Clean & Lean Pregnancy Guide
By James Duigan
Whether you want to boost your fertility, ensure your body is in the best possible shape before birth, or get it back afterwards, staying active and eating healthily is more important than ever. James Duigan's Clean & Lean philosophy has encouraged thousands to improve their diet and lifestyle and here he turns his attention to helping you achieve optimum health for you and your baby. A proud father, James uses first-hand experience to cover:- Gentle, safe exercises, illustrated with step-by-step photographs, for every stage of your pregnancy, including post-birth exercises designed to get rid of your 'mum tum' - Healthy eating dos and don'ts, plus advice on dealing with morning sickness and cravings, and simple, delicious recipes that deliver all the nutrition you need - Advice on life post-baby, including getting enough sleep, recovering lost energy and how, gently, to get yourself back in shape
The Camping Cookbook
By 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.
The Australian Women's Weekly's world famous kids' birthday cakes are now available for even the clumsiest baker. With spectacular creations in magazines and high expectations from over-excited children, the pressure to create the perfect cake for your child's birthday is immense but this book makes each creation exceptionally easy and approachable. With step-by-step instructions (and photography for the more complicated maneouvres) and AWW's triple-tested guarantee, using Cheat's Birthday Cakes for Kids enables you to try the most impressive-looking creations, with the reassuring Test Kitchen holding your hand.
A Change of Appetite
By 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.
By 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.
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.
By Wynnie Chan, 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.
The Creative Person's Website Builder
By Alannah Moore
Your website is the face that your creative endeavours show to the world, and you owe it to yourself to make it the most inviting and user-friendly site on the web. With The Creative Person's Website Builder, you'll learn how to create a site from scratch, or massively improve what you already have, quickly and economically.Tailor-made for creative professionals, artists and entrepreneurs, this book offers step-by-step solutions to constructing a site that looks great, works smoothly, and drives visitor numbers up.
The Complete Yoga Tutor
By 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.
Cheesecake has toppled apple pie as the UK's best-loved pudding and here is a great collection to showcase the fantastic potential of this flexible dessert.From creamy baked classics, to zingy citrus numbers and indulgent chocolate fudge creations, cheesecakes are simultaneously refreshing, moreish and luxurious. With each recipe Triple Tested® in the trusted Test Kitchen, you are guaranteed perfect results every time.
Clondeglass: Creating a Garden Paradise
By 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.
Chrisp's True Crime Miscellany
By Peter Chrisp, T. G. Fieldwalker
This is arresting miscellany is jam-packed with intriguing and enlightening stories, facts, and trivia about all manner of murderers, miscreants, and malcontents.The book reveals incredible tales about criminal gangs around the world, such as the Japanese Yakuza, the L.A. Crips and Bloods, and the Italian Camorra. Plus, there are extensive lists of criminal slang throughout the centuries; an exploration of Russian prison tattoos; a confidence trickster's lexicon; insights into the world's most audacious crimes-like the the ft of the Mona Lisa-and quotes from the criminals themselves, and the cops who chased them. Inside are gritty black-and-white illustrations and revealing portraits of some of society's scariest criminals.
The Crystal Bible, Volume 3
By 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!
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!
By 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!
The Colour Photography Field Guide
By Michael Freeman
Understand the role colour plays in your images, learn to appreciate its dynamic effects and find out how to capture and reproduce it as precisely as possible in your own images.The Colour Photography Field Guide provides a unique look at analysing and combining three important ways of dealing with colour. The first is the subjective and cultural response to individual colour: the perception. The second is how colours are found and appear in photography: the science. The third is the means by which they can be viewed and altered digitally: the expression.- A clear and technically precise look at how colour affects your digital images- Portable and lightweight, for on-the-spot information and inspiration- With a host of case studies examining difficult colour situations such as capturing flesh tones and unreal colours
Caribbean Food Made Easy
By 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
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.
Create Your Own Website (Using Wordpress) in a Weekend
By Alannah Moore
Having a website built can be complicated and expensive. For large businesses this is a necessary expense, but for an ever-increasing number of independents and small businesses it can easily be handled by the intrepid amateur. In Create Your Own Website Using Wordpress in a Weekend, author Alannah Moore draws on her extensive experience to show how, in just a weekend, almost anyone can create a website in WordPress that looks professional, and is entirely tailored to their needs and preferences. Through carefully structured step-by-step tutorials the book takes the reader through every stage of the process. Illustrated with fabulous examples, it features checklists and tips throughout. This book is conceived for the non-professional, and no specialist knowledge is needed to follow the simple steps from start to finish. The promise is that every reader will be able to achieve their aim of getting themself or their business online in just a couple of days.
Country Classics – Fresh, seasonal meals
Think meadows and orchards and the scent of freshly baked bread wafting in the early morning sunshine, fresh still-warm eggs and kitchen garden fruits lining the well-stocked larder. A rural collection that makes the most of nature's bounty, and shows how to pickle, preserve or cook fabulous meals with it, so you can get in touch with your inner Archer. Heartening, delicious and simple food cooked to perfection - that's the essence of country cooking. It's demonstrated in this farmhouse treat of a book with recipes and evocative photographs for every meal from cooked breakfasts, taste-packed lunchtime sandwiches, and the robust roasts, casseroles and grills for the rewarding dinners at the end of a long day. Alongside the jams, chutneys and pickles made from country fruits, and homemade luxuries for fetes and bake sales, this is a truly delightful collection of rural recipe nostalgia.