• Food & Drink
      February 2007

      Spices: A Cook's Manual & 100 Recipes

      A definitive identifier and user's guide to spices, spice blends and aromatic ingredients; a classic collection of fantastic recipes for spicy dishes shown in more than 1200 stunning step-by-step photographs

      by Sallie Morris Lesley Mackey

      This handy guide is a comprehensive reference to the world of spices, with authoritative information on all the common and lesser-known varieties. The full-colour A-Z index of 50 spices and aromatic ingredients shows each in all its various forms

    • Food & Drink
      February 2007

      Eggs: 150 Fabulous Recipes

      The definitive cook

      by Alex Barker

      This book opens with a comprehensive photographic identification guide to all the well-known varieties of egg, such as hen, duck and quail, as well as more exotic varieties, including ostrich and emu. Each variety is examined in detail and accompanied by

    • Food & Drink

      POTATO: 150 FABULOUS RECIPES

      The complete potato-lover's handbook

      by Alex Barker,

    • Food & Drink
      August 2007

      Spirits & Liqueurs for Every Kitchen

      A definitive guide to alcohol-based drinks and how to use them with food

      by Stuart Walton Norma Miller

      This comprehensive guide opens with an informative and authoritative, yet easy-to-read, reference section, covering spirits, liqueurs, fortified wines and non-alcoholic mixers. There's plenty of practical advice, with simple serving instructions for each

    • Food & Drink
      July 2009

      The Illustrated Food and Cooking of the Caribbean, Central & South America

      Tropical cuisines steeped in history: 150 exotic and authentic dishes, shown step by step in over 600 inspiring photographs

      by Jenni Fleetwood Marina Filipelli

      This comprehensive cookbook offers an overview of Caribbean, Central and South American cooking. Traditional recipes stand alongside dishes that have been given an elegant modern twist. The reference section provides an insight into each country's history

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      May 2009

      The Complete Book of Tartan

      A heritage encyclopedia of over 400 tartans and the stories that shaped Scottish history

      by Iain Zaczek Charles Phillips

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    • Food & Drink
      June 2009

      The Illustrated Food and Cooking of Greece

      Discover the Mediterranean

      by Rena Salaman Jan Cutler

      This book is all about translating and recreating the evocative tastes, textures and traditions of Greek food easily in your own kitchen. The introductory section of the book opens with a history of Greek cuisine and its regional influences, and then give

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      August 2009

      The Great Composers

      by Wendy Thompson

    • Travel & Transport
      October 2012

      THE WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FIRE ENGINES & FIREFIGHTING

      Fire and rescue

      by Neil Wallington

      This is the definitive encyclopedia of fire engines from all over the world, charting their history from Roman times to the super-advanced firefighting machines that we rely on today. An A <a href="http://www.annesspublishing.com/mint_pageturn/excite/p

    • Food & Drink
      August 2009

      The Thrifty Cook 175 Best Ever Meals on a Budget

      by Lucy Doncaster

      This new book reveals how to create low cost family meals that are varied and nutritious. An expert introduction gives advice on getting the most out of your shopping <a href="http://www.annesspublishing.com/mint_pageturn/excite/preview/126779527" targ

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      September 2009

      Mastering the Art of Calligraphy

      Everything you need to know about materials, techniques and equipment, plus over 50 beautiful step-by-step lettering projects and more than 12 complete alphabets to copy and learn.

      by Janet Mehigan

      This expertly presented new book covers all the necessary aspects of the art of beautiful writing" CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM</b

    • Garden design & planning
      February 2013

      THE COMPLETE PRACTICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BONSAI

      The essential step-by-step guide to creating, growing and displaying bonsai with over 800 photographs

      by Ken Norman

      Bonsai, an ancient tradition with its origins in China, was developed as a fine art form in Japan. It is a fascinating CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN

    • Food & Drink
      January 2012

      RECIPES FROM MY JEWISH GRANDMOTHER

      Traditions

      by Marlena Spieler

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    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      September 2012

      THE COMPLETE BOOK OF GARLANDS, CIRCLES & DECORATIVE WREATHS

      Creating beautiful seasonal displays from flowers and natural materials

      by Fiona Barnett Terence Moore

      In this book you will find garlands, circles and wreaths for all seasons and occasions CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Garden design & planning
      January 2011

      Orchids: A Practical Handbook

      A beautiful guide to growing orchids

      by Brian Rittershausen and Wilma Rittershausen

      Orchids: A Practical Handbook A beautiful guide to growing orchids Brian and Wilma Rittershausen CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • General cookery & recipes
      January 2008

      THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COOKING SKILLS & TECHNIQUES

      An accessible, comprehensive guide to learning kitchen skills, all shown in step-by-step detail

      by Norma MacMillan

      This wonderful encyclopedia of basic and more advanced cooking skills and techniques is clearly and simply presented with step-by-step photographs and over 200 recipes and variations. It explains how to bread fish for frying, butterfly a chicken, make gra

    • Food & Drink
      September 2011

      THE CHOCOLATE BIBLE

      From Genesis to Nemesis

      by Christine McFadden Christine France

      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, co

    • Sports & outdoor recreation
      February 2012

      THE PRACTICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SAILING

      The complete practical guide to sailing and racing dinghies, catamarans and keelboats

      by Jeremy Evans

      This practical manual is aimed at all sailors, from newcomers to the more experienced. For beginners there is a comprehensive step-by-step guide to getting started, learning the core techniques, choosing the best boat to suit your ability, and basic safet

    • Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice
      July 2012

      THE FENG SHUI HOME

      Creating spiritual spaces in your environment with altars and shrines, space clearing and the ancient Chinese art of Feng Shui

      by Gill Hale, Stella Martin Josephine De Winter

      A home should be a peaceful oasis, providing a calm refuge from stress and tension. This unique book is full of inspirational ideas, practical advice, beautiful photographs and helpful hints and tips to make every home a spiritual place. The book begins w

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