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Clean and Lean Diet : The Cookbook

By James Duigan
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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.
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Candy Kittens

By Jamie Laing
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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
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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.
  • Cheesecakes, Pavlovas & Trifles

    Satisfy every sweet craving with the delicious desserts featured in this stunning new cookbook - rich, creamy cheesecakes, melt-in-the-mouth meringue and that old favourite, trifle. Nothing says sensuous better than the desserts in this book... lashings of ethereal whipped cream, the crunch into a meringue's soft centre, the intense richness of a dense, creamy cheesecake. And if you think anything that tastes this good must be difficult to make, think again - with a few techniques and a little time, creating any of these recipes is a piece of cake!

    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.
  • Cute Cake Pops

    The latest baking craze is fun, festive and guaranteed to become a talking point at parties. Combining the best of cakes and lollipops, popcakes allow you to customise individual treats for each of your guests. With a variety of cake recipes and decorating ideas, you can turn your cake pops (or popcakes) into stunning centrepieces, as delicious as they are fun. Also included are tips on the best cake recipe for each design, which sticks to use and customising ideas to personalise all your creations. These cake pops are bound to become the new firm favourites.

    Creative Photography

    By Chris Gatcum
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    Chris Gatcum
    Experiment with new projects and techniques, and create arresting images time and again Digital cameras have made it easy for us all to take photos that are, technically, perfect: clearly exposed, sharply focused, and beautifully composed. However, what most photographers want from their photography is something more personal, more individual - in short, more creative. In this sequel to the highly successful Creative Digital Photography: 52 Weekend Projects, respected author and prize-winning photographer Chris Gatcum will show you how to create images that pack that creative punch and involve fun.

    Clean and Lean Warrior

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

    By Sara Sinaguglia
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    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
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    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
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    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.
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    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.
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    Creative Portrait Photography

    By Natalie Dybisz
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    Natalie Dybisz
    The very best portrait photography strives to give the viewer access into their subject's inner self; to provide a window into their soul. With the advent of the digital age and the potential afforded by post-processing, a whole generation of photographic artists has access to greater creative possibilities than ever before.Spearheading this new breed of creative photographer is author Natalie Dybisz, better known in the photographic community as Miss Aniela. Devoted to exploring portraiture at its most creative portraits with context, story, and constructed elements Creative Portrait Photography takes the reader on a behind-the-scenes journey through the creation of Natalie Dybisz's innovative digital portraits, from first concept to post-processing.Also featuring an extensive showcase chapter in which other photographer-artist's work and working methods are laid bare, Creative Portrait Photography has everything you need to inspire you and transform your perspective on portrait photography.

    Cake Pops

    By Helen Attridge, Abby Foy
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    Helen Attridge, Abby Foy
    In the mood for something cute and sweet? Well, forget about grabbing a cupcake - cake pops are here to stay! There's nothing quite like cake on a stick - these mouthwatering morsels combine all the playfulness of a bite-sized snack with the high-impact flavour that comes when you roll together your favourite cakes and frostings. Add a stick to your cake truffles, coat in chocolate and then let your imagination run wild as you decorate the world's most adorable treats. Cake pops are irresistible and surprisingly easy to make, especially when you follow the step-by-step baking and decorating instructions included in this colourful book. Cake Pops will show you how fun it is to make an army of flower, balloon, duck and penguin pops as well as designs for every occasion with Christmas stockings, Halloween pumpkins and wedding cakes added into the mix. This is the perfect book if you want to have the party of a lifetime or just a snack on the way to the park.
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    Chickens

    By Suzie Baldwin
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    Suzie Baldwin
    Keeping chickens is fun, relaxing, and low maintenance, plus you have the added benefit of your own known source of fresh eggs. In Chickens, poultry breeders Graham Page and Suzie Baldwin offer a practical guide to everything the beginner needs to know, from whether to buy chicks or hens, what varieties to chose, how to tell if you're buying a healthy chicken and how to ensure it stays that way, to how many chickens you should keep, and what kind of coop to buy. They also answer all the questions commonly posed by first-time owners, from whether chickens ever fly away and how quickly they will start laying, to how to prevent them being attacked by foxes and what to do when they become unwell.
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  • Cool Cupcakes

    At the more outré end of cupcake making, Cool Cupcakes is a handy-sized source of inspiration and fun for everyone's favourite sweet treat. Cupcakes are now the go-to cakes for all celebrations - they're perfect for a three-year-old's birthday cake, a romantic wedding cake, a witty dinner party dessert or an all-around festive snack. In fact, there's nothing cooler than a cupcake. This delightful little book contains cupcakes at the funkier end of the spectrum - decorated with chocolate truffles, towers of toffee and grown-up flavours that'll wow a crowd. They're spectacular to look at, will be a smash at any party, and, best of all, they're not hard to make.
  • Classic Italian Recipes

    By Anna del Conte
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    Anna del Conte
    Over 75 of Anna Del Conte's finest Italian recipes. Anna Del Conte is one of the greatest living experts on Italian food. Born in Milan, she read History and Philosophy before leaving for London in 1949 where she quickly became the first cookery writer in England to specialise in Italian food. Both Nigella and Delia cite her as their favourite Italian food writer and her culinary expertise has been acknowledged with countless awards. The Hamlyn Classic Recipes series is a celebratory collection of some of the most admired chefs the world has to offer - noteworthy not only for their pioneering approach to food, but also for their dependable, uncomplicated and trustworthy recipes. This definitive cookbook contains over 75 signature recipes accompanied by beautiful photography. In this elegant collection of Italian cuisine you'll find delicious traditional dishes such as Bucatini with pancetta, Beef braised in Barola, Calamari stuffed with rice, parsley and garlic and Pistachio ice cream. The Hamlyn Classic Recipes series is a celebratory collection of some of the most admired chefs the world has to offer - noteworthy not only for their pioneering approach to food, but also for their dependable, uncomplicated and trustworthy recipes. This definitive cookbook contains over 75 signature recipes accompanied by beautiful photography. In this elegant collection of Italian cuisine you'll find delicious traditional dishes such as Bucatini with pancetta, Beef braised in Barola, Calamari stuffed with rice, parsley and garlic and Pistachio ice cream.
  • Curries of the World

    Many of us are happily familiar with Indian curries, but Curries of the World widens the feast with curries from all over Asia, including Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. There are slow-cooked rich curries that only taste better on the second or even the third day, and fresh light curries with surprising new flavours. Add to that an array of tantalising accompaniments and home-made curry pastes to delight the taste buds and you have the complete curry source book.
  • Cooking Class Thai

    Thai cuisine is a distinctive combination of the sweet, sour, sharp and fresh flavours of lime, chilli, coriander, basil and coconut that is sophisticated in taste and yet simple to prepare. Thai food uses a range of easy-to-buy, yet distinctive, ingredients and simple preparation techniques to conjure those delicate flavours. What looks difficult is actually very easy to prepare at home and tastes sensational. So whether it's satay or seafood, green curry or spicy fried rice, enjoy the best Thailand has to offer.