Cherry & Almond Hearts; Zingy Lemon with Mascarpone & Lemon Curd; Sun-dried Tomato & Jalapeno Swirls... or... Twisted Pistachio & Nutella Fancies; Monkey Butter Puddings; Good Morning Drop Scones with Bacon, Banana & Maple Syrup; and Steak & Ale Pie with a Cheesy Scone Lid. Meet the 21st-century scone. Sconoisseurs Liam and Grace of All’Scone have pushed the humble scone to heady new heights with 30 unique sweet and savoury recipes that will get mouths watering and stomachs rumbling across the land. So, don your favourite pinnie, get Frank on the speakers and get ready to twist some scones.
This digital sampler will give readers a taste of two Jenny Colgan novels in one exclusive package. Featuring the first chapter from MEET ME AT THE CUPCAKE CAFÉ (April 2011), it also contains an exclusive extract from WELCOME TO ROSIE HOPKINS' SWEETSHOP OF DREAMS, the forthcoming novel from Jenny Colgan, which Sphere will publish in April 2012. Add to that some personal notes from Jenny herself and a few mouth-watering recipes, and you have the perfect e-sampler for anyone who likes to indulge their sweet tooth.
Foodtrainers Plan-It-to-Lose-It Solutions for Every Diet Dilemma
Author: Lauren Slayton
Category: Health & Fitness
The ultimate cheat sheet that sets out a workable and flexible plan for successful weight loss to fit every lifestyle and diet choice. In this “worst-case diet survival handbook”, nutritionist and founder of Foodtrainers™, Lauren Slayton offers strategies and tips to avoid the most disastrous diet booby traps. Along with her no-nonsense nutrition and exercise advice, readers will discover that the missing component of most weight-loss schemes is planning. Planning to succeed and planning for the obstacles on the way to slim are as vital as what and when to eat and how to incorporate fat-burning activity into your day. All too many dieters give up when they hit a few road bumps created by work, family, socializing, travel, fatigue or indifference. Slayton comes to the rescue with: • The Big 10 “Do-Not-Pass-Go” Basics, from high protein breakfast to “closing the kitchen” after dinner! • Top Ten Things to Avoid to Get Healthy and Slim Down Fast • The 4 P’s -- Plan, Purchase, Prep and Promise -- to get and stay on track • The 4-Step Treat Training Strategy to survive the “Witching Hour” Dozens of smart, simple ways to cope with the big obstacles to slim: family, restaurants, travel, entertaining, alcohol and more. Slayton provides the know-how and the what-to-do-when-things-go-south to help readers keep on track, no matter what diet they follow.
What's hot? It's tea, in all its delicious and dizzying varieties! Steep yourself in this Little Black Book of Tea: The Essential Guide to All Things Tea, offering a brisk, full-bodied look at tea varieties and grades, teas of the world, and brewing basics, with recipes for tea drinks and accompaniments. A book for any tea aficionado!
Afternoon tea is an English ritual, a social as well as culinary affair. A Little Book of English Teas presents an exquisite array of afternoon tea fare, from dainty sandwiches and "biscuits" to heartier muffins and cakes. Traditional English recipes are given for such delights as Egg and Watercress Sandwiches, Lancashire Cheese Scones, Florentines, Maids of Honor, Crumpets, and many other favorites. Each recipe is accompanied by a delightful full-color illustration.
Have yourself a crooked little Christmas with The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries. Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler collects sixty of his all-time favorite holiday crime stories--many of which are difficult or nearly impossible to find anywhere else. From classic Victorian tales by Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Thomas Hardy, to contemporary stories by Sara Paretsky and Ed McBain, this collection touches on all aspects of the holiday season, and all types of mysteries. They are suspenseful, funny, frightening, and poignant. Included are puzzles by Mary Higgins Clark, Isaac Asimov, and Ngaio Marsh; uncanny tales in the tradition of A Christmas Carol by Peter Lovesey and Max Allan Collins; O. Henry-like stories by Stanley Ellin and Joseph Shearing, stories by pulp icons John D. MacDonald and Damon Runyon; comic gems from Donald E. Westlake and John Mortimer; and many, many more. Almost any kind of mystery you’re in the mood for--suspense, pure detection, humor, cozy, private eye, or police procedural—can be found in these pages. FEATURING: - Unscrupulous Santas - Crimes of Christmases Past and Present - Festive felonies - Deadly puddings - Misdemeanors under the mistletoe - Christmas cases for classic characters including Sherlock Holmes, Brother Cadfael, Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot, Ellery Queen, Rumpole of the Bailey, Inspector Morse, Inspector Ghote, A.J. Raffles, and Nero Wolfe.