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The Hairy Dieters Eat for Life

By Hairy Bikers

Following on from their No. 1 bestselling diet book, THE HAIRY DIETERS, the Hairy Bikers share more delicious low-calorie recipes and easy-to-follow advice.

Si King and Dave Myers, aka the Hairy Bikers, have been entertaining and feeding Britain with their unique blend of tasty recipes, cheeky humour and motorbike enthusiasm for years now. THE HAIRY DIETERS has sold over 1.2 million copies in the UK and this, their second diet book, delivers even more low-cal family favourites. Packed with 80 delicious low-calorie recipes, tips, and techniques to learn, this collection of diet recipes is the Hairy Bikers at their best.

Si King and Dave Myers are the nation's favourite food heroes. The stars of numerous TV cookery series, they represent all that is good-hearted and loved about food.

When our favourite Hairy chefs released their first diet book last August, it was so successful that they're back this year with more fantastic recipes for food lovers wanting to lose weight! Cooking without calories but not compromising on taste is their motto, and they certainly deliver in this new book, full of delicious dishes and techniques to learn.The original Hairy Dieters was a massive - if slightly unexpected - success... This new volume picks up where the first book finishes and is crammed with delicious, nutritious recipes, well photographed in colour. It also contains some simple words of wisdom about how to eat to lose weight and then keep the weight offbrilliant book

If you're a fan of Strictly, you'll see the impressive results of Hairy Biker Dave Myers's weight loss regime. The follow-up to the popular first book, The Hairy Dieters, is The Hairy Dieters Eat for Life. The recipes are clever, you don't even realise that they're low-calorie (although the calorific value
of a portion is listed on each recipe) and it means you can carry on enjoying your food while hopefully losing the pounds.

Having dropped pounds and risen to the top of the bestsellers list with their first diet cookbook, the duo deliver a second collection of low-fat recipes. There are lots of healthy makeovers, including Cornish pasties, pot pies and fishcakes.Si King and Dave Myers, also known as the Hairy Bikers, have been entertaining and feeding Britain for years with their blend of tasty recipes, cheeky humour and motorbike enthusiasm... Packed with 80 low-calorie recipes, tips and techniques, this collection of diet reicpes is the Hairy Bikers at their bestNow here's a nice little book that ticks all the boxes for a cookery book with the added bonus that the recipes aren't laden with calories... The recipes are easy to follow and a breeze to cook and with illustrations to give you something to aim for on the presentation frontPeople can't seem to get enough of these recipesThe bestselling, big-hearted and down-to-earth chefs, The Hairy Bikers, return with more fantastic recipes for food lovers to lose weight for life.The Hairy Bikers are the 2nd highest selling cookery brand in the UK, with 6% of the market (Nielsen).The Hairy Bikers will have a brand new series of BEST OF BRITISH on BBC2 this Autumn.The Hairy Dieters has sold over 1.2 million copies.The Hairy Dieters won a Nibbie (Specsavers National Book Awards) for Food & Drink Book of the Year in 2012.
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The Hairy Dieters

By Hairy Bikers

The Hairy Bikers have lost almost 6 stone between them and you can lose weight too...

Si King and Dave Myers are self-confessed food lovers. Food isn't just fuel to them, it's their life. But, like many of us, they've found that the weight has crept on over the years. So they've made a big decision to act before it's too late and lose some pounds. In this groundbreaking diet book, Si and Dave have come up with tasty recipes that are low in calories and big on flavour. This is real food for real people, not skinny minnies. There are ideas for family meals, hearty lunches and dinners, even a few knock-out bakes and snacking options. The Hairy Bikers will always love their food - pies and curries won't be off the menu for long! - but using these recipes, and following their clever tips and heartfelt advice, you can bake your cake, eat it, and lose the pounds.

The Hairy Bikers, self-proclaimed food lovers, decided it was time to cut back on some of the calories and adopt a healthier lifestyle, without sacrificing flavour. This book is packed with delicious recipes that are for "real people, not skinny minnies" - including hearty family meals and baked treatsBikers ought to be hirsute, cider-loving and tubby. But in their latest book of recipes Si King and Dave Myers have shed the pounds and immediately reaped the benefit in sales. The moral being that you don't have to lose flavour along with the hefty calorie contentThe last people you thought you'd see hosting their own dieting show, but the Hairy Bikers did it in style and proved that losing weight doesn't have to involve lettuce leaves and rabbit food! One of our faves from the slimmed-down duo is the scrummy Spanish-style bakeHealthy food doesn't have to be boring, as The Hairy Bikers - now Hairy Dieters! - prove with these mouthwatering low-fat dishesDave and Si have lost nearly six stone between them and they've devised lower-calorie versions of usually calorific favourites... keeping all the flavour in tact. Try it - you'll like it.The food's good, the advice sensibleshowcases the many mouthwatering, healthy recipes that have helped them drop the pounds... low-calorie delights as a bechamel-free lasagne that uses leeks instead of excess pasta and tandoori chicken with fat-free yoghurtlow-calorie but equally tasty versions of some of their favourite recipesHearty dishes that won't pile on the poundsSi & Dave's recipes are SO much more delicious than the average diet dishes, it's no wonder they lost nearly 6st between them!The Hairy Bikers, self-proclaimed food lovers, decided it was time to cut back on some of the calories and adopt a healthier lifestyle, without sacrificing flavour. This book is packed with delicious recipes that are for "real people, not skinny minnies" - including hearty family meals and baked treatsBikers ought to be hirsute, cider-loving and tubby. But in their latest book of recipes Si King and Dave Myers have shed the pounds and immediately reaped the benefit in sales. The moral being that you don't have to lose flavour along with the hefty calorie contentThe last people you thought you'd see hosting their own dieting show, but the Hairy Bikers did it in style and proved that losing weight doesn't have to involve lettuce leaves and rabbit food! One of our faves from the slimmed-down duo is the scrummy Spanish-style bakeHealthy food doesn't have to be boring, as The Hairy Bikers - now Hairy Dieters! - prove with these mouthwatering low-fat dishesDave and Si have lost nearly six stone between them and they've devised lower-calorie versions of usually calorific favourites... keeping all the flavour in tact. Try it - you'll like it.The food's good, the advice sensibleshowcases the many mouthwatering, healthy recipes that have helped them drop the pounds... low-calorie delights as a bechamel-free lasagne that uses leeks instead of excess pasta and tandoori chicken with fat-free yoghurtlow-calorie but equally tasty versions of some of their favourite recipesHearty dishes that won't pile on the poundsSi & Dave's recipes are SO much more delicious than the average diet dishes, it's no wonder they lost nearly 6st between them!How to love food and lose weight.Will tie-in with the BBC2 4-part series by the same name, scheduled to kick-off on 2nd August 2012.The show will result in the Bikers building an online Big Eaters Diet Bible - a comprehensive healthy eating resource that everyone can contribute to and use at home.The Hairy Bikers are now the 3rd largest cookery brand in the UK, right behind Nigella and Jamie.The Bikers were also in the Top 10 of non-fiction authors in the UK, according to the Bookseller analysis of 2011.
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The Hairy Bikers' Great Curries

By Hairy Bikers

The Hairy Bikers celebrate the nation's favourite dish - the curry.

Who doesn't love a curry? Whether it's a take-away korma at your kitchen table or a lamb biryani at your local Indian restaurant, a curry is everyone's favourite Friday night supper. But curry is so much more. A proper curry can be an exquisitely fragrant dish, with delicate flavours that surprise and titillate your taste buds, and the Hairy Bikers, bestselling authors and BBC presenters, are here to show you how to make the most delicious, authentic curries you've ever tasted in your own kitchen.

In this book, Si and Dave have put together loads of brand-new recipes from around the world - from simple dishes for a quick midweek taste treat to fantastic feasts for a weekend celebration. Their recipes are the real deal, using great techniques and secrets they've discovered on their travels in Asia as well as years of cooking curries themselves. You'll find all the recipes and tips you need to make some mouth-watering meals, with everything from starters to pickles and chutneys. This is the one-stop shop for the best curries you've ever tasted - fresh, full of flavour and fantastic. These are curries for the 21st century.

This is an absolute boon for thrifty cooks. Covering curries from near and far, it brings the Bikers' love of good food to one of Britain's favourite cuisines. Whether you favour a delicately spiced korma or crave the chilli hit of a vindaloo, this is a curry-eaters delightSi and Dave have thought of everything, with recipes for obscure Afghan aubergines alongside crowd-pleasers like lamb pasanda and Thai green curry, as well as simple side dishes and accompaniments, such as mango chutney, lime pickle and chapatisIf you love tucking into a good curry this book is for you. The Hairy Bikers show us that a curry should be an exquisitely fragrant dish, with delicate flavours that surprise and titillate your taste budsThe Hairy Bikers have added their magic to curries in their latest book, The Hairy Bikers' Great Curries. The book is overflowing with enticing recipes for all sorts of curries - some familiar, some not. There are recipes for a vast array of accompaniments as well in this really enjoyable bookRanging from simple midweek meals to fantastic weekend treats, all of these curries are fragrant, delicious and made from easy-to-find ingredientsa selection of mouthwatering curries - from India, Thailand and Vietnam to Jamaica and Japan - cover everything from simple midweek family meals to fantastic weekend celebrations. This one-stop cookbook demystifies curry for the home cookthe real deal... you'll find all the recipes and tips you need to make some mouthwatering meals, with everything from starters to pickles and chutneysThe Hairy Bikers celebrate the nation's favourite dish - the curry.In 2011, The Hairy Bikers were Orion's biggest non fiction brand, with sales over 2.4 million.There are two shows scheduled in 2013 which will feature recipes from the book. These are EVERYDAY GOURMET (starting at 8pm on 30 Jan 2013, 6x60 episodes) and BEST OF BRITISH (April-December, shoulder-peak, 30x60 episodes).They were also in the Top 10 of non fiction authors in the UK, according to the Bookseller analysis of 2011.Like PERFECT PIES, this is the perfect marriage of author and subject.In the UK, we spend 400 million a week on takeaway curries.The Hairy Bikers will take the fear out of cooking curry, with an easy to use guide to the spices and equipment the home cook will need to produce perfect curries every time.The Hairy Bikers will promote on publication with a nationwide theatre tour.
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The Hairy Bikers' Perfect Pies

By Hairy Bikers

This is the definitive Pie Bible from the Kings of Pie, The Hairy Bikers.

In their culinary homecoming, Si and Dave celebrate a dish close to their hearts. This beautifully illustrated cookbook brings together the Great British classic in 150 brand-new recipes. Featuring an extraordinary range of pies - from the sweet and savoury, deep and small, and to the pies that are puddings - The Hairy Bikers will inspire you to cook and share the mighty dish with the ones you love.

With top tips on pastry, the failsafe methods, the secrets and the cheats, the boys will teach you how to choose the right type of pastry and filling for any occasion. Learn the rules of pastry making and how to add the right pickles, relishes and sauces to make your pie an unforgettable dish. And of course, how to make the most of those little left over bits and turn them into delicious cheese straws, jam tarts and turnovers.

This is a heart-warming, delicious and nostalgic recipe book that can be enjoyed by families, friends and fans of the nation's favourite dish.

They [Hairy Bikers] know their pies... This is a comprehensive book with notes on ingredients and techniques that are great for beginnersThere are more than 140 drool-inducing recipes bubbling out of this book like steaming filling escaping through a gap in the pastry. Not only are the recipes easy to follow and delicious they also enjoy a garnish of Si and Dave's humour and nostalgic musings for good measure.There's nothing quite so comforting as a really well-made pie. From classic favourites to new combinations, the BBC's Hairy Bikers have got it covered.This cheerful collection of recipes includes double crust, open tarts, raised pies and sweet pies.Even if you're not a cookery fan, the pair's enthusiasm for unpretentious, tasty, filling foodmakes for feel-good viewing, and that enthusiasm shines through the pages of Perfect Pies.The definitive Pie Bible from the Kings of Pie.This beautifully illustrated book brings together the British classic in 150 new recipes... the Hairy Bikers will inspire you to coo and share the mighty dish with the ones you love.This beautifully illustrated cookbook features an extraordinary range of pies, both sweet and savoury.A bible of the pie-maker's art, including sweet and savoury fillings, classic flavours and contemporary twists, plus tips for turning out the perfect crustA call to arms to celebrate the Great British classic, the PIE.Contains over pie recipes across 400 sumptuous pages.Beautifully designed, this book will appeal to foodies but also fans of the boys.MUMS KNOW BEST 1 was the No. 1 bestselling non-fiction hardback for 12 consecutive weeks, selling over 135,000 copies (TCM).FOOD TOUR OF BRITAIN continues to backlist strongly, selling over 100,000 copies.The Hairy Bikers' nationwide sell-out food tours have been hugely successful, attracting hordes of fans to each event.Ever popular, Si and Dave's signing sessions and personal appearances attract hundreds of people.
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The Hairy Bikers' Big Book of Baking

By Hairy Bikers

The long-awaited baking bible from the Hairy Bikers AKA Si King and Dave Myers.

With their irrepressible enthusiasm for great food, Si King and Dave Myers, AKA the Hairy Bikers, travel the length and breadth of Europe to discover the best baking recipes from the Continent.

From Norway to Southern Spain, the boys eat their way across ten countries, making friends and swapping recipes along the way. They discover the ultimate Black Forest Gateau in Germany, the most incredible pastries in Southern France and cook cakes that will tickle the tastebuds of all home bakers.

This is a welcome return of the Hairy Bakers. These recipes will delight and will bring a freshness to all home baking.

The long-awaited baking bible from the Hairy Bikers AKA Si King and Dave Myers.The Hairy Bikers are now the third largest cookery brand in the UK, behind Nigella Lawson and Jamie Oliver.Ties in with a prime time 8 x 60mins BBC2 series to be aired in spring 2012.Si and Dave are keen bakers and started the baking boom back in 2008.They have run with the baking theme and added a wonderfully interesting dimension - lots of interesting recipes home cooks will love to bake.
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The Hairy Bikers' 12 Days of Christmas

By Hairy Bikers, Si King, Dave Myers

Make this year's Christmas dinner your greatest and most relaxed ever with Hairy Bikers Si King and Dave Myers, authors of the #1 runaway bestseller MUMS KNOW BEST: THE HAIRY BIKERS' FAMILY COOKBOOK.

With their irrepressible enthusiasm for great food and all things festive, Si and Dave have put together the definitive Christmas cookbook. Combining foolproof versions of the nation's favourite Christmas dishes with new and inventive festive recipes they love to cook for their friends and families, the Hairy Bikers will ensure you serve up cracking meals with ease throughout the holiday season.

As well as covering what to cook on the big day itself, the Hairy Bikers also give you tasty dishes for Christmas Eve, delicious cocktails to tame your in-laws, ingenious recipes for all those leftovers and fancy snacks to nibble on in front of the telly. They even show you how to make your own Christmas crackers - and help keep the kids distracted. This is the perfect companion to your festive celebrations.

The definitive answer to easy, stress-free cooking this Christmas from the #1 bestselling authors of MUMS KNOW BEST.

Hairy Bikers (Author)
Si King hails from North East England and is a big, blond bearded biker with an infectious laugh. His love of food was established at a young age when his father bought exotic ingredients back from his Royal Navy voyages. Born and bred in Barrow-in-Furness, Dave Myers joined the BBC as a make-up artist, and while travelling the world with hit TV series he picked up recipes with Si, Dave's travelling companion and the other half of the hairy bikers.

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Si King (Author)
Si King hails from North East England and is a big, blond bearded biker with an infectious laugh. His love of food was established at a young age when his father bought exotic ingredients back from his Royal Navy voyages.

Dave Myers (Author)
Born and bred in Barrow-in-Furness, Dave Myers joined the BBC as a make-up artist, and while travelling the world with hit TV series he picked up recipes with Si, Dave's travelling companion and the other half of the hairy bikers.

MUMS KNOW BEST COOKBOOK was the No.1 bestselling non-fiction hardback for 12 consecutive weeks, selling over 125,000 copies.BBC2's MUMS KNOW BEST series was a huge success, averaging audiences of over 3.3 million viewers an episode. A second even longer series (8 x 60 mins) has already been commissioned for January 2011.THE FOOD TOUR OF BRITAIN has sold over 90,000 copies, with strong backlist sales.A 60 min BBC2 HAIRY BIKERS' MUMS KNOW BEST CHRISTMAS SPECIAL will air in December 2010.The boys will also have a BBC2 Autumn peak daytime 'chop and chat' show (40 x 45mins at 5.15pm), which will include some Christmas-themed episodes.
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Perfect Apple Pie

From The Hairy Bikers' PERFECT PIES

Nothing tastes better than an apple pie and this is a proper celebration of the great British Bramley.
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Chocolate & Hazelnut Cake

Torte gianduia
From The Hairy Bikers BIG BOOK OF BAKING

We made this as a birthday cake for Italy, which celebrated the 150th anniversary of its unification in 2011. Gianduia is a specialty of the Piedmont region and it's a mixture of ground hazelnuts and chocolate, now mostly seen as the popular spread called Nutella.
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Wine & Meat Pie

From The Hairy Bikers BIG BOOK OF BAKING

This is a traditional Luxembourg dish - a wonderful meat pie into which a fragrant Riesling jelly is poured and left to set.
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Christmas Panna Cotta

From The Hairy Bikers' 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

Not everyone likes traditional Christmas pud so here's a delicious alternative - a spicy panna cotta. It's light, modern and sexy – just like us really!
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Corned Beef Hash

Corned Beef Hash with Poached Eggs

From The Hairy Bikers' 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

There's nothing better for brunch than proper corned beef hash with perfectly poached eggs, the yellow yolk oozing over the hash. Serve with some jumbo pretzels if you like.
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Rye Bread

From The Hairy Bikers BIG BOOK OF BAKING
Norwegians love their bread and loaves made with rye flour are particularly popular. This wonderful bread tastes a bit like sourdough - only better.
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Love in a Transit

From The Hairy Bikers' 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

Love in a Transit, or if you insist - coq au vin! Ask your butcher to joint your chicken if you don't want to do it yourself, or buy chicken thighs, legs or part-boned breasts. Coq au vin doesn't normally contain tomatoes, but we think our version is the better for them, as they simmer down to make a rich, tasty sauce. Serve with creamy mashed potatoes and green beans, garnished with freshly chopped parsley.
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Glazed Gammon

From The Hairy Biker's 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS
Honey Glazed Gammon

Cook a big piece of gammon to serve a party of 20 people or a smaller joint for a family meal - with lots of delicious leftovers. It tastes amazing served hot with a dribble of the cooking liquor, a generous spoonful of Cumberland sauce or a really delicious parsley sauce. Make sure you buy good-quality gammon. Double-smoked works a treat for this recipe if you can get your hands on some.
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Haddock & Spinach Pots

From The Hairy Bikers' PERFECT PIES

Smoked haddock and spinach are a marriage made in heaven. These are perfect for a light lunch or you could make smaller ones to serve as a starter. And if you want to be really fancy, how about tiny ones as canapés – how flash is that?