From Crispy Crumbed Romano Peppers to a Cappuccino Caramel Torte, Bonne Maman ? The Seasonal Cookbook is packed with 88 wonderfully tasty recipe ideas for cooking with the finest conserves and compotes. Great as a main ingredient or for enhancing flavour, preserves are too often overlooked and left in our cupboards. Bonne Maman looks to rectify that with this lovely hardback full of gorgeous photography and simple-to-follow recipes ideas. Also included are imaginative and practical tips on how to re-use jam jars and how to rescue every last teaspoon from them!
A wonderful retro-style hardback that is both practical and fun for flicking through, The Branded Cookbook takes the standard products we find in our larders such as Baked Beans, Marmite and Tobasco Sauce and transforms them into delicious creations. Colourful and lively, this inventive book from Nick Sandler and Johnny Acton contains well-explained recipes for tasty treats such as Chilli Prawns using Tomato Ketchup, Cornflake Macaroons and Nutella Truffles. With wonderful imagery and some interesting history and background on each of these popular store cupboard ingredients, this funky hardback is a real winner.
A remarkable journey through Jackie Kay's childhood - one ridden with prejudice and experiences of rejection - Red Dust Road is a moving and beautifully written autobiography. Vividly told, Kay's memoir tells of her upbringing as an adopted, mixed-race lesbian in a genuine and appealing manner, without unattractive doses of self pity. Full of good humour and touching honesty, and written in a flowing, delicate style more akin to a bestselling novel, this is a fascinating story of nature versus nurture. This remarkable read was the winner of the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Awards: Book of the Year Award in 2011.
Popina are the award-winning makers of organic cakes, bakes and tarts who started their business life with a stall in London's Portobello Market. This delightful book offers a unique opportunity to create their artisan-style treats at home. With easy, no-fuss recipes and a wealth of really original and exciting ideas, this is a book you'll be turning to again and again.
The story of a young vet learning his trade and discovering much about his own character along the way, The Vet: My Wild and Wonderful Friends is Luke Gamble?s touching hardback memoir. From his mixed practice in Dorset, Luke has to deal with the drama and heartache of the foot and mouth outbreak whilst being thrust straight from University into the difficult world of hostile farmers, biting squirrels and frog?s eyeballs. There is also a poignant account of his marathon attempt to win the heart of Cordeila ? the woman of his dreams ? as he embarks on a 152-mile run across the Sahara for charity.
Curry & Noodles Bibles Collection - 2 books (collection)
These handy-sized food bibles are packed with recipes for all seasons and every occasion. From chilled soups for summer dining to Crispy Thai Noodles for a quick midweek supper, these books offer a wealth of culinary ideas, shortcuts and tips.
Hana spends hours in her room kicking back with her all-time idol and very best - only in her imagination - friend, rebel rocker Avril Lavigne. In this manga-style graphic novel pair from Joshua Dysart and Camilla d'Errico, Hana finds the mysterious Make5Wishes.com, a website where just a few clicks can land a lovable but wily demon on your doorstep! Any fans of Avril will love this comic strip style novel.
Junk Craft Set - 3 Books (collection)
Lily Baxter is a great new talent in saga writing and included in this collection are three heart-warming stories, set during World War II, that follow the epic journeys of three heroines as they battle against the insurmountable obstacles fate throws at them. Although there are strong themes of love, loss, survival, hardship and danger, there is also plenty of romance, friendship and uplifting resolution in the titles. With strong themes of lost love and reconciliation, the books here offer perfect escapist and dramatic reading that will pull at the heartstrings.
Jean Reidy Collection - 3 Books (collection)
The Too Perfect Set are genuinely funny picture books from Jean Reidy that are fantastically illustrated by Genevieve Leloup. The stories are great for small children as they try to find the right activity for a rainy day, the tastiest treat for a hungry day and just the right clothes for getting dressed in the morning. Cute books for children aged 3 and over!
Kate O'Hearn's Pegasus stories see mythology and reality collide on the streets of New York City. When the mythical stallion Pegasus crashes on her roof in the middle of a storm, 13 year-old Emily's life becomes that of legend. She embarks on epic battles against gruesome monsters, desperate chases from a corrupt government agency, captivating flights astride the beautiful winged stallion and one heroic quest to save Olympus before the Olympic flame burns out. An adventure through worlds both old and new, these books have been praised by the likes of Percy Jackson author Rick Riordan and will appeal to fans of Harry Potter.