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David Loftus, one of the world's leading food photographers, brings together some of the world's greatest chefs in Around the World in 80 Dishes - a stylish, inspiring and mouth-watering collection of recipes. Taking in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and America, the cookbook contains treats from around the globe - and all are lovingly compiled and beautifully photographed. With a foreword and recipe from Jamie Oliver and contributions from Heston Blumenthal, Nigella Lawson and many other famous chefs, this beautiful hardback is an extraordinary and irresistible culinary world tour that is perfect for anyone who loves food and travel.
Having been at the forefront of a growing ecological movement for more than 30 years, HRH Prince Charles has combined with Tony Juniper and Ian Skelly to produce a practical blueprint for how to create a more balanced, sustainable world. Harmony seeks to meet a huge range of modern challenges and set out a philosophy that is robust, practical and drawn from the wide experience of the three authors, who have visited most corners of the modern world, observing our disconnection from nature.
From The International School of Sugarcraft, The Ultimate Guide to Sugarcraft is a lavishly illustrated, comprehensive guide to sugarcraft that has sold over 250,000 copies worldwide. The large hardback is divided into two sections comprising of 20 lessons each that will show you how to make perfect cakes, icings and frostings, as well as master ribbonwork, frills, collars, lettering, modelling and piped decorations. The book is written by six internationally acclaimed authors, each chosen for their expertise in a specific field of sugarcraft.
A remarkable study of the men who created the poetry that told the story of the First World War, The Red Sweet Wine of Youth by Nicholas Murray documents the brave lives of some remarkable men. Using journals, letters and literary archives, the author explores the lives of these frontline artists as they suffered in order to act as a literary beacon for the peace. Including fascinating insight into the political messages contained in World War I poetry, this excellent hardback is an absorbing testament to the courage of great men.
Collins Ramblers Best Walks Britain (Hardback)
A delightful way to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Ramblers charity that has helped to make walking in the British countryside safe and accessible for so many years, Ramblers Best Walks Britain is a splendid hardback guide. Filled with vibrant photography and handy maps, this book features the best 75 walks to be found in Britain as chosen by the Ramblers. With walks of every length and difficulty, there is something for everyone and there are few better ways to get to know the beauty of greenest Britain.
The ultimate solution for treating annoying ailments such as bee stings and sciatica, Good Housekeeping: 1000 Home Remedies shows you how to put traditional methods to use within your own home. Utilising herbs, foodstuffs and a variety of kitchen staples and items that are often found lying around the home such as hairdryers and tennis balls, this vast and inspirational hardback full of handy remedies will help you relieve your own pains and stresses without so many troublesome trips to the chemists or the doctors.
A fascinating examination of how Western civilisation secured a lion's share of the world's resources and an intriguing take on what the future holds as the rest fight back, Niall Ferguson's Civilization is a thought-provoking and compulsive read. An excellent companion to the recent six-part Channel 4 TV series in which Ferguson drew bold, ambitious and utterly compelling conclusions on the history of economics, politics and the growth of the Western world, this superbly written and researched hardback is an essential gift for anyone with an interest in how our modern world was shaped over time and history.
From the weird and wonderful to the breathtakingly beautiful, Life in the Wild presents an astonishing portrait - by some of the world's top wildlife photographers - of the animal kingdom. Here neon-bright tropical birds, the tiniest jewel-like frogs, elusive jungle creatures and huge, majestic whales come together to celebrate the rich diversity of wildlife both great and small. A glorious hardback picture book perfect for animal lovers of all ages.
A compelling book, published to mark the popular primetime BBC TV series, Two Greedy Italians sees great friends Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo go back to their roots and uncover the secrets of fine Italian cuisine. As they explore their culinary heritage, these wise and fascinating men uncover more than 100 mouth-watering recipes, which are presented alongside some beautiful photography. Full of insight and reflections on the traditions and soul of Italian dining, this is an inspirational hardback cookbook.
Written by Rick Rodgers in conjunction with Williams-Sonoma - a well-known American gourmet cookware company - Comfort Food is packed with filling dishes that are great for warming your cockles. A luxurious hardback, this superb cooking guide includes over 100 heirloom recipes that are ideal for sharing with family and friends. Packed full of beautiful colour photography and simple, clearly presented instructions, this is an inspirational guide to traditional, hearty American cuisine.
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.