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The Mermaid Cookbook

The Mermaid Cookbook

Make waves in your kitchen and create a feast fit for a mermaid

Dive into this magical under-the-sea adventure and bring the mysterious mermaids to life in this shimmering cookbook filled with pearls and sparkles. Whether you want to build a Sandcastle Cake, bake Turtle Waffles, concoct Jam Clams or create a Sealicious Smoothie, The Mermaid Cookbook is packed with recipes perfect for parties and times when you want to mermaze your guests.
Baking Hacks

Baking Hacks

Have you ever experienced the heart-wrenching grief of a brownie stuck to its tin? Does the thought of separating egg yolks from their whites bring you out in a cold sweat? Do you dream of one day serving up a batch of fresh cookies, perfectly uniform in size? These and dozens of other baking dilemmas are solved with Baking Hacks, your trusty guide to making culinary creativity that little bit easier. Whether you’re a dab hand with a whisk looking for some time-saving hints, or a newcomer to the world of baking who wants simple ways to impress, this handy manual is packed with foolproof tips and nifty tricks to help you and your cakes rise to any occasion.
What's Really in Your Basket

What's Really in Your Basket

Do you REALLY know what is in the products that you are buying? Did you know, for example, that colouring in children’s sweets, jelly and soft drinks can potentially cause asthma, skin rash and hyperactivity? That common ingredients in personal care products like shampoo and toothpaste have been associated with problems ranging from skin irritation, to breathing difficulties, nausea, increased risk of cancer and blindness? How can you avoid putting harmful additives and chemicals into and onto your body? This user-friendly guide tells you at a glance which additives are hazardous, which are best avoided and which are safe, making it easier to shop for your family. The colour-coded tables provide valuable information about potential health effects and take the mystery out of additives, helping you to choose which products to put in your basket and which to leave on the shelf. This book may seriously improve your health!
Commando Dad: The Cookbook

Commando Dad: The Cookbook

Swapping his beret for a chef’s hat, Neil Sinclair, author of the bestselling Commando Dad: Basic Training, is back.

Bursting with simple, healthy recipes, his cookbook will help dads:
– Learn – and teach their young troops – essential culinary skills
– Shop smart and make the budget go further
– Make nutritious meals for the whole unit
– Cook in the great outdoors – everything from setting the fire to a proper camp clean-up

Discover the tried-and-tested Commando Dad approach to feeding the family and enlist support from the troops, helping them to learn culinary skills that will last a lifetime.
The Little Book of Whisky

The Little Book of Whisky

by Tom Hay
Scotch or Irish?
Bourbon or rye?

However you like your whisky, this book is a masterful blend of history, terminology, tips and memorable quips. Topped up with dozens of recipes to suit any whisky lover’s palate – from classic cocktails to Scotch-imbued fudge and smoky bourbon glaze – this neat little miscellany will deepen your appreciation of this superlative spirit.
It's Cocktail Time!

It's Cocktail Time!

Whether you are hosting a dazzling party or you fancy a quiet evening in with your friends, be the best mixologist with the aid of this little book of cocktails. Including a splash of trivia, a dash of quotes and topped up with a concoction of tantalising recipes, It’s Cocktail Time! will make you want every hour to be cocktail hour!
The Little Book of Pasta

The Little Book of Pasta

From farfalle and fusilli to fettucine and beyond, this pocket guide serves up a celebration of one of the world’s most popular culinary creations

Whether fresh, dried, baked into lasagna or swirled as spaghetti around your fork, pasta is fantastic. It’s so universal and versatile that we might even take it for granted sometimes.

But this humble and hearty food, with all its history and variety, deserves to be more fully understood and appreciated. Lifting the lid on all things pasta, this handy pocket guide will give you a taste of the following topics and much more:

Tuck in to the history of pasta, tracing its journey from Italian origins to global domination

Learn about the most popular (and the most unusual) pasta shapes, sauces and dishes

Whet your appetite with delicious bites of trivia

Hone your culinary skills and discover how to make your own pasta from scratch

Experiment with delicious recipes, allowing you to perfect classic dishes or expand your repertoire

Whether you’re a curious newcomer or a seasoned connoisseur, The Little Book of Pasta has all the mouth-watering information and inspiration you could hunger for.
The Little Book of Keto

The Little Book of Keto

Make the keto diet easy with this introduction to everything you need to know. Packed with FAQs and recipes, this book will be your guide to losing weight and discovering a host of potential health benefits within weeks.

Everyone’s heard about the low-carb keto diet but, like all diets, it can be difficult to know whether it’s for you and what you need to do. This book is simple to use and will answer all your essential questions about keto, including what the science of ketosis is, and what the health benefits and potential drawbacks are. You’ll also learn what to eat, what to avoid and how to stick to and even enjoy the diet.

Once you’re ready to start, you can delve into the many recipes specifically designed for keto dieters. From sugar-free blueberry muffins to mouth-watering butter chicken salad, the dishes in this book will leave you feeling nourished morning, noon and night.

Diets don’t have to be hard as long as you’re armed with the right tools and a positive mindset.
My Tiny Kitchen Garden

My Tiny Kitchen Garden

You don’t need a garden to grow your own food! This book is the perfect beginner’s guide to micro-gardening, featuring tips on how to start, what to choose and how to grow over 20 types of plant for your kitchen.

Have you ever been curious about growing your own food? Do you lack a garden? Have you got limited space in your home? Then this book is for you!

Whether you want to produce fresh herbs for your cooking, save money on your food bill, reduce your carbon footprint or enjoy the simple pleasure of watching something grow, My Tiny Kitchen Garden is bursting with tips and ideas to help you get started, including:

– The basics of micro-gardening
– Troubleshooting tips
– Plant profiles to help you choose what to grow
– Craft ideas to help you style your plants
– Advice on growing food from scraps
– How to save and store seeds
Whether you’re a budding gardener or a seasoned expert looking for seeds of inspiration, dive into this book to hone your green fingers and cultivate your very own tiny kitchen garden.
The Little Book of Chocolate

The Little Book of Chocolate

Whether you like your chocolate to be milk or dark, in a bar or in a cake, there is one thing that’s certain: we are all hooked on this tantalizing treat.

Indulge all your chocolate cravings in this tempting collection of recipes, fascinating facts and memorable musings on the most sumptuous of sweets.
The Happy Gut Guide

The Happy Gut Guide

Learn how to truly trust your gut.

As well as digesting your food, your gut plays a vital role in your health and happiness. Not only does it contain over 100 million nerves, but it also hosts over 100 trillion bacteria that influence your immune system, weight, mood and general well-being. This book offers easy-to-follow, practical advice on how to have a happy gut and enjoy good health from the inside out. It will help you to:
– Improve your digestion with a healthy, balanced diet
– Soothe your gut with simple de-stressing techniques and good sleep habits
– Boost your beneficial gut bacteria and lose excess pounds with delicious gut-friendly meals
– Make your own fermented probiotic foods
– Strengthen your immune system and feel happier
Bake Yourself Happy

Bake Yourself Happy

We all know that baked treats can warm our hearts as well as our stomachs, and that everything tastes better when you’ve made it yourself. This collection of delicious recipes is peppered with thoughtful quotes and bursting with fail-safe pick-me-ups, from piping-hot pies to sinful double-chocolate muffins. Bake these recipes and be down in the dumplings no more!
The Little Book of Mushrooms

The Little Book of Mushrooms

Discover the fascinating world of mushrooms with this beautiful pocket guide, featuring trivia, history, identification tips, delicious recipes and more

One of nature’s most extraordinary organisms can be found right under your feet: the mushroom. For thousands of years these fungi have intrigued humankind, providing food, inspiring folklore and proving to be both poison and cure.

The Little Book of Mushrooms will allow you to uncover this mysterious kingdom for yourself. Learn the difference between a giant puffball and a scarlet elf cup and discover how mushrooms and the fungal network help plant life to communicate. You will also find:

– Fascinating facts about the fungi kingdom
– Mushroom folklore from around the world
– A beginner’s guide to identifying common wild mushrooms
– A collection of delicious mushroom-based recipes
Mushrooms are vital to life on earth, and this book will be your guide to these spectacular organisms that have influenced our past and could shape our future.
The Little Book of Coffee

The Little Book of Coffee

 
There are more ways to enjoy your java than there are coffee beans on the tree, so whether you like your coffee topped with artisan foam or black as the night sky there’s something for everyone! Bringing together the finest blend of recipes, clever statements and quips from connoisseurs the world over, this book celebrates the majestic coffee bean.
Go Wild

Go Wild

The world is yours to explore

The great outdoors is the beating heart of our world, but modern life is pulling us ever further away from it. Spending our time shut away indoors and hunched over screens, we’ve lost touch with nature, and it’s harming our health and our happiness. But it’s never too late to find our way back.

This book will help you find a way of reconnecting with the great outdoors. Whether you like to walk, run or swim, admire the wildlife or forage for wild foods, within these pages there will be something to inspire you to get out into the fresh air and reignite your sense of wonder at the world around you. Nature is a balm for the body and soul, so escape the pace of the everyday and set yourself free: get out there, find adventure, and go wild!
The Little Book of Lagom

The Little Book of Lagom

Lagom (pronounced lah-gom) is a Swedish word that means ‘not too much and not too little, but just the right amount’. It’s about achieving a happy and healthy balance in all aspects of your life, such as eating and drinking in moderation, being environmentally and socially conscious, setting realistic goals and living within your means.
The Little Book of Lagom is packed with practical ways to apply this ethos of moderation and fairness in your everyday life, from thrifty tips for being more energy efficient and creating less waste to ways of using your time more productively and allowing yourself moments to pause and think, and be happy.
Be kind to yourself and simplify your life. Think Lagom.
 
 
No Place Like Home

No Place Like Home

It’s time to make your home a wellness zone!

Your home environment should lift you up and bring you joy. But the you live and work in one place, you’re all the more aware of how surroundings can affect your well-being.

No Place Like Home offers simple and effective ways to transform your home environment to be more mindfully aligned with who you are. It’s packed with ideas for upcycling and decluttering, as well as comforting recipes, soothing relaxation rituals and innovative ways to bring the outside in. This restorative book will help you rediscover the delights of your four walls as a space for calm, productivity, happiness and personal growth.
How to Balance Your Life

How to Balance Your Life

Achieving a sense of equilibrium and inner peace can prove elusive when so many demands and responsibilities are constantly vying for your attention. Discover the tools for finding harmony in all aspects of your life with practical tips on everything from managing everyday stress to finding a work/life balance that is right for you. This inspirational book will help you find ways to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle and be more mindful of the wider world and your impact upon it, while making sure there is always room for ‘me’ time.

Balancing your life is essential to your health and well-being, and by applying a few simple concepts you will live your life at a pace that is comfortable and ultimately rewarding.
Rosé All Day

Rosé All Day

Rosé is in the pink these days, and it’s no surprise – whether you’re at a picnic or a barbecue, enjoying a cosy night in or a big night out, with a glass of rosé in hand everything is just peachy.

Bringing together the finest blend of recipes, clever quips, trivia and statements from aficionados the world over, this little book raises a glass to the rising star of the wine world: rosé.
It's Always Wine O'Clock

It's Always Wine O'Clock

Pinot, Chardonnay, Merlot, Riesling…

There are so many delicious wines to delight the nose and palate and so many occasions to celebrate them all. Whatever your favourite grape or vintage, dry or sweet, indulge your inner sommelier and raise a glass to the wonders of wine with this collection of quotes from the world’s wisest and wittiest drinkers.
Slow

Slow

Endless work deadlines, family and social responsibilities, runaway to-do lists, FOMO… do you ever wish you could press the pause button to catch a breath?

Discover ways to slow down time with this invaluable guide to slow living. It will not only boost your physical and mental well-being but enrich your relationships and help you to reconnect with what’s really important.

With practical advice on self-care, breathing techniques, mindfulness, ethical living and eating, and how best to cultivate quiet moments every day, Slow is your companion to a happier, calmer you.
Gin and Bear It

Gin and Bear It

Gin is classic, classy and quintessentially British. It can be enjoyed on picnic blankets in summer with a slice of cucumber, or in dimly lit bars in a martini, shaken, not stirred. Bringing together a heady cocktail of timeless recipes, clever statements, trivia and quips from the world’s wisest and wittiest gin lovers, this book celebrates the glory of gin!
Go Camping

Go Camping

Say yes to new adventures! This beautiful book is brimming with tips, recipes, activities and more to help you plan your perfect trip and discover the joys of camping in the great outdoors.

Camping is one of life’s purest pleasures. It’s a way to escape the frantic pace of the everyday, to get back to nature and to discover new experiences – and nothing comes close to the joy of sleeping under the stars.

Packed with ideas for first-time campers and seasoned experts alike, this book is sure to inspire your next trip and help you create memories to last a lifetime. Within these pages you will find:
– Handy camping hacks
– Delicious recipes
– Foraging tips
– Bushcraft basics
– Wild camping advice
– Inspiration for your travel bucket-list

… And much more! Whether you’re seeking a relaxing natural getaway or an intrepid wilderness adventure, the great outdoors is waiting for you. So, pack your bag, pick up your tent and go camping!
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