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Robinson

The Spiralizer Cookbook

Carolyn Humphries
Authors:
Carolyn Humphries

Spiralizing is essentially the art of turning vegetables and fruits into noodles. Spiralized vegetables provide low-carb alternatives to pasta or rice and, therefore, useful for diabetic and weight-reducing diets. But they are much more: they add variety and colour to a healthy balanced diet, together with plenty of nutrients. This book provides innovative but reliable and accessible recipes that will get the best out of your spiralizer, including many international flavours.

Robinson

The High Speed Blender Cookbook

Carolyn Humphries
Authors:
Carolyn Humphries

This book will show you how you can use it to whip up the most velvety, vitalising smoothies and drinks, even using tough, fibrous raw vegetables. You will be able to quickly make AND heat up nutritious soups and sauces and, amazingly, produce perfectly frozen, fabulous, ice creams and sorbets in minutes. It will also show how you can use your blender as a food processor, too, for chopping or mixing ingredients and making - to name but a few - fresh, vibrant salsas; fast-kneaded doughs; light, airy batters; even-textured minced mixtures; quick-mix cakes and bakes; effortless ground spice pastes; and even your own flours. if you want a gadget that's amazingly versatile, stunningly efficient and easy to clean, then why not make it a high-speed blender? You'll be able to whiz up drinks, sustaining soups, dips, and spreads, omelettes, bakes, desserts, in fact just about everything you need to make in next to no time, using the freshest ingredients with very little effort.

Robinson

Making The Most Of Your Pressure Cooker

Carolyn Humphries
Authors:
Carolyn Humphries

This book will help you make the most of this invaluable and fuel-efficient kitchen appliance so that you can create really tasty meals in a fraction of the time with conventional methods. The result is that you'll save money, time and energy. But that's not all. Because pressure cooking is effectively steaming, it keeps in so much more of the natural goodness content of foods and is therefore much healthier too.In Making the Most of Your Pressure Cooker you'll discover how to pressure-cook complete meals, soups, desserts, vegetables and even preserves in double quick time.

How To Books

Everyday Curries

Carolyn Humphries
Authors:
Carolyn Humphries

Takeaway curries are one of our favourite foods, but it is really easy to cook delicious ones yourself at home. With a selection of spices and herbs in your store cupboard, some basic fresh vegetables, and a well-stocked freezer, you can create fabulous curries whenever you want. This book includes delicious versions of all our favourite Indian curries, and dishes from all over Asia, Africa and the Caribbean as well as some fabulous fusion creations. Whatever your preference, from creamy mild ones to blow-the-roof-off-your-mouth fiery ones, there's something for you here. You'll also discover how to cook perfect rice and flatbreads and a range of tasty side dishes and accompaniments. There's a section on divine spicy desserts to round off your meal to perfection, and tips on how you can use your slow cooker or pressure cooker for making curry, too. You don't have to be an experienced cook to follow the recipes in this book. Each one is simple to make with easy step-by-step instructions and no technical jargon. Most of these great-tasting curries use ready-ground spices and pastes but for when you've time - and for really superb flavours - try the ones where you grind your own.

How To Books

How to Cook Your Favourite Takeaways At Home

Carolyn Humphries
Authors:
Carolyn Humphries

When you fancy a curry, Chinese, pizza, or good old fish 'n' chips, nothing else will do. In this book you'll find easy to make, great-tasting versions of all your favourite fast foods. The recipes use simple, fresh ingredients to create tasty, well-balanced meals the whole family will enjoy. Many of the recipes are quick and easy enough to make as great after-work dinners; others take a little longer to prepare and may be better kept for weekends and special occasions. None of them is complicated, all of them taste delicious, and they are much healthier than what you buy on the street. There are plenty of great tips, too, on how to prepare in advance, what to look out for when shopping, how to cut corners to speed things up, and what to keep in your store cupboard. Most of the dishes are freezable, too, so with one lot of preparation you will always be ready to grab a takeaway whenever the mood takes you. Make the easiest and the healthiest: - Tandoori Chicken with Baked Vegetable Pilau -Mixed Sushi - Pad Thai - Sweet and Sour Pork with Egg Fried Rice - Cheeseburger and all the trimmings - Oven-baked Fish and Chips with minted Mushy Peas - Pizza Napolitana with Italian Salad - Oven-fried Chicken with Corn Cobs and Potato Wedges - and many more.Easy step-by-step instructions for recipes that are simple enough for novice cooks to handle. - Many of the recipes are quick and easy to make as great afterwork dinners; others take a little longer to prepare and may be better kept for weekends and special occasions. None of them are complicated, all of them taste delicious, and they are much healthier than what you buy on the street. - Plenty of great tips on how to prepare in advance, what to look out for when shopping, how to cut corners to speed things up, and what to keep in your store cupboard

Alexia Barrable

Alexia Barrable is an early years educator with a passion for translating scientific research into practice, both in the classroom and at home. She has worked in schools in London and Athens, and has lectured at university level, for Dundee University. Her passion for the outdoors has always permeated her teaching practice. Since becoming a mum she has run a forest playgroup and written extensively on the importance of nature on a balanced childhood. Her first book, Growing Up Happy focused on increasing children's happiness through a set of daily habits.

Angela Chadwick

Angela Chadwick trained as a journalist and worked as a reporter before becoming a communications manager within higher education. XX is her first novel.

Annette Yates

Annette Yates was born in South Wales and grew up in the Brecon Beacons. She is married to Huw Thomas and has two grown-up daughters - Emma and Lindsay. After many years living in and around London, Annette now lives near Abergavenny in Monmouthshire, Wales. Her hobbies include walking the Welsh hills, furniture restoration, gardening and, of course, cookery.Annette loves cooking and creating new recipes. In particular, she loves cooking and eating out of doors. Though living in Wales often makes this a difficult pastime, Annette has a clay oven in her garden (for days when she is sure the weather is going to stay fine) and a gas barbecue (for cooking between showers of rain!). In summer, she enjoys spending long weekends with her husband in their folding camper (when Annette likes to cook all-in-one-dish meals in her electric wok). She claims that her family and friends are usually the best (and most honest) critics of her culinary creations!Annette's freelance career as a cookery writer and home economist has been varied and has included: writing twenty cookbookscontributing cookery and recipe features to consumer magazinesdeveloping recipes for many leaflets, features and booksgiving and organising cookery demonstrationsstyling food for photographyrunning microwave cookery classesconsulting for several food and cooking equipment companiesdeveloping and running a consumer advice line on food and cookingediting publications for schools.She is a member of the Guild of Food Writers and the Microwave Association, and is a fellow of the Institute of Home Economics. Her books have attracted much praise including, above all, the doyenne of British cookery Marguerite Patten, O.B.E. who said of Fresh & Fast Meals From the Microwave "It is an excellent book... not surprising in view of the outstanding ability of both Annette Yates and Norma Miller".Annette is the author of numerous best-selling cookery titles including: Fresh Ideas for Your Slow Cooker; Microwave Cooking Times at a Glance; The Combination Microwave Cook; Microwave Cookery Properly Explained and The Blender Book.

Barry Stone

BARRY STONE has been a freelance writer and community arts activist for over two decades. His plays have bean performed on BBC Radio 4 and was the writer/co-producer of Blyth Valley Council's millennium play, Moses Brown is Waiting. A lifelong dog lover, Barry partly attributes his good physical health to the thousands of miles which he has clocked up whilst exercising the adored - and none too well behaved - dogs that have been a major part of his life. Barry has a young black Labrador called Bonzo when behaving ... and Asbo when misbehaving.

Carole Matthews

Carole Matthews is the Sunday Times bestselling author of over thirty novels, including the top ten bestsellers The Cake Shop in the Garden, A Cottage by the Sea, Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses, The Chocolate Lovers' Christmas and Calling Mrs Christmas. In 2015, Carole was awarded the RNA Outstanding Achievement Award. Her novels dazzle and delight readers all over the world and she is published in more than thirty countries.For all the latest news from Carole, visit www.carolematthews.com, follow Carole on Twitter (@carolematthews) and Instagram (matthews.carole) or join the thousands of readers who have become Carole's friend on Facebook (carolematthewsbooks).

Carolyn Humphries

Carolyn Humphries has been a food writer and editor for many years. She started her career as a chef, but quickly realised she preferred to create food for people to cook at home. Having trained as a journalist, she became a food writer for Woman magazine. She has since written for numerous journals, is the author of over 60 books and has been a consultant, co-writer and editor on many more projects. She is a member both of The Guild of Food Writers and the Institute of Health Promotion and Education. As a busy, working mum she has always needed to feed a hungry family fast and finds the combination microwave a great asset in her kitchen.

Cath Weeks

Cath Weeks was born and raised in Somerset. Her debut novel, Blind, was published in 2017 and she was named as an Author to Watch by Elle magazine. Cath lives in Bath with her husband and two sons.

Catherine Atkinson

Catherine Atkinson has a degree in Food and Nutrition BSc (Hons). She has been Deputy Cookery Editor on Woman's Weekly magazine and later Cookery Editor of Home. Catherine is now a full-time writer and food consultant to various lifestyle and health magazines and has written more than sixty cookbooks. She specialises in healthy eating and her recent published books include 'Coconut water and coconut oil', 'Nut milks and nut butters' and 'Power blends and smoothies'

Charlie Mortimer

Charlie Mortimer was born in 1952 and educated at Wellesley House, Broadstairs and (reluctantly) Eton. He has been, among other things, an officer in the Coldstream Guards, a vintage car restorer, an estate agent, a roughneck on an oil rig, a pop group manager, a mechanic in Africa, a manufacturer of boxer shorts and an antiques dealer. He currently describes himself as a 'middle aged, middle class spiv (mostly retired)'.

Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Cynthia Harrod-Eagles is the author of the hugely popular Morland Dynasty novels, which have captivated and enthralled readers for decades. She is also the author of the contemporary Bill Slider Mystery series, as well as her new series, War at Home, which is an epic family drama set against the backdrop of World War I. Cynthia's passions are music, wine, horses, architecture and the English countryside.

Geoff Tibballs

Geoff Tibballs is the author of numerous bestselling humour titles.

Jenny Barnett

Dr Jenny Barnett is a neuroscientist and psychologist interested in the genetic and environmental causes of brain health and mental illness. Having trained at Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard universities, Jenny has authored more than 50 scientific publications on topics ranging from new treatments for schizophrenia to the economic impact of dementia. She now works at the intersection of academic and industrial research, designing new technologies to help detect, diagnose and treat brain disorders. Her first book, Growing Up Happy, with Alexia Barrable, was published by Robinson in 2016.

Jenny Eclair

Jenny Eclair is the author of four critically acclaimed novels: Camberwell Beauty; Having a Lovely Time; Life, Death and Vanilla Slices and Moving. One of the UK's most popular writer/performers, she was the first woman to win the prestigious Perrier Award and has many TV and radio credits to her name. She lives in South-East London.

Ken MacLeod

Ken MacLeod graduated with a BSc from Glasgow University in 1976. Following research at Brunel University, he worked in a variety of manual and clerical jobs whilst completing an MPhil thesis. He previously worked as a computer analyst/programmer in Edinburgh, but is now a full-time writer. He is the author of twelve previous novels, five of which have been nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, and two which have won the BSFA Award. Ken MacLeod is married with two grown-up children and lives in West Lothian.

Kenny McGovern

At the age of nineteen, KENNY McGOVERN was diagnosed with what is known as 'social anxiety disorder' and eventually became too ill to carry on working. As the years passed, he became almost housebound as a result of his illness and as such lost touch with many parts of life which although enjoyable are often taken for granted. Simple pleasures such as buying a nice sandwich from a local café or going out for a meal became impossible for him to do.As a result of this, and because of his love of food and cooking, he eventually took to trying to recreate many of his favourite shop-bought foods at home. 'If I can't go to McDonalds, I'll make my own,' was his philosophy. Over a period of five years or more, he tested and tweaked many, many recipes, his new hobby quickly building into an obsession.In 2010, Kenny decided to publish some selected recipes in his first book The Takeaway Secret - it became an instant bestseller, following word-of-mouth recommendations on the internet.With huge support and encouragement from readers, his confidence has grown, along with his food obsession. As a result Kenny once more ventured out into the world. researching and learning about the historic links between street food and local people and the recent upsurge in the modern, exciting and vibrant street food culture. His next book, The Street Food Secret, followed in 2017.