• Cooking for parties
      September 2015

      Domestic Chic: A Fashionably Fabulous Guide for Cooking & Entertaining

      by Kristin Sollenne

      Rising culinary star Chef Kristin Sollenne has been making headlines for her contemporary food philosophy, approachable cooking tips and re-imagined healthy dishes. Rather than the sometimes-overwhelming cookbook approach, Kristin has provided you with the ultimate go-to guide for cooking and entertaining by the seasons. With 16 pre-planned menus and over 100 recipes with innovative décor tips to coincide with holidays and celebrations during each season, this is your “one-stop-shop” to hosting a fashionably fabulous affair! Unique flavors and pairings are awakened through each menu, along with touching family stories and traditions. As a certified nutritionist, Kristin focuses on fresh in-season produce and the lavishness of each season to guide your palette. Passionate about healthy, flavorful dishes, she demonstrates a farm-to-table approach to traditional Italian style cooking. Think a modern day twist on your grandmother’s classics! Speaking of modern day – check out Kristin’s specialty line of kitchen couture designer aprons, CELLINI, and always entertain with passion and flair.

    • Other branches of medicine
      January 2012

      The Future of Post-Human Semantics

      A Preface to a New Theory of Internality and Externality

      by Author(s): Peter Baofu

      Is semantics really so indeterminate that, as W. V. Quine (1960) once argued in Word and Object, in the example about a previously undocumented, primitive tribe, “it is impossible in principle to be absolutely certain of the meaning or reference that a speaker of the primitive tribe’s language attaches to an utterance”? (WK 2011)This thought-provoking stand in semantics can be contrasted with an opposing view like “literal translation” (or “metaphrase,” in contrast with “paraphrase”), in that, as John Dryden put it, “when [words] appear . . . literally graceful, it were an injury to the author that they should be changed.” (WK 2011a; C. Kasparek 1983)Contrary to these opposing ideas (and other views as will be discussed in the book), semantics, in relation to internality and externality, is neither possible or impossible, nor desirable or undesirable to the extent that the respective ideologues on different sides would like us to believe.Surely, the challenge to these opposing ideas in semantics does not mean that semantics is useless, or that those fields of study related to semantics like philosophy of language, linguistics, psychology, communication studies, hermeneutics, logic, computer science, semiotics, pragmaticism, and so on should be rejected too. Of course, neither of these extreme views is reasonable.Instead, this book provides an alternative, better way of understanding the future of semantics, especially in the dialectic context of internality and externality—while learning from different approaches in the literature but without favoring any one of them or integrating them, since they are not necessarily compatible with each other. In other words, this book offers a new theory (that is, the interactive theory of semantics) to go beyond the existing approaches in a novel way.If successful, this seminal project will fundamentally change the way that we think about semantics, from the combined perspectives of the mind, nature, society, and culture, with enormous implications for the human future and what the author originally called its “post-human” fate.

    • Other branches of medicine
      January 2012

      The Future of Post-Human Semantics

      A Preface to a New Theory of Internality and Externality

      by Author(s): Peter Baofu

      Is semantics really so indeterminate that, as W. V. Quine (1960) once argued in Word and Object, in the example about a previously undocumented, primitive tribe, “it is impossible in principle to be absolutely certain of the meaning or reference that a speaker of the primitive tribe’s language attaches to an utterance”? (WK 2011)This thought-provoking stand in semantics can be contrasted with an opposing view like “literal translation” (or “metaphrase,” in contrast with “paraphrase”), in that, as John Dryden put it, “when [words] appear . . . literally graceful, it were an injury to the author that they should be changed.” (WK 2011a; C. Kasparek 1983)Contrary to these opposing ideas (and other views as will be discussed in the book), semantics, in relation to internality and externality, is neither possible or impossible, nor desirable or undesirable to the extent that the respective ideologues on different sides would like us to believe.Surely, the challenge to these opposing ideas in semantics does not mean that semantics is useless, or that those fields of study related to semantics like philosophy of language, linguistics, psychology, communication studies, hermeneutics, logic, computer science, semiotics, pragmaticism, and so on should be rejected too. Of course, neither of these extreme views is reasonable.Instead, this book provides an alternative, better way of understanding the future of semantics, especially in the dialectic context of internality and externality—while learning from different approaches in the literature but without favoring any one of them or integrating them, since they are not necessarily compatible with each other. In other words, this book offers a new theory (that is, the interactive theory of semantics) to go beyond the existing approaches in a novel way.If successful, this seminal project will fundamentally change the way that we think about semantics, from the combined perspectives of the mind, nature, society, and culture, with enormous implications for the human future and what the author originally called its “post-human” fate.

    • Cookery by ingredient
      March 2015

      FUSS-FREE 4 INGREDIENTS

      An inspiring collection of fabulous, fast recipes with only four ingredients

      by Valerie Ferguson

      This book puts the emphasis on dishes that are quick and easy to prepare, yet that are still tempting and delicious. It teaches you how to make the most of food with simple, yet tasty recipes that use only four ingredients or fewer. Using a limited number of top-quality ingredients allows you to appreciate the aroma, taste and texture of a dish, and saves time on writing lists and shopping for ingredients. It also allows for fuss-free preparation, giving you more time to sit back, relax and enjoy your food. As well as the 25 selected recipes there are also suggestions for variations and cook s tips throughout, making this a great little handbook. FUSS-FREE 4 INGREDIENTS An inspiring collection of fabulous, fast recipes with only four ingredients Valerie Ferguson CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Cooking with specific gadgets

      MICROWAVE MUG MEALS

      50 delectably tasty home-made dishes - in an instant ... and just a mug to wash up!

      by Theo Michaels William Shaw

      MICROWAVE MUG MEALS - Every recipe in this book has been specially created to suit the microwave and to be cooked in a single mug, ready to eat. They are all speedy and simple, but above all, taste incredible. Theo Michaels' Masterchef magic brings tastes from around the world - you can have Mexican chicken one night, a Brazilian feijoada the next, or an Asian stir-fry. Whether you are after a quick brunch, a speedy spag bol, a healthy bean stew or fresh-tasting fish, there's every kind of meal here. Not forgetting the instant sweet fixes, such as a creamy rice pudding or gooey chocolate orange cake! This irresistible book will transform the way you cook. No time to cook or can't be bothered to cook? Here's how to make a satisfying meal that will fill you up and please your tastebuds, too In just a few minutes you could be eating a spicy curry, a fiery chilli, a comforting mac & cheese or a vibrant Vietnamese pho Dishes you won't believe are made in the microwave - a succulent chicken risotto, a tagine that tastes as if it's been slow-simmering for hours, and even a moussaka! Hassle-free, no pots and pans - just a mug (and sometimes a bowl) to clean up afterwards 50 delectably tasty home-made dishes - in an instant ... and just a mug to wash up! Theo Michaels Photographer:William Shaw CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Quick & easy cooking
      October 2017

      THE THREE INGREDIENT COOKBOOK

      200 quick and easy, low-cost recipes

      by Jenny White

      What s not to love a tasty, healthy, home-cooked meal that only needs three (or even fewer!) ingredients. Here are 200 recipes in one collection, with fast and easy food perfect for everyday eating, as well as ideas fr entertaining. Make life (and shopping) simple with these greattasting dishes, from Warm Penne with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil and Baked Sweet Potatoes with Leeks and Gorgonzola to Pan-fried Skate Wings with Capers and Coffee Mascarpone Creams. Advice on stocking the storecupboard, simple preparation hacks, and weekly menu plans. Mouthwatering photographs of every dish to tempt and guide. This irresistible book offers accessible and delicious food without fuss perfect for the modern cook. Every recipe is easy to follow, quick to make, but yet still tastes sensational. Whether you are a first time cook, a cook in a hurry or your fridge is looking decidedly bare, then this book is for you. Creating memorable meals with just three ingredients may feel daunting but be guided by our expert author and enjoy the warm comfort of oven-baked porcini risotto, or whip up stir-fried chicken with Thai basil in minutes. If you are after something sweet, you won t be disappointed with indulgent delights such as raspberry and lemon tartlets and passion fruit souffles. Whatever your mood, and whatever the occasion, you can cook up a storm with this fun, innovative approach to cooking. CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Quick & easy cooking
      October 2018

      HOW TO COOK: FROM FIRST BASICS TO KITCHEN MASTER

      The cook's guide to baking, poaching, casseroling, steaming and roasting more than 140 tasty recipes

      by Bridget Jones

      Cooking is an everyday skill that anyone can master. The 150 recipes in this beginner's cookbook include wellknown classic that will help build a basic repertoire, such as Fish Pie, Spaghetti with Meatballs and Baked Mushroom Risotto. Each recipe contains minimal ingredients, and all the techniques are explained and illustrated with practical photography. Recipes have been selected to teach a wide range of skills, such as marinating, poaching, frying, grilling, roasting and casseroling. The book is a must for everyone who wants to learn to cook with fresh ingredients, and who would like to eat healthier home-cooked meals. LORENZ BOOKS CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • General cookery & recipes
      February 2018

      60 EASY SUPPERS

      Enjoy deliciously tasty recipes for midweek meals and relaxed weekend dishes, shown in over 280 step-by-step photographs

      by Jenni Fleetwood

      These delicious supper dishes mean there is no need to spend hours slaving over the stove, and the recipes are perfect for anyone with a busy life who enjoys good food. The book is divided by main ingredient, making it easy to choose the right dish for the right occasion. There are speedy pasta meals and super soups, plus tasty risottos, bakes, stews and roasts that all will enjoy. Rich Mediterranean vegetable hotpot is a wonderful dish for a chilly day, while salmon risotto with cucumber and tarragon is perfect for an alfresco summer evening meal with friends. With over 60 dishes that are both easy to prepare and simple to serve, this cookbook will be a About the Editor: Jenni Fleetwood is a highly experienced food writer and editor. For this new book she has compiled a collection of delectable recipes from a team of expert food writers. 60 EASY SUPPERS Enjoy deliciously tasty recipes for midweek meals and relaxed weekend dishes, shown in over 280 step-by-step photographs Jenni Fleetwood CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • General cookery & recipes
      July 2018

      THE RECIPE COLLECTION: 3 & 4 INGREDIENTS

      A boxed set of two cookbooks: over 450 fantastic easy recipes that use only three or four ingredients, all shown step by step in 1550 photographs

      by Jenny White and Joanna Farrow

      This comprehensive box set offers a fresh approach to food that is perfect for today's busy cook, showing how to achieve maximum flavour with minimum effort. Every recipe tastes sensational but requires just three or four ingredients, saving you time in planning, shopping and preparation. Each book begins with detailed introductions packed with handy tips and advice. The recipes that follow offer dishes for every occasion. Start your day with tantalizing Apricot Turnovers or Eggs Benedict, spice up lunchtime with Broccoli and Chilli Spaghetti, impress your friends by serving Guinea Fowl with Whisky Sauce, liven up teatime with scrumptious Chocolate and Prune Refrigerator Bars, or treat yourself to a Tropical Fruit Royale. With over 1550 delectable photographs this is the perfect box set for creative cooks everywhere. THE RECIPE COLLECTION: 3 & 4 INGREDIENTS A boxed set of two cookbooks: over 450 fantastic easy recipes that use only three or four ingredients, all shown step by step in 1550 photographs Jenny White and Joanna Farrow

    • Quick & easy cooking
      December 2011

      LEARN TO COOK

      Cooking made easy: 90 techniques and 50 recipes in 525 photographs

      by Bridget Jones

      Whether you are setting up home for the first time, living on a tight budget, or want to learn how to cook nutritious and appealing healthy food to improve your diet or cater for your friends and family, this easy-touse cookbook will help you get started. There is information on assembling essential cooking kit and defining cooking terminology, as well as a tips on cooking with speed and convenience in mind. Cooking methods for every food group are included. All are shown with step-by-step photographs.With the techniques to hand there are more than 50 appealing recipes to make, all with easy-to-follow instructions. LEARN TO COOK Cooking made easy: 90 techniques and 50 recipes in 525 photographs Bridget Jones CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Quick & easy cooking
      October 2011

      315 BEST-EVER MEDITERRANEAN RECIPES

      Sun-drenched dishes from Morocco, Spain, Turkey, Greece, France and Italy, with more than 300 photographs

      by Beverly Jollands

      315 vibrant dishes from the cuisines of southern Europe and northern Africa, with something for every meal, from a special occasion or dining al fresco to a quick weekday supper Clear step-by-step instructions for making regional classics such French Onion Soup, Taramasalata, Paella, Moussaka, Risotto, Kebabs, Granita, Tarte Tatin, Tiramisu and Baklava Everything you need to prepare an authentic Mediterranean feast from tempting tapas and antipasti to stunning stews and salads All tastes and diets are catered for, and each recipe includes at-a-glance nutritional notes, making it easy to plan a Mediterranean menu as healthy as it is delicious Cooks of all abilities will find something to tempt their taste buds and challenge their culinary skills, making it simple to impress friends and family. Beautiful photographs of every dish to inspire CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Quick & easy cooking
      October 2011

      THE BEST EVER 20 MINUTE COOKBOOK

      200 fabulous fuss-free recipes for the busy cook, including instant indulgences, healthy snacks, family meals and last-minute entertaining, with over 800 photographs

      by Jenni Fleetwood

      This is the ultimate guide to producing fast and flavoursome food in a matter of minutes, with delicious recipes that require minimal preparation and cooking time. There are recipes in the book to suit every kind of meal and appetite, from a simple smoked salmon and chive omelette for an indulgent midday lunch, to a quick yet classic dish of mussels in white wine for supper. There are fantastic ideas for rustling up quick but unusual accompaniments, such as creamy polenta with dolcelatte, and perfect speedy party dishes such as chilli-spiced chicken wings. Home-made delights like grilled pineapple and rum cream will leave the frozen supermarket desserts sitting on the shelf. THE BEST EVER 20 MINUTE COOKBOOK 200 fabulous fuss-free recipes for the busy cook, including instant indulgences, healthy snacks, family meals and last-minute entertaining, with over 800 photographs Jenni Fleetwood CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Quick & easy cooking
      January 2013

      THE BEST-EVER 30 MINUTE COOKBOOK

      400 delicious and quick step-by-step recipes for the busy book, featuring more than 1600 photographs

      by Jenni Fleetwood

      With over 400 original recipes, this is the ultimate guide to healthy, home-cooked food that can be rustled up in a matter of minutes. Beginning with ideas for breakfast and brunch from porridge to buttermilk pancakes this book is also packed with ideas for mid-morning snacks and lunches, whether you crave a classic banana smoothie, spicy plantain chips, griddled tomatoes on soda bread or a deli-style Caesar salad. A classic range of fish, chicken, pork, beef and lamb dishes prove that quick cooking and succulent meats are perfect partners, while the collection of vegetarian and pasta mains, side dishes and tasty salads burst with taste and texture. Desserts such as hot chocolate rum souffl s or passion fruit creams make a perfect end to a delightful meal. THE BEST-EVER 30 MINUTE COOKBOOK 400 delicious and quick step-by-step recipes for the busy book, featuring more than 1600 photographs Jenni Fleetwood CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Quick & easy cooking
      May 2013

      30-MINUTE MEALS

      200 fabulous recipes that can be made in half an hour or less, with over 550 step-by-step photographs

      by Jenni Fleetwood

      Whether you want to spend 10, 20 or 30 minutes in the kitchen, simply pick one of these 200 easy recipes to fit the time available. Speedy techniques and versatile basic recipes all shown step-by-step with pictures of the finished dish will be appreciated by cooks of any level. 10-minute recipes include simply delicious Thai-style Corn Soup, Caesar Salad, and Chocolate Fudge Sundaes. In 20 minutes you can prepare real fast food such as Chilli Beef Nachos, Chicken Chow Mein and Red Fruit Filo Baskets. 30 minutes gives you time for speedy treats, including Tandoori Chicken Kebabs, Cherry Pancakes and Chocolate Souffl s. Whether you are cooking for a family, for friends or simply for yourself, this is an essential quick cook recipe book. 30-MINUTE MEALS 200 fabulous recipes that can be made in half an hour or less, with over 550 step-by-step photographs Jenni Fleetwood CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Quick & easy cooking
      June 2013

      THE ULTIMATE ONE-POT COOKBOOK

      More than 180 simply delicious one-pot, stove-top and clay-pot casseroles, stews, roasts, tagines and mouthwatering puddings

      by Jenni Fleetwood

      Wonderful comfort food that's both easy to prepare and easy to serve is most people's idea of heaven. This exciting recipe collection covers everything from warming casseroles to tender pot-roasts. There are classic stews and pot-roasts, rice and pasta dishes, recipes for fish and shellfish, and a wide range of vegetarian dishes from vegetable korma to paella. The book includes heartwarming soups, and simple appetizers and side dishes, and even a chapter of wonderful desserts, with classics such as tarte Tatin and bread and butter pudding.With a useful introduction, this inspired book shows just how easy one-pot, slow-pot and clay-pot cooking can be. THE ULTIMATE ONE-POT COOKBOOK More than 180 simply delicious one-pot, stove-top and clay-pot casseroles, stews, roasts, tagines and mouthwatering puddings Jenni Fleetwood CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Quick & easy cooking
      August 2013

      WOK & STIR-FRY

      160 sizzling stove-top recipes shown in over 270 photographs

      by Sunil Vijayakar, Becky Johnson Jenni Fleetwood

      Cooking with a wok is one of the simplest ways of making delicious food, and it is so versatile, it can be used for stir-frying, braising, steaming and deep-frying. This fantastic volume has over 160 recipes to suit every palate and occasion: try Chinese Crispy Five-spice Chicken, Steamed Mussels in Coconut Milk and Balinese Vegetable Soup. A guide to the equipment, cooking techniques and ingredients takes you from stir-frying and smoking to steaming rice and noodles, explaining all the ingredients, from tofu and meat to spices and sauces. This fully illustrated guide to wok cooking will guarantee great results every time. WOK & STIR-FRY 160 sizzling stove-top recipes shown in over 270 photographs Sunil Vijayakar, Becky Johnson and Jenni Fleetwood CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Quick & easy cooking

      THE BEGINNER'S EASY-TO-USE HOW TO COOK BOOK

      The cook's guide to frying, baking, poaching, casseroling, steaming and roasting a fabulous range of 140 tasty recipes

      by Bridget Jones

      Cooking is an everyday skill that anyone can master. The 140 recipes in this beginner's cookbook include well-known classics that will help build a basic repertoire, such as Fish Pie, Spaghetti with Meatballs and Baked Mushroom Risotto. Each recipe contains minimal ingredients, and all the techniques are explained and illustrated with step-by-step photographs. Recipes have been selected to teach a wide range of skills, such as marinating, poaching, frying, grilling, roasting and casseroling. The book is a must for everyone who wants to learn to cook with fresh ingredients, and who would like to eat healthier home-cooked meals. Learn how to master the art of home cooking, with successful results every time Understand kitchen basics such as stocking the store cupboard, choosing essential equipment, menu planning, budgeting and hygiene Recipes include Macaroni with Four Cheeses, Seafood Gumbo, Chicken Fajitas, Chilli Con Carne, Fruit Crumble, and Lemon Surprise Pudding CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • General cookery & recipes
      July 2015

      THE MICROWAVE KITCHEN HANDBOOK

      How to get the best out of your microwave: techniques, tips, guidelines and 160 step-by-step recipes

      by Carol Bowen

      Microwave cooking is quick and simple, perfect for light, healthy results that emphasizes fast, fresh food. Chapters on soups and starters, fish and seafood, meat and poultry, pasta, pulses and grains, vegetables and salads, desserts and baking, provide inspiration for any cook. Tasty recipes include Potato Fish Pie, Chilli Con Carne and a great Sticky Toffee Pudding. There are over 40 pages of microwave cooking advice plus extensive charts to check cooking and defrosting times for staple foods. The book ensures success every time, inspiring you to experiment with exciting culinary combinations and giving you confidence to use the microwave to its full advantage. THE MICROWAVE KITCHEN HANDBOOK How to get the best out of your microwave: techniques, tips, guidelines and 160 step-by-step recipes Carol Bowen CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Cooking for one
      June 2015

      100 BEST-EVER STEP-BY-STEP BARBECUES

      The ultimate guide to grilling in 340 stunning photographs with recipes for appetizers, fish, meat, vegetables, relishes, sauces and desserts

      by Jan Cutler

      This attractive book is full of unforgettable al fresco food and is a must-have guide for barbecue lovers everywhere. Pick from a wide range of appetizers, main course dishes and desserts, all explained in easy-to-follow steps and photography. Griddle quick-to-marinate Cheese Bites, or skewer shellfish in the style of Feta-Stuffed Squid: perfect light bites to get your barbecue off with a swing. To follow, choose from meaty Mixed Grilled Skewers or Mackerel with Nutty Bacon Stuffing. A handy section on side-dishes, breads and sauces completes the main course, while refreshing desserts such as Grilled Strawberries and Marshmallows on Skewers round off the perfect summer feast. 100 BEST-EVER STEP-BY-STEP BARBECUES The ultimate guide to grilling in 340 stunning photographs with recipes for appetizers, fish, meat, vegetables, relishes, sauces and desserts Jan Cutler CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Cookery by ingredient

      REMARKABLE RECIPES

      from the people who really know about extra virgin olive oil - the producers

      by Judy Ridgway

      Who should know more about cooking with extra virgin olive oil than the growers and producers of the olive oil world? REMARKABLE RECIPES is a wonderful collection of 76 easy-to-make dishes from just these people. Some are traditional recipes, others are family favourites and yet others are modern creations from gifted cooks but they are all quite different to the recipes found in general cookbooks of the regions.

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