1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
By Peter Boxall
Completely revised and updated to include the most up-to-date selections, this is a bold and bright reference book to the novels and the writers that have excited the world's imagination. This authoritative selection of novels, reviewed by an international team of writers, critics, academics, and journalists, provides a new take on world classics and a reliable guide to what's hot in contemporary fiction. Featuring more than 700 illustrations and photographs, presenting quotes from individual novels and authors, and completely revised for 2012, this is the ideal book for everybody who loves reading.
200 Jams & Preserves
By Sara Lewis
Capture the flavours of delicious seasonal produce for the whole year with this extensive collection of ideas for jams and preserves. With savoury relishes including chillied red tomato, sweet spreads such as winter fig and orange jam and exotic surprises including gingered carrot and coriander chutney, these jams and preserves will pack your cupboards full of flavour to give every meal a lift. Each recipe also makes a personal gift and treat to give to loved ones and ensure the simplest of ingredients really pack a full flavour into each jar.
101 Things to Do With a Retired Man
By Gabrielle Mander
After a lifetime of marriage, you and your bloke now have your golden years to spend together in blissful retirement - not! If he's always around the house and you are at your wits end, it's time for you to rediscover what you loved about him in the first place. With this book you will find everything you need to organize your life, and get tuned in to what the kids are doing. Retirement is the perfect time to learn a new skill, get in touch with old friends, and explore the great wide open, so get out there and get started! This hilarious look at retirement is cheaper than marriage counselling and the perfect stocking filler this holiday season. Your golden years will suddenly look much brighter after you've figured out 101 Things to Do With Your Retired Man.
100 Classic Cakes
Baking is more popular now than ever - make a cake to put in the tin and slice off for personal satisfaction throughout the week. Or whisk up some cupcakes and have your friends over for tea, cake and a natter. This wonderful collection features the old favourites as well as an exciting new collection for your cake tin. With butter, sponge, chocolate, fruit, syrup and dessert cakes, 100 Classic Cakes ensures you have something baking for every mood and occasion.
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 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.
200 Risottos & Rice Dishes
Learn just how versatile rice can be, with delicious recipes for salads, soups, wok dishes, paellas and risottos, as well as unusual desserts and sweet treats. Recipes are accompanied by beautiful colour photographs and step-by-step instructions to ensure perfect results every time.
200 Recipes for Kids
By Emma Jane Frost
As parents, we all know that children can be notoriously difficult to cook for. Many of us fall into the habit of cooking the same dishes over and over again, simply because we cannot bear the idea of scraping wasted food into the bin at the end of a meal. However, a child's formative years are when they learn to accept and like new foods, and it is therefore of great importance to encourage them with new tastes and different textures as often as you can. Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Recipes for Kids has been put together with this in mind, but also with the knowledge that children are generally fussy creatures and like their food to be simple and to look good. Each recipe has been photographed to show you exactly what you will be cooking (and what they will be eating), and has of course been tested for child-appeal. To prevent your children getting bored by the same meals, we have also added a creative variation at the end of each recipe.
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.
Everyone enjoys a fancy tipple from time to time, whether partying among friends or taking a moment alone to relax, but sometimes you need more than just a rum & coke. This book provides you with 200 recipes to create the perfect drink for any ocassion, from a minty Mojito or classic Margarita to a sophisticated Champagne Cocktail or exotic Russian Spring Punch. With full-page colour photographs and easy-to-follow recipes, Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Cocktails is the essential guide to impressing your guests and making your drinks toast of the town.
100 Great Journeys
By Keith Lye
1001: Days That Shaped Our World
By Peter Furtado
This remarkable book presents enthralling accounts of 1001 life-changing events that have taken place around the world since the Big Bang. From the foundation of Rome on 21 April 753bce to the execution of Saddam Hussein on 30 December 2006, and from the Battle of Marathon on 21 September 490 bce to the accord in Northern Ireland in 2007, 1001 Days That Shaped Our World tells the history of the world through extraordinary moments, decisive encounters, memorable incidents, and natural disasters. Compiled by historian, Peter Furtado, and written by an international team of historians, journalists, and scientists, the book features a detailed and informative account of every event, together with an assessment of the longer term physical, cultural, social or economic impact. Evocative paintings and dramatic photographs complement the incisive text to make this book the one essential guide you'll need to understand just why the world is what it is today.
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 Chocolate Recipes
By Felicity Barnum-Bobb
Everyone needs to treat themselves from time to time, and there's no better way than with the world's most naughty-but-unbelievably-nice ingredient. From cakes and bakes to desserts and sweets, Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Chocolate Recipes provides you with 200 irresistible recipes to satisfy every sweet tooth, including clever variations and new ideas. Every recipe is illustrated and includes clear step-by-step instructions, making them suitable for any cook. Whether indulging yourself on the sofa or stunning guests with these tantalising dishes, you'll never need another chocolate recipe book again.
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.
500 Essential Anime Movies
By Helen McCarthy
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.
500 Essential Graphic Novels
By Gene Kannenberg Jr
500 Manga Creatures
By Yishan Li