultural Society, RHS Container Gardening offers advice on creating impressive partnerships of pots and plants for every style of container and every size of garden.With more than 525 species and varieties of container plants you'll discover clever ways to transform your garden's design using everything from self-watering pots to hanging baskets.Learn the smartest ways to display and keep plants and which are the must have pots for edible, ornamental, and long-term schemes in tubs baskets & boxes. Beautifully illustrated with inspirational photography and clear step-by-step drawings you'll save money, time and avoid the pitfalls all year round.

    Clean and Lean Warrior

    By James Duigan
    Authors:
    James Duigan
    James Duigan's philosophy is that your body can never be Lean unless it's Clean of toxins. This simple but effective message has helped thousands to lose weight and get fit. He has now turned his attention to men who have busy lives and need to fit their training and diet around their lifestyle without spending hours at the gym. Clean & Lean Warrior includes: * Maximum-impact exercises with step-by-step photography * Recipes for stress-busting food and instant energy boosters * Motivational advice and his trademark 'Bad, better, best' columns Packed with tips and expert guidance, it is guaranteed to get you fighting fit and turn your soft paunch into a 6-pack in no time.

    The Collier Campbell Archive

    By Sarah Campbell, Emma Shackleton
    Authors:
    Sarah Campbell, Emma Shackleton
  • Creative Makers: Simple Crochet

    By Sara Sinaguglia
    Authors:
    Sara Sinaguglia
    Portable, pretty and quick to learn - crochet is back in vogue and Sara Sinaguglia is one of its most talented advocates. Taking her inspiration and palette from her country cottage home and the glorious Dorset landscape that surrounds it, Sara has created 35 easy-to-make crochet projects for in and around the home. The book begins with step-by-step photographs demonstrating how easy it is to teach yourself to crochet. From cushions, coasters and bags to toys, scarves and her now famous apple cosies, bring a little of Sara's stylish vintage vibe into your crafting life. Gorgeous photography by top lifestyle photographer Yuki Sugiura captures the sheer pleasure of turning a few balls of richly coloured yarn into something individual. Never has crochet looked so beautiful!
  • Creative Makers: Simple Sewing with Lola Nova

    By Alexandra Smith
    Authors:
    Alexandra Smith
    Sewing is at the forefront of the new craft revolution and part of its charm is the chance to rediscover the skills of our grandmothers and to recycle treasured scraps of fabric. Celebrated craft blogger, Alexandra Smith, AKA Lola Nova, has created the perfect sewing book for the new crafternooner. With 25 highly original projects arranged into chapters on Boho, Vintage, Natural, Eclectic and Whimsy, you will soon be raiding junk shops and jumble sales for material to transform into gifts, home accessories, clothes and bags. Projects include a Little Joy Dress, Lola Handbag, Into the Woods Throw, Deer Diary and Call Me Cushion. For each project there are step-by-step instructions (illustrated with photographs) that will guide the beginner through the making process, whilst Alexandra's innovative ideas will provide fresh inspiration for the experienced sewer. Gorgeous photography by top lifestyle photographer Yuki Sugiura captures the sheer pleasure of turning junk-store fabrics into something beautifully handmade.

    Crust

    By Richard Bertinet, Richard Bertinet
    Authors:
    Richard Bertinet, Richard Bertinet
    Richard Bertinet's revolutionary and simple approach gives you the confidence to create really exciting recipes at home. He begins by mastering the mighty Sourdough and making your own ferments so that you can make bread anytime. And then he takes a look at speciality breads, using a range of flours and flavours - why not try making Spelt Bread or experiment with Bagels and Pretzels? He follows by exploring the Croissant and all its wonderful variations as well as covering other deliciously tempting sweet breads such as Stollen and Brioche. With stunning step-by-step photography, simple advice and helpful techniques throughout, Crust is a worthy following to a remarkable debut.

    The Classic Cocktail Bible

    Whether you're planning a lavish party or just indulging in a nightcap, The Classic Cocktail Bible gives you a range of inspirations to create the exotic and the timeless. Cocktails are soaring in popularity as the nation's tastes grow more sophisticated and people are thirsty for new flavours and experiences. Beautifully illustrated with mouth-watering full colour photography, the book includes long and short drinks, still and sparkling, fruity and refreshing as well as creamy and indulgent - you'll never tire of trying the new concoctions.Includes 200 recipes with age-old classics such as the daiquiri, dry martini, margarita and Long Island ice tea. Each spirit is thoroughly explained to give you advice on selecting what to buy and perfecting its accompaniments. There's also a selection of fantastic insider tips, a full glossary of terms and step-by-step guides to mastering different techniques.A history of the evolution and culture of cocktails immerses you in a more glamorous era and The Classic Cocktail Bible allows you to taste it for yourself.
    • More

    Creative Portrait Photography

    By Natalie Dybisz
    Authors:
    Natalie Dybisz
    • More