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  • Nadia Lim Cookbook

    Organised by seasons, this is a must-have collection of recipes that will become favourite staples in every household. Covering breakfasts, lunches, nibbles, starters, main meals and desserts there's inspiration for everyone; and Nadia's half Kiwi/half Malaysian heritage means that her food style is modern Kiwi with Asian and Mediterranean influences. A few examples are: Mint and Caper Lamb, Roast Tomato, Asparagus, Feta and Butterbeans; Lime Coconut Bombes with Raspberry Sauce; Pear, Date, Rocket, Blue Cheese and Walnut Salad; Chocolate Panna Cotta with Plum Sorbet; Potato Top Guinness Pie with Savoy Cabbage, Bacon and Croutons; Cranberry Coconut Cake and much more! Nadia's training as a dietitian and nutritionist is evident throughout the book with the recipes being well thought out and balanced, her excellent tips and header notes and her philosophy of how to eat clearly outlined in the introduction. With great attention to detail, Nadia has delivered a thorough, carefully thought-out cookbook. Her delight in cooking and eating is plain to see and the beautiful photography by Kieran Scott and styling by Tamara West adds up to a stunner of a cookbook

     

  • My Underground Kitchen

    It all started by word of mouth among friends, and now everyone is talking about this hip home-cook and her thriving underground business. The talented foodie behind Jess' Underground Kitchen, Jess Daniell, makes delicious home-cooked meals for Kiwis all over Auckland who pick them up from 'secret' locations. 
    With Paleo and gluten free variations, and all easily achievable, Jess's food is fresh, healthy, flavour-packed and easy to prepare.

  • Bill Bryson

    Bill Bryson's bestselling travel books include The Lost Continent, Neither Here Nor There and Notes From A Small Island, which in a national poll was voted the book that best represents Britain. His acclaimed book on the history of science, A Short History Of Nearly Everything, won the Royal Society's Aventis Prize as well as the Descartes Prize, the European Union's highest literary award. 
    Bill Bryson was born in the American Mid-West, and is now living back in the UK. A former Chancellor of Durham University, he was President of Campaign to Protect Rural England for five years, and is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal.

     

  • Lee Child

    Lee Child is one of the world's leading thriller writers. His novels consistently achieve the number one slot in hardback and paperback on bestsellers lists on both sides of the Atlantic, and are translated into over forty languages. All have been optioned for major motion pictures, the first of which, Jack Reacher, was based on the novel One Shot. He was awarded the Crime Writers Association Diamond Dagger in 2013. Born in Coventry, he now lives in America.

  • Low Food Map

    This is for all of you out there that struggle with any gastric problems. 

    Commonly know as IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome.)

    For many years I have lived with food intolerance which I thought was normal.  WRONG. 

    With encouragement from work mates I saw a dietitian, and she explained to me what I wish I had learnt many years ago.
    She taught me all about the foods I could eat and how easy it is to change your mind set, instead of focusing on the foods I couldn't eat. 

    This has been a complete health and lifestyle change for me, and I am wanting to share this experience with as many people that I can, so this could help others with the same issue,

    So the answer is TRY the FODMAP diet, learn about the right foods to eat, nine times out of ten it will be fructose, gluten & lactose that you will be intolerant to.
     
    Kay Stewart

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