Home & Garden (103)

Cooking With Fresh Herbs

ISBN: 9783848009350

Author: Maiga Werner    Publisher: h f Ullmann

The immense diversity of scents and savors offered by aromatic herbs is more than a gift from nature – herbs have been part of human culinary habits ever sinc...


The immense diversity of scents and savors offered by aromatic herbs is more than a gift from nature – herbs have been part of human culinary habits ever since, as they can be easily found in the nature around us. Some aromatic plants, such rosemary or coriander, have enjoyed popularity among gourmets since the times of the Romans. Their complex taste and healing powers unite harmoniously and provide a sensation of freshness to the palate, be they used in soups, salads, or other dishes. Herbs expert Maiga Werner takes us on a culinary journey through the appealing world of garden and wild herbs. Structured by season, the book covers more than 90 different culinary and aromatic herbs which grow around the globe. It contains many mouthwatering recipes from salty to sweet, all of which feature herbs as the central element. It also offers much useful background information on the origin, usage, traditional preparation, and gardening tips for the little all-rounders. Last but not least, renowned cooks contribute to this publication by revealing their own favorite recipes with herbs.The immense diversity of scents and savors offered by aromatic herbs is more than a gift from nature––herbs have been part of human culinary habits ever since, as they can be easily found in the nature around us. Some aromatic plants, such rosemary or coriander, have enjoyed popularity among gourmets since the times of the Romans. Their complex taste and healing powers unite harmoniously and provide a sensation of freshness to the palate, be they used in soups, salads, or other dishes. Herbs expert Maiga Werner takes us on a culinary journey through the appealing world of garden and wild herbs. Structured by season, the book covers more than 90 different culinary and aromatic herbs which grow around the globe. It contains many mouthwatering recipes from salty to sweet, all of which feature herbs as the central element. It also offers much useful background information on the origin, usage, traditional preparation, and gardening tips for the little all-rounders. Last but not least, renowned cooks contribute to this publication by revealing their own favorite recipes with herbs.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Publication Date: 30-06-2016


$34.99
Culinaria Hungary

ISBN: 9783848008766

Author: Aniko Gergely    Publisher: h f Ullmann

Salami, goulash, marmalade-filled crepes and many other specialties: this is the best of Hungarian cuisine! From hearty casseroles, meat dishes and sweet baked ...


Salami, goulash, marmalade-filled crepes and many other specialties: this is the best of Hungarian cuisine! From hearty casseroles, meat dishes and sweet baked goods all the way to its most exquisite culinary pleasures, Hungarian cooking offers a wealth of possibilities. The richness of the country's culinary palette is no accident: the Orient and the Occident are melded in many typical Hungarian recipes that inspire gourmets to wax enthusiastic about the wonders of Hungarian cuisine. This volume is far more than just a cookbook, however. Commentaries describe the tradition of Hungarian wine culture, introduce Tokaj, the king of Hungarian wines, and relate the "fiery" history of the pepper. The texts range across the wide plains of the puszta, the cosmopolitan Danubian metropolis Budapest, and the Hungarian landscape with its sandy plains, mountains and wild, romantic forests. Colorful pictures invite readers to participate in a peasant wedding as well as Easter and Christmas feasts - and to try the refined recipes.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 216 x 253 mm


$45.00
Detox Smoothies

ISBN: 9783848008827

Author: Eliq Maranik    Publisher: h f Ullmann

Detoxing your body while boosting your natural energy has never been more delicious! This book by smoothie expert Eliq Maranik is packed with many healthy recip...


Detoxing your body while boosting your natural energy has never been more delicious! This book by smoothie expert Eliq Maranik is packed with many healthy recipes and easy step-by-step instructions on how to detox and lose weight with smoothies and juices. The detoxing power of those natural goodies lies within the leaching out of fattening toxins from your body, while boosting your metabolism, taking in valuable nutrients, and burning fat more effectively. By the way, you can buy all ingredients at your local grocery store and even your family can benefi t from a healthier nutrition. Whether you are a detox-pro or just crave a healthier lifestyle, this book will be a delight for you.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm


$29.99
Home Hacks: Handy Hints to Make Life Easier

ISBN: 9781849539159

Author: Dan Marshall    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Do you long to be free from those time-consuming and annoying domestic chores? Ever dread those awful everyday irritations such as struggling to get the duvet c...


Do you long to be free from those time-consuming and annoying domestic chores? Ever dread those awful everyday irritations such as struggling to get the duvet cover back on, or removing overflowing bags from your rubbish bin? Are you desperate for some clever hacks to de-clutter your home? Dozens of everyday household dilemmas are solved with HOME HACKS, your handy guide to tackling little domestic annoyances, cheaply and swiftly, so you can get on with something more fun.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 125 x 175 mm


Publication Date: 09-09-2016


$27.99
Evergreen

ISBN: 9783899556735

Publisher: Gestalten

Private paradises nestled in the backyards of homes. Rooftops that act as community gardens. Edible patches of beauty hidden within city blocks. Evergreen shows...


Private paradises nestled in the backyards of homes. Rooftops that act as community gardens. Edible patches of beauty hidden within city blocks. Evergreen shows the verdant aesthetic statement that allows city dwellers to bring nature back into the every day and quenches urban gardening desires. Living with plants is mutually beneficial; beyond the exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen, leaves, flowers, and stems bring a warm and individual charisma to any space. Throughout this engaging collection of projects, urban gardening is complimented by a softer side: balconies that add an extra relaxing touch to a morning cup of coffee, flowers that provide calming fragrances throughout the home, or romantic blooms that feed the soul rather than fill a plate. Evergreen also inspires those who already live in the midst of lush horticultural and sustainable oases. Straightforward plans and examples illustrate how to transform unused spaces, both indoors and out, into flourishing and functional patches. Sketched floorplans visually detail a myriad of projects including which plants thrive in dark living room corners or which foliage enjoys the damp environment of a bathroom. The profiles of both professional and hobbyist plant lovers provide an engaging guide to productively getting one’s hands dirty; herb gardens on fire escapes, greenhouses that double as living spaces, and community gardens atop roofs all awaken growing curiosities. From cactus farmers and florists to shop owners and activists, let Evergreen’s cast of characters guide you in making and maintaining a green utopia and in quenching gardening longings.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 07-09-2016


$120.00
Life Hacks for Parents

ISBN: 9781786850003

Author: Dan Marshall    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Whether you’re a first-time parent, or a seasoned pro, you’ll know that parenting is a job full of challenges, and with no time off for good behaviour. But ...


Whether you’re a first-time parent, or a seasoned pro, you’ll know that parenting is a job full of challenges, and with no time off for good behaviour. But take heart and dive into Life Hacks for Parents, your handy guide to making it all that little bit easier. Covering everything from nifty storage hacks to clever cleaning solutions, ideas to make your home safer and suggestions for fun stuff too, this book of hacks will provide you with all the time-saving tips you need, so you’ve got more time to enjoy with your family. Once you hack, you won’t look back!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 125 x 175 mm


Publication Date: 07-03-2017


$27.99
Modern Living New Country

ISBN: 9783832734961

Author: Claire Bingham   

Everything you need to know about the modern rustic look From cottages to chateaus, inside the world’s most inspiring rural homes Step-by-step guides to creat...


Everything you need to know about the modern rustic look From cottages to chateaus, inside the world’s most inspiring rural homes Step-by-step guides to create your dream interior Considered, calm, and irresistible—modern rustic style is all about simple, casual living. Be it a log cabin, a Moroccan villa, or a chalet perched on a mountainside, the element that unites these rural escapes is a passion for craftsmanship and a pared-down quality that allows the beauty of natural materials to shine through. The interiors are stripped-back and the objects within it are useful and timeless—each with a story to tell. The latest addition to the new Modern Living series, New Country, penned by design writer Claire Bingham, explores some of the most beautiful homes in the countryside and shows how to get the look yourself. It’s also a book full of practical tips—from how to mix heirloom and contemporary pieces with confidence, to putting together a relaxed scheme where the driving force is comfort.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 223 x 287 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2017


$89.99
A Beautiful Mess

ISBN: 9783832734985

Author: Claire Bingham    Publisher: TeNeues

Learn to mix patterns and collectibles with confidence Step inside inspiring, eclectic, and maximalist homes Decorating tips, tricks, and ideas to try from styl...


Learn to mix patterns and collectibles with confidence Step inside inspiring, eclectic, and maximalist homes Decorating tips, tricks, and ideas to try from style maverick   A far cry from the calm simplicity of Scandinavian interiors or bare-room minimalism, now there is a bold alternative: the motto is “more is more” and ‘individuality’ the key word. From highly-decorated interiors that are jam-packed with fabulous objects, to cool and cultivated apartments that are wonderfully unkempt, design writer Claire Bingham takes a tour around the world’s most exciting, free-spirited abodes where the interiors dazzle and half-measures aren’t allowed. Filled with prints, patterns, and curios, these homes will undoubtedly inspire readers to unleash their creativity. Celebrating the ornate, wild, and whimsical, this beautifully-illustrated book includes loads of great decorating advice and ideas to steal. In contrast to the life-changing magic of tidying, for these creative home owners messy is good. Bye, bye minimal. Say hello to houses that are full of life.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 223 x 287 mm


$89.99
Inside Utopia

ISBN: 9783899556964

Author: Gestalten    Publisher: Gestalten

Spectacular and reflective. Unpretentious and efficient. The interiors welcome habitation and spark curiousity while embodying the foundations of minimalism and...


Spectacular and reflective. Unpretentious and efficient. The interiors welcome habitation and spark curiousity while embodying the foundations of minimalism and bygone visions of the future.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 17-03-2017


$130.00
Upgrade

ISBN: 9783899556995

Author: Gestalten    Publisher: Gestalten

Adding. Extending. Transforming. Upgrade breathes new life into forgotten architecture. Past structures are consciously preserved and revamped, expanded and alt...


Adding. Extending. Transforming. Upgrade breathes new life into forgotten architecture. Past structures are consciously preserved and revamped, expanded and altered, to create something exciting and enticing. Upgrade explores architectural and design concepts that seek to enhance and repurpose our surroundings from slight changes to complete renovations. Extensions upon a rooftop. Factories turned into relaxing retreats. Wood additions contrasting with antique brick exteriors. Through engaging anecdotes and inspiriting images, Upgrade provides vibrant exemplars and enthusiasm for revamping existing spaces. Repurposing the unused: be it an empty chapel that becomes an inviting writer s nook or a rotten barn converted into a cozy living space for a small family. The projects illustrate the possibility of adding a touch of the new to the old: farmhouses adorned with modern glass additions or churches whose traditional lines now frame an office. What are ruins to some become another's architectural playground


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 01-03-2017


$120.00
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