Food Glorious Food (Hardback)
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.
This collection brings together ten of bestselling author Charlaine Harris's Southern Vampire Mysteries, the novels that introduced the world to Sookie Stackhouse and inspired the hit television series True Blood. Sookie is a waitress and telepath in Bon Temps, a small town in Louisiana where vampires, werewolves and supernatural beings all reside. Sookie is funny, pretty and well-mannered but still struggles to find a man, especially in this crazy town. These books are addictive and packed with humorous cultural references.
From much-loved TV presenter John Craven, the Countryfile Handbook is packed with the invaluable wisdom that the BBC show has become so well known for. The go-to guide for those who live or work in the countryside and want to know more about how to get the most out of it, this excellent hardback includes a vast array of practical information on a range of subjects. With useful and entertaining facts and figures, as well as informative essays on rural issues and interesting stories and anecdotes from the show, this is the perfect gift for anyone with a strong interest in the countryside and how it works.
A superb, fully updated guide to a radio drama that attracts five million regular listeners, Who's Who in The Archers 2012 by Graham Harvey is an essential A-Z for any fan of the BBC show. An indispensible companion to life in Britain's best-known village, Ambridge, this guide will give fans or newcomers to the show the complete run-down on new characters, relationships and stories. The longest-running drama series in the world, The Archers is a British institution.
A brilliant full colour miscellany that is both a memento for fans of the cult TV show and a compelling tribute to the time of slim suits and big business, Mad Men - The Illustrated World is full of entertaining nostalgia. Filled with the quirky humour of illustrator Dyna Moe, this superb gift book is an engaging celebration of 1960's Madison Avenue and the only official Mad Men publication available.
Famed for his enthusiasm for biking, Charley Boorman is also an actor and accomplished travel writer. As well as his adventures with Ewan McGregor, he also takes on some challenges on his own. In this set of books that accompany his popular TV shows, he faces shifting sands on the Dakar rally, travels from Ireland to Australia by any mode of transport necessary and takes an epic trip through Asia - all while keeping his trademark sense of humour and positive attitude intact.
Written by the intrepid traveller Charley Boorman, this tie-in to his hit Channel 5 show Extreme Frontiers finds him racing across Canada, from Newfoundland to the Rockies. Full of adventure, follow Charley as explores the world's second largest country on his much-loved bike. Along the way he takes a raft along the Nahannie river, crosses Canada's only desert in the Okanagan Valley and climbs the Canadian Rockies, stopping to camp, hunt and cook with local foraged food. This is vintage reading full of excitement from the bestselling author of Long Way Down.
Everyday Masterchef (Hardback)
Everyone would love to be a MasterChef and this hardback cookbook gives you the perfect opportunity to realise that dream, without taking up too much of your own time. The team behind the hugely popular BBC show provide you with 130 favourite recipes, 20 of which have been re-imagined for everyday cooking. John Torode himself shows you how to adapt favourite recipes and make instant spice rubs, simple sauces and impressive spun-sugar crowns in a matter of minutes. An accessible book that offers tips and tricks for cooking in the kitchen, and food that leaves you with a winning feeling.
The twelfth True Blood book from Charlaine Harris, Deadlocked continues the adventures of cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse - and the vampires and shapeshifters are still not getting on with each other. Sookie and Area Five investigator Bill find themselves having to solve the murder of a woman whose body has just been found in Eric Northman's front yard. Sookie believes that this time the dead girl's fate has nothing to do with her, but she is wrong. She has an enemy far more devious than she'd ever expect - and this enemy is aiming to make Sookie's world come crashing down.
They're handsome, they're dashing and they sure know how to make tasty food! New TV chefs Tom and Henry Herbert - also known as the Fabulous Baker Brothers - are here to teach you how to make all manner of breads and pastries as well as a variety of sweet and savoury snacks. Tom and Henry run a traditional butcher's shop and bakery so they know exactly what they're talking about. Fully illustrated with lip-smacking food photography as well as shots of the boys and their idyllic Cotswold lifestyle, The Fabulous Baker Brothers cookbook is truly inspirational!