Back by popular demand - more than 270 all-new recipes from the hugely popular online community Slow Cooker Central Paulene Christie and the passionate Slow Cooker Central community have returned with a book that is even bigger and even better than before! All the recipes are by real people, cooking in real kitchens - with no obscure ingredients or complicated instructions. If you want to serve delicious, imaginative, home-cooked food without spending hours in the kitchen prepping and cooking - this book is the perfect solution! With more than 270 all-new recipes, Slow Cooker Central 2 is organised into 14 chapters that will help you make meals to match your appetite or what's in the fridge. You'll find great ideas for casseroles, curries, soups and roasts; plus plenty of recipes you might not expect, such as those for desserts, cakes, fudge and even face paint and play dough. Packed with useful tips and tricks, and including the size of the slow cooker used to make each dish, these are fail-safe recipes that will quickly become family favourites.
One of the most remarkable men of the 18th century, Lancelot 'Capability' Brown was known to many as 'The Omnipotent Magician' who could transform unpromising countryside into beautiful parks that seemed to be only the work of nature. His list of clients included half the House of Lords, six Prime Ministers and even royalty. Although his fame has dimmed, we still enjoy many of his works today at National Trust properties such as Croome Park, Petworth, Berrington, Stowe, Wimpole, Blenheim Palace, Highclere Castle (location of the ITV series Downton Abbey) and many more. In Capability Brown, author and garden historian Sarah Rutherford tells his triumphant story, uncovers his aims and reveals why he was so successful. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs of contemporary sites, historical paintings and garden plans, this is an accessible book for anyone who wants to know more about the man who changed the face of the nation and created a landscape style which for many of us defines the English countryside.
Sweet and creamy desserts are one of life's little pleasures and here are 100 glamorous, decadent, utterly delicious recipes to tempt you. The recipes are packed with tips, shortcuts and good advice and are guaranteed to impress your guests. There is a sweet treat for every occasion in this stunning collection of inventive, uncomplicated desserts that are perfect for sharing with family and friends.
Chetna Makan is known for her unique recipes, which introduce colourful spices, aromatic herbs and other Indian ingredients into traditional Western baked favourites. Whether it's a sponge cake with a cardamom and coffee filling; puff pastry bites filled with fenugreek paneer; a swirly bread rolled with citrusy coriander, mint and green mango chutney; or a steamed strawberry pudding flavoured with cinnamon, Chetna's Indian influences will transform your baking from the familiar to the exotic, from the ordinary to the extraordinary. Discover rare but precious traditional bakes from India, as well as new spice-infused recipes. Delve into the history of Indian herbs and spices and learn how to match foods and flavours.
As a busy new mum, Amanda Voisey was struggling to juggle life and cook for her family. It wasn't as if she didn't know how to cook - she'd started her first job in the food industry at 14, and gone on to own her own cafe - but feeding a baby and a family was a whole new ball game. She decided to create a Facebook page so that she and other mums in the same position could share quick dinner ideas. It was so instantly popular it led to a blog. Today, her 'Cooking for Busy Mums' Facebook page has over 615,000 fans, and her website, www.cookingforbusymums.com, has an average 250,000 page views a month. In this book, Amanda shares her most popular, most delicious and quickest recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner that will make feeding your family a whole lot easier. Alongside, she includes valuable information on nutrition for kids, how to cope with fussy eaters, how to save money at the supermarket and great, simple ideas of packing a school lunch box. Cooking for Busy Mums will show you just why Amanda has such a huge online following, and will make your busy life just a little bit less stressful.
Poor gut health is at the root of just about every chronic health condition in our modern world. If you want to be healthy, you have to get your gut working properly. The Gut Health Diet Plan is the book your gut has been waiting for ...a clear and practical resource by a renowned functional nutritionist and chef. Christine gives you the practical tools to transform your digestive health with this revolutionary five-step programme based around functional medicine. What makes Christine unique is her ability to combine her scientific knowledge of nutrition with delicious, gut-healing recipes suitable for everyone. Each recipe is designed to be mind-blowingly tasty and beautiful, yet packed with health-giving nutrients to support your digestive health and promote health and healing.
Making your own wedding cake is easy when you've been shown the right materials and techniques, and this is the only book to teach you. It is full of step-by-step guidance and advice, with plenty of tips to help a novice create something stunning and inspirational. This visually enticing step-by-step cake baking and decorating manual makes DIY wedding cakes easily accessible for everyone. In text and images that are both instructional and entertaining, Natasha Collins takes the reader through the whole process of choosing their design, baking their cake, embellishing it, transporting it, presenting it and serving it, so that they can be certain of success at every stage. Every project includes a timetable indicating how long each part of the process will take, and gives a schedule for when the cake should best be decorated and set up in relation to when it is going to be eaten. The book begins with basic instructions such as ingredients; equipment; trimming, filling and covering a cake; creating floral and paper decorations; and getting your cake from your kitchen and on to your guests' plates. The second half of the book comprises five chapters, each representing a distinctive style and theme (with four to five cake designs provided for each theme): Romantic beginnings (traditional flavoured cakes with romantic decorations); Putting on the glitz (glamorous, 'glitzy' cakes); Laughing all the way to the altar (fun, modern cakes); Home(spun) is where the heart is (rustic, pretty cakes); Magic in the air (bohemian style cakes)...
Korean-American chef Judy Joo brings Korean food to the masses, proving that it's fun and easy to prepare at home. Joo turns exotic dishes into over 100 accessible, original and delicious recipes, ranging from well-loved and popular dishes such as kimchi, sweet potato noodles (japchae), beef and vegetable rice bowl (bibimbap), and Korean Fried Chicken, to more creative, less traditional recipes like Spicy Pork Belly Cheese Steak, Krazy Korean Burgers, and Fried Fish with Kimchi Mayo and Sesame Mushy Peas. In addition, there are chapters devoted to sauces, desserts, and drinks as well as a detailed list for stocking a Korean pantry, making Korean Food Made Simple a beautiful and comprehensive guide to Korean food and flavours.
Never worry about what's for dinner again with The Little Slow Cooker Cookbook's 500 delicious fix and forget recipes! Have hundreds of comfort food options at your fingertips with these amazing slow cooker recipes. From savory stews to nourishing soups, you'll always have multiple dinner options! Compiled from multiple slow cooking cookbooks with many expert authors, The Little Slow Cooker Cookbook spans a wide variety of dietary needs. From vegetarian, to gluten-free, to vegan - there's a recipe for everyone! This pocket-sized slow cooking kitchen companion will be a staple in your home for years to come!
In 2009, Paul, Stella and Mary McCartney launched the Meat Free Monday campaign as a simple and straightforward idea to show everyone the value of eating less meat - and to make it easier for us all to do so. The Meat Free Monday Cookbook is for everyone who shares the campaign's aims and consists of menus for each of the 52 weeks of the year - two main dishes, plus four other ideas for each meal of the day. Packed with recipes such as Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes, Roasted Halloumi Wrap, Pilau Rice with Cashews and Watermelon Granita, as well as vibrant spring soups, inventive summer salads, appetising autumn bakes and comforting winter stews, it includes contributions from Paul and Stella McCartney as well as from celebrity and chef supporters of the campaign such as Skye Gyngell, Giorgio Locatelli, Theo Randall, Yotam Ottolenghi, Bryn Williams, Kevin Spacey, Twiggy and Vivienne Westwood.
Enthusiasm in going paleo continues to grow as more people embrace the diet our ancestors thrived on. However, choosing paleo is more than just a diet - it's a lifestyle. And this is more than just a cookbook.
In The Paleo Journey, Simone McGrath will teach you about various lifestyle components, such as the hard facts about the diet, what's taboo, and what's up for debate. It highlights the many benefits of the paleo lifestyle and addresses exercise, dining out, and stress factors, to name a few. There are more than eighty original recipes, including:
* Spinach and 'shroom souffle
* Coconut crab cakes
* Pistachio pork
* Spicy roasted veggie chips
* Caramel crunch bites
* And so many more!
Also contained in this book is a fourteen-day eating plan as well as many tasty and nutritious sections on breakfast, lunch, dinner, salads, sides, desserts as well as snacks and smoothies. It's a complete go-to guide for anyone interested in the paleo lifestyle.
Savage Salads is about filling up, enjoying what you're eating and knowing it's good for you. Kristina and Davide have spent years serving satisfying salads from their London food stall to crowds of adoring fans - they're experts at creating punchy flavours and exciting combinations. Topped with meat, chicken and fish, these recipes are nourishing, delicious, and packed with protein.
The answer to your dinnertime dilemma. Family-friendly soups to satisfy your soul and stomach. To close the coldest, bone-chilling day or soothe the roughest afternoon, turn to Soup & Comfort for hearty classics, international favorites, and inventive updates. Packed with pages of nourishing, emotionally satisfying soups and stews using affordable, fresh, easy-to-find ingredients (No bouillon cubes here!), every recipe in this soup cookbook caters to a wide variety of dietary preferences and tastes, from tantalizing vegetarian versions to gluten-free options. Featuring full-color photos, Soup & Comfort explores the many ways that homemade soup can nourish body and soul, with: 135 mouthwatering recipes, from comfort classics like Grandma s Chicken Noodle to international flavors like Chicken Faux Pho Time-saving tips for making great stocks and preparing perfect garnishes Convenient fix-and-forget slow cooker recipes plus handy soup tips to liven leftovers From chilled soups to chowders, Soup & Comfort offers something for everyone to enjoy one spoonful at a time.
There is so much dietary advice out there, much of it conflicting, that it can be difficult for busy parents to make sense of it all. Medical doctor and sports scientist, Professor Tim Noakes, chef and long-distance swimmer, Jonno Proudfoot, and dietitian Bridget Surtees, a specialist in paediatric nutrition, cut through the clamour to provide clear, proven guidelines and simple, delicious recipes to feed your family well, inexpensively and without fuss. Following their phenomenal, record-breaking success with The Real Meal Revolution, the Real Meal team set out to rethink the way we feed our children. The result, Superfood for Superchildren, challenges many ingrained dietary beliefs and advocates a real-food diet for children - from toddlers to teens - that is low in sugar and refined carbohydrates. Their advice is solidly underpinned by a critical, scientific interrogation of the the children's food industry. By combining the latest peer-reviewed scientific evidence with straightforward, mouthwatering recipes, most of them for the whole family, Superfood for Superchildren shows clearly how to provide your children with the best possible nutrition to help them to grow up healthy and happy.
More than 120 delicious wholefood recipes and packed with advice on how to build your wholefood pantry from scratch, from one of Australia's most authoritative, long-established wholefood advocates.
Jude Blereau was living a wholefood life long before 'wholefood' was a buzzword for healthy living, and she knows better than most that one of the greatest obstacles to healthy eating is time, or lack of it. But with just a little preparation you can build a solid food foundation, so being busy doesn't have to mean going hungry...
Wholefood from the ground up distills Jude's wealth of knowledge into one incredible guide. In addition to more than 120 nourishing recipes there is clear information about what constitutes 'good' food, where to source it and how to use it to its best effect. There is also a guide to building a wholefood pantry from scratch as well as practical tips for planning and preparing food ahead.
Eat well, even on the busiest days.
As vegan cuisine continues to evolve, more people are looking for healthier, protein-rich, plant-based meals; weeknight kitchen ninjas, everyday athletes, and busy people of the world deserve something better than another boring bean burger or protein shake for dinner. Terry Hope Romero leads the charge with 100 lean, mean recipes using a wide range of ingredientsfrom supermarket-friendly staples to cutting-edge superfoodsand an arsenal of gluten and soyfree options. With these tools in hand, you'll assassinate those bland meals and create the ideal hearty dishes befitting your lifestyle and unique protein needs.
Flowers, and the fruits that follow, feed, clothe, sustain, and inspire all humanity. They have done so since before recorded history. Flowers are used to celebrate all-important occasions, to express love, and are also the basis of global industries. Americans buy ten million flowers a day and perfumes are a worldwide industry worth $30 billion dollars annually. Yet, we know little about flowers, their origins, bizarre sex lives, or how humans relate and depend upon them.
Stephen Buchmann takes us along on an exploratory journey of the roles flowers play in the production of our foods, spices, medicines, perfumes, while simultaneously bringing joy and health. Flowering plants continue to serve as inspiration in our myths and legends, in the fine and decorative arts, and in literary works of prose and poetry. Flowers seduce us - and animals, too - through their myriad shapes, colors, textures, and scents. And because of our extraordinary appetite for more unusual and beautiful "super flowers", plant breeders have created such unnatural blooms as blue roses and black petunias to cater to the human world of haute couture fashion.
In so doing, the nectar and pollen vital to the bees, butterflies, and bats of the world, are being reduced. Buchmann explains the unfortunate consequences, and explores how to counter them by growing the right flowers. Here, he integrates fascinating stories about the many colorful personalities who populate the world of flowers, and the flowers and pollinators themselves, with a research-based narrative that illuminates just why there is, indeed, a Reason for Flowers.