Larousse Patisserie and Baking is the complete guide from the authoritative French cookery brand Larousse. It covers all aspects of baking - from simple everyday cakes and desserts to special occasion show-stoppers. There are more than 200 recipes included, with everything from a quick-mix yoghurt cake to salted caramel tarts and a spectacular mixed berry millefeuille. Special features on baking for children, lighter recipes and quick bakes, among many others, provide a wealth of ideas. More than 30 extremely detailed step-by-step technique sections ensure your bakes are perfect every time. The book also includes workshops on perfecting different types of pastry, handling chocolate, cooking jam and much more, demonstrated in clear, expert photography. This is everything you need to know about pastry, patisserie and baking from the cookery experts Larousse.
The perfect guide for professional chefs in training and aspiring amateurs, this fully illustrated, comprehensive step-by-step manual covers all aspects of preparing, cooking and serving delicious, high-end food. An authoritative, unique reference book, it covers 250 core techniques in extensive, ultra-clear step-by-step photographs. These techniques are then put into practice in 70 classic and contemporary recipes, designed by chefs. With over 1,800 photographs in total, this astonishing reference work is the essential culinary bible for any serious cook, professional or amateur.
An expert guide to wine from the publishers of Larousse Gastronomique . This completely new and updated edition offers wide-ranging coverage of the key wine-producing regions of the world, with particular reference to French vineyards. A short history and analysis of each region is followed by a survey of the types of wines produced, the specific properties that make the region unique, and the appellations of the area. New to this edition are more than 60 features on key wine producers around the world, affording a fascinating insight into what is involved in high-quality wine-making. Boxes and features throughout also cover a vast range of subjects such as how to read a wine label and whether to decant wine, through to organic wine-growing and bio-dynamics.
Learn to cook classic French cuisine the easy way with this French bestseller from professionally trained chef Jean-François Mallet. Taking cooking back to basics, Simplissime is bursting with easy-to-follow and quick recipes for delicious French food. Discover how to make a mouth-watering Apple Tart with Cinnamon with just five ingredients, or Spaghetti with Asparagus and Orange in just three steps. For an impressive dish, whip up mouth-watering Mussels in Curry in a short 15 minutes. Each of the 160 recipes in this book is made up of only 2-6 ingredients, and can be made in a short amount of time. Recipe steps are precise and simple, accompanied by clear photographs of each ingredient and finished dish. Cooking has never been so easy! It's no surprise that this book has been selling a copy every ten seconds in France.
Rocket science is complicated, wine doesn't have to be. With information presented in an easy, illustrated style, and bursting with fool-proof and reliable advice, Wine: it's not rocket science is the guide that answers the sentence: I wish I knew more about wine. From how grapes are grown, harvested and turned into wine, to judging the colour, aroma and taste of the world's most popular varietals, to understanding terroir and feeling confident serving and ordering wine at any occasion, this book explains it all in the simplest way possible. Every page, every piece of information, and every detail is illustrated in charming and informative colour drawings and infographics.
With over four million vegetarians in the UK and more and more of us choosing to reduce our meat consumption, this book offers a compilation of the very best that vegetarian cuisine has to offer. It also features the author's favourite recipes from two of her best-loved books - Vegetarian Supercook and Sumptuous Suppers.
Containing simple designs, this book helps the reader recreate a Japanese garden with a Bamboo Deer Scarer, Tortoise Island or Winding Stream. It also contains instructions, check lists of materials and tools, artworks and photographs.
A comprehensive guide that provides information on successful gardening. It attempts to answer questions ranging from: 'How do I take a cutting?' to 'How do I prune my apple tree?'. The trouble-shooting sections provide solutions for many horticultural dilemmas. It also contains hints and tips for beginner gardeners.
Contains over 80 light, refreshing recipes which reflect the simplicity and elegance of Japanese cooking, accompanied by simple techniques and information on unusual Japanese ingredients. This book includes classic dishes and regional specialities along with contemporary ideas to make dinner time a varied and exciting culinary experience.
Presents the traditional, rustic flavours of Italian cooking through contemporary recipe ideas and variations without the high fat, salt and sugar content. This work features recipes such as Pesto Alla Genovese and Pizza Marinara, as well as the exotic Griddled Swordfish with Lemon, Olives & Capers and Roast Rabbit with Rosemary & White Wine.
Features a healthy, guilt-free way to experience the flavours of authentic Spanish cuisine. This work presents over 70 easy-to-prepare recipes, from weekday meals such as Warm Chickpea Salad and Baked Sardines to impressive dishes to entertain guests including Grilled Monkfish Skewers with Romesco Sauce and Basque-style Chicken with Ham.
Most men would like help with what to wear, to learn what colours suit them and to find out how to choose the right outfit for each occasion. This book includes tips on grooming, clothes care and accessories. It shows you how to dress to impress, and helps you learn how to look confident in an interview.
Offers ideas for creating gardens, such as a play garden, a personal garden, and a pet-friendly garden; and includes suggestions for garden parties. Reprint.
Explores the world of young children aged from 2 to 5 as they emerge from toddlerdom and start out on the long road to independence. This title contains information on various aspects of development. It describes the growth patterns, social and emotional behavior, physical and cognitive skills.
Explains 25 key miracle foods that makes a real difference to your baby and toddlers health. This book presents over 50 nutritious recipes packed with supernutrients, vitamins and minerals.
Juices can boost energy levels before exercise, aid fluid and electrolyte replacement during workout, and provide invaluable carbohydrate to maintain stamina. This book offers information on 50 juices and smoothies to rehydrate and boost energy levels for different types of exercises, from low-intensity to endurance sports.
Want to lose weight but not stop eating? This is the diet for you. Instead of skipping meals to lose weight you eat three small meals and three nutrient-filled snacks spaced out throughout the day. This diet suits people who prefer to snack and nibble through out the day rather than filling up on one or two larger meals.
Aims to prove that low-fat food tastes great. This book contains a selection of delicious and healthy meals to suit various tastes, and features 70 easy to follow, step-by-step recipes, from starters, main dishes and desserts to summer specials including Pimms Jelly and Mixed Leaf and Pomegranate Salad.
Vimla Lalvani is one of the UK's leading yoga experts. In this introduction to yoga Vimla explains how yoga can transform an individual's physical and mental life. The author presents a series of illustrated exercises with step-by-step instructions on how to carry them out safely.
Each juice and smoothie described in this book is accompanied by a nutritional analysis that describes the mineral, vitamin and calorie content. Quick and easy to prepare, each juice is guaranteed to boost health and vitality.
Introduction 6; Tools, materials and techniques 8; Know your beads! 16; Beautiful beginnings 24; 1 Many Moons; 2 Fairy Chain Bracelet; 3 Tiny Twinklers; 4 Spots and Dots Necklace; Simple charmers 42; 5 Birds and Bees Charm Bracelet; 6 Blue Bird Song; 7 Silver Stars; 8 Starry Nights; 9 The Candy Cage; 10 The Crystal Cup; 11 Vintage.