Mollie Makes Christmas (Hardback)
Within the pages of Dickens at Christmas, you will find all the elements of a quintessential traditional Christmas - snowy rooftops, gleaming shop windows, steaming bowls of punch, rich plum puddings, turkey and stuffing, miracles, magic, charity and goodwill. This beautiful hardback could make the perfect Christmas gift for any fan of Charles Dickens, as not only does it gather together Dickens' famous Christmas books, it also contains the stories that he wrote for the seasonal issues of his periodicals.
Celebrate Christmas (Paperback)
Celebrate Christmas is a bumper bundle of Yuletide cooking and craft projects that will become a trusted favourite each year as the festive season looms. With a 'countdown to Christmas' planning schedule and plenty of advice on preparation, the book is packed full of traditional recipes, contemporary interpretations and plenty of great craft, decorating and gift wrapping ideas.
Now as well as singing the song, you can knit the characters. The Twelve Knits of Christmas brings together 12 charming knitting patterns for making all of the objects, birds, and people mentioned in the song and a beautifully illustrated book containing the words for each verse. Children will love to play with your knitted creations as you sing along together. And the projects can double up as Christmas decorations around your home, centering on the colourful and easy-to-assemble cardboard pear tree tucked into the back of the book.
More than just a cookbook, this beautifully produced volume sets out to promote a total understanding of British fish in keeping with the River Cottage ethos. The book will teach you how to buy fish in an ethical way, how to prepare it, how to select fish by species and finally - and perhaps most importantly - how to pickle, salt, barbecue, fry, pot, stew, smoke and enjoy it!
Keep Calm At Christmas (Hardback)
Everyone knows `tis the season to be jolly, when you can roast chestnuts on an open fire and treetops glisten and sleigh bells ring alongside the sound of small children's laughter. However, if you don't think Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year then reach for Keep Calm at Christmas and let its soothing advice reassure you that Christmas comes but once a year. Keep Calm at Christmas follows Keep Calm for Ladies and Keep Calm for Chaps and offers many merry pearls of wisdom to help you get through the festive season, from tips on visiting relatives to making sure you don't make a fool of yourself at the office party. An insightful pocket gift for those who don't get on with Christmas.
Featuring lavish and delicious food without a hint of pretence the Hix Oyster & Chop House cookbook features some of the gorgeous dishes that have lit up the restaurant’s menu over the past year. Well set out, making each of the 100 mouth-watering recipes easy to follow, this book is a great gift for passionate food lovers. Going into great detail to ensure that you are able to recreate the fine oyster and meaty dishes that Hix’s restaurant is so well known for, this lavish guide is likely to be in constant use in any kitchen.
For golf fans, the 39th Ryder Cup will go down as the most remarkable in its 85-year history and is definitely one that they will not forget in a hurry. One of the most astonishing comebacks in sporting, let alone golfing, history, Europe managed to overturn a seemingly unassailable American advantage in the most dramatic fashion. Written by top sports journalist Oliver Holt, Miracle Medinah: Europe's Amazing Ryder Cup Comeback is a celebration of one of European golf's proudest moments and offers a compelling narrative of those amazing three days in Illinois. A fitting chronicle of an unbelievable sporting story.
The perfect gift for Christmas, this book includes all your favourite carols brought vividly to life with the ever-popular Aled Jones's personal reminiscences of singing them and thoughts on why each is so special. Accompanied by the history of the words and music, and for nine of the carols the sheet music for piano. It includes: Away in a Manger, Come All Ye Faithful, In the Bleak Midwinter, Angel Gabriel, O Come Emmanuel, Hark the Herald Angels, Silent Night, O Little Town Of Bethlehem, Little Drummer Boy, Joy to the World, Deck the Halls, Ding Dong Merrily, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Once In Royal David's City, The First Noel, While Shepherds Watched, Coventry Carol, Calypso Carol, Still, Still, Still, Do You Hear What I Hear?, Good King Wenceslas, Mary's Boy Child, Holy Night, The Twelve Days Of Christmas, The Little Road To Bethlehem, Mary Had a Baby and Little Donkey.
This is the first volume in a brand new six-part history of England from the acclaimed author Peter Ackroyd. This fascinating and beautifully told tale covers the chapter from the birth of England, more than 15,000 years ago to the death in 1509 of the first Tudor monarch. Henry VII. With his extraordinary skill for evoking time and place, he tells the familiar story of king succeeding king in rich prose, with profound insight and some surprising details.
The official companion to all three seasons of the hit ITV show, The Chronicles of Downton Abbey is a lavish hardback that explores the lives of every important member of the Downton estate. Focusing on each character individually, the book offers an insightful examination into their motivations, actions and inspirations. The book covers everything from the daily routines to the secret hopes and fears of the Crawleys and their servants and is a must have for any fan of Julian Fellowes and Matthew Sturgis' show. With intrigue, rivalry and romance, it will take you even further into the beating heart of the great house.