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Super Fresh Juices and Smoothies (Hardback)
Along with over 100 recipes, Nicola Graimes' Super Fresh Juices and Smoothies offers practical advice on making the most of your fresh produce, as well as advice on buying a juicer or blender. Whether you're looking for a potent pick-me-up, a detox, a post-workout boost, a weight-loss aid or an anti-ageing rejuvenator, the book shows you how to make juices and smoothies that can help enhance your health.
- RRP £16.99
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A Little Course in Wine Tasting (Hardback)
So, you know you like wine but you'd like to learn a little more about it and how to make the most of it with you meals - but you've never know where to start? Then this handy little book from the experts at DK is for you! Take the first step and boost your knowledge when it comes to understanding wines, how they're made, different wine groups and grape varieties, and the various regions and climates in which they originate with A Little Course in Wine Tasting. With step-by-step pictures you'll soon have the course mastered and the tasting notes will help you build your confidence as you experiment and taste different wines.
- RRP £9.99
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World Atlas of Wine (Other)
Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson once again share their extensive knowledge of a much-loved drink in the seventh edition of The World Atlas of Wine. A reference guide that reflects the changing nature of the wine scene, the book takes into account changes in climate, techniques, fashion and new regulations and also provides extensive information on the different types of wine available. With an infographic style of illustration and accessible text, the book also features more than 215 detailed and unique maps that cover the world's most significant wine regions.
- RRP £75.00
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World's Best Cider (Hardback)
Covering beverages hailing from everywhere from Somerset to Seattle, World's Best Cider is the first book to offer a comprehensive history of cider and tell the story of the people who make and champion it all over the world. With a cider-tasting guide that shows the different styles, terroirs, vintages and fruits, plus retailers and suppliers, the book also shows you not only how to enjoy drinking cider, but also how to cook with the beverage. As well as descriptions of over 200 ciders (all with tasting notes), the book even reveals what the Magners' effect actually is and is complemented by sumptuous photography.
- RRP £25.00
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World Beer (Hardback)
World Beer celebrates the fact that beer has just as much variety and complexity as the finest wines and through its tasting notes and food-pairing suggestions, aims to help you find the most exceptional beer. Showcasing over 800 of the most outstanding classic and craft beers from the world's greatest breweries, the book also discusses the pioneering brewers whose passion and innovation has helped spark the craft beer revolution. A must-have book for anyone with an interest in brewing or drinking beer!
- RRP £20.00
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Coca-Cola: The Cookbook (Hardback)
A great gift for anyone who loves drinking Coke, Coca-Cola: The Cookbook reveals the history of the much-loved and iconic brand. Selling more than 1.7 billion drinks a day, Coke really is one of the world's most popular soft drinks and this book features over 30 special recipes that make use of the beverage. Although they may be surprising, the recipes are delicious and include the likes of Chinese Pepper Steak and Coca-Cola Chicken Wings. As well as these recipes, the book also features a number of archive photographs and classic advertisements from yesteryear.
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Home Brew Beer (Hardback)
If you've ever fancied making your own beer, DK's Home Brew Beer is the perfect book for you. With over 100 recipes from around the world, the book will show you how to brew your very own Pilsner, Porter, Bock, Pale Ale, IPA, Bitter, Mild and Stout recipes, as well as providing tips from established brewers. There are also a selection of photographs to show you exactly what you should be aiming for. A great book for beginner home brewers needing clear explanations and for those who are more accomplished and looking to move on to the next level.
- RRP £14.99
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Make Your Own Drinks (Hardback)
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Learn to mix your own thirst-quenching concoctions with Susy Atkins's excellent hardback guide, How to Make Your Own Drinks. With information on all the equipment you'll need to get started, this clear and practical guide offers a simple breakdown of how to mix up your own cordials, wines, infusions, liqueurs and healthy juices, using a range of delicious natural ingredients. With seasonal options and plenty of handy hints and tips, this well-written guide takes all the fuss and bother out of creating your own refreshments.
Larousse Wine (Hardback)
The most comprehensive top-quality wine guide of the year, Larousse Wine is the definitive reference for wine lovers. As beautifully presented and thorough as Larousse Gastronomique - the equivalent guide for foodies - this lavish book is a great gift for both wine connoisseurs and relative novices. Full of beautiful colour illustrations and detailed sections on each of the world's wine-producing regions, complete with a short history and analysis of each area and its appellations, this vast hardback is an absolute mine of knowledge.
- RRP £40.00
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Easy Smoothies & Juices (Paperback)
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Easy Smoothies & Juices: Simply Delicious Recipes for Goodness in a Glass includes over 100 fantastic recipes for easy-to-make smoothies and juices. A tasty way of ensuring you get your five a day, this handy book includes plenty of colourful and appetisiing photographs and step-by-step instructions for making delicious drinks such as Apple Lemonade, Lemon Cheesecake Shake, the Wake Up and Go Juice and Passion Fruit Rum Punch.
Oz and James's Big Wine Adventure (Hardback)
An inspiring introduction to French wine with a unique travel angle, Oz and James' Big Wine Adventure brings us French wine made simple. Oz Clarke - award-winning writer, critic and committed Francophile - is one of the world's leading authorities on French wine. James May - overgrown boy racer, Top Gear presenter and journalist - knows nothing about wine and loathes the idea of many of those who do drink it. As they travel through the regions of France for 6 weeks, Oz teaches James about wine with the aim of turning him into a top sommelier, while the pair eat together, get drunk together and sometimes have to sleep together for a few nights under canvas. Divided by region, the entertaining book cuts through the fear and snobbery that surrounds French wine, providing an informative, entertaining and accessible guide to the French regions and their wines. Beautifully illustrated with over 80 landscape photographs and location shots, it is full of useful information on wine-making, wine culture, regions and tips on how to seek out the best the French vineyards have to offer.
- RRP £18.99
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Make Your Own Beer and Cider (Paperback)
Less than 200 years ago, beers, ciders and a myriad collection of country wines were generally brewed at home. Beer, whether it was 'best' or 'small' was drunk by everyone in preference to water. Beer and cider nourished, as well as slaked thirst. With just a few utensils you can make your own tax-free beer, cider and country wine. Inside this book you will find recipes ancient and modern, some as simple as dissolving malt extract in sugary water and adding yeast. You can also read the best ways to get really professional results from kits. More than anything you will find really tasty, excellent beers and ciders and home-made wines to quench your thirst for a decade to come. There are recipes for stouts, ales, beers (and the difference between them explained); and for lagers, fruit beers, and ciders of many kinds including rough, orange, scrumpy, perry, natural and yeasted. Also included are the fundamentals of tasty home-made wine-making showing you how to make amazing wine from the contents of your fruit and vegetable garden.
- RRP £8.99
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Complete Cocktails and Party Food (Hardback)
This work contains two fabulous volumes in one gift box covering everything you need to throw a fantastic party. It offers instructions for making hundreds of cocktails and drinks, including all-time favourites such as the Frozen Strawberry Daquiri, Tom Collins and Cosmopolitan, and more unusual drinks such as the Pink Pussycat, Hammer Horror and Eye of the Tiger. Features include: a complete guide to the different types of drinks and mixers available, including both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks; a basic techniques section explains how to measure, mix and pour drinks, with step-by-step photographs showing how to frost a glass, use a cocktail shaker and make decorative fruit twists; successful party planning with the minimum of fuss - plus advice on making guest lists, seating plans, table settings, decorations and themed parties; useful information on menus, equipment, food preparation, cooking ahead and essential party food, wine and drinks; appetizing party favourites include simple nibbles, finger food, dips and dippers, and recipes for informal brunches, lunches and suppers; stunning buffet centrepieces, ideas for picnics and barbecues, and dishes for formal entertaining.
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Complete Book of Coffee (Paperback)
This is the definitive guide to coffee, from humble bean to irresistible beverage. This is the definitive illustrated guide to the history and usage of the coffee bean. It includes more than 100 classic recipes using coffee - 30 for coffee drinks and over 70 for great desserts, cakes and cookies. It offers a fascinating tour of coffee throughout history that traces the enduring appeal of coffee, from its early use by dervishes to the widespread popularity of coffee houses across the world. It features a guide to coffee-producing countries around the globe, exploring the wide range of flavours, aromas and characteristics to be found from the different beans. It offers advice on how to achieve a truly satisfying cup of coffee whatever brewing equipment is used - from simple saucepan to electric espresso machine. It provides fabulous photography throughout, including 585 specially commissioned colour pictures. This comprehensive guide explores all aspects of coffee, from aromatic beverage to indispensable cooking ingredient. This book is divided into two main sections: the reference section includes a history of coffee drinking around the world, the rise of coffee houses and cafes, as well as giving comprehensive advice on the wide range of coffee brewing equipment available. The recipe section, features 30 coffee drinks and over 70 step-by-step recipes for delicious desserts, cakes and cookies. All the classic coffee dishes are included, such as Tiramisu, and Coffee and Cardamon Zabaglione making this book a must for coffee-lovers everywhere.
- RRP £7.99
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The Complete Cocktail Maker (Paperback)
This is a professional bartender's guide to over 500 classic and contemporary mixed drinks, showing how to create them, with helpful step-by-step instructions. This is the complete bartender's guide to creating and mixing over 500 classic cocktails and famous mixed drinks, all shown in more than 480 colour photographs. It contains a wealth of cocktail recipes, arranged by main ingredient, including gin, vodka, rum, whisky, tequila, brandy, liqueurs, wine and champagne, fortified wines, beer and cider. It offers suggestions for non-alcoholic cocktails, from refreshing fruit-based smoothies and soothers to rich coffee- and chocolate-based drinks. It includes a useful guide to drinks terminology to help the budding bartender differentiate between a cooler, a shooter and a sour. This illustrated guide is an essential reference book for aspiring bartenders, providing recipes for delicious cocktails for every occasion, whether a relaxing drink with family and friends or a more formal cocktail party. Featuring classic cocktails, as well as more recent innovations, this is a highly accessible guide for anyone wishing to create and mix their own drinks. Clear step-by-step instructions cover more specialist techniques, such as making flavoured syrups and spirits, steeping spirits and flaming sugar. Further advice on how to prepare for a party, plus useful information about alcohol and health - including tips for safe drinking and avoiding hangovers - make this the ultimate guide to creating cocktails and drinks at home.
- RRP £10.99
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Classic Cocktails (Hardback)
This title presents instructions for making hundreds of cocktails and drinks, including all-time favourites such as the Dry Martini and Grasshopper, and more unusual drinks such as the Blue Hawaiian and Passion Punch. It includes a guide to the types of drinks and mixers available, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. A techniques section explains how to measure, mix and pour drinks, with step-by-step photographs showing how to frost a glass, use a cocktail shaker and make decorative fruit twists. With a useful guide to terminology to help you tell the difference between a chaser and an aperitif, a fizz and a frappe, and many more. This title includes alcohol and nutritional breakdowns so you can plan your drinking. It features gorgeous colour photography throughout. This beautiful volume is an essential reference for every home bartender, covering a vast array of cocktails and drinks. There are instructions for making both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, accompanied by glorious colour photographs. All the cocktail favourites are featured, as well as some more unusual drinks to try. At the back of the book is a guide to the different types of alcohol and mixers available, including spirits, liqueurs, fortified wines, beer and wine. There is also a fascinating history of alcohol, plus a useful guide to bartending equipment, glasses, garnishes and tricks of the trade. Practical advice is given on how to prepare a party, together with information about alcohol and health, including tips for safe drinking and avoiding hangovers.
- RRP £16.99
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Wine and Cheese (Hardback)
From tasting the greatest grapes to creating the perfect cheeseboard, this two volume collection is a definitive guide to the ever-changing character of cheese and wine. It offers a fascinating world tour of wines, from Bordeaux to the Barossa Valley and a guide to the greatest grapes: tasting the top 12 varieties. From the vine to the glass: production techniques are explained and the best ways of storing and serving your wine. The definitive illustrated guide to fabulous cheese of the world, each entry in the visual catalogue details colour, texture, taste and provenance, from the creamy Brie de Meaux to the aromatic Stilton. It includes over 70 internationally renowned classic and contemporary cheese recipes.
- RRP £16.99
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The Belgium & Netherlands Coffee Guide (Paperback)
The Belgium & Netherlands Coffee Guide 2012 is the definitive guide to the top 100 coffee venues in Belgium and the Netherlands. From cutting-edge newcomers to enduring favourites and hidden gems, the cafes and coffee bars included in this book represent the thriving coffee culture of these regions. This guide features detailed profiles of the best coffee bars from Groningen to Brussels, authoritative coffee ratings and colourful maps to help readers discover the finest coffee in Belgium and the Netherlands.
- RRP £12.00
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