April 2020 (119)

Berries

ISBN: 9783848008063

Author: Christian Havenith    Publisher: h f Ullmann

Few kinds of fruit taste as naturally fresh and sweet as wild berries - and afford so many health benefits! This book is a feast for berry lovers, whether they ...


Few kinds of fruit taste as naturally fresh and sweet as wild berries - and afford so many health benefits! This book is a feast for berry lovers, whether they enjoy growing them in their garden or eating them in salads, cakes, and other succulent recipes. The author shares his experience and knowledge about growing, collecting, and preserving berries, their history and the positive influence berries may have on our health. More than 30 species of culinary berries and berrylike fruits are presented in details, with pictures and gardening tips (protecting berries from birds; how to water berries). More than 70 original recipes with berries, described step-by-step and beautifully illustrated, accompany these profiles: from jams, juices and coulis to turkey roulade with redcurrants, mojito with raspberries and fresh mint, or cranberry bread, to name but a few of these savory treats.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 184


Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm


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Dairy Delights

ISBN: 9783848008056

Author: Heidi Huber    Publisher: h f Ullmann

Milk is sometimes called the "white gold", which pays tribute to its vital importance in our nutrition. From the milking process to the most elaborate milk prod...


Milk is sometimes called the "white gold", which pays tribute to its vital importance in our nutrition. From the milking process to the most elaborate milk products, Dairy Delights will tell you everything you need to know about milk, butter, yogurt, kefir, creme fraiche, quark, sour cream, cream cheese, cottage cheese, cheese and other delicious dairy products you can easily prepare yourself. Variants of all basic recipes will guide you to create original dairy dishes to share in the family circle or with friends. In addition, 80 salty and sweet recipes based on dairy products are described step-by-step and abundantly illustrated. A book for anyone looking for simple and delicious homemade food that will ravish young and old alike.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 168


Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm


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Friendly Food

ISBN: 9783848008711

Author: Hanna Goransson    Publisher: h f Ullmann

More and more people suffer from food intolerance nowadays. The most common allergens are gluten, lactose in dairy products and refined sugar. This delightful a...


More and more people suffer from food intolerance nowadays. The most common allergens are gluten, lactose in dairy products and refined sugar. This delightful and inspiring cook book by Swedish food blogger Hanna Goransson is the first book of its kind to unite three diets in one. It offers more than 75 delicious and healthy recipes free of refined sugar, dairy products and gluten. You can chose from numerous ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner, in-between snacks, sweets and even deserts. Whether you like sweet or savory meals, this richly illustrated book with its mouthwatering recipes covers what you're really craving - a healthy yet very tasteful nutrition. It allows you to be creative in the kitchen and enjoy food again.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm


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Hannah Frey's Clean Eating

ISBN: 9783848008667

Author: Hannah Frey    Publisher: h f Ullmann

Make your body feel happy! This book will change the relationship you have with food and lead you to find the right balance your body needs. The clean eating co...


Make your body feel happy! This book will change the relationship you have with food and lead you to find the right balance your body needs. The clean eating concept comprises what is actually common sense strategy: eating healthy by cooking with fresh ingredients and renouncing industrially manufactured foods. This diet will not leave you to a constant feeling of fatigue, frustration, or deprivation like many other diets - - it will help you achieve long-term wellbeing while gaining more energy and a healthful lifestyle. This practical guide to the new concept of clean eating contains much useful background information on the way we process food. It comes with many mouthwatering and beautifully illustrated recipes and preparation techniques for healthy and wholesome dishes. A book for food-conscious gourmets.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 168


Dimensions: 190 x 245 mm


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12 Years A Slave

ISBN: 9781843914716

Author: Solomon Northup   

12 Years a Slave, soon to be a huge new Hollywood film (February 2014 release), is the harrowing true story of Solomon Northup who was kidnapped and sold into s...


12 Years a Slave, soon to be a huge new Hollywood film (February 2014 release), is the harrowing true story of Solomon Northup who was kidnapped and sold into slavery, enduring unimaginable degradation and abuse until his rescue twelve years later.
Tricked by two men offering him a job as a musician in New York State in 1841, Solomon Northup was drugged and kidnapped. His life in jeopardy, he was forced to assume a new name and fake past. Taken to Louisiana on a disease-ridden plague ship, he was initially sold to a cotton planter. In the twelve years that follow he is sold to many different owners who treat him with varying levels of savagery; forced labour, scant food and numerous beatings are his regular fare. Against all odds, Northup eventually succeeds in contacting a sympathetic party and manages to get word to his family. The ensuing rescue and legal cases are no less shocking and intriguing than the rest of the tale. Northup's meticulous first-hand recordings of slave life provide a true-life testament to tremendous courage and tenacity in the face of unfathomable injustice. A new film premiering in 2014, featuring Brad Pitt and Benedict Cumberbatch, and directed by Steve McQueen, is sure to introduce this amazing story to a new audience.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 300


Publication Date: 17-01-2014


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Death in Pont-Aven

ISBN: 9781843914983

Author: Jean-Luc Bannalec    Publisher: Hesperus Press

Sold over 600,000 copies in Europe!

A strange murder in an idyllic French seaside village, a major family tragedy, and a puzzling secret await Comm...


Sold over 600,000 copies in Europe!

A strange murder in an idyllic French seaside village, a major family tragedy, and a puzzling secret await Commissioner Dupin in this captivating who-dunit thriller. At the Central Hotel in Pont Aven, Brittany, 91-year-old manager Pierre-Louis Pennec is found murdered. Police commissioner George Dupin and his team takes on the investigation and narrow the list of suspects down to five people, including the manager of a rival hotel, a longtime friend of the victim, and a wealthy art historian. Further incidents--first a break-in, then another mysterious death--muddy the waters yet more. As Commissioner Dupin delves further and further into the lives of the victim and the suspects, he uncovers a web of secrecy and criminality that belies the village's idyllic image. A surprise hit in its original German, this book introduces readers to the enigmatic Commissioner Dupin, an idiosyncratic penguin lover and Parisian-born caffeine junkie who resents his superiors--and is equally resented in return. It is a book so atmospheric readers will immediately want to wander through the village's narrow alleyways, breathe in the Atlantic air, and smile at the Breton peculiarities. Spellbinding, subtle, and smart, this crime novel is peppered with cryptic humour and surprising twists.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 336


Publication Date: 13-04-2014


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Dickens' Women

ISBN: 9781843913511

Author: Miriam Margolyes & Sonia Fraser    Publisher: Hesperus Press

In his novels Dickens presents a series of unrivalled portraits of women, young and old. From Little Nell to Miss Havisham, these girls and women speak to us to...


In his novels Dickens presents a series of unrivalled portraits of women, young and old. From Little Nell to Miss Havisham, these girls and women speak to us today, making us laugh and sometimes cry. The popular British actress Miriam Margolyes will be touring the world in 2012, the bicentenary of Dickens birth, with a one-woman show about Dickens' women, and this book accompanies the show by building on the script and expanding to include many more of the female characters Dickens described and analysed so astutely in his novels. The countries to be visited are Australia, New Zealand, the USA and India. 'Mrs Pipchin was a marvellous ill-favoured, ill-conditioned old lady, of a stooping figure, with a mottled face, like bad marble, a hook nose, and a hard grey eye, that looked as if it might have been hammered at on an anvil without sustaining any injury.'


Pages: 120


Dimensions: 122 x 190 x 13 mm


Publication Date: 01-11-2011


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E. M. Forster : The Final Years

ISBN: 9781843913757

Author: Tim Leggatt    Publisher: Hesperus Press

A moving and insightful biography of the later years of classic British author E.M. Forster's life. \n Tim Leggatt knew E.M. Forster for the last half of his li...


A moving and insightful biography of the later years of classic British author E.M. Forster's life. \n Tim Leggatt knew E.M. Forster for the last half of his life, decades after the last of his acclaimed novels was published, and in this memoir he draws on the unpublished correspondence he held with Forster over this period, as well as journals of their travels together, Forster's own confidential diary and his Commonplace Book. 'In Forster's declining years,' Leggatt writes, 'his thoughts often concerned sex and his health, his increasing blindness and deafness, his hospital visits, all of which led him to think about death and how he would meet it and how others did. But this was not as gloomy as it may well sound. 'He was much concerned about the world's growing population and in this country about the disappearance of the countryside. I have also included many of his sharp and attractive descriptions of people and scenes, those of a very perceptive and thoughtful writer.'


Pages: 120


Tags: April 2020   Biography
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The Road to En-dor

ISBN: 9781843914631

Author: Elias Jones    Publisher: Hesperus Press

I was filled with the growing hope that my door to freedom lay through the Ouija. And first and foremost in pursuance of my plan, I aimed at inveigling the Comm...


I was filled with the growing hope that my door to freedom lay through the Ouija. And first and foremost in pursuance of my plan, I aimed at inveigling the Commandant into the spiritualist circle and making him the instrument of my escape. The news that there existed a buried treasure which the Turks were seeking gave me an idea of how to do it…

Captured during the First World War, Lieutenant E.H. Jones (a Welsh officer in the Indian Army) and Lieutenant C.W. Hill (an Australian serving in the R.A.F.) were prisoners of war at the Yozgad prison camp in Turkey.
Duty-bound as officers to attempt escape, Jones sensed that what had previously been the harmless fun of fooling around with a homemade Ouija board could be turned into something much more productive. Playing on the credulous nature of their captors, Hill and Jones weave an incredibly elaborate plot, hatched to plan their escape. Acting as mediums for the Ouija board, they attempted to convince their captors that they were gradually descending into insanity – which, had it been true, would have seen them repatriated.
A true story of bravery, dedication and extreme hardship, this book is a fascinating insight account of a daring escapade, a narrative that deserves to be brought back into the public eye.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Publication Date: 26-04-2013


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