By Liz Earle
Nourish, polish and perfect your skin from the inside out following beauty guru Liz Earle's amazing 6-week programme.Liz Earle is the authority on skincare and her brand new guide, SKIN, is the only book you will ever need to transform dull, lifeless skin, to skin that radiates youth and good health. SKIN features a 6-week programme to nourish your skin from the inside out. Each week focuses on a different aspect of skincare, from detox and exfoliation, cleansing and healing, to nourishing, balance and, finally, radiance and maintenance. It encourages you to incorporate new practices into your skincare routine such as body brushing and meditation, as well as guiding you through a make-up detox, making your own scrubs and masks and problem-solving for specific skin conditions.The programme is accompanied by 80 delicious and easy recipes to prove that what you put in your body is just as important for your skin as what you put on it. With breakfasts, lunches, easy suppers, snacks and desserts such as Banana and Nut Butter Pancakes, Salmon, Fennel and Quinoa, Rich Chocolate Pots and clever Beauty Bombs for an instant beauty hit, these recipes will help you on your way to glowing skin during the programme and beyond. All recipes are easy to make, don't need expensive or specialist ingredients and can be eaten all year round for glowing, radiant skin.
Saturday Kitchen Suppers - Foreword by Tom Kerridge
With a foreword by Tom Kerridge, SATURDAY KITCHEN SUPPERS offers more inspiring and delicious dishes to enjoy all year round, from SATURDAY KITCHEN's unique mix of world-class chefs.Following on from 2013's SATURDAY KITCHEN COOKING BIBLE, this is the new collection of recipes from the chefs behind SATURDAY KITCHEN.Each weekend, over 3 million people sit down to enjoy SATURDAY KITCHEN's world-class chefs cook fantastic recipes. With entertaining and often humorous step-by-step demonstrations, the chefs show you how to make aspirational, restaurant-quality dishes in your own kitchen - with no specialist equipment and no confusing, cheffy terms. The end result is stunning, mouthwatering food.Including seasonal recipes and tips from chefs on their favourite seasonal ingredients, each chapter will be accompanied by menus and inspiring ideas for dinner parties and entertaining friends. Including recipes such as Tom Kerridge's Rosemary and Garlic Salt-baked Lamb Shank, Angela Hartnett's Linguine with Red Mullet, Chilli and Garlic and Michel Roux's Poussin Scented with Ginger and Lemongrass, this book is bursting with gorgeous recipes to make all year round.
By Stuart Hillard
How to make beautiful fabric crafts for your home, from the GREAT BRITISH SEWING BEE's Stuart Hillard.Stuart Hillard reached the semi-final of BBC2's GREAT BRITISH SEWING BEE, bringing a fantastic sense of invention, passion, creativity and style to all things fabric. Stuart's first love is sewing for the home - transforming everything from tablecloths, cushions and curtains to garden chairs and quilts. He is an enthusiastic home sewer and teacher and his mission is to make sewing for the home accessible and aspirational, and his message is clear: sewing is for everyone.He introduces the novice sewer to the basic skills, kit and trimmings and also endeavours to teach even the most experienced sewer a new range of techniques. Ranging from the super-easy, no-sew projects for those who are enthusiastic about fabric but are under-confident, to gorgeous quilts that take a few basic sewing skills, Stuart's brilliant designs and simple-to-follow approach will help everyone to sew for their own home, their own way.
Sharpen Your Bridge Technique
By Hugh Kelsey
What are the hallmarks of the expert player? Why do some players appear regularly at the top, winning rubber after rubber? By studying the techniques involved, you will be able to develop your skills in card-reading and card sense, mental rehearsal, the application of logic, mental concentration and relaxation, the assessment of probabilities, imaginative defence and when to employ deceptive plays - all are considered and used by the expert mind to achieve above-average results.
Saturday Kitchen Cooking Bible
200 mouth-watering recipes from Britain's food heroes.Each weekend, BBC's SATURDAY KITCHEN brings us the world's greatest culinary talents and shows us how to cook delicious food right in our own kitchen. THE SATURDAY KITCHEN COOKING BIBLE is a stunning new collection of recipes, with an introduction from James Martin, that will inspire and delight. All of the recipes have been cooked on the show and now you can make them at home. There are stress-free 30-minute meals such as Bill Granger's stir-fried chilli pork, ideas for satisfying weekend lunches, such as Angela Hartnett's chicken with chorizo, peppers and sage, James Martin's hearty beef and ale pie, and sensational dishes from Michelin-star greats like Jason Atherton and Michel Roux for when you really want to impress.Be inspired to create some wonderful dishes of your own. Now you can with THE SATURDAY KITCHEN COOKING BIBLE.
By Fiona Cairns
Seasonal baking from the Royal cake maker.Royal cake maker, Fiona Cairns, knows how important the seasons are when creating delicious cakes. Not only are ingredients at their very best and cheapest, but it also makes sense to be in tune with the changing colours, moods and celebrations of the seasons. In the spring, why not try baking early rhubarb and vanilla custard cupcakes? On a hot summer's day enjoy a mango pavlova, and on a cold winter's afternoon curl up by the fireside and share a slice of chocolate and cardamom tart. From edible gifts to party and celebration cakes, plus decorating ideas and drink suggestions, SEASONAL BAKING is full of inspiration whatever the time of year or occasion. Fiona Cairns supplies cakes for Waitrose, Selfridges, Harrods, Sainsbury's and Bon Marche Paris and was the official cake designer for Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding. Many of the cakes in this book are accompanied by decorating ideas, as well as seasonal drink suggestions. Whether you find yourself in the kitchen wondering what to bake for the simple pleasure of it, to share or give to a friend or maybe bake for a party large or small - whatever the time of year or occasion, you will find plenty of ideas.
Every Italian cook has a soffritto - the 'starter kit' of olive oil, herbs, garlic and other core ingredients from which a great dish is built. Lucio Galletto was in search of the soffritto of his life.In 1938, 16-year-old Anna Galletto ran away with Gino Guelfi, the charming gelato maker she'd met at a local dance. In 1943, Anna's brother Mauro escaped from a German prison camp and hunted fascists in the marble mountains of Carrara. In 1951, Mauro and Gino built a shack on a beach next to the ruins of a 2000-year-old Roman city. They started selling fish soup to the artists and writers who were holidaying in the area and became legendary for the way they used the local specialties: parmesan, pecorino, olive oil, pasta, pesto, balsamic vinegar, truffles and prosciutto. In 1975, Mauro's son Lucio arrived for work at the restaurant, fell in love with a beautiful girl sitting in the bar, and ran away with her to Australia.In a new century, Lucio returns to his birthplace - Lunigiana, in north west Italy - on a mission to understand the family, the food and the culture that prepared him to create a successful restaurant in a new world 17,000 kilometres away. Farmers, fishermen, war heroes, winemakers, waiters, hunters, cooks, cousins, aunts, shepherds and scholars told him their secrets and inspired this story, told beautifully by David Dale.
Soapmaking for the First Time
By Linda Orten
Join the millions who already enjoy the popular craft that combines colour, fragrance, artistic design, practical use - and even healing. It¿s easy to learn the basics of how to collect materials and use moulds. The fun really begins as you select your favourite shades and scents, and add natural botanic elements. Imagine the many styles of soap that you can create: beauty bars, fun shapes for kids, embedded designs that use tiny bars of soap and jewel-like decorative objects. You can make soaps for special uses like bubbling bath oil, soap on a rope, soap inside a loofah sponge, bath salts and massage oil.
Simple-to-Sew Slipcovers And Cover-Ups
By Pamela J. Hastings
Try this imaginative collection of sewing projects for new looks, facelifts and special holiday decorations. Projects feature a variety of tablecloths, chair skirts, seat cushions, chairback covers, bar stool covers, duvets, as well as embellishments such as pleats, ruffles, shaped hems, ties and shades ¿ made by stamping, stencilling, embroidery, ribbon trims and laminating.
Sweet and Simple Country Cross Stitch
By Lori Gardner
85 different patterns for all seasonsPatterns to frame or to decorate a dressLearn how to dress your work in handsome, hand-painted wooden frames
Simply Elegant Napkin Folding
By Chris Jordan
With only a few elementary techniques, make exquisitely folded napkins with accordion pleats, rolls, and knots, as well as fanciful animals and objects. Try Double Diamonds, Sea Shells, Lotus Blossoms, a Triangle Flip, Arrowhead, and a Quilt Triangle. Creative ideas for all kinds of table settings, instructions for making your own napkins and napkins rings, and tips for laundering and ironing enhance the joy of entertaining.
Splint Woven Basketry
By Robin Taylor Daugherty
A complete guide to tools, equipment and materials with easy to follow instructions and diagrams.
Super Party Games
By John Chaneski
How do you keep a crowd of 10 or more entertained at a family reunion, picnic, club or scout meeting or any large gathering? Liven up the festivities with all kinds of imaginative games
Soft Furnishings For Dollhouses
By Lael Combe Ferguson, Terry Johnson Combe
Awaken your fantasies, let your imagination run wild and you will have a doll¿s house that is a feast of texture, colour and tiny furnishings.
By Pamela J. Hastings, Joanne Pugh-Gannon
Illustrated in colour throughoutContains important information on maintaining hardware, as well as sewing techniques
Scrapbooking For The First Time
By Rebecca Carter
Illustrated in colour throughoutAn innovative craft idea suitable for beginners and for children
By Pamela J. Hastings
Splendid Silk Ribbon Embroidery
Stencilling on Fabric
By Wren Loasby
Sewing Beautiful Pillows
By Linda Lee