As we are increasingly aware of the perils of ready-made foods, packed with hidden sugar, salt and preservatives, it makes sense that the way to guarantee the best start in life is to make your baby's meals, from real food, from scratch. Having a new baby can be stressful and hectic so the Test Kitchen has created simple, nutritious meals from easily accessible ingredients that will satisfy all your baby's needs. In addition there are ideas that can be made in advance and saved for later occasions meaning you never have to turn to sugar-laden, shop-bought substitutes again.
Nothing beats a Sunday roast, but why save all the fun for Sunday? You can roast your ingredients, and enjoy all those magnificent flavours that develop in the process, any day of the week. This fabulous new title rounds up all the roasts, from flavour-packed chicken, tender lamb, fortifying beef, and gamey venison to sumptuous and healthy vegetables. Roasting is a healthy, heartening and deliciously easy way to cook your food today.
With fun party treats, sophisticated canapés, TV nibbles and exotic tapas, this collection has something for everyone, whether you're entertaining to impress or just looking for something to liven up your lunchbox. All the classic party favourites are here including scotch eggs, sausage rolls and mini pizzas, as well as fancy nuts, chocolates and cakes for everyday snacking. International flavours from paprika prawns and arancini to samosas and skewers, mean you'll be the hostess with the mostess at every event.
Mexican: Burritos, salsas, chillis, tacos and quesadillas from the legendary Test Kitchen
Thanks to a huge wave of enthusiasm we now have access to the ingredients for proper Mexican food in our local supermarkets. New Mexican restaurant chains like Wahaca and Chipotle are opening people's eyes to the delights and dazzle of Mexico's finest dishes and now you can make your favourites at home. Our handy Mini format allows you an easy selection of fabulously vibrant Mexican recipes include tamales, tostadas, quesadillas, tacos, burritos, chilli con carne, salsas and flans.
A collection of small mouthfuls that can be served with drinks before dinner, as an exciting tasting plate or as delicious party food. Inspiration is taken from around the world, with tapas from Spain, antipasto from Italy and mezze from Greece - all bursting with delicious Mediterranean flavours. Why not try the prawn and octopus bites, marinated vegetables, tiny pies, fritters, meatballs or dips? But beware - it's impossible to stop at just one...
Tagines Couscous (The Australian Women's Weekly Minis)
Tender, aromatic and wonderfully diverse, North African food is full of subtle flavours, yet it is easy to create and delicious to eat. This newly updated bestseller includes the core recipes for traditional tagines and couscous, but adds the exotic starters, soups and salads that provide perfect companion dishes. Bring the spice and scent of the souk to your kitchen with this little gem.
In recent years Lebanese food (Tagines, kebabs, salads, grains, mezze and much more) has soared in popularity, and with staples like spicy cumin, nutty chickpeas, buttery pine nuts, aubergines, feta and nutmeg, all easily accessible in our stores, it's never been easier to re-create these exotic dishes at home. This fabulous collection includes favourites such as various tagines, lamb kofta and tabbouleh, as well as lesser-known treats like Lebanese-style pizzas, chicken pilaf with apricots and kebabs with garlic sauce - everything you need for the some mezze-style nibbles, or a spectacular feast
When it comes to a fast and easy sweet treat, everyone loves fresh muffins. With dozens of flavour combinations, plus special toppings, this collection makes it muffin time any time. From classics such as blueberry, date & bran and triple chocolate fudge to new surprises including frosted carrot & orange, hazelnut passionfruit and spiced apple & rhubarb, there are recipes to satisfy every craving. With healthy gluten- and wheat-free treats and muffins to cook in the microwave, this mini book is all you will need for endless muffin inspiration.
With processed foods and commercially-farmed produce offering us less in the way of essential nutrition these days, people are taking a greater interest in their diet as a way to stay healthy and cope with illness and everyday stress. As a result the market is swamped with health claims for every kind of food and a profusion of health supplements, each one claiming wonder properties. Now in its sixth edition with many new entries and new, updated information on existing entries, Nutrients A-Z is an easy-to-use reference to every food, herb, vitamin, mineral or supplement you might encounter: from bananas and carrots, olive oil and yoghurt (the oldest natural medicines), to guarana and St John's Wort. Each entry gives a definition in plain language: what it is and where it comes from; the form it takes; how to prepare or enjoy it; its medicinal and health benefits and recommended daily dose.
200 Healthy Chinese Recipes: Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook
Ditch the takeaways and learn to make your very own fresh and healthy Chinese food. Learn to make all your favourites dishes, with recipes including Chicken noodle soup, Sweet and sour pork and Singapore chicken, and let your tastebuds be tempted by more unusual textures and flavours, as you choose from an exciting array of dishes, from Duck with honey and lime sauce to Peanut, squid and noodle salad, to Sesame tuna with spicy noodles. With a wide range of dishes including broths, main courses, salads and snacks, you can enjoy Chinese cuisine at any time of day, in your own home.
The perfect introduction for the less confident baker, 200 Easy Cakes & Bakes will satisfy your sweet tooth and each recipe is simple to follow and provides delicious results every time. With cakes for every craving and sections devoted to Big Cakes, Tea Breads, Cookies, Traybakes and Brownies, Small Cakes, Cupcakes and Muffins and Savoury Bakes you'll build your baking skills in no time and will have treats ready at the drop of the hat. Including Chocolate Bounty Cake, Coffee and Walnut Cake, Mango and Vanilla Muffin Slice, White Chocolate Rose Biscuits, Amaretti Cupcakes with Mascarpone Frosting, Cheese and Thyme Straws and Red Onion and Rosemary Soda Bread, each recipe has clear instructions and helpful hints to get the best results every time.
Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Pasta Recipes provides everyone with a comprehensive guide to creating 200 easy-to-make and tempting pasta recipes. Whether you fancy a simple Spring Garden Pasta Salad, a Classic Meat Lasagne or a more extravagant pasta dish with Swordfish, Artichoke Hearts & Black Olives, this book supplies recipes for all tastes, appetites and occasions. Every recipe is accompanied by a full-page colour photograph and clever variations and new ideas to give you over 200 meals to choose from. The hardest part for you is deciding which delicious dish to cook first!
If you want a little bit of a treat without over-indulging, grab a mini cake! Delicious and adorable, and great fun for you and all of your friends. From delectable mini cakes to tasty bakes you can hold in your hand, Hamlyn All Colour: 200 Mini Cakes & Bakes has something for everyone. Perfect for when you just want a mouthful instead of a full slice! Each recipe is accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions and a full page colour photograph to ensure perfect results every time.
Thai food is globally renowned for its distinctive flavours and delicious mix of spicy and sour tastes. No matter what your level of ability, experiencing this wonderful cuisine need not be limited to restaurant visits - Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Thai Favourites will allow you to re-create that authentic Thai flavour in your own home. From firm favourites such as red curry with roasted duck to the more exotic such as red snapper with three-flavour sauce, this book has a dish to suit everybody. Each recipe is accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions and a full page colour photograph to ensure perfect results.
Barbecuing is one of the most easy, enjoyable and healthy ways to cook food, but most amateur chefs simply stick to grilling sausages and flipping burgers. Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 BBQ Recipes is packed with hundreds of inspirational recipes and variations that will guarantee you never have a boring barbie again. The book includes delicious ideas for main courses, accompaniments and desserts as well as vegetarian options and healthy salad choices, home-made marinades and appetizers that are great served at dinner parties. With stunning colour photography for each recipe and presented in a handy format, 200 BBQ Recipes is fantastic value for money.
200 Fast Chicken Dishes: Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook
Make the most of your time with this new collection of fast recipes from the ever-popular Hamlyn All Colour series.
Chicken is a versatile and inexpensive ingredient that is both nutritious and easy to prepare, making it an ideal solution for a quick-fix dinner. With a collection of recipes that take up to 30 minutes to cook, Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Fast Chicken Dishes offers a variety of fresh ideas for a swift meal.