Food & Drink


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  • GINR
    Aaron Knoll
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    Revealing what gin can and should be, this is the book for anyone who sees themselves as a gin aficionado!

    Presented in glorious hardback, the book finds gin enthusiast Aaron Knoll offering fascinating profiles of every key player in the distilling world and providing tasting notes for more than 300 of the world's best gins. He even includes recipes for 50 great gin cocktails, ranging from classic variations on Negroni and the G&T to more contemporary mixes.

    Charting the history of gin and also offering profiles of key distilleries around the world (from Plymouth to Portland!), this book all about gin will make you grin.
  • HJNS
    Hugh Johnson
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    A Book People favourite that we are delighted to bring you every year at an unbelievable price, this is the 39th edition of every would-be wine connoisseur's favourite book - Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2016.

    Hugh provides facts on all the best wines, growers and wine regions from around the world and also reveals which vintages to buy, which to cellar and which should be drunk right away There is also information on grape varieties, local specialities and how you can match food to make the most of the flavour of the wine.

    Three cheers for Hugh!
  • BOOZ
    Andy Hamilton
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    Discover the secrets to home brewing and drinks making in this no-nonsense, easy-to-follow guide that will teach the beginner and perfect the expert in the art of making over 100 tasty beverages, from beer made from hops, elder and yarrow and great tasting wines from fruit to cider from apples and pears as well as cordials, fizzy drinks and teas.

    Cheap, wholesome and including drinks tailored for all tastes and strength preferences, the Carrot Whiskey, Sloe and Damson Rum, Parsnip Sherry, Pumpkin Beer and Elderflower Champagne in this tempting book will impress your friends and have you all chinking glasses in no time. Cheers to that!
  • ESAJ
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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.

  • JUIC
    Liz Earle
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    A fast and effective way to ensure amazing health benefits - from weight loss, improving your skin and vitality to boosting your immune system - trusted health, beauty and well-being expert Liz Earle offers a plethora of delicious recipes in her new book Juice.

    Giving the lowdown on her favourite ingredients, reasons why home-made juices are so much better than shop-bought ones and tips on inner-cleansing diets, detox programmes and much more, the book is a wonderful tool for ensuring you get your recommended daily allowance of vitamins and minerals in a mouth-watering way.

    Packing in your daily veg and fruit has never been so easy!
  • THDK
    Ben McFarland
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    Written by drinking experts Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham - the Thinking Drinkers, an award-winning journalistic duo - this hilariously entertaining and informative book delves into the history of the world's favourite tipples, the development of the world's best-loved alcoholic drinks and much more...

    From the humble - yet distinctly undervalued - ale through to complex fruit-based cocktails, rum, gin, cider, tequila and whisky to name but a few, Thinking Drinkers: The Enlightened Imbiber's Guide to Alcohol is a well-informed and hugely entertaining collection of anecdotes, weird shenanigans, celebrated drinks, important characters and weird-and-wonderful recipes that are sure to delight any budding imbiber or teatime tippler.

    Following the pair's mantra of 'Drink Less but Drink Better', the book's fascinating facts, beautiful photography and laugh-out-loud illustrations will mould readers into instant experts.
  • GGGN
    Olivia Williams
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    Those who love London will enjoy finding out how Mother's Ruin became the 'spirit' of the nation's capital in Olivia Williams' fascinating Gin Glorious Gin.

    Providing a vibrant, cultural and original history of London as seen through the prism of gin, the book will take you through the underbelly of London via the 'Gin Craze' - showing how it's evolved with the city from the days of the Empire through to today's cocktail bars!

    Compelling and fully up to date, the book is sure to make anyone who loves gin grin.
  • WRBB
    Adrian Tierney-Jones
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    Compiled by multi-award-winning beer writer Adrian Tierney-Jones, editor of the bestselling 1001 Beers to Try Before You Die, World Bottled Beers is a carefully researched collection of brews from all four corners of the globe.

    Easily accessible, the beers cover all major beer styles, from bitters and stouts to pale ales and IPAs, lagered beers such as pilsener and wheat beer to Belgian lambics and trappist beers. Whatever your palate, this book provides a pleasing beer to discover and enjoy, for any occasion.

    Whether you know a lager lover, sherbert sipper or an ale enthusiast, this book is a must-have for anyone seeking to taste the best beers from around the world - the perfect beer bucket list!
  • BARP
    Hannah Miles
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    MasterChef finalist Hannah Miles's Milkshake Bar and Popcorn! are tremendous reads for anyone who has a sweet tooth and enjoys customising tasty snacks and drinks.

    Full of sweet treats for you to make at home, from classics to light and healthy fruity delights, this will give you ideas for treats and desserts all year round. The book contains recipes for shakes, malts, floats and other soda fountain classics - ranging from a banana caramel milkshake to an apple snow shake and a doughnut float. Complemented by Kate Whitaker's gorgeous photography, this is a delightfully nostalgic book that comes with a number of inspired new milkshake creations!

    Also from Hannah, Popcorn Treats presents you with delicious recipes for savoury snacks and sweet treats, showing popcorn can be dressed up in a riotous variety of fabulous flavours. There are ideas for sweet popcorn like butter toffee and banana maple, savoury recipes such as chilli and pumpkin seed. Brilliant to share and simple to prepare, this innovative book is a must for anyone who wants to bring a bit more variety to their popcorn.
    Jessica Fisher
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    Jessica Fisher's creative and tasty approach to juicing includes terrific, kid-friendly alternatives to juices loaded with additives and sugar without the expense of natural store-bought varieties.

    With ideas for both fruit- and vegetable-based juices, as well as Jessica's expert advice on how to include more of both in nutrient-adverse kids' diets in a way that children will actually enjoy, this smoothie and juice recipe book offers a new take on a popular topic that gets everyone drinking more healthfully.

    Great for making use of extra produce, getting kids and young adults to drink healthier, and as a way to involve children in the kitchen, Best 100 Juices For Kids is a much-needed addition to any home-juicers cookbook shelf.
    Ben McFarland
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    Boutique Beer is the must-have book that every beer connoisseur will need to own. Ben McFarland's in-depth knowledge and extensive travels means his beer hunter's antennae is perfectly primed to seek out the brews, the brewers and the insider knowledge that inform the world's finest premium ales. An introductory section, The Knowledge includes evaluating and tasting beers; a study of the craft in cans; the acute importance of glassware; a guide to ingredients such as hops, yeast and grain. The Beers section divides into types of ale and includes bottom-fermented brews, old school classics, extreme-strength sipper beers to relish, wild yeast ales, premium pilsners and left-field lagers, hop monsters, beer cocktails, curiosities (unusual ingredients) and collaboration brews, in which two star brewers or breweries collaborate to create a unique, and sometimes challenging, beer. Ben McFarland is well known for his entertaining writing style, so slide yourself onto the bar stool of enlightenment, fill your glass and prepare to be amused, delighted and well-versed as you witness beer's esteemed revolution.
    Tracy Russell
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    Indulge in these easy, delicious recipes and discover the incredible health benefits of green smoothies!

    Tracy Russell tried just about every fad diet and expensive superfood supplement out there, with negligible results. It wasn't until she discovered green smoothies that she lost 40 pounds, lowered her cholesterol by 50 points, and started running marathons. In The Best Green Smoothies on the Planet, Russell shares healthy, down-to-earth recipes made with unprocessed whole foods. Packed with fresh fruits and vegetables - particularly leafy greens - that you can find at your nearest supermarket or local farmers' market, every recipe in this book contains nutrition information as well as options for substitutions and variations.

    Focusing on the many positive effects of drinking green smoothies, including detox and cleansing, natural weight loss, and mood enhancement, Russell offers nutrient-rich recipes with flavourful, fun combinations that can accommodate and enhance any individual or family diet.
    Katherine Bebo
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    What could be more fun than inviting the girls round for a night of fun and laughter? Be the hostess with the mostest with this collection of fun, flirty, and frivolous cocktails. Pink Drinks is chock-full of cocktail recipes distinctly designed with women in mind. Featuring fabulous recipes for blended drinks, mixed drinks, fruity drinks - any and every cocktail you desire, all in fiesty and feminine shades of fuscia, cerise and crimson. On a hot summer's night, try a refreshing berry caipiroska or an elegant pomegranate Martini. What could beat a classic Cosmopolitan or a Kir Royale? And for the morning after, there are plenty of non-alcoholic recipes to get you feeling refreshed. Try the rose petal and lavender dream milkshake or the strawberry, rhubarb and basil frappe. A wealth of bartending tips are also included to give you the know-how to make the perfect cocktail for your friends every time, whether shaken or stirred.
    Jason Vale
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    Juice Master to the stars and number 1 bestselling author Jason Vale has squeezed over 100 funky 'n' fresh juice and smoothie recipes into this latest book.

    There's something for Gym Bunnies and a Kids' Corner, as well as a Dr. Juice section covering various health conditions and giving specific juices and smoothies for: high blood pressure, asthma, hay fever, psoriasis, arthritis, diabetes, digestion and many, many more.

    Warm up your juicer, dust off your blender and brace your taste buds for the most mouth-wateringly tantalizing fruit and veggie fusions ever created.
    Stuart Walton
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    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.
    Juliet Harbutt
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    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.
    Moniek Smit
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    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.
  • MYOD
    Susy Atkins
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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.
    Oz Clarke
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    "An exhilarating wine book...No serious wine lover's library is complete without it" Wine Spectator Grapes & Wines is the key to enjoying modern wine. Approaching wine through grapes is in tune with the way consumers now think and learn about wine. Most wines, especially those from the Americas, Australasia and South Africa, are now sold under the name of the grape variety used rather than under the old European system of chateau and appellation name. You're standing in a wine shop and see bottles labeled Aglianico or Tannat. Do you know what they are? Garnatxa sounds familiar and it is as it is the Basque name of the popular Grenache grape but how do you know this? You've heard of Carmenere from Chile and probably bought the wine but did you know it is an old historic Bordeaux variety? This is the perfect book to help you find out more about the world's top classic grapes, from Cabernet Sauvignon to Zinfandel - the history, the places, the people, the wine styles and the flavours are covered in detail. It is also just the book for dipping into as you come across an unfamiliar grape variety. Grapes & Wines has been thoroughly revised and updated.
    Lindy Wildsmith
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    The taste and flavours of freshly made drinks cannot be beaten. Farm shops and delis now stock craft-made, authentic products that retain the integrity of the ingredients they are made with. Artisan Drinks celebrates the pleasure to be had from making your own drinks - a pursuit that gets under your skin, encouraging you to create more and more, and one that equips you with new skills and a wealth of expertise.

    Lindy Wildsmith takes a wholesome approach to sourcing natural ingredients for infusing, macerating, pressing, brewing and fermenting your own drinks, both with and without alcohol, and enthuses on the pleasures of the outdoors and of becoming intimate with the seasons and the plants, fruits and flowers that grow around you.

    The book is packed with useful tips on how to conserve drinks to enjoy with friends and family, or on giving them as gifts with the satisfaction of knowing you made them yourself.
    Katherine Bebo
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    Everyone knows that James Bond prefers an alcoholic drink to a soft drink. In fact, he even goes as far as deriding tea as 'mud' and blaming it for the collapse of the British Empire. Although it's the legendary Vodka Martini that he's best known for, he also orders many classic cocktails, including an Old-Fashioned, an Americano and a Negroni, all of which appear in this book. Bond also effortlessly creates his own drink in 'Casino Royale': 'Three measures of Gordon's, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it's ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon peel. Got it?' And so the Vesper was born, to the delight of bar owners across the globe. However, it's not only cocktails that he's partial to. Bond orders Scotch and soda 21 times in the books, but he's also keen on bourbon and a brandy and ginger ale. So why not raise a glass and toast the health of the world's most-loved, smooth-talking secret agent with one of his favourite drinks.
    Nikki Welch
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    Learning about wine can be a daunting task. With terms like assemblage, batonnage and cuvee; ullage, terroir and vielles vignes, it's not surprising that many people are put off and simply reach for the nearest bottle of red or white in the supermarket aisle. This is the perfect, concise guide for anyone who loves wine but wants to find out more. Arranged in an easy-to-use format in which different types of wine are shown schematically on a map like the London Underground, the reader can see at a glance the salient features of hundreds of different wines and how they relate to each other in terms of taste. A unique and original tool to navigate the complex world of wine, The Pocket Guide to Wine enables wine lovers to find out more about the wines they already like and to make informed choices as they explore further.
    Rosemary Ferguson
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    Model-turned-nutritionist Rosemary Ferguson firmly believes that what you put into your body should fulfill and fuel you. As a working mum, she also knows how hard it is to fit a diet plan into everyday life. Juices and smoothies are one of the easiest ways that Rosemary packs vital health-boosting nutrients into her busy life and into the schedules of her clients.

    This book isn't a quick-fix diet or simply a collection of tasty recipes, it's a handbook for better long-term health. Rosemary's recipes fight colds and bugs, beat fatigue, lack of energy, stress, insomnia, irregular hormones and a range of skin conditions, gut health and anti-inflammatory ingredients. By simply consuming the right natural, easy-to-find ingredients, you will change the way you look and feel.

    Incorporate Rosemary's recipes into your life at breakfast, as a mid-morning snack or post-workout boost. Rosemary also shares her 1-day detox to cleanse and recharge or try her 2 - and 3 - day plans to tackle your health head-on and revitalising your health from the inside out.
    Tom Sandham
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    World's Best Cocktails is a unique collection of 500 couture cocktails from around the world, illustrated with stunning photography and accompanied by an authoritative, entertaining and informative text by respected drinks writer Tom Sandham.

    Appealing to those at the beginning of their cocktail journey and those who are looking to expand their repertoire with more advanced techniques and recipes, it begins with a history of the cocktail from first attempts at distillation in BC China via its golden age in early 20th-century America to the global cutting-edge creations of today.

    The main section of the book focuses on individual spirits, presented in order of popularity, including gin, vodka, rum, whisky, brandy, tequila, absinthe, grape and grain, with fascinating information on their history and varied styles.