• 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.

    • Cooking with chocolate
      December 2014

      EDIBLE GIFTS

      Irresistibly delicious home-made treats to give as presents and to keep

      by Valerie Ferguson

      Few gifts are more appreciated than those that have been made by the giver. Hand-made truffles are so much more special than ordinary chocolates and a pretty bottle of country cordial makes a thoughtful gift. This book is packed with recipes from preserves to candies and from spiced oils to chutneys. There are delicious treats for the sweet-toothed; unusual cheeses; herb butters and mustards; luxurious jams and jellies; refreshing drinks; and even an edible chocolate box. Making culinary gifts is fun and need not be timeconsuming. Whether you are giving at Christmas or just saying 'thank you', you will find the perfect present here. Make exciting edible gifts with over 30 tempting ideas for cooking with seasonal produce Features classic recipes, such as Lemon and Mint Curd and Spicy Mustards, as well as more unusual gifts, including Turkish Delight and Peach Wine Includes recipes for preserves and drinks, spreads and cookies, oils and vinegars, and candies and sweet delights Discover how to make the most of fresh and dried fruit, nuts, chocolate, herbs, spices and even flower petals Contains useful advice on sterilizing containers, creating seals and labelling your produce About the Editor: Valerie Ferguson is a highly experienced food writer and editor, who ran a catering service and cooking school. CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Cooking with chocolate
      May 2018

      CHOCOLATE: 500 CLASSIC RECIPES

      A definitive collection of delectable recipes, from devilish chocolate roulade to Mississippi mud pie, shown in over 500 photographs

      by Felicity Forster

      This collection of 500 indulgent recipes is an absolute must for all chocolate lovers. The book encompasses chocolate in all its forms: melted, tempered, piped, drizzled, marbled, grated, curled and even sculpted, with an amazing wealth of ideas for using chocolate in every conceivable way. Recipes include Black Forest Gateau, Chocolate Pecan Pie, Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies, Marbled Brownies, Truffle-filled Easter Eggs, Luxury Chocolate Mousse, Chocolate Truffles and Chocolate Fudge Triangles. With its sumptuous range of recipes and over 500 exquisite photographs, this book is an essential addition to every chocolate lover's bookshelf. Easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and 500 photographs of the finished dishes guarantee perfect results every time. Includes cakes, hot puddings, chilled desserts, tarts, pies, cheesecakes, ice creams, sorbets, slices, bars, cookies, candies, truffles and drinks. Features all the classics such as Chocolate Fudge Cake, Tiramisu, Rocky Road Ice Cream and Hot Chocolate, as well as luxurious treats such as Chocolate Crepes with Plums and Port, Sachertorte, Chocolate Amaretti, Cognac and Ginger Creams, Irish Chocolate Velvet, and hundreds more.

    • Cooking with chocolate
      February 2012

      300 CHOCOLATE & COFFEE RECIPES

      Delicious, easy-to-make recipes for total indulgence, from bakes to desserts, shown step by step in more than 1300 glorious photographs

      by Atkinson, Banks, France & McFadden

      This is the definitive book about chocolate and coffee, with a classic compilation of delicious recipes. It begins by telling the story of the cocoa bean, and then contains over 200 of the most devilish chocolate recipes ever conceived, including Death by Chocolate, Mississippi Mud Pie and Black Forest Gateau. The second section traces the social and cultural impact of coffee through history, and features over 100 coffee desserts and cakes, including Tiramisu, Mocha Sponge Cake and Cappuccino Torte.With every recipe shown step by step, and with over 1300 photographs, this is the ultimate bible for all chocolate and coffee lovers. 300 CHOCOLATE & COFFEE RECIPES Delicious, easy-to-make recipes for total indulgence, from bakes to desserts, shown step by step in more than 1300 glorious photographs Catherine Atkinson, Mary Banks, Christine France and Christine McFadden CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Cooking with chocolate

      THE COMPLETE BOOK OF CHOCOLATE AND 200 CHOCOLATE RECIPES

      Over 200 delicious, easy-to-make recipes for total indulgence, from cookies to cakes, shown step by step in over 700 mouthwatering photographs

      by Christine France & Christine McFadden

      Indulge yourself with this sumptuous book of all things chocolate. The introduction outlines the history of chocolate-making and consumption around the world and step-by-step techniques show you how to temper, melt, drizzle, pipe, marble, curl, scroll, coat, grate and decorate with chocolate. The recipe section features 200 mouth-watering chocolate recipes for teatime treats, cakes, desserts, tarts, ices and sauces, including a sophisticated French Chocolate Cake, a light Chocolate Chip and Banana Pudding, plus scrumptious drinks such as Mexican Hot Chocolate. This luxurious volume is indeed the definitive reference for chocolate lovers. This book covers everything you need to know about chocolate: how to choose it; melt it; cook with it; drink it; and, above all, how to enjoy it. Over 200 recipes from around the world, from Tiramisu to Chocolate Fudge Sundae, from Mississippi Mud Pie to Chocolate Profiteroles, from Low Fat Brownies to Devilish Chocolate Roulade, and from Chocolate Truffles to Magic Chocolate Mud Pudding.

    • Cooking with chocolate
      November 2013

      THE COMPLETE BOOK OF CHOCOLATE AND 200 CHOCOLATE RECIPES

      Over 200 delicious easy-to-make recipes for complete indulgence, from cookies to cakes, shown step by step in over 700 mouth-watering photographs

      by Christine France Christine McFadden

      Chocolate is one of the most luxurious, indulgent foods in existence. This book explains how the Aztecs introduced the cocoa bean to the European explorers of the sixteenth century, and why we crave chocolate, what it consists of, and its therapeutic qualities. There are over 200 of the most luscious delights imaginable, such as Black Forest Gateau, Mississippi Mud Pie and Chocolate Chestnut Roulade. Step-by-step techniques show how to temper, melt, drizzle, pipe, marble, curl, scroll, coat, grate and decorate with chocolate. There is also a chapter on sauces, frostings and icings. All you ever wanted to know about chocolate is contained within this essential volume. THE COMPLETE BOOK OF CHOCOLATE AND 200 CHOCOLATE RECIPES Over 200 delicious easy-to-make recipes for complete indulgence, from cookies to cakes, shown step by step in over 700 mouth-watering photographs Christine France and Christine McFadden CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Food & Drink

      The New Manual In Patisserie And Confectionery

      by Ildo Nicolello, Maureen Nicolello

      The manual is specifically written for trainees to professional chefs and bakers, providing recipes and methods clearly written to help develop an understanding of basic and original new and old ideas. To be used in practical situation, kitchen, bakery, laboratories or at home. Yet to find another book with similar and concise information. Other books related to our subjects, are mainly printed with highly glossy photographs as the main objective, rather than practical recipes and methods accompanied with relevant theory and descriptive techniques. Please note: The new and updated edition is at present being proof read. Available; January 2013.

    • Food & Drink

      The New Manual In Chocolate Confectionery

      by Ildo Nicolello, Maureen Nicolello

      This manual is designed for trainees and professional chefs, bakers and confectioners or for anyone with the interest in chocolate particularly including the house person. The text provides accurate recipes and methods for all requirements and the reader will find adequate information to assist and stimulate fuller understanding of their work in chocolate. Introducing a comprehensive understanding of the art in chocolate work, in its preparation and handling, including all related legislations, origin of chocolate, cocoa plantations, composition, health and nutrition hygiene, packaging & labelling, work, preparation, completion and presentation, of a product suitable for all occasions, including for the interest in staring your own business or working from home. Books in chocolate are very common, the competition is strong, but, as we are well recognised over the British Isles, we have no problems, as such, except for the cost as there any many cheap books available.

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