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The Happy Kitchen: Good Mood Food

The Happy Kitchen: Good Mood Food

Rachel Kelly ,  Alice Mackintosh

$35.00
This exceptional book, published here in an accessibly priced paperback format, comes out just as the shift to digital photography threatens to render the contact sheet obsolete. It celebrates the contact sheet as a fascinating way of accompanying great photographers as they work towards, and capture, the most enduring images of our time. 139 contact sheets, representing 69 photographers, are featured, as well as zoom-in details, selected photographs, press cards, notebooks and spreads from contemporary publications, including Life magazine and Picture Post.

Further insight is provided by texts written by the photographers themselves or by experts chosen by members' estates. It includes many greats of photography, among them Henri Cartier- Bresson, Elliott Erwitt and Inge Morath, as well as Magnum's latest generation, such as Jonas Bendiksen, Alessandra Sanguinetti and Alec Soth. These photographers cover over 70 years of history, from the D-Day landings by Robert Capa and the Paris riots of 1968 by Bruno Barbey to images of Che Guevara by Rene Burri, Malcolm X by Eve Arnold and classic New Yorkers by Bruce Gilden.
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The Urban Farmer: How to Create a Productive Garden in Any Space

The Urban Farmer: How to Create a Productive Garden in Any Space

Justin Calverley ,  Ceres

$39.99
The guide for anyone who dreams of living the country life in the city by growing their own healthy, sustainable fruit and veg - and more! Producing our own fruit, vegetables, herbs, eggs and honey is perfectly possible in a suburban space, and this practical guide will help urban dwellers develop a more sustainable existence. With a deep knowledge of permaculture and organic gardening, horticultural expert Justin Calverley shows you how to establish a diverse urban farm, whether in your own backyard, a courtyard or even a balcony. Justin advocates observing and following nature's cycles and patterns as the best way to a sustainable and productive garden.As well as growing fruit and veg, THE URBAN FARMER explains how to take up bee-keeping, chook care, propagation, maintaining your plot and preserving your patch's bounty. So be inspired and get cracking with your own personal garden of Eden!
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Taste for Life: Eat Kindly, Tread Lightly, Live Well

Taste for Life: Eat Kindly, Tread Lightly, Live Well

Animals Australia

$39.99
Explore the delicious world of plant-based food with Animals Australia, our leading animal protection organisation. Featuring more than 100 mouthwatering recipes for every occasion!

People everywhere are embracing the delectable, life-enriching benefits of plant-based eating. Now you can, too, with Taste for Life, your complete guide to plant-based cuisine. Whether you wish to add more meat-free meals to the menu, indulge in the abundance of fresh fruits and vegies now available, or are seeking to improve your health and live more sustainably, Taste for Life contains not only a cornucopia of delicious and nutritious recipe ideas but everything you need to know about plant-based eating.

Discover:
* Why eating more meat-free meals is good news for animals, the planet and your health
* How plant-based foods can give you all the nourishment you need and more
* How to get started
* What to ditch and what to switch
* Tips and tricks for quick and easy meals everyone will want to try
* How to celebrate with the best of them, with yummy plant-based dishes and treats for barbecues, kids' parties, the festive season and more.


With more than 100 recipes that include tasty breakfasts, snacks and lunches, scrumptious comfort foods and luscious desserts, Animals Australia's Taste for Life will help you and your family eat kindly, tread lightly and live well.
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Beyond Curry Indian Cookbook: A Culinary Journey Through India

Beyond Curry Indian Cookbook: A Culinary Journey Through India

Denise D'Silva Sankhe

$29.99
Explore the Flavors of Indian Cooking with Mouth-Watering Recipes-From Authentic Regional Classics to Mainstream Fusion Favorites

Join Mumbai-based food blogger Denise D'silva Sankhe on a culinary adventure of nostalgia and tasty surprises spanning the regions of India. In Beyond Curry, An Indian Cookbook, Denise shares her rich personal story of Indian cooking with profiles of unique regional Indian food. You'll explore Indian cooking with convenient, no-fuss recipes, accessible ingredients, and must-know secrets behind authentic Indian food. Discover delicacies from the North (Tandoori Chicken) to breakfast delights from the South (Dosas) to popular Indian-Chinese dishes, and much more.

Whether you long to recreate beloved childhood recipes, are a time-strapped professional, or a home cook new to Indian cooking, Beyond Curry, An Indian Cookbook guides you through a cuisine that is diverse, satisfying-and easy to create in your kitchen.

Learn to prepare Indian food at home, with:

    * Simple and convenient recipes using easy-to-find ingredients
    * Low-prep times yielding dishes suitable for 4 to 6 people
    * Pepper icons indicating spice levels (mild, medium, hot) with tips for adjusting the heat
    * Healthy modifications to address dietary needs
    * Bonus Indian slow cooker and pressure cooker tips for easier-than-ever dishes

Your journey into regional Indian food with Beyond Curry will open your eyes-and taste buds-to the delights and popular dishes of India.
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The Adriatic Kitchen: Recipes Inspired by the Abundance of Seasonal Ingredients Flourishing on the Croatian Island of Korcula

The Adriatic Kitchen: Recipes Inspired by the Abundance of Seasonal Ingredients Flourishing on the Croatian Island of Korcula

Barbara Unkovic

$14.99
Barbara Unkovic has always been drawn to the land of her father, the sun-soaked Croatian island of Korcula in the Adriatic Sea. She spent several years living there, in the seaside village of Racisce, immersed in its way of life, its culture, history and food. Now, inspired by the island's culinary traditions and its abundance of fresh, seasonal ingredients, Barbara has produced The Adriatic Kitchen, a delightful, rustic cookbook full of gorgeous recipes and evocative memories. Over 70 simple yet delicious recipes are included, such as Croatian Sweet Easter Bread; Black Risotto; Fresh Fig Crumble; Roast Chicken with Pomegranate and Spinach; Dalmatian Shepherd's Lamb with Potatoes and Broad Beans; Sugared Almonds; Croatian Pepper Biscuits; Carrot and Mint Salad. Infused with the warmth and vibrancy of Barbara's beloved island, The Adriatic Kitchen is a must-have cookbook for those wanting to experience traditional food at its best.
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The Really Quite Good British Cookbook

The Really Quite Good British Cookbook

Various

$49.99
100 of Britain?s finest cooks, chefs and bakers, famous names and local heroes, showcasing the creativity and richness of Britain?s unique food culture.

The ultimate celebration of the food Britain loves.

Contributors include Tom Aikens, Mary Berry, Antonio Carluccio, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Skye Gyngell, Atul Kochhar, Nigella Lawson, Pippa Middleton, Jamie Oliver, Yotam Ottolenghi, Marco Pierre White.
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Pasta Night

Pasta Night

Kate McMillan, (Ch ,  Erin Kunkel

$22.99
An engaging, solution-oriented approach to cooking tempting everyday meals for family and friends. This collectable series of cookbooks focuses on simple, yet delicious dinners for any day of the week, with a selection of recipes that are easy to please all ages and palates.

Pasta is the go-to dish for a quick weeknight meal or a sumptuous weekend feast. This book runs the gambit of recipes, showing you how to make enticing and nutritious homemade dinners for any day of the week. Not only goes the book offer a variety of sauces - from pesto to Bolognese to Alfredo, it offers step by step instructions and illustrations for making your own pasta and will widen your repertoire by covering best sauces for various shapes, options for vegetarians, a full array of baked pasta dishes and tasty sides and salads. There's even advice how to put your town twist on ready-made sauces or finding something that everyone will love.

Part of a collectable series that focus on simple, yet delicious dinners for any day of the week, with a selection of recipes that are easy to please for all ages and palates.

Also available: Chicken Night, Taco Night and Pizza Night.
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Mamma: Reflections on the Food That Makes Us

Mamma: Reflections on the Food That Makes Us

Mina Holland

$32.99
A collection of oral histories with recipes exploring the influence of family on our relationship with food.

Food is key in our culture. Of late there has been a penchant for reinventing nostalgic home favourites in restaurants and cookbooks leading to a desire to know where our food and its traditions come from.

For most of us there is a desire to return to our childhood kitchen, the smells and tastes of the dishes evoke comfort and wonderful memories. Those childhood meal times form the foundation of our taste buds and how we now cook. Mamma: Reflections On The Food That Makes Us is a collection of oral histories about the food we ate as a child, our mother's cooking and all that it signifies and encapsulates throughout our life.

A fascinating trip around the globe, the book features interviews with some of the world's best-loved cooks including Jamie Oliver, Yotam Ottolenghi, Claudia Roden, Alice Waters, Stanley Tucci and many more.

Mamma: Reflections On The Food That Makes Us is about bringing food back to basics, about going home.
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The World's Best Spicy Food: Authentic Recipes from Around the World

The World's Best Spicy Food: Authentic Recipes from Around the World

Lonely Planet

$24.99
Explore the cultures behind the planet's spiciest dishes, from Sichuan hotpots and Malaysian laksas to tangy Mexican salsas. With these 100 authentic recipes, Lonely Planet delivers the world's most taste-bud-tingling flavours direct to your kitchen.
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The World's Best Superfoods: Health-Boosting Recipes From Around the World

The World's Best Superfoods: Health-Boosting Recipes From Around the World

Lonely Planet

$24.99
Dive into the world of superfoods! Discover 66 tasty recipes from cultures around the globe, all containing star ingredients to boost your health and wellbeing. With a foreword and recipe by Honestly Healthy's Natasha Corrett.
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Defensive Eating with Morrissey: Vegan Recipes from the One You Left Behind

Defensive Eating with Morrissey: Vegan Recipes from the One You Left Behind

Joshua Ploeg ,  Automne Zingg

$22.99
Poor Morrissey. He's just so... so...hungry. And meat is murder, so that narrows his options by a lot. Until now, at least! With the arrival of the Defensive Eating with Morrissey cookbook, our dear Moz no longer needs to suffer such terrible hunger, such ruthless indecision or the emotional impact of a major blood sugar crash at the worst possible moment. These 100+ vegan recipes make enough unbelievably delicious, poetic food for him to eat his fill and have plenty left over for later. Sweetness, he's even saved enough for you.
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Comfort Eating with Nick Cave: Vegan Recipes to Get Deep Inside of You

Comfort Eating with Nick Cave: Vegan Recipes to Get Deep Inside of You

Joshua Ploeg ,  Automne Zingg

$22.99
Poor Nick Cave. He's sitting all alone, eating frosting with a spoon. Now you can join him as he soothes himself with a giant bowl of mashed potatoes, a tofu dog, peanut butter from the jar, spicy potato chips or veggie pot pies. Comfort Eating with Nick Cave is the perfect accompaniment to his music. When despair and deception come a-knockin' at your door, get a giant cinnamon roll inside of you. Maybe you shouldn't have let love in, but at least you can let tacos and baked ziti in, too. Feed your sorrows with delicious vegan comfort food right along with Nick.
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Acquacotta: Recipes and Stories from Tuscany's Secret Silver Coast

Acquacotta: Recipes and Stories from Tuscany's Secret Silver Coast

Emiko Davies

$49.99
Discover the cuisine of a secret part of southernmost Tuscany, a sliver of land known as La Costa D'Argento - the silver coast. Named for the shimmery salt-and-pepper sand along this part of the Tyrrhenian Sea, it is a region of rolling hills, long beaches, overgrown fig trees, rambling vineyards - and rich culinary history. In Acquacotta, Tuscan-based, Australian-born writer and photographer Emiko Davies has compiled and adapted her Italian family's best-loved recipes from Capalbio, Monte Argentario, Giglio Island and inland to the hot springs of Saturnia and the ancient Pitigliano. In words and pictures, Emiko guides readers through the use of local ingredients, as well as sharing the history of rustic, storied dishes including scampi and potato soup, hand-rolled strozzapreti noodles, spinach and ricotta tortelli, chestnut gnocchi and the classic fig and chocolate bread, pagnotella. Plus, of course, the book's namesake acquacotta, a quintessential Maremman peasant dish that captures the spirit of this special place. Acquacotta is Emiko's second book, after Florentine.
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A Whole New Way to Eat: 135+ Feel-Good Recipes from About Life

A Whole New Way to Eat: 135+ Feel-Good Recipes from About Life

Vladia Cobrdova

$39.99
Step into fad-free whole-food eating with recipes you can trust from the original modern Australian health food providore. A Whole New Way to Eat is the healthy recipe collection all households need. Everyone is welcome at the table with this way of eating - whether you're looking for inspirational vegan, paleo or vegetarian recipes or you're simply after truly delicious food that just happens to be good for you. From The Best Turmeric Yoghurt and Tahini Potato Salad to the hands-down most delicious Raw Caramel Slice you've ever tried, your body will thank you from your tastebuds to your gut. Nutritionist and recipe developer Vladia Cobrdova from About Life recreates over 135 of the mouth-watering dishes she's made popular in the stores' busy cafes, takeaway and ready-made meal sections. A Whole New Way to Eat is a modern take on healthy eating for those more interested in eating well than following the latest craze.
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All Day Cafe: Cafe-Style Food to Make at Home

All Day Cafe: Cafe-Style Food to Make at Home

Stuart McKenzie

$39.99
100+ recipes for scrumptious cafe food you can cook at home.

South of Johnston (or SoJo, as it's more affectionately known) is a fixture on the brunch circuit of Melbourne foodies.

Sojo has resident bees, fruit trees, herbs and a worm farm too and its food showcases the fruits of the local providores. The Fitzroy cafe is Manhattan meets Melbourne, an artfully converted warehouse with a long airy dining room with communal tables, with an industrial chic edge.

On the menu are brunchy, lunchy recipes for breakfast; pide stuffed with chorizo, egg and spinach, and indulgent brioche French toast with caramelised bananas and ice cream. This is eminently cookable sharable food and easily achieved at home.

A blend of food and lifestyle, the book's content reflects the casual and creative mood of the cafe, with its vintage/industrial look and its locality, a buzzy street in a northerly suburb of Melbourne. The cafe context, as a place where people meet to catch up, do business, relax and work - the cafe as the modern living room where friends meet, eat, talk, relax.

The food is seasonal and produce is sourced locally from trusted providores, so in spring and summer the recipes are bursting with fresh fruits, vegetables and salads and cooling dishes; in winter, the soups and risottos are warming, the porridge creamy with seasonal fruits, the eggs spiced with warming chorizo and truffle oil.
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Little Korea: Home Food from the Streets & Kitchens

Little Korea: Home Food from the Streets & Kitchens

Simon Park

$39.99
There's been steadily growing interest and knowledge in Korean food across the globe in recent times - which can be seen reflected in the number of Korean restaurants and chains popping up. Of course, it's helped that the cult food figure of David Chang and his Momofuko restaurants (as well as Lucky Peach magazine) have helped propel Korean flavours, techniques and classics into the mainstream. Just like some of Korea's chilli-spiked dishes, this cuisine is very hot right now! Not only is the food diverse and the flavours distinct, but the dishes are simple to create at home too. Little Korea contains the most popular Korean dishes eaten everyday on the streets and in homes across the nation. No kitchen gadgetry or trickery is required - this is food with a singular mission: to deliver maximum flavor and texture in a simple way. Here you'll find stir-fried sweet potato noodles, bulgogi (Korean barbecued beef), bibimbap, delicious hearty stews, kimchi (of course), Korean fried chicken (the other KFC), and desserts like sweet filled pancakes and incredible pastries.
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Cambodian Cooking: A Humanitarian Project in Collaboration with Act for Cambodia

Cambodian Cooking: A Humanitarian Project in Collaboration with Act for Cambodia

Joannes Riviere ,  Dominique De Bourgknecht ,  David Lallemand ,  Maja Smend

$19.99
Prepare all your favorite Cambodian foods with this easy-to-follow and informative Cambodian cookbook.

New cookbooks on Asian cuisines are much easier to find now than in years past. However, it's still very difficult to find a useful cookbook that focuses on the foods of Cambodia. Now, for the first time Cambodian Cooking brings a previously untapped culinary tradition to the table for everyone to enjoy.

Influenced over the years by a wide variety of cooking styles, Cambodian cuisine presents a particularly broad range of flavors to surprise the palate and stimulate the taste buds. Salty and sweet, downright bitter and sour go hand in hand or are blended subtly, sometimes within a single dish, to create a deliciously harmonious and original result. The recipes included feature favorites such as Curry Fish Cakes, Consomme with Caramelized Beef and Star Anise, Stir-fried Chicken with Chilies and Cashews and Banana Sesame Fritters. Also included is an ingredients section that includes the Cambodian names as well as the Vietnamese or Thai names of the ingredients whenever necessary for ease of shopping.

Authentic Cambodian recipes include:

    * Sweet Potato Rolls with Ginger
    * Pineapple and Ginger Ceviche
    * Rice Porridge with Fish
    * Khmer Curry
    * Soy Glazed Spar Ribs with Star Anise
    * Sweet Coconut Waffles

Take a chance and try a whole new cooking experience with Cambodian Cooking!
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The New Pressure Cooker Cookbook: More Than 150 Delivious, Fast & Nutritious Dishes

The New Pressure Cooker Cookbook: More Than 150 Delivious, Fast & Nutritious Dishes

Ellen Brown

$37.99
In recent years, the pressure cooker has been reinvented, making it safer and easier to use than ever before. This is the most up-to-date book on cooking with today's fantastic new models. Ellen Brown, author of the popular New Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook, explains how these devices work, and how they make beef reach an ethereal state of fork tender in 30 minutes and cook a whole head of cauliflower to perfection in six. The 150 recipes feature a range of dishes both familiar and globally inflected.
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Farm to Table Asian Secrets: Vegan and Vegetarian Full-Flavored Recipes for Every Season

Farm to Table Asian Secrets: Vegan and Vegetarian Full-Flavored Recipes for Every Season

Patricia Tanumihardja

$19.99
In this delightful cookbook, you'll learn the secrets of vegetarian and vegan Asian cooking-how to blend flavors, textures, aromas and colors-to create fully-flavored vegetarian dishes that are missing none of the umami normally associated only with meat and dairy.

Each chapter based on seasonal vegetables provides a wide range of choices using produce that is available at that time of yearumaking it easy to plan a variety of menus that are never dull or indifferent.

Here are just a few examples of the delightful Asian recipes in this book:

    * Starters and Snacks such as Crispy Spring Rolls, Green Apple Salad with Tangy Thai Dressing, Butternut Squash Pot Stickers and Korean-Style Buffalo Broccoli
    * Family-Style Meals such as Asparagus in Lemongrass-Coconut Cream Sauce, Grilled Vegetable Kebabs with Two Marinades, General Tso's Eggplant and Kung Pao Potatoes
    * All-in-One Meals such as "Have It Everyday" Pad Thai, Crispy Noodles with Savory Vegetables, Sweet Potato Rice Stew and Easy Miso Ramen
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The Yellow Table: A Celebration of Everyday Gatherings: 110 Simple & Seasonal Recipes

The Yellow Table: A Celebration of Everyday Gatherings: 110 Simple & Seasonal Recipes

Anna Watson Carl ,  Signe Birck

$37.99
Something magical happens when people come together to share a meal--and this cookbook, named for the beloved wooden table in Anna Watson Carl 's childhood kitchen, celebrates that joy and conviviality. Featuring delicious seasonal recipes just right for feeding the people you love, it includes everything from Crustless Quiche Lorraine and Pumpkin Spice Pancakes to a Kale Detox Salad, Roasted Vegetable Ratatouille, and Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri. Enjoy snacks like Watermelon, Feta, & Mint Skewers; soups and stews, including Three-Bean Turkey Chili; sandwiches, simple suppers, sweets, and stress-free dinner-party menus. You'll even find plenty of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options--and wine pairings from award-winning sommelier Jean-Luc Le Du add the perfect finishing touch.
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100 Plants to Feed the Bees

100 Plants to Feed the Bees

Xerces Society

$24.99
100 Plants to Save the Bees highlights the best species to attract and sustain honey bees, bumble bees, and other native bees and pollinators. Nectar rich and/or high value pollen plants will include varieties of native wildflowers, garden plants, native trees and shrubs, and native as well as non native bee pasture plants from alfalfa to vetch. Full colour photographs of the plant in bloom - many featuring bees busy at work - are accompanied by at a glance information including which pollinators the plant attracts and all the necessary planting data. Regional and seasonal planting guidelines ensure everyone can plant at the right time and in the right place to save their bees.
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