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Self-Sufficiency: Soap Making with Natural Ingredients

ISBN: 9781504800372

Author: Sarah Ade    Publisher: IMM Lifestyle

Our skin is our largest organ. We often think about how the things we put into our body affect us, but how much time do we take to consider how the things we pu...


Our skin is our largest organ. We often think about how the things we put into our body affect us, but how much time do we take to consider how the things we put onto our body affect us? This timely book is packed full of helpful advice about how to make your own luxurious and beautiful soaps at home, using only the best natural ingredients.Not only are the soaps good for you, they look great and are wonderfully indulgent too. Sarah Ade begins by listing the natural ingredients available and their properties, before describing how to put ingredients together for a specific purpose.She also discusses the benefits of a macrobiotic lifestyle and holistic skin care and why your body will thank you for it. The recipes range from the fun and frivolous to sensible and serious and the text is packed with homemade skin care ideas. This is an essential guide for anyone interested in what they put onto their body as well as what goes inside.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 147 x 208 mm


Publication Date: 20-04-2016


$19.99
Self-Sufficiency: Breadmaking

ISBN: 9781504800594

Author: Kathryn Hawkins    Publisher: IMM Lifestyle

Making your own bread by hand is a simple pleasure and a great starting point for anyone looking to become a little more self-sufficient. Making bread can be th...


Making your own bread by hand is a simple pleasure and a great starting point for anyone looking to become a little more self-sufficient. Making bread can be therapeutic and creative and is achievable with even a basic level of culinary skill. Filling your kitchen with the delicious smells of baking bread is reward enough in itself but it is important that the finished product tastes great too. Food writer and culinary stylist Kathryn Hawkins covers the basic steps to get you started, including essential equipment and simple breadmaking techniques. Also included are 40 tasty bread recipes, from plain white to whole wheat loaves, sourdough to French baguettes, as well as recipes for flavored bread and international fare from every corner of the globe, including brioche, pita bread, naan, stolen, and soda bread. Charming artwork, simple instructions, and informative writing make "Breadmaking" an invaluable guide for anyone who s always wanted to make warm, delicious bread in their own home while becoming a little less reliant on processed, pre-packaged food. Get started today, and get ready to enjoy a lifetime of hot, fresh bread straight from your own oven."


Bind: paperback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 148 x 210 mm


Publication Date: 20-04-2016


$19.99
Self-Sufficiency: Natural Household Cleaning

ISBN: 9781504800310

Author: Rachelle Strauss    Publisher: IMM Lifestyle

Welcome to the world of safer, greener household cleaning. This friendly book will help you become more self-sufficient and benefit your health, the environment...


Welcome to the world of safer, greener household cleaning. This friendly book will help you become more self-sufficient and benefit your health, the environment, and your bank balance. Natural Household Cleaning is packed with clear, easy-to-follow cleaning recipes to replace common commercial cleaning products with natural alternatives. You may be pleasantly surprised to discover that your kitchen cupboard already contains many harmless options for transforming your home into a clean and fresh-smelling haven. Lemons, salt, vinegar, baking soda, and club soda are just some of the natural ingredients that can be used to clean the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, floors, and everything in between. Many of us don t realize just how easy it is to make your own cleaning products and achieve truly amazing results. Turn a chore into a pleasure and discover a whole new way to clean!"


Bind: paperback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 147 x 208 mm


Publication Date: 20-04-2016


$19.99
Self-Sufficiency: Cheese Making

ISBN: 9781504800334

Author: Rita Ash    Publisher: IMM Lifestyle

This book will appeal to anyone with a love of cheese. The text covers every aspect of making cheese at home, from the tools and equipment needed and basic reci...


This book will appeal to anyone with a love of cheese. The text covers every aspect of making cheese at home, from the tools and equipment needed and basic recipes to making more complex cheeses and advice on setting up a small cheese business. You do not need to be scientifically trained to make cheese, nor do you need to be an accomplished cook or possess expensive specialist equipment.Here Rita Ash shows just how simple the process is and how, with a little care and attention, anyone can produce delicious hand-made cheeses at home. Each of the recipes are clearly explained and include suggested uses for each of the finished cheeses. As no prior knowledge is assumed, the book is suitable for beginners and more experienced cheese makers alike.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 208 x 147 mm


Publication Date: 20-04-2016


$19.99
Propagation Techniques for Flowers Vegetable and Trees

ISBN: 9781504801249

Author: Julie Hollobone    Publisher: IMM Lifestyle

Some plants are trickier than others to propagate. A complete manual to the different horticultural principles involved in propagating techniques, this book wil...


Some plants are trickier than others to propagate. A complete manual to the different horticultural principles involved in propagating techniques, this book will help you understand all the different ways to expand your garden and plants the right way! From division and layering to grafting, budding, bulbs, and more, follow detailed, step-by-step instructions and learn how to grow plants both from cuttings and seeds. Propagation Techniques for Flowers, Vegetables, and Trees includes expert information on how to germinate rare varieties, preserve existing specimens, and reduce material costs. Also included are tips for troubleshooting, an at-a-glance plant directory, helpful charts, diagrams and more.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 178 x 228 mm


Publication Date: 17-03-2020


$39.99
DUE > 30th May 2020
One-Stitch Baby Knits

ISBN: 9781504801102

Author: Val Pierce    Publisher: IMM Lifestyle

Welcome your new baby to the world with lovingly knitted garments and accessories! This book is filled with easy-to-knit projects you'll want to make for the ba...


Welcome your new baby to the world with lovingly knitted garments and accessories! This book is filled with easy-to-knit projects you'll want to make for the baby in your life. Top knitwear designer and author Val Pierce presents 25 simple patterns for practical but adorable baby knits, from bootees to hats to blankets. Whether it's a kimono-style jacket that you don't have to pull over a newborn's head or drawstring mittens that keep your little one from pulling them off, One-Stitch Baby Knits is full of thoughtful details that parents will love. Each and every one of these irresistible garments is made entirely with the garter stitch--the easiest stitch in knitting--making them accessible to beginners and quick and simple for more experienced knitters. Designed with small babies in mind, Val's patterns can be readily customized to get exactly what you want in a garment that's cheaper and sturdier than anything you'll find in stores.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 178 x 229 mm


Publication Date: 31-05-2019


$39.99
Self-Sufficiency Herbs and Spices

ISBN: 9781504800587

Publisher: IMM Lifestyle

Some herbs grow vigorously, some are tender and need special growing conditions, some are annual, some are perennials, some you can grow indoors—but all can b...


Some herbs grow vigorously, some are tender and need special growing conditions, some are annual, some are perennials, some you can grow indoors—but all can be grown in pots or directly in the ground. This clear and concise directory of herbs and spices provides all the essential information to help you grow a selection of these flavor-enhancing foods in small or large spaces. Ideas for which herbs and spices go best with which type of dishes also accompany each description, so that you can enliven your repertoire of recipes the natural, healthy way.


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 150 x 212 mm


$19.99
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