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More than 80 recipes for cakes, bakes and slices to accompany your morning espresso, mid-morning latte or after-dinner cappuccino.... Coffee cakes are intended to be eaten alongside coffee at breakfast or during a coffee break but they do not necessarily contain coffee. They are typically single layer cakes that may be square or rectangular such as stollen or loaf-shaped cakes, or they may be ring shaped. Coffee cakes are often flavoured with cinnamon or other spices, seeds, nuts and fruits - the perfect complement to your beverage. These cakes sometimes have a crumbly or crumb topping called streusel and/or a light glaze drizzle and this book highlights the very best. From light and crumbly Cookies & Biscuits to sumptuous Bars & Slices, Pastries, Buns & Rolls; not forgetting the all important Cakes & Loaves. Your cup of coffee need never be unaccompanied again. read more

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A chatty and informative guide that gives you the lowdown on wine and how to make the most of it. Wine & Food offers a fresh look ...at the global wine scene with detailed information on more than 20 grapes and styles. Understanding storing and pouring wine, and what food to serve it with teaches you exactly how to pick the right wine every time. The way we buy wine, serve it, enjoy it and match it with food has changed enormously in the last decade, so start with the basics at The Bar where you'll find all the latest information on glasses, equipment, storage, temperature and trends on the current scene. Head to The Cellar for taste and flavour notes on reds, whites, rose, fizz, fortified and dessert wines, from Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Port to Chardonnay, Sherry and Champagne help you to decide which style is best for you and what to drink it with. Once you've discovered all the detail you need on your wine, head to The Store Cupboard for an exploration of how to pair it with food. With sections on meat, fish (you really can pair red wine with fish!) , veg, spice, sauce and cheese, including four cheese flights for entertaining, you'll be prepared to enhance your dish with no more than a pour. Also included are nine myth-breaker experiments, including a Same Wine Different Glass Test, The Truth About Tannin and Sensory Sake Tasting, that really bring the enjoyment of drinking wine to life. read more

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Perfect for sipping by the fireside, Hannah Miles has created a delightful collection of warming winter drinks that will appeal to... all the family. Whether it is topped with swirls of whipped cream, subtly spiced with cinnamon or laced with liquor, a hot chocolate is one of the world's best-loved drinks. You will make the Classics over and over again, with simple recipes for all-time favorites such as French Vanilla, Mocha and Viennese. Whether you're after a salty kick or a rich swirl of caramel, the recipes here will take the simplest drink to tasty new heights. The next chapter, Candy and Cakes, brings together the sweetest combinations that are perfect after dinner instead of dessert. From Boston Cream or Red Velvet to Cherry Bakewell and Toffee Apple, there is a recipe here to satisfy every sweet tooth. For more grown-up palates, why not try something with the added warmth of spices or a shot of alcohol? Fireside Favorites contains a luxurious collection of adult tipples, from Cherry Brandy to Bourbon and Maple Syrup and spiced delights, such as White Chocolate and Spiced Chai or Chili Chocolate. Finally, what better time to indulge in luxuriously warming cupfuls than the holiday season? Festive Treats comprises deliciously Christmassy hot drinks that are perfect for those chilly days and dark nights. Nobody can resist a Pumpkin Latte or a gloriously festive Gingerbread Spiced Hot Chocolate, perfect for bringing the family together during the holidays. Whether you're after a quick pick-me-up, a milky bedtime drink or a comforting cupful to warm you up from inside out, there is a recipe here to satisfy your sweet tooth. read more

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From the quirky to the classic, the sweet to the chic, this gorgeous collection of adorable bite-sized treats is a feast for the e...yes as well as the taste buds. Whether your favourite is a sophisticated French macaron or a gooey brownie, a whimsical whoopie pie or a melt-in-the-mouth pastry, there is something for everyone amongst these delightful home bakes. Cakes & Mini Bakes features French Fancies in pretty pastel shades, moreish Madeleines, and cute Cake Pops, while a chapter on Cookies & Brownies offers up elegant Lavender Shortbread and sweetly-spiced Gingerbread, as well as an exciting selection of brownies - from Mint Chocolate Chip to Cherry and Coconut. Devilishly decadent Doughnuts & Whoopie Pies add a touch of fun, while Tartlets & Pastries feature classics such as Eclairs, Millefeuilles and Little Maids of Honour. Mouthwatering Macarons & Meringues have a crisp sugar coating with a soft chewy centre; discover flavours such as Apricot and Almond, Salted Caramel and Chocolate and Passion Fruit. And finally, in Marshmallows & Candies find inspiration for cute confections that make perfect gifts, from exotic Turkish Delight to sumptuous Heather Honey Truffles. Easy-to-follow recipes and beautiful photography will inspire you to make the most tempting of tiny treats for any occasion. read more

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60 mouthwateringly more-ish wing recipes that make the most of the hottest snack in the world right now. Once devoured silently in... the depths of the humble sports bar, chicken wings are now a national institution in the US, and are prepared with a huge range of marinades, glazes and dips. This book matches the stratospheric success of the chicken wing with a new level of fantastic flavor combinations. It begins with the reliable, nostalgic favorites and variants on classics, including Baked Bourbon, Smoky Chipotle and Buttermilk Fried Wings. Fancy your wings hot and spicy? Then look no further than Harissa Hot Wings and Habanero and Pineapple - the latter taking the edge off the super spicy heat. If you like to keep abreast of the bold new flavors out there, help yourself to another portion of Cola Wings, Sticky Lime and Maple Wings or the unspeakably decadent Dark Chocolate Mole Wings. Fancy something lighter and a little less outrageous? Then why not tuck in to the fragrant Baked Pistachio Wings or the deliciously subtle Lemon, Basil and Pepper Wings. If you've got a craving for Take-Out from the comfort of your own home, then Szechuan Plum Sauce Wings or Teriyaki Wings or Cajun Alfredo might be right up your alley. This book truly has something for everyone and something for every occasion. read more

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From the esoteric world of rare, handcrafted teas from Chinese mountainsides to the traditional British cuppa, tea is an essential... and much-loved drink all over the world. The variety of teas is amazing and there is a wealth of choice--from delicate, floral Oolongs to smoky, sophisticated Souchongs and sweet muscatel-like Darjeelings. There are blended teas and teas scented with flower petals; and waiting to be discovered are crafted teas that unfurl in the cup to delight the eye as much as the palate. *Award-winning food writer Brian Glover celebrates the story of tea, from its origins in Ancient China to its place in our lives today. *Explores tea's cultural significance, from the arcane symbolism of the Japanese tea ceremony to the social niceties of the English afternoon tea. *Evocative photography by Diana Miller. read more

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Create beautiful, memorable cakes, cupcakes and cookies for every occasion by taking Charlotte White's masterclass. Her truly rema...rkable designs are inspired by the beauty of mother nature, seasonal celebrations, man-made opulence, fabulous and famous personalities throughout history and fictional characters. Create a pretty cake simply frosted and topped with sugar peonies or for Valentine's Day, make a cake decorated to look like a box of chocolates, complete with chocolates on top and a lid! Imagine a stunning cake dedicated to the Art Deco decadence of 'The Great Gatsby' or fabulous Faberge egg cookies for Easter. What's more - all of these projects are achievable, thanks to Charlotte's gentle encouragement and step-by-step simplicity. She'll provide you with the building blocks, confidence and know-how to tackle her remarkable creations and amaze friends, family, and most importantly, yourself!<br><br>Yahoo Food Cake of the Day, May 14, 2015. read more

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You might think that dinner's taken care of if you have take-out pizza, but if you want to stay healthy at university, you'll need... to widen your repertoire and learn to cook quick and easy, budget-friendly food. The Really Hungry Vegetarian Student Cookbook will come to the rescue with delicious, meat-free recipes for any occasion. The book is packed with nutritious vegan and vegetarian recipes, whether you need sustenance for late-night study sessions, are hosting the afterparty at your place or want to bake your new vegan best friend a birthday cake. Start your day the smart way with Boosting Breakfasts that will set you up to face the day - choose from blended smoothies and homemade granolas. Lunchbox Heros will keep you going through those long lectures and La Vita Bella is packed with nourishing pasta and vegetable dishes. Learn to make wholesome and satisfying comfort food in Veggie Mighty and for convenience look no further than Pot Luck for a tasty bean chilli, lentil curry or tofu stir-fry that can be whipped up and washed up in no time. For a special occasion, why not rustle up an impressive dish for your friends from Wow Chow and be the hostess with the mostest by serving up deliciously healthy snacks like kale chips and pepper popcorn from Food to Love. Finally, Let's Bake a Cake! has everything your sweet tooth could desire, but some pretty good ingredients too so that you get the nutrients you need every time you eat. read more

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With more than 120 recipes, <i><strong>The Thrifty Cookbook</strong> </i>will help your money go further, get ahead with the week'...s cooking, and make the most of every last scrap in your refridgerator. Use some overripe tomatoes and stale bread to make a delicious Tuscan Tomato and Bread salad from the Salads, & Snacks chapter. Breads & Accompaniments like homemade Hoummous will put an end to expensive storebought snacks. Soups like Split Pea and Sausage are perfect for using up leftovers and raiding the pantry for those long-forgotten spices and cans of beans. Buy cheaper cuts of meat and turn them into mouthwatering Stovetop Wonders & Stews to feed a crowd. Pasta, Rice, & Grains cater for every occasion: make a large batch of Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce and stash the bulk in the freezer for a rainy day. When you're feeding a crowd, Oven Bakes, Pies, & Roasts provide fuss-free mains that ensure you get the maximum flavor and value out of a handful of key ingredients. Finally, use up a glut of apples from your garden to make a warming Windfall Apple Pie from the Desserts chapter. <i><strong>The Thrifty Cookbook</strong></i> has all the inspiration you need to feed the family good food even when you've had to tighten the household purse strings.<br><br><strong>. </strong>More than 120 budget-friendly recipes-from pasta sauces and roasts to see you through the week, to fresh salads and risottos using up leftovers and seasonal produce. <br><br><strong>. </strong>In the same successful series as <i>The Student Cookbook.</i> read more

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You might think that dinner's sorted if there's a burrito or a pizza in the freezer, but sometimes you crave a proper meal-just li...ke you'd get back home-even if you're not majoring in culinary arts.<i>The Vegetarian Student Cookbook</i>will get you through your studies and become more valuable to you than any textbook. You won't need lots of kitchen gadgets, hours in front of the stovetop, or a loan to make these recipes-they are all easy and cheap and designed to satisfy. Start with Kitchen Know-how: which essentials to stock up on so that you always have the foundation of a simple meal; tips on key equipment to buy; simple rules of food hygiene; and no-fuss tips for throwing together ingredients, no matter how little is lurking in your kitchen. When you're having a late-night essay crisis and you turn to the refrigerator for salvation,<i>The Vegetarian Student Cookbook</i>will come to the rescue with quick, stress-free Snacks & Sides. Chapters on Salads, Easy Meals, Pasta, and include everything you could possibly want in your repertoire: mac n' cheese, panini, stir-fries, vegetable bakes, risottos, and lots more. Master the recipes in Food to Impress and you're sure to win friends. Finally, when there's no chocolate in the house and you need to satisfy a sweet<p></p><p>craving, turn to Desserts and indulge in Chocolate Cake and Poached Pears.<br><br></p><p>? The follow-up to the bestselling<i>The Student Cookbook</i>.<br></p><p><br>? More than 160 easy recipes to inspire students to cook and eat good food.</p> read more

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<i>Chococo Chocolate Cookbook</i> is packed with an array of exciting and mouthwatering chocolate recipes to enjoy at home. Far be...yond the ordinary, the recipes experiment with unusual flavors and create taste sensations. Truffles & Treats include flavors like Heather Honey, Fresh Mint, and Prune and Armagnac. Cakes & Bakes include Devilishly Delicious Chocolate Cake; Lemon Zing Roulade; Cheeky Monkey Muffins; and Cranberry and White Chocolate Brownies. Simple yet delicious Cookies, Biscuit Cakes & Drinks to try are White Chocolate and Fresh Raspberry Cookies; and Chile and Cocoa Nib Cookies. Enjoy a freshly baked batch with a Chococo Hot Chocolate. Wow your friends with impressive and unusual Desserts such as Nutmeg-spiced Chocolate Cheesecake; Gorgeous Ginger Chocolate Mousse; and Frozen Cherry Chocolate Fondue. Finally, in Ice Cream & Sauces you?ll find a Baked Alaska Chococo Style and Heavenly Honeycomb Sundae along with simple sauces, including Hot Fudge and Salted Caramel. The creators, Chococo, are an award-winning artisan chocolate company based in Dorset in the UK. read more

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At last, here's a beautiful book full of fuss-free and imaginative cakes to make for children of all ages. Annie Rigg shows you ho...w to make various cake mixes in different quantities, as well as frostings and decorations for fabulous but effortless cakes. She then takes you through some Simple cakes such as Princess Cupcakes, a Meringue Mountain, and a just Fantastic Chocolate Cake to end all chocolate cakes! Chapters on Animals, Transport, Fantasy, and Wildlife offer all sorts of cake ideas for novice and confident bakers alike. From a Fluffy Sheep covered in marshmallows to a Pirate's Treasure Chest, and a Ladybird to a Hot Air Balloon, there's something here for every occasion, whether you're short of time or you are prepared to spend the afternoon in the kitchen baking, frosting, and decorating. Both girls and boys will be thrilled with the imaginative creations in this book, and making your own cake means that you aren't feeding young children a shopbought variety full of artificial flavours and preservatives. read more

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One aspect of married life is cooking for your loved ones: your partner, family and friends. If you are new to vegetarian cooking,... this book offers plenty of recipes to get you started, while seasoned cooks will find new ideas and inspiration. A chapter on Kitchen Basics will ensure you have everything you need to get going before the recipes begin with Brunch, for those perfect lazy mornings. Treat yourselves to Pink Grapefruit with Vanilla Sugar or Eggs Benedict. Chapters on Snacks, Appetizers, & Salads and Quick Meals offer simple recipes for lighter bites and delicious meals that can be prepared in a flash, leaving more quality time to spend together. For Special Occasions and Family Gatherings create more indulgent meals, such as Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli with Sage Cream, or Creamy Vegetable and Coconut Curry with Cashew Rice. Easy Entertaining provides ideas for food to enjoy with friends that won't keep you in the kitchen - try the Gnocchi with Roasted Tomato Sauce. There are also delicious Desserts - such as Rose Petal Tart and Chocolate Mousse - while Baking and Drinks have more sweet treats and tasty tipples. Finally, Recipe Basics offers essentials that you will refer to again and again. read more

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Cheesecakes are one of the oldest desserts in existence, traceable back to ancient Greece, where they were served to the Olympic a...thletes. And it's no wonder they have been around so long! Simple to make and undeniably irresistible, Cheesecake celebrates this most beloved of desserts. A chapter on the Classics includes simple Baked Vanilla, Raspberry Ripple and Chocolate Chip cheesecakes. Whatever the time of year, Fruity cheesecakes are the best way to enjoy whatever is in season; try Strawberry and Clotted Cream, Pink Rhubarb or Bananas Foster. For those with the most incurable of sweet tooths, Candy Bar cheesecakes are packed with your favourite confections - from peanut brittle to candied maple pecans - while Gourmet recipes add a touch of contemporary sophistication, including Salted Honey and Creme Brulee varieties. Party cheesecakes offer truly original ideas for brightening any occasion, from pretty Trifle Cheesecakes in glass jars to irresistible Cheesecake Pops! And finally, International skips over the globe to bring you cheesecakes in flavours such as Japanese Cherry Blossom and Italian Tiramisu. read more

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Nothing sings of pure indulgence like supping a chocolate thickshake through a straw, the ice cream melting and oozing down the si...de of a cool soda glass. Add a little bourbon to take that taste to the top! Or perhaps your favourite is a frothy frappe or a fizzy float? Recreate milkshake bar classics with a boozy twist and experiment with inspired new creations in your own home with this delightfully irreverent book. For a nostalgic option, turn to The Candy Bar chapter which is full of brilliant blends: from a Drunken S'mores shake to a Peanut Butter Cup showstopper. Indulgent recipes from The Cake Shop such as Key Lime Pie and Black Forest Frappe that take treats to the next level. The Cocktail Shaker includes recipes for an Aztec Margarita, a Dark & Stormy ice cream float and an Amaretto Sour shake. While fun recipes in Shake, Rattle & Roll are perfect for the rock star in all of us - from The Elvis, a banana and peanut-rich boozy shake with spiced rum to a tropical delight that will inspire your friends to start sipping on Pina Colada...Whatever your choice, these recipes make a perfect pick-me-up. read more

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CICO BOOKS-The Perfect Apron. Use a whole range of gorgeous fabrics to make the perfect apron for you: candy stripes; polka dots; ...gingham or any others. This book features beautifully illustrated with specially commissioned photographs and retro-inspired illustrations. Each apron has a unique look to suit every taste and style; from country chic to cocktail glamour. Whether the apron is for him or her; big or small; for cooking; cleaning or playing in the dirt; The Perfect Apron is sure to have exactly what you are looking for. This book includes more than twenty full-sized patterns and templates. Author: Rob Merrett. Softcover: 128 pages. Imported. read more

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Sewing Machine Basics by Jane Bolsover This book takes the mystery out of the sewing machine, holding first-time stitchers by the ...hand and showing the easiest ways to get the most from their machine. In the climate of 'make do and mend', sales of sewing machines have soared, but many are only accompanied by a difficult to understand technical manual. Here, Jane Bolsover provides a comprehensive guide for beginners. Starting with an essential overview of the sewing machine, learn how to thread it and wind bobbins, why tension is important and which needles to choose. There's information on the basic sewing kit you will need, plus advice on which fabrics to choose and how to cut out. The chapters then build into a complete sewing course, and at the end of each chapter is a simple project to consolidate the skills you have just mastered. The projects include items for the home, including a cushion cover and a lampshade, stylish accessories, such as bags and scarves, plus great clothing basics, such as an A-line skirt and a simple shift dress. Also included at the back of the book is a full-size pull-out paper pattern section. 160 pages. Ryland Peters and Small CIC-30734. read more

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More than 30 recipes for deliciously oaty breakfasts, superfood snacks, toasted treats and drinks. Whether soaked, baked, toasted ...or blended, oatmeal possesses some of the most potent health-giving properties; it is packed with vitamins and dietary fibre, and is known to support the immune system. Oatmeal is also a fantastic vehicle for introducing other deliciously healthy foods, from fresh fruit to probiotic yogurt and antioxidant-rich chocolate to honey. With chapters on Oatmeal & Porridge, Muesli & Granola, Bars & Cookies, Muffins & Cakes and Drinks and recipes that really get the tastebuds working, you'll be spoilt for choice. From super healthy Quinoa Oatmeal to Pumpkin Spice Porridge, Bircher Berries and No-bake Maple Clusters, these oaty breakfasts pack the perfect punch. For energy-boosting snacks and treats, try Ginger Cashew Bars and Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies. And, if you still haven't had your fill of oats, try the moreish Blueberry or Peanut Butter Oat Smoothies. read more

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<p>Fast family food that tastes wonderful!</p> <p></p> <p>If your ravenous offspring are desperate for an after-school snack, and ...you need to rustle up a delicious and filling plateful of something tasty fast, this unusual cookbook could hold the answer to your prayeres--recipes that can be prepared from start to finish in less than five minutes. Likewise, if you're expected to create an all-singing, all-dancing birthday tea, look no further. All situations and numbers (from one to a crowd) are catered for. Among these 150 recipes are weekday breakfasts and lazy brunches, speedy midweek suppers and leisurely weekend lunches, not to mention weekday boxes ( the bane of most working mom's lives). There's comfort food for those days when the world has conspired against you, and one-pot dishes that are especially useful if the dishwasher has broken. You'll find recipes here to suit the fussiest of eaters, veggies, and carnivores, dishes to suit those with a sweet tooth, and new ways with everyone's store-cupboard standbys.</p><br><br>Featured in the Spring 2015 issue of YUM Food & Fun for Kids. read more

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Here is the perfect wedding gift for any couple, whether they are experienced cooks or new to the culinary arts. First, Kitchen Ba...sics explains all that's needed to get you cooking - from essential pots and pans to tableware. Any items you are missing can be added to your bridal registry. The recipes include ideas for Brunch; Snacks, Appetizers, and Salads; and Classics such as Coq au Vin and Creamy Mashed Potato. If you are a busy workiing couple, the evening meal is an opportunity to spend precious time together. Quick Meals will will inspire you to whip up something delicious in a flash. However, for Special Occasions you will want to create a fabulous meal for two. Try Oysters Rockefeeler and Raspberries in Sparkling Wine. Wow your new in-laws at Family Gatherings with perfect Roast Chicken and all the trimmings, while Easy Entertaining gives you lots of ideas for great meals for friends that won't leave you slaving in the kitchen. Round off wiht something from Desserts or Baking and choose Drinks (from juices to cocktails) to suit the occasion. Comprehensive and inspiring, this book will be invaluable in your married life and make cooking for your loved one, family, and friends a true pleasure. If you are new to cooking, this book offers lots of simple recipes to get you started, while seasoned cooks will find plenty of inspiration for every occasion. Includes Recipe Basics, with all the essentials that you will need to refer to again and again, such as Broth, Pizza Dough, Sauces, and Dressings. read more

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Trees Can't Dance began over 4 years ago at the world's most northerly chile farm.<br><br>Against all conventional horticultural w...isdom Dan May began growing chiles in the wilds of Northumberland, northern England. It wasn't long before Dan had to find something to do with all the produce. Disappointed with the quality of the chili sauce brands available in the UK, he hit on the idea of filling a gap in the market by producing his own sauces using homegrown ingredients. In this fabulous book, chile guru Dan<p></p><p>shares more than 70 recipes celebrating chiles in all their varieties and strengths. Acquaint yourself first with the history of chiles, how to grow them at home, how to identify the key varieties and what gives them their distinctive heat. There are ideas here for every kind of dish:<strong>Soups & Salads; Nibbles & Sharing Plates; Entrées; Side Dishes; Sauces, Salsas & Marinades; Sweet Things & Drinks.</strong>Mouthwatering recipes include Thai Beef Noodle Soup; Moroccan Spiced Lamb Burgers; Texas Marinated Steak with Stuffed Mushrooms; Sweet Chile-glazed Ham; Quick Chile Lime Mayonnaise; three fiery pasta sauces; Chile Pecan Brownies; and Chile Hot Chocolate. </p> read more

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Launched in 2007, the Nordic Bakery is a peaceful haven in the heart of London. Their products reflect the wholesome but comfortin...g style of baking in Scandinavia. The emphasis is on fresh, seasonal produce and healthier baking ingredients, such as rye flour, oats and barley, and the rustic but modern menu includes open rye-bread sandwiches, cakes and cinnamon buns. The Nordic Bakery Cookbook allows you to bake your own Bread, such as the popular rye bread, Savoury Pastries, Cakes, Sweet Buns, Desserts and Biscuits in your own home. read more

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Add a stylish and thoughtful finishing touch to your table with The Art of Napkin Folding. How much better food tastes when it is ...thoughtfully presented at a beautiful and stylish table, and what better way to embellish your dining experience than with a chic folded napkin. There are step-by-step instructions for 20 napkin folds in a range of stylish shapes. Inspiring ideas for decorating, embroidering and monogramming are also included, as well as for making napkin rings using fresh flowers, fruit and ribbons. There are also suggestions for using napkins in more novel ways - to wrap a gift, for example, or to make a cutlery bag. Ten themed occasions are featured, including all-time favourites such as Classic Elegance or Romantic Dinner, festive meals such as Christmas Cheer and Wedding Breakfast, as well as everyday occasions such as Mother's Day Lunch or Baby Shower. For each event there is a wealth of delightful suggestions for creatively styled napkins and other finishing touches. Whether it's a relaxed family lunch or a formal wedding table, The Art of Napkin Folding is full of inspiring suggestions for beautifully styled napkins. read more

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Crisply toasted bread, gooey melted cheese and flavoursome relishes and pickles - the humble hot cheese sandwich is given the ul...timate makeover in this book. Use this book to create the toastie with the mostie with the best ever recipe for Classic Grilled Cheese, as well as exciting variations. Serve up hearty yet Simple options such as the Montgomery Cheddar with Red Onion Chutney, Gruyere with Leek, and Smoked Provolone with Black Olives. Fancy your grilled cheese down and 'dirty'? Try Swiss Cheese with Chilli or Hot Dog with Sauerkraut and Mustard. Or bathe your grilled cheese in luxury with Gourmet recipes such as Tartiflette (reblochon and potato gratin with bacon) or Ricotta with Roasted Butternut Squash and Sage. Get the best out of your grilled cheese with the finest International flavours the world has to offer. Try the classic Croque Monsieur or Manchego with Chorizo and Padron Peppers. Crunchy, golden, gooey and satisfying, Grilled Cheese will keep you warm all winter. read more

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<p>Following on Dan May's first book <em>The Red Hot Chile Cookbook</em>, this new collection of 100 recipes for fiery sauces, mar...inades and rubs showcases the best and most flavorfuk chiles the world has to offer. Arranged by geographical region from Africa and the Mediterranean to South America and the Caribbean, this book is bursting with exciting flavors. Spanning mild to super spicy, here you'll find all kinds of traditoinal offerings from around the globe. Every recipe is easy, versatile and comes with a serving suggestion, for example the La Kama spice blend from Morocco goes well with chicken or pulses; the eye-wateringly hot Ethiopian Berbere Paste adds depth and pizzazz to casseroles as well as making an unusual and memorable dip; and anchiote paste from Mexico's Yucatán pairs perfectly with pulled prok, turkey or rice. As well as plenty of short, simple recipes for sauces and marinades, there are bigger recipes for truly impressive and authentic dishes, such as Moroccan tagines, Indian curries and Mexican classics.</p> read more

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This book offers an inspiring collection of recipes that are completely free from refined sugar and, in many cases, processed whea...t and dairy. Simple substitutions in basic recipes make all the difference and you will see and feel the benefits in no time. Replace refined sugar with natural sweeteners such as stevia, agave syrup and maple syrup and pack your treats with vegetables, nuts, seeds and other superfoods to furnish your body with long-term health-enhancing vitamins and minerals. With everything from Lemon Cashew Bars, Sweet Cherry Temptations, Carob and Cocoa Fudge, and Fig Almond Truffles to savoury options such as Spiced Chilli Popcorn, Spelt Dippers with Creamy Avocado Dip and Toasted Soy Seeds and Nuts, you'll find it easy to feed your body only natural, unprocessed foods, have confidence in what you're consuming and, importantly, take control of your sugar consumption. In fact, you'll be left wondering why you ever used refined sugar at all. read more

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Creamy, satisfying and delicious, risotto is one of the world's favorite rice dishes. This Italian comfort food is so versatile; i...t works well made with vegetables, fish, shellfish, meat, poultry and game. Different regions of Italy have their own classic rice dishes, from the soupy Rice and Peas of the Veneto to the Hunter's-style Rabbit Risotto of Umbria and Tuscany, but what they all have in common is the careful cooking of the rice to perfection. For a simple but comforting dinner, there are plenty of dishes packed full of warming cheese and butter, such as Saffron Risotto, Wild Mushroom Risotto or Artichoke and Pecorino Risotto. Lighter fish and shellfish dishes include the dramatic Black Risotto, flavored with squid ink, Seafood Risotto or Crab and Chile Risotto. There are also many tempting meaty options, from hearty family meals to dinner party dishes. Children and adults alike will enjoy Ham and Leek Risotto, while you can impress guests with Pheasant and Red Wine Risotto. There are also a few ideas for using up leftover risotto (or for when you simply want to ring the changes), such as Arancini or Rice Croquettes with Tomato Sauce, as well as some surprising sweet delights such as Cherry and Almond Risotto Puddings or Risotto Ice Cream. With useful recipes for various stocks, easy-to-follow instructions for making a basic risotto and a guide to the different kinds of rice available, this is a complete guide to risotto for all lovers of the classic Italian dish. read more

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Whether it's preserving or pickling, everyone is sourcing the best organic ingredients and looking for more interesting recipes to... make use of their fresh fruit and vegetables: not just jellies, but chutneys, relishes, pickles, vinegars, liquors, and cordials. Pickled & Packed is the perfect canning companion, containing over 100 simple and straight-forward modern recipes with a flair, these twists on the old classics will help you to create magic in a jar! Arranged into 5 chapters - Pickling & Vinegars, Relishes & Mustards, Bottled Fruits & Vegetables, Spoon & Candied Fruits & Pastes, and Liqueurs & Cordials - short preserve recipes provide the basics, while longer recipes show how to use them to create entire meals. Enjoy a casual get together and serve grilled halloumi with blistered jalapeno, lime & tequila relish or kimchi latkes & poached eggs, finishing with a voluptuous artisan cheeseboard complete with homemade membrillo. A light summer lunch is the perfect occasion to serve lobster & lemon potato salad with tarragon vinegar or alternatively, fire up the grill and those sausages and burgers will be irresistible served with smokey mountain catsup or rosemary & thyme mustard. Ideas for desserts include bitter chocolate cake with prunes in armagnac and jam jar amaretto cherry crumbles, while drink highlights range from innocent Scottish barley water slushes to a more adult orange bourbon Manhattan. Start pickling and preserving and enjoy your seasonal plunder all year round. read more

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Queen of cakes, Annie Rigg knows how to celebrate. This step-by-step book will inspire you to create something special, no matter ...how new you are to cake decorating. Most of the cake recipes in the book are adapted from one of The Basics where you'll also find frostings and decorating techniques. The chapter For Birthdays will tick all the boxes, from a pretty Meringue Tower to the German Chocolate Cake. If you've always wanted to make your own cake For Kids but have never had the confidence, Annie's step-by-step Chocolate Polka-dot Cake will persuade you to try. Mother's day, Father's day, baby showers, weddings and Valentine's day - all occasions For Someone Special. A special day deserves a special wedding cake, and the three-tiered chocolate cake embellished with storebought French macarons looks so impressive. Everyone needs inspiration For the Holidays, such as a Stack of Stars for Christmas. Annie's simple ideas and step-by-step photos will encourage you to make, bake and celebrate today. read more

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Discover cake POPs - a combination of moist cake and a sweet candy coating, moulded onto a lollipop stickand then decorated to cre...ate a whole host of characters. Clare O'Connell of the Pop Bakery teaches you allyou need to know, from how to create the cake balls - a mouth-watering mixture of chocolate cake and icing- to dipping the cake balls in the special candy coating. Then she explains how to shape the POPs and paintthem using cocoa butter. Choose from 25 delightful designs, including cute pandas, frogs, penguins, plus afamily of Russian dolls, mini wedding cakes and colourful marbles. With clear, step-by-step photography andClare's easy-to-follow instructions, cake POPs are incredibly fun and easy to bake and make. Both childrenand adults will adore these bitesize delights that are perfect for parties and special occasions. So what areyou waiting for? Start cake POPping now! read more

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The macaron is a chic and delicious French treat - perfect for many occasions. Once you've mastered the basic recipe, you can crea...te almost any colour and flavour combination you like. But you don't have to stop there! In this adorable book, experienced pastry chef Loretta Liu shows you how to take the macaron one step further. First, achieve a batch of perfect light-as-air macarons as your base and then decorate them to create edible art that will delight and amaze your friends and family. Follow Loretta's expert stepby- step instructions to achieve a wide range of finishes - there are techniques here for both the beginners and the more experienced bakers and sugarcrafters. The abstract patterns, brushwork and gilding in Simple Designs make perfect petit fours when entertaining in style at home; little ones will squeal with delight at the ideas in Playtime (as will the child in all of us!) - these include a panda, teddy bear and bunny rabbit. Ideas for Seasonal decoration include Christmas baubles, whilst pretty painted flowers are perfect for Mother's Day. Finally, designs for Celebrations include pretty heart-shaped macarons. read more

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Long associated with holidays to France, Italy and beyond, here is the chance for you to make the most of charcuterie and salumi a...t home. Learn more about the history and types of charcuterie and salumi available to buy in The Charcuterie Board. The Small Bites chapter will provide you with a host of recipes to serve with drinks, such as grilled chorizo and scallops on sticks, scotch eggs and 'Sushi style' gorgonzola with prosciutto and rocket. You'll also find recipes to make a perfect light lunch or starter, as well as Main Courses such as paella with chorizo and omelette with ham, gruyere cheese and patatas bravas. The section on home curing will provide you with recipes to cure your own pork belly or duck breast, while the range of Accompaniments from pickles to toasts will give you all you need to complete your perfect charcuterie board. read more

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Vanilla is a remarkable spice with a truly remarkable history. Brought to Europe by Spanish explorer Hernan Cortes in the 16th cen...tury, vanilla became something of an obsession for Queen Elizabeth I. Later known as 'black gold', for vanilla's rarity was more precious than gold, it has in recent years lost its lustre and become synonymous with all things bland. This book seeks to re-establish vanilla's lofty perch as one of the most exciting and cherished ingredients on the planet. This book will show you how to use this wondrous spice in a fantastic array of cakes, such as Elderflower and Almond Cake as well as delicious desserts like Persian Rice Pudding. Why not sit back and enjoy a rich, velvety Vanilla Hot Chocolate from the drinks section? You can also inject a little bit of magic into teatime treats with the heavenly Vanilla Scones. If you're looking for something a little different, why not try one of the sensational savoury dishes to delight and surprise your dinner guests? These dishes showcase the extraordinary versatility of vanilla - truly the king of spices. read more

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<p>Warming and comforting on a chilly day, refreshing and light on a summer's day, soup is one of the most versatile foods you wil...l eat, and --perhaps for this very reason--one of the most loved. From the simplest of broths prepared with vegetables and herbs straight from the garden, to the most luxurious of game consommés, soup can be absolutely anything you wish it to be-- you just have to let your imagination lead you. Which is exactly what Belinda Williams has done, and now her celebrated soups are scooping prestigious awards for their fantastic flavour. Her company, the Yorkshire Provender, was started with aim of taking the best ingredients, marrying them in creative ways and adding inspired seasonings to produce delicious and imaginative soups. This glorious collection of more than 60 recipes from their kitchen is truly a celebration of soup from Everyday Soups, such as Spicy Meatballs with Cabbage & Beans, to more Gourmet recipes such as Lobster Bisque with Aioli, and from the Rustic, such as Mother's Leek and Potato with Ham, to the intriguing, such as Potato with Salted Caramel, Onion & Thyme.</p> read more

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<strong>Salt</strong>in all its forms is a hot culinary trend. It enhances any savory dish and makes the taste buds sing. In this ...beautiful book, top cook and food stylist Valerie Aikman-Smith introduces you to all kinds of salts, from Hawaiian Red Alaea Salt to Jurassic Salt. Her<strong>Appetizers</strong>include tasty Olive Suppli, Gazpacho with Smoked Salted Croutons, and fun Popcorn with Chili Salt. In<strong>Entrees,</strong>you'll find the classic salt-crust method with new twists, such as indian-spiced Lamb in a Salt Crust, or how about Spicy Pork Satay with Roast Salted Peanut Sauce, or a refreshing Peach Caprese with Curry Salt? In<strong>Sides and Breads</strong>you'll discover tempting flatbreads and pretzel bites, and you'll be captivated by Valerie's<strong>Drinks and Sweets</strong>. How about a Black Olive Martini or Bloody Mary with Celery Salt, or a Chocolate Chip Cookie with Sea Salt? Be amazed as the flavors mingle in your mouth. Finally, a chapter of<strong>Rubs, Butters, and Brines</strong>offers you dozens of versatile ways to jazz up grilled meat or fish, vegetable crudites or potato chips, or use them with your own recipes. Once you've tried Valerie's stunning recipes you will never look at salt in the same way again.<br><br>*More than 50 recipes for starters, entrees, sides, seasoned rubs, and cocktails, with gorgeous photography by Jonathan Gregson.<br><br>*The author's work has been featured in magazines, on television in Everyday Italian with Giada De Laurentils, and in the films Titanic and Ocean's Eleven.<br> read more

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There is nothing as satisfying as growing your own produce - home-grown fruit and vegetables, picked and used at the height of fre...shness, are more tasty and nutritious than any supermarket offerings. Home-grown Harvest is a celebration of the bounty you can grow in your garden or even windowbox. Cultivating your own fruit and vegetables does not have to mean eating the same dishes days in a row to use up produce. Instead, this book will show you how to use creatively what you grow in an array of exciting combinations. Simply organised, each vegetable or fruit is the star of its own chapter, providing a wealth of different recipes to use up any gluts you may have (from the garden or a trip to the farmers' market). From fresh dishes such as Triple Tomato Risotto with Basil or Strawberry Tiramisů, to preserves and chutneys, which can be stored for future use, each recipe is selected because it is rich in fresh produce. With handy quick-reference guides and tips and hints for preparing vegetables,<i>Home-grown Harvest</i>is an invaluable guide to cooking seasonally and eating very well indeed.<br><br><p></p><p>? More and more people are growing their own vegetables at home, to avoid pesticides, save money and lead a healthier lifestyle.<br><br></p><p>? Smartly organised with quick reference guides and handy tips and hints for cooking with fruit and vegetables throughout.</p> read more

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An innovative, captivating tour of the finest whiskies the world has to offer, brought to you by bestselling author and whisky con...noisseur Tristan Stephenson. Tristan explores the origins of whisky, from the extraordinary Chinese distillation pioneers well over 2,000 years ago to the discovery of the medicinal 'aqua vitae' (water of life), through to the emergence of what we know as whisky. Explore the magic of malting, the development of flavour and the astonishing barrel-ageing process as you learn about how whisky is made. In the main chapter, Tristan takes us on a journey through 60 distilleries around the world, exploring their remarkable quirks, unique techniques and flavours, featuring all new location photography from the Scottish Highlands to Tennessee. After that, you might choose to make the most of Tristan's bar skills with some inspirational whisky-based cocktails. This fascinating, comprehensive book is sure to appeal to whisky aficionados and novices alike.<br><br>Cowboys & Indians magazine Father's Day Pick, June 2015. read more

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If you like your cakes delicious, cute, and stylish, then you ll love cake POPs the delicious little treats designed by one of Lon...don s most fashionable bakeries.<br><br></p> <p>Cake POPs are here to stay. Since launching onto the cake scene a couple of years ago, these moist cakes on sticks have been a huge hit amongst anyone with a sweet tooth. In her second book, <i>POP Party</i>, Clare O Connell presents 40 brilliant ideas to create the perfect party for any occasion, including</p> <p>25 brand new cake POPs designs, plus 5 layer cakes and 10 party props. Everyone will love the cute tortoise POPs, or why not make the quirky science POPs for a clever friend? Make the corpse bride and groom POPs for Halloween, or a beautiful red velvet ruffle layer cake for a special birthday, and decorate your event with colorful paper pompoms and fun tassel garlands. The basic techniques section will tell you everything you need to know for your cake POP journey, and each recipe and project has clear, step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow instructions so you ll be cake POPping in no time! read more

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An essential companion to help you select cheese, assemble delightful cheese boards, and form perfect pairings between cheeses and... wines, fortified wines, ciders, beers, and even whiskeys. In this new and updated edition of her classic bestseller, cheese and wine expert Fiona Beckett guides you through the extraordinary world of cheese with her characteristic passion for good food and wine. The Wonderful World of Cheese is the perfect introduction to the different cheese types and their remarkable versatility. You'll explore how cheeses are crafted and their variations in terms of flavor, appearance, and texture. After you've mastered the basics, you'll discover the drinks that complement and accentuate cheeses in the chapter What to Drink with Cheese. Ensure that you find the right wine every time, because when you get it right, it's truly a match made in heaven. It's not just wine that enjoys such a harmonious relationship with cheese, though. A sparkling Normandy cider is a great match for a ripe French Camembert, for example. Put Fiona's wisdom into practice to show off to friends and family in Entertaining with Cheese. Find out how to assemble classic and contemporary cheese plates and boards, making the most of seasonal and local specialties, as well as how to create your own innovative and imaginative combinations for all occasions. Discover delectable recipes in Cooking with Cheese. Sample the simple elegance of Cucumber and Ricotta Verrines with Shrimp, the bold rustic flavor of a classic French Onion Soup, or the aromatic Saffron Risotto with Aged Parmesan, Sage, and Serrano Ham. For a fabulous finale, why not melt into the fragrant Lavender Honey and Vanilla Cheesecake or savor the richness of a Warm Pear, Gorgonzola, and Pecan Tartlet with Maple Drizzle. Finally, the Cheese Know-How chapter is full of helpful advice, from how to order cheese in a restaurant to how to store it and serve it at the ideal temperature. To coincide with this exciting time in which a new generation of artisanal cheese makers are pushing new boundaries, you'll also find an up-to-date glossary of North American cheeses and cheese makers, compiled by Lassa Skinner of Culture magazine, featuring signature cheeses, tasting notes, and recommendations for ideal accompaniments. read more

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