Books For All Tastes
Reece Carter offers gentle traditional remedies born of the naturopathic tradition that you can make at home, as well as the most effective, easy and delicious ‘food as medicine' recipes to help you feel better.
The Happy Gut contains remedies and recipes to:
- Enhance digestion
- Naturally manage indigestion, IBS and inflammation
- Nurture happy, healthy gut bacteria
- Lift mood
The book also discusses how to achieve optimal health the naturopathic way, what you should grow in your garden and takes us on a tour of the materia medica: the wonderful world of medicinal herbs.$39.99
From the easiest of foolproof cakes, to the crumbliest of pastries and pies, and the most buttery, flaky croissants and Danishes, All Things Sweet represents years of testing, adapting and refining secret recipes.
Here at last is the comprehensive guide to baking cakes, sweet pastries, tarts and more, with the Bourke Street twist. There's a reason this tiny iconic store in a corner of Sydney is now opening kitchens internationally – and that reason is irresistibly delicious baking.$55.00
Whole Food Thermo Cooked is the essential healthy cookbook companion to your thermo appliance – a collection of 140+ delicious whole food recipes to suit every occasion, from making your own nut milks to creating a dinner for a crowd.
Thermo appliances have a devoted following all round the world. They re almost like having an extra set of hands in the kitchen. And now you can combine the convenience of thermo cooking with nutritious whole foods for your family every day. Replace store-bought preservative-laden staples with basics made from scratch in seconds. Then be inspired by recipes for dozens of soups, delicious mains, simple sides and wholesome sweets and drinks that will please even the fussiest of palates.
Whole Food Thermo Cooked helps you get back to basics, making it easy to feed your family well.$39.99
In a democracy, should everyone – absolutely everyone – get a vote? Does it really matter if tigers become extinct? Why does murder carry a heavier penalty than attempted murder? If you don't like the socks your grandma gives you for Christmas, should you tell her so?
101 Dilemmas for the Armchair Philosopher is packed with problems, puzzles, quizzes and questions, as well as ethical ideas and insights from history's greatest philosophers.
This thought-provoking, interactive and entertaining introduction to ethics will bring you face to face with some tough moral choices. It presents you with 101 imaginative scenarios – sometimes amusing, sometimes tragic and sometimes uncomfortably realistic – which will force you to re-examine your most cherished assumptions about right and wrong.$19.99
Packed with intriguing facts and exquisite and rare artwork, Birdmania showcases an eclectic and fascinating selection of bird devotees who would do anything for their feathered friends. "An exquisitely beautiful book ...These stories about birds are ultimately reflections on the curious nature of humanity itself." Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk
In addition to well-known enthusiasts, such as Aristotle, Charles Darwin and Helen Macdonald, the author introduces readers to Karl Russ, the pioneer of "bird rooms" and lover of the Australian budgerigar, who had difficulty renting lodgings when landlords realised who he was; George Lupton, a wealthy Yorkshire lawyer, who commissioned the theft of uniquely patterned eggs every year for twenty years from the same unfortunate female guillemot who never had a chance to raise a chick; Ambrose Pratt who leaves us a beautiful example of a devoted relationship between a lyre bird and an Australian hermit; Mervyn Shorthouse, who posed as a wheelchair-bound invalid to steal an estimated ten thousand eggs from the Natural History Museum in Tring; and Tibbles the 19th century cat, who belonged to the lighthouse keeper on Stephens Island in New Zealand, and who collected many of Lord Walter Rothschild's bird samples.
As this book illustrates, people who love birds, whether they are amateurs or professionals, are as captivating and varied as the birds that give flight to their dreams. There is no denying that many people are crazy for birds.$34.99
The brain is an amazing thing, but it doesn't always get things right when it comes to sight. This book is here to explain why, with astounding images, baffling puzzles and simple reveal which show you how each trick works.
Throughout the book there are chances for you to get hands-on with the illusions with step-by-step experiments or tips on how to draw your own "moving" optic art on paper or on the computer. Templates at the back of the book reveal answers and aid the creation of astounding illusions. The science behind each element is simply explained in an engaging way, to encourage you to find out more each time.$24.99$19.99