The 10% of Maths You Actually Need
This concise volume focuses on real-life scenarios in which a little mathematical knowledge can be beneficial. Written in simple terms and with numerous examples, its topics range from understanding whether a supermarket special offer is worth the bother to working out how much a loan will cost to repay, and what the statistics often heard in news bulletins really mean.
Skin Healing Expert
Your 5 Pillar Plan for Calm, Clear Skin
Hanna Sillitoe describes how she cleared her skin of severe psoriasis, eczema and acne by making small, achievable changes to her diet, mindset and exercise routine. She includes practical worksheets to track progress and offers guidelines on dealing with stress, sleep and self-care, as well as recipes for her tried and tested natural skincare products.
Shape Up with Pilates
The Ultimate Guide to Sculpting, Strengthening and Streamlining Your Body
The 'Queen of Pilates' Lynne Robinson outlines the benefits of the fitness system for mental health and wellbeing and presents an innovative regime of 20 targeted step-by-step workouts designed to create a streamlined torso that retains its natural curves. In addition, she offers tips on addressing common problem areas, diet and incorporating exercise into everyday life.
Healthy Eating to Reduce the Risk of Dementia
100 Fantastic Recipes Based on Extensive, In-depth Research
Margaret Rayman and a team of nutritional experts give clear guidelines on diet and lifestyle adaptations that may help to protect against the risk of developing dementia. They explain which foods and nutrients can help to protect the brain and keep it functioning at its best, and offer a collection of easy-to-prepare recipes.
Everything Begins with Asking for Help
An Honest Guide to Depression and Anxiety, from Rock Bottom to Recovery
Braddock introduces and explains a complete toolkit for dealing with depression and anxiety, starting with the vital first step: asking for help. Uplifting recovery stories feature alongside practical segments covering topics such as spending time in nature and the medical side of mental health.
Orange Blossom & Honey
Magical Moroccan Recipes from the Souks to the Sahara
John Gregory-Smith embarks upon a culinary odyssey around Morocco, exploring off the beaten track and discovering that the nation's modern food has Berber, Arabic, Moorish and Mediterranean influences. Inspired by his travels, he presents a collection of recipes for street food, tagines, meat and seafood dishes, and desserts, accompanied by location photography.
Saffron in the Souks
Vibrant Recipes from the Heart of Lebanon
Having travelled the length and breadth of Lebanon, from the vibrant souks of Tripoli and Beirut to the quiet calm of the Chouf Mountains and Qadisha Valley, to sample the very best of the country's cuisine, John Gregory-Smith presents a wide selection of the recipes he encountered. The dishes, such as Stuffed Vine Leaves, Okra Stew, Chicken Fetteh and Peanut Honeycomb, are interspersed with location and food photography.
Gifts from the Modern Larder
Homemade Presents to Make and Give
Led by the desire to make edible gifts by preserving fresh, seasonal ingredients, Rachel de Thample offers around 80 ideas for infusions, ferments, pickles, jams and baked goods in this well-illustrated book. Introductions to each technique are followed by recipes including Oak-Aged Chilli Sauce and Mulled Fig Jam, often accompanied by tips on how to personalize and present them.
Suppers to Celebrate the Seasons
The television chef and Evening Standard columnist Clodagh McKenna covers every aspect of hosting guests for supper, from designing a well-balanced meal and dressing the table to preparing easy nibbles, simple cocktails and edible gifts. She presents 20 three-course menu plans organized by season, from an intimate Spring dinner-à-deux to a Christmas Day feast for eight.
Run for Life
The Complete Guide for Every Female Runner
This runner's manual for women caters for beginners, with basics such as choosing the right shoes, as well as the more practised athlete looking to compete. Achievable training programmes and advice on fitting running into a busy life or exercising after pregnancy are designed to help women of all ages and levels of fitness to enjoy the sport.
Hook, Stitch and Give
30 Creative Crochet Presents
Kat Goldin presents crochet patterns for every occasion, from birthdays, housewarmings and baby showers to Mother's Day and festive celebrations. Suitable for a range of abilities, the projects, including hats, cardigans, scarves, throws, cushion covers and bunting, are supplemented with advice on techniques and stitches, finishing and aftercare.
The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit
Written by three gardening experts, this extensively illustrated guide to edible horticulture offers detailed instructions on planting and cultivation. Covering favourites such as runner beans and tomatoes as well as more exotic plants, including cassava and lemon grass, it offers advice on choosing the right varieties for your garden and dealing with pests and diseases. Information on harvesting and storing produce is provided, with over 600 recipes for a range of meals and herbal remedies.
The emphasis in this collection is on recipes that are quick, easy and healthy. Each one uses as few ingredients as possible and focuses on fresh, seasonal produce to create dishes such as Ricotta with Asparagus and Pea Shoots, Pan-Roasted Halibut with Capers, and a variety of salads. It also includes introductory guides to different cheeses, grains, olives and cuts of meat. Slightly off-mint and felt-tip mark on upper trimmed edge.
Here's One I Made Earlier
Blue Peter, the world’s longest-running children’s television programme, is known for its famous ‘makes’ – creative projects which transform everyday household objects into toys and gifts. This collection reproduces some of the most memorable designs, including the Advent Crown, the Doll’s House and Tracy Island, and has a foreword by Valerie Singleton and contributions from former presenters and the ‘Queen of Makes’, Margaret Parnell.
Writing with Military Precision
During his many years as an intelligence officer, Craig Shrives learned how to write clearly for the eyes of British and American generals. In this guide he shares his practical experience: he identifies common mistakes and ambiguities and offers suggestions for correcting and clarifying what you want to say, and a final section gives useful advice on easily confused words. (Previously sold in Postscript as Grammar for Grown-ups.)
The New Vegan
Great Recipes, No-Nonsense Advice and Simple Tips
Áine Carlin, the author of the award-winning Keep it Vegan, provides an introduction to veganism, with information and advice on pursuing a plant-based lifestyle as well as more than 90 meat- and dairy-free recipes. Ranging from how to make your own Plant Milk to special dinners such as Red Pepper and Spinach Stromboli and Roasted Cauliflower Fattoush, the recipes cover all meals and occasions, even late-night cocoa.
Paleo: Monday to Friday
A Diet So Good You Can Take the Weekend Off!
The Paleo diet eliminates heavily processed foods, replacing them with fresh meat and fish, seeds, nuts, fruits and vegetables – and the health benefits are so dramatic that you can stray at the weekend and still lose weight. Here the bestselling author of The Paleo Diet shares 100 highly varied recipes that are easy to shop for and simple to prepare – from Kale and Eggs to Berry Compôte, Tomato Soup, Grilled Salmon Salad, Meatloaf, Pad Thai and Apple Pie.
The Paleo Diet
Food Your Body is Designed to Eat
As an overweight young adult, Daniel Green lost 4½ stone by cutting out gluten, dairy, bad fats and bad carbohydrates and he has never put the weight back on. With recipes for breakfasts, light meals, soups, salads, side dishes, dinners and desserts, his book shows how simple it is to create delicious and nourishing meals from fresh fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, nuts and seeds, and proves how a Paleo lifestyle can keep you healthy while still enjoying gourmet dishes.