Books For All Tastes
Part nostalgia, part how-to guide, The Little Book of Slow offers practical suggestions, recipes and more for making delicious food from scratch and cultivating meaningful activities and pastimes. Bestselling cookbook author Sally Wise teams up with radio personality Paul McIntyre to help you slow your life down, relax and de-stress with vintage inspiration from a more leisurely time.
Discover how to make your own bread, pickles and preserves, fresh cheeses and yoghurt. Pack the perfect picnic, cook over a campfire or host a vintage-style high tea. Or be inspired to take up slow hobbies and pastimes like beachcombing, collecting vinyl, playing boardgames or cards and holding dinner parties.$24.99
Traditional slow-cooked soups, continental casseroles, hearty stews and exotic tagines – the traditional and slow foods from all nations – are back on the food agenda and the poetic and provincial idea of slow cooking inexpensive cuts of meat is seen at some of the finest eateries around the Western world. In short, the slow cooker is back, looking good and ready for service in the modern kitchen. Once you have started cooking with a slow cooker you will soon realise its convenience and economy.
Slow Cooking All Year Round is a beautifully presented cookbook with recipes that will guide you through the process of slow cooking mouth-watering meals your family and friends will love.$29.99
How clever is your cat? Can your cat:
- Make sounds upon request?
- Predict a change in the weather
Or is your cat the type who:
- Falls of ledges while sleeping?
- Continually runs into walls or doors?
You can find out how smart your cat really is by giving him or her the Cat IQ Test – a simple, four-part intelligence test. By observation and by using everyday household items, you will be able to measure your cat's co-ordination, communication, social and reasoning powers. Also includes:
- Suggestions on how to improve your cat's IQ
- Comparative scores of other cats by age, sex and type
- A Certificate of Merit to be filled in and proudly displayed on completion of the Cat IQ Test
Since its founding in 1912, Oscar Heyman & Brothers has created fabulous jewels for some of the world's elite houses, causing it to be known in the trade as 'the jewelers' jeweler.'
This lavishly illustrated history follows the firm's growth, from its origin as a Russian immigrant family enterprise in New York to its establishment as an important ally of major retailers throughout the global jewellery trade, including Tiffany & Co., Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels.
Enhanced with dazzling photographs of new and vintage pieces, as well as design drawings from the firm's archives that are works of art in their own right, this book reveals Oscar Heyman's important role in the story of high-style American jewellery.$59.99
Trained nutritionist Vicki Edgson and experienced food writer Heather Thomas set out the origins, nutritional make-up and health benefits of 20 seed varieties before exploring their diverse and delicious culinary uses.
With more than 50 recipes that demonstrate the amazing versatility of these small, nutrient-packed ingredients, Amazing Edible Seeds offers numerous ways to enjoy seeds, from sprinkling them over salads or your breakfast bowl, to the more unexpected and adventurous applications to stews, risottos and desserts.
There are traditional dishes and old favourites as well as innovative ideas that reflect current food trends. Suggested alternative combinations will inspire you to experiment further, and cater for plant-protein purists as well as those with wider-ranging appetites.$39.99$19.99
Sally Wise shows how many exciting flavours can be coaxed from the depths of your slow cooker! Slow cookers are the perfect cooking method for both the time-poor and families big and small, helping you make delicious, healthy, low-cost meals with minimal effort.
These 100 new recipes from the queen of Australian slow cooking include flavour-packed recipes for soups, mains – beef, lamb, chicken, pork, goat, seafood and vegetarian – and delectable desserts. Many recipes also include optional accompaniments to create while the slow cooker works its magic, so you can either keep a dish simple or style it up.
So let Sally show you how to save time and money with slow cooking – without sacrificing flavour or creativity.$29.99