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 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
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
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.
Seasonal Spanish Food
By Jose Pizarro
Pizarro's infectious enthusiasm for Spanish cooking permeates every page. His message couldn't be simpler - use fresh, good-quality, seasonal ingredients and they will speak for themselves. Season by season, he explores his favourite ingredients from different Spanish regions (illustrated with beautiful location photography), the culture and history behind them and how best to use them with his exceptional recipes. With anecdotes about typical Spanish pastimes and stories from his youth growing up on a farm in Extremadura, this is a truly Spanish approach to the cuisine, which has integrity and charm. Try a Pea Soup with Serrano Ham to welcome spring, add extra virgin olive oil, lime juice and black pepper to the most ripe of summer fruits to bring out their flavour and create some authentic Spanish meatballs to warm you in winter - these are recipes that you will turn to again and again for any occasion.
By Liz Earle
Liz Earle's millions of customers worldwide have long clamoured for this book because, however good the products, they're not the whole answer. Here Liz will, for the first time, explore real skin secrets for all ages. She will describe which botanical ingredients are best for young skin, which plant oils are the most effective wrinkle removers, why vitamin E is so good for you - and much more. She emphasises the importance of a holistic approach - what you eat, how you sleep and how you relax are just as important as how you cleanse and detox, so she gives you a long-term strategy, recommending complementary therapies and supplements that will nourish your skin, as well as recipes and exercise routines to keep your skin healthy and glowing. For the price of her Cleanse and Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser (over 5 million sold), this book will keep your skin looking good for life.
Stylish Thai in Minutes
By Vatcharin Bhumichitr
In this title, Vatch shows us how to cook delicious Thai recipes in 30 minutes or less. The recipes reflect his unsurpassed knowledge of Thai food, from Bangkok's popular street food to the fish specialities on the coast. Vatch uses simple, healthy but delicious ingredients, quick preparation methods and elegant presentation. Favourite dishes such as Geow Tod (Vegetable Won Tons) and Gratdoo Mood Tod (Spare Ribs with Chilli and Lemon Grass) will appeal to all. Vatch also describes traditional Thai customs for celebrating and entertaining. This book is the perfect introduction to Thai cuisine.
The Sausage Book
By Johnny Acton, Nick Sandler
Sausages are also one of the most satisfying foods to make at home and an excellent way to explore the world's diverse tastes and culinary traditions. Nick and Johnny first demonstrate how to make simple sausages and even cure and smoke them yourself. They then show you how to use your sausages whether homemade or store-bought in over 80 recipes, including Toulouse Sausage and Bean Cassoulet, Toad-in-the-Hole, Berlin Bratwurst Cooked in Beer, Chorizo and Goat's Cheese Tart and Herby Sausage Dumplings. The Sausage Book is filled with intriguing historical and geographical information, making it a good read as well as a useful cooking resource. It also features artisan sausage makers from across Europe, bringing you the lowdown on Spanish chorizo, German frankfurters and Scottish haggis.
Seriously Good! Gluten Free Baking
By Phil Vickery
This is a collection of 70 mouthwatering gluten-free baking recipes that coeliacs have until now only been able to dream about. Baking is often the most difficult aspect of the gluten-free diet to overcome, as it is gluten that gives bread its elasticity and cakes their spring. Recipes for delicious gluten-free cakes, puddings and pastries are hard to find - all too often the results are disappointingly crumbly and dry. But Phil Vickery's easy-to-follow instructions and practical advice, which draw on his Michelin-honed cooking skills, will have you whipping up melt-in-the-mouth Blueberry Cheescake, Chestnut and Roasted Onion Bread, Springy Scones and Squidgy Chocolate Brownies in an instant.
Sci-Fi Art Now
By John Freeman
The Sex Diaries
By Bettina Arndt
From the time I started working as a sex therapist back in the early 1970s, people have been talking to me about their sex lives. What I hear about most is the business of negotiating the sex supply. How do couples deal with the strain of the man wishing and hoping while all she longs for is the bliss of uninterrupted sleep?' In "The Sex Diaries" leading sex therapist Bettina Arndt uncovers the night-time drama being played out in bedrooms everywhere - the creeping hand and feigning of sleep, the staying up late in the hope that he will doze off. It is one of the great inconvenient truths of relationships that after the first blissful years together, most men want more sex than their female partners. Bettina Arndt recruited 98 couples to keep diaries, revealing their intimate negotiations over sex. Who feels like having sex? Who doesn't? And how do couples cope if one person wants it more than the other? She draws on her 35 years as a sex therapist and psychologist to provide an insightful analysis, and with her characteristic humour proposes a new approach to how couples can enjoy regular sex - and sustain loving relationships.