The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material. This is the perfect pocket guide for aspiring foragers. Over 100 edible plants are listed, fully illustrated and described, together with recipes and other fascinating details on their use throughout the ages. Practical advice on how to pick along with information on countryside laws and regulations on picking wild plants helps you to plan your foray with a feast in mind. This is the ideal book for both nature lovers and cooks keen to enjoy what the countryside has to offer.
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Baby food doesn't need to be tasteless, processed and in a jar. It can be fresh, vibrant and delicious. In THE WHOLESOME BABY FOOD GUIDE, Maggie Meade will show you how easy it is to feed your baby homemade goodness. Based on the top-rated baby food website, THE WHOLESOME BABY FOOD GUIDE is filled with carefully researched information on nutrition, allergies, myths, and the best practices for introducing foods to your little ones. With more than 150 recipes, as well as storage tips, and allergy alerts, Meade reviews the three major stages of a baby's learning to eat: 4-6 months, 6-8 months, and 8 months and up. With courage, humor, and gentle motivation, this book will show parents that their baby's food doesn't have to come from a jar to be healthy and safe. In fact, the healthiest, safest, and tastiest (not to mention least expensive!) foods for babies are those cooked from real ingredients in the kitchen at home. This book sets the stage for a child's lifelong love of healthy and wholesome foods. Move over Gerber-- parents are getting into the kitchen!
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One of the most difficult aspects of following most weight loss diets is having to avoid the foods that your family and friends tuck into around you. Blissfully, though, those days are over - this recipe book shows you how to whip up delicious healthy meals for you to have with your partner, your children and your friends. Whether you're cooking up breakfast on the run, a packed lunch, a lazy weekend brunch, a perfect Sunday roast or an informal midweek dinner party, this book shows you how, without forgetting your diet plan.
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Gone are the days of feeling as though you are missing out. Instead here are more than 120 tasty, healthy recipes, that are anything but typical dieters' food, including spicy beef fajitas with salsa, Moroccan-style tagine, cinnamon and apple crumpets, seafood cakes with fennel and orange salad and chocolate caramel cheesecake. Illustrated with stunning photographs throughout, this is a must-have cookbook for dieters everywhere.
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.
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Mom always told you, "Drink your juice!" But let's face it- the choices in the grocery store can be boring, full of sugar, and getting more expensive every day. Well, move over orange and cranberry cocktail! This looks like a job for superfoods like Kale, chia, coconut, goji, and cacao! Never heard of things like sacha inchi or yacon? Not to worry- Superfood Juices & Smoothies offers an easy-to-follow guide that anyone interested in getting healthy will love. Author Tina Leigh breaks down each nutrient rich food and provides you with taste, texture description, health benefits, storage and more! Juices and smoothies are so fun and simple to make and with the 20 key superfoods found in this book, you can start to enjoy 100 delicious and nutritious recipes!
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From Anjum Anand, presenter of BBC television's Indian Food Made Easy and writer of five bestselling books, Anjum's Quick & Easy Indian shows how we can all make 80 mouth-watering curries in just 20 minutes. Providing insight into stocking your cupboard with time-saving ingredients and hints for creating authentic Indian dishes easily at home, with the 'Take One' feature showing you how to make 3 great dishes from just 1 cupboard ingredient, this book is perfect for beginners and culinary experts alike.
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With easy-to-follow chapters including Tapas, Entertaining, Hassle-free Lunches, After-work Snacks and Desserts, Anjum takes you through the curry cooking process at your own pace, giving you the skills to make a plethora of dishes perfect for any occasion.
Jamie Oliver gets the nation cooking clever, shopping smart and wasting less with this exciting and thrifty cookbook, Save with Jamie.
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Everyone is under more and more financial pressure, and we all want to cook tasty, nutritious food on a budget. Save with Jamie draws on the celebrity chef's knowledge and cooking skills to help you to make better choices and get the most out of ingredients, save time and prevent food waste. And there's no compromise - it's full of big flavours, comfort food and colourful, optimistic dishes.
Packed with exciting recipes that won't break the bank, these surprising and thoroughly mouth-watering dishes will show you how to feed the family economically, efficiently and healthily.
Cocktails are back in a big way - but no more '2 for 1' Tequila Sunrises. Today's cocktails are a sensory experience, concocted by experts on taste and aroma - and none is more expert than Tony Conigliaro, expert alchemist and award-winning barman.
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Drinks is a stunning contemporary cocktail guide, which nods to the history of the cocktail and updates 50 classic cocktail recipes in astonishing and original ways. Tony's spins on the classics include Vintage Manhattan, new classics of his own invention, drinks based on their perfume, fruit-based culinary creations and groundbreaking savoury drinks.
Beautifully photographed with easy recipes and fascinating descriptions of their inspiration and creation, and with a guide to the equipment you will need to make your own libations at home, this book will revolutionise the art of the cocktail.
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.
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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.
TV favourite James Martin is back with another collection of brilliant recipes. This is the book James Martin fans have been waiting for. Recipes you need, like the ultimate beef burger, perfect pies, a foolproof risotto and puddings to die for.
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With James's help, you can master them all. Masterclass is the ultimate collection of James Martin recipes; the ones that everyone should know how to cook. James takes classic dishes and much-loved favourites and makes them simpler than ever, and even more delicious, adding some exciting tweaks and twists of his own.
Learn how to master James' recipes for beloved classics such as Cheese Souffle, Beef Bourguignon and traditional Bakewell Tart, as well as his take on international dishes such as Onion Bhajis, Saffron Gnocchi, Bang Bang Chicken and Brioche French Toast. Alongside the recipes, you'll find manageable step-by-step guides to essential kitchen skills, such as how to fillet a fish, how to tie a joint for roasting and the best way to poach an egg. So, if you want to take your cooking to the next level, James Martin will help show you how.
Just what makes coconut oil nature's perfect ingredient? It is a healthy, natural fatthat works in harmony with the body. It is gluten-free and lactose-free. It containsno cholesterol and is free from additives. The current interest in healthy eating haswoken up a growing number of people to the benefits of coconut oil. DeliciouslyElla uses it both for cooking and as a beauty product whilst Dale Pinnock cooksonly with either olive oil or coconut oil. More and more of us are picking up a jarfrom our local supermarket, but once we have that jar in our kitchens, are we reallymaking the most of coconut oil in our cooking?Cooking with Coconut Oil is packed with an amazing range of recipes, fromfamily-favourites to brand new, more adventurous recipes that include smoothies,snacks, brunches, light suppers, hearty dinners and baked treats. Lucy has alsomade sure to include are the most-searched for types of recipes online, such ascoconut oil cake. This is the first illustrated cookbook published in the UK tocelebrate the health and taste sensation that is coconut oil.
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'It's never too early to get little'uns interested in healthy eating, so instead of cooking for the kids, why not cook with them?' - Reveal As featured in The Times, Ella's Kitchen is the fastest growing brand in the UK baby food sector and this new title, Ella's Kitchen: The Cookbook: The Red One, is the first in a series of books aimed at creating nutritious, convenient food that kids (and their parents) will love. 100 yummy recipes to inspire big and little cooks, ranging from the easiest of snacks and light meals that can be rustled up in minutes to delicious and satisfying dinners. Interesting twists and clever shortcuts, such as salmon fillets baked in parcels and sweet and sour prawns, make life as easy as possible for busy parents. For weekends and holidays, when there is a bit more time available, there are leisurely breakfast recipes such as Blueberry Pancakes and more involved cooking projects such as a Pasta Weekend. With an emphasis on involving kids as much as possible, the book includes easy prep tasks throughout, as well as fun activities, from growing your own window-box plants to getting creative with vegetable prints. Colour-in pages and stickers also mean that kids will love it as much as their parents do. Content's includes...First foods for tiny taste buds From must to mash & beyond Learning about food Yummy lunches and speedy snacks Dee-licious dinners Perfect puds Scrummy treats Hooray for the weekend ...and much more!
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Raymond Blanc is renowned for his exquisite cuisine and here he has chosen 100 sensational, but easily achievable recipes that will wow your guests and impress your friends. From a simple, but classic French Onion Soup or Coq au Vin to the finest Roast Rib of Beef or Pork Fillet with Onion and Garlic Puree and not forgetting desserts - a perfect Black Cherry Tart or Strawberry Sorbet, this book will become the first book to turn to when you need a meal to impress, whether for a weekend banquet or weeknight feast.
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What you are is what you eat - and everyone wants to be healthy and look their best. Gordon Ramsay - super-fit chef, marathon runner and high-energy television presenter - is a great advertisement for eating well and staying in the peak of good health. In this book, he has put together over 100 dishes that are completely in tune with the way we want to eat today - packed with fresh ingredients cooked in the most healthy way to achieve maximum flavour. Geared around our daily lives, Gordon gives ideas and recipes for healthy breakfasts, lunches, barbecues, suppers, desserts, kids and entertaining, demonstrates healthy cooking methods that guarantee optimum flavour, and tells us which are his own favourite healthy ingredients. The recipes include Mango and Smoked Chicken Salad, Griddled Squid with Roasted Peppers and Cannellini Beans, Wild Mushroom Risotto with Baked Courgettes and Roasted Peaches with Vanilla and Spices. With its fresh, colourful photographs and clean modern design, this bestselling cookery book is a must have for anyone interested in healthy cooking.
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Babies and toddlers can be very fussy eaters, making it challenging for parents to find foods for them that are both healthy and enjoyable. Finger foods offer the perfect solution, as children are ready to eat more independently and adventurously at around the age of nine to twelve months. Beginning by discussing the nutritional needs of babies and toddlers, Christine Bailey offers a collection of quick and easy recipes for delicious and appealing finger foods. The book gives tables of foods to introduce at different ages, and each recipe has a list of nutrients and at-a-glance ingredient symbols, as well as tips on preparation and storage. From nutritious breakfasts such as Crunchy Granola Chunks and Almond & Apricot Scotch Pancakes to tasty lunches and dinners, such as Fig & Goat's Cheese Bruschetta and Italian Tuna Balls, as well as yummy snacks and desserts such as Secret Chocolate Cupcakes and Mango Fruit Lollies, there are plenty of new tastes and textures here for your child to explore
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Larousse Wine's comprehensive coverage of the wine-producing regions of the world is invaluable. Each section begins with it a beautiful colour illustration of the area, with the major districts, rivers, and cities highlighted.
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A short history and analysis of each region follows, with a discussion of the types of wines produced in each district, the specific oenological properties that make the region unique, and the appellations of the area. Boxes and features throughout also cover a vast range of subjects such as how to read a wine label, whether to decant wine, and even the great wine waiters of the world.
Whether you are new to the subject or a seasoned wine enthusiast, there is something new for everyone in Larousse Wine.
Mexican Flavors is your chance to learn about contemporary Mexican cuisine from a master teacher, Hugh Carpenter. Acclaimed as a food photographer, Teri Sandison, brings the recipes to life with stunning food photographs. Including classic recipes such as Guacamole, Tortilla Soup, and Barbecue Chicken with Mole Sauce, but there are many gastronomic surprises such as Banana Salsa, Quesadillas with Papaya and Brie, Barbecued Caesar Salad with Chile Croutons, and Fallen Kahlua Chocolate Cake. In Mexican Flavors, three special sections show an innovative approach to some of Mexico's most famous dishes. Chile Rellenos are filled with Pulled Pork, or a Pine Nut Goat Cheese Herb stuffing, and then smoked on the barbecue. Tacos and tostadas are deconstructed so that even those new to Mexican cuisine can create their own masterpiece. And enchiladas, with their fillings of duck, shrimp, or shiitake mushrooms are a master class on fail-safe ways to create perfection.
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The exotic cooking of Thailand and Asia made easy, with a guide to ingredients and over 300 step-by-step recipes. It is a wonderful collection of authentic Thai and Asian recipes, with over 300 step-by-step recipes shown in more than 1400 photographs.
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The recipes include traditional classics such as Peking Duck with Mandarin Pancakes, Sambal Nanas from Malaysia, Thai Spring Rolls, Nasi Goreng from Indonesia, Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls and Japanese Sashimi.
It presents a visual encyclopedia of Thai and Asian ingredients and how to use them, from rice and noodles through tofu and shellfish to meats, poultry, exotic fruits and delicious aromatic spices.
More than 1400 superb photographs, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and nutritional information for every dish make this an essential guide to the cuisine of Thailand and its surrounding countries.
This title presents traditional food and cooking in 30 authentic dishes. You can discover the tastes and traditions of delicious Irish home cooking, with this collection of easy-to-follow recipes. It features a fabulous selection of dishes from the Emerald Isle, with well-known Irish Stew, Dublin Coddle, Champ, and Pratie Apple Cake, alongside some lesser known regional dishes like Smoked Wicklow Trout with Cucumber, Crab Bake, and Dingle Pies. The introduction offers a conscise overview of Irish cooking and eating traditions plus a guide to the classic ingredients of the country. The recipes range from enticing breakfasts, hearty soups and moreish appetizers, to substantial main courses and mouthwatering desserts and cakes. Nutritional information for every recipe is given. It is illustrated with beautiful photographs of practical steps and final dishes. Ireland is famous for its lush, rolling countryside, lively pubs and hearty comfort food. Bounded by three seas and with numerous freshwater rivers, Irish cooks have access to a fabulous range of top-quality fish and shellfish. Inland, cows, pigs and sheep thrive, providing some of the best meat in the British Isles. This lovely little book is the perfect introduction to the country's cuisine with 30 dishes that embody the ethos at the heart of Irish cooking - first-class seasonal ingredients, cooked simply and with care.
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This is the ultimate family cookbook from Mary Berry. "Mary Berry's Complete Cookbook" has been fully revised and updated with a fresh modern look and 30 new recipes. This is Mary Berry at her best with over 1,000 tried and tested recipes for every occasion from firm family favourites to more adventurous dinner party dishes. As well as traditional classics and Mary's all-time favourites you'll also find an exciting selection of healthy low-fat dishes and new ideas to give you inspiration every time. Easy-to-follow instructions, clear illustrations and time-saving tips guarantee delicious results every time making "Mary Berry's Complete Cookbook" the most comprehensive cook book you could ever need. We're sure you'll find yourself reaching for it on your cookery bookshelf time after time.
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At last, here's the book we've all been waiting for: curries that are healthy, low in fat and absolutely mouthwatering! The Slimming World approach to food optimising means that you never have to deny yourself or miss out - you can indulge your wildest curry fantasies and cook quick and easy, exotic meals every day of the week. "Slimming World's Curry Feast" takes in dishes from across India, Thailand and Malaysia, with dishes both sweet and spicy, fresh and fragrant, and delicious and decadent. With soups and starters such as Thai green curry soup and Onion bhajis, you can recreate all those restaurant favourites at home. Main-course curries feature such classics as slow-cooked lamb rogan josh, red-hot beef madras, and mild creamy chicken korma. There are plenty of fish and seafood options too, like aromatic Goan prawn curry or Kerala-style fish steamed in banana leaves. Or for a lighter option, try refreshing lemongrass and prawn salad or chicken tikka with red onion. For vegetarians, lentils, rice and pulses make fantastic dishes including tarka dhal, chana masala, spiced beetroot with coconut and Mumbai aloo (cumin-scented potatoes). And an Indian banquet wouldn't be complete without accompaniments such as lime pickle and coconut pickle. Whether you want a simple one-dish supper at home, or a feast for family friends, this exciting selection of authentic, tasty recipes makes for the perfect meal.
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Britain's most exciting young chef, Jamie Oliver combines bold flavours and fresh ingredients within simple recipes. He is at the cutting edge of modern life and modern British cooking. "The Naked Chef" has something for everyone - from those who want great food but want to keep it simple, to those who work for a living and don't have time to spend all evening cooking. It is about giving people confidence and getting them to feel at ease in the kitchen, even if they have never tried cooking before.
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Kids love baking, with all its fascinating textures, smells - and of course, tastes! Ella's Kitchen: The Big Baking Book takes them beyond licking the bowl, with a wide range of easy recipes for all occasions, from lunchtime to party time. Enjoy cooking up a host of nutritious treats with your little ones, and watch them learn about counting, weighing and measuring at the same time. Above all, have fun and get messy! Ella's Kitchen: The Big Baking Book is sure to become your family's go-to cookbook, with recipes designed to really fit in with your life: - Try having a batch of savoury snack bakes on hand to fill a gap until dinner - a healthy way to keep your child's energy up without sending her into overdrive. - Head to your garden or the park with the delicious selection of picnic recipes - all dishes are highly portable and perfect for sharing. - Simplify days out with recipes from our On-the-Go section - individual portions, and not a crumb or a sticky finger in sight! But by far the best thing about this book is the fun it promises for your family, as you discover new recipes and create fond memories for your children. You'll never forget the look on their faces when they hand out slices of their first cake or cookies from their first ever batch.
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When Simon Rimmer bought a small vegetarian restaurant, he had no idea how to cook. Armed with two cookbooks and heaps of enthusiasm, he and a friend created the best vegetarian restaurant in Manchester, famous for its unusual food and lovely atmosphere. A confirmed meat eater, Simon had to rethink his cooking and has created vegetarian recipes to please even the most dedicated carnivore. This book is a collection of some of his recipes that are quick to prepare but totally delicious. From good old favourites like macaroni cheese to Simon's more exotic fusion creations such as spicy beetroot and coconut soup, "The Accidental Vegetarian" will kill the lentil and sandal image of vegetarianism forever!
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