Seasons by Lim, Thomas
Thomas Lim, one of Singapore's premier florists and interior designers, presents the highlights of his stellar 30-year flower arrangement career. Stunning full-colour photography captures the intricacies of his work, from elegant fresh flower bouquets to silk floral creations. Personal photographs of weddings, interiors and festive celebrations are testament to his infectious desire to breathe life and warmth into his surroundings-an inspiration to aspiring florists, amateur hobbyists and industry professionals alike.
Health & Wellbeing: Yoga by Yabsley, Charmaine; David Smith
Yoga is a popular physical, mental, and spiritual discipline that originated in ancient India. This accessible new book focuses on a series of exercises, body motions and self-disciplines that offer the benefits of yoga to everyone. Featuring specially commissioned practical photography, step-by-step instruction, and an introduction to the entire scope of the system of yoga.
Kids' Party Cakes: Creative And Practical Projects by Nicol, Ann
With projects to rival even the imagination of children, Kids' Party Cakes will allow you to delight children! With easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and full-colour illustrations, this book will provide you with mouthwatering cakes perfect for kids of all ages and with all kinds of interests.
Slow Cook: Simple Home Cooking by Steer, Gina
Slow Cook contains a host of delicious recipes for a wide range of slow-cooked meals, including soups, fish and seafood, meat and poultry, vegetarian meals and desserts. With straightforward methods and easy-to-find ingredients, in addition to invaluable tips and advice on equipment and techniques, you'll soon have no excuse not to eat a healthy, home-cooked meal every day!
Onaka: Vibrant Recipes From A Wholesome Restaurant by Lim, Rosalind; Jason Vito
Onaka, short for Optimum Nutrition and Kitchen Arts, is a Singaporean restaurant that focuses on conscious cuisine - wherein delicious food is healthy and healthy food, delicious. Onaka restaurateur Rosalind Lim and head chef Jason Vito present more than 100 vibrant recipes that feature fresh, wholesome ingredients without any artificial additives.
Wholefood Kitchen, The: Naturally Nourishing Meals For A Healthy Lifestyle by Mohta, Mayura
The Wholefood Kitchen is NOT just a cookbook, it is more of an experience. It is intelligently written, chock-full of vital information, fascinating facts, and delicious easy-to-prepare recipes. The vast references with easy-to-grasp key points and outstanding graphics make for an uncomplicated user-friendly go-to cookbook. It is basically everything you ever wanted to know about vegan or vegetarian cuisine.
Movable Feast, A: Ten Millennia Of Food Globalization by Kiple, Kenneth F.
Pepper was once worth its weight in gold. Onions have been used to cure everything from sore throats to foot fungus. White bread was once considered too nutritious. From hunting water buffalo to farming salmon, A Movable Feast chronicles the globalization of food over the past ten thousand years. This engaging history follows the path that food has taken throughout history and the ways in which humans have altered its course. Looking closely at geographic, cultural and scientific factors, this book reveals how what we eat has transformed over the years from fuel to art.
Artichoke: Recipes & Stories From Singapore's Most Rebellious Kitchen by Shen, Bjorn
Featuring over 90 recipes with full coloured photos and written in a casual, approachable style, this cookbook makes the perfect gift for fans of Artichoke, Bjorn or uninhibitedly rockin' food in general. Bjorn Shen, chef-owner of popular and rebellious restaurant Artichoke, reveals the scrappy stories and recklessly creative recipes behind his deviant Middle Eastern enterprise in this no-holds barred memoir-cookbook.
Dictionary Of Japanese Food, A: Ingredients And Culture by Hoskings, Richard
For nearly two decades, "A Dictionary of Japanese Food" has been helping food lovers around the world decipher the intricacies and nuances of Japanese cooking and its ingredients. Nominated for the Glenfiddich Food Book of the Year Award in 1997, this timeless volume is the first and only book of its kind on the subject. One hundred small line drawings make it easy for readers to identify everything from "mitsuba" to the "okoze fish," and seventeen appendices address the most critical elements of Japanese cuisine, from the making of "miso" and the structure of the Japanese meal to the tea ceremony.
Mah Jongg: The Art Of The Game by Israel, Ann M.; Gregg Swain
This book captures the story of the exotic and exciting game of Mahjong, offering an intimate look at the history of the game as well as the visual beauty of the tiles. Anyone who has ever been intrigued by a Mahjong tile will find in these pages visually stunning photographs that will entice them into becoming an enthusiast of the timeless game of Mahjong.
Thailand's Best Street Food: The Complete Guide Tostreetside Dining In Bangkok, Chiang Mai Phuket And Other Areas by Chawadee Nualkhair
For many visitors, traveling to Thailand means one thing: enjoying the delicious street food. In "Thailand's Best Street Food," freelance writer and food blogger Chawadee Nualkhair details everything that visitors need to know to track down the most delectable dishes--no matter where they are hidden.
Most people think Bangkok is the only place to find great Thai street food, but Nualkhair ate her way across the country and found incredible food stalls everywhere, from Phuket in the south to Chiang Mai in the north. Even seasoned travelers may find it difficult to identify the best venues--never mind figuring out how and what to order. Fortunately for anyone bound for Thailand, Nualkhair draws on her vast experience to provide essential tips on locating food stalls in cities across the country, including: Directions on how to find a particular stallStreet maps for each sectorEach stall's specialtyServing options, beverages, and notable extrasWhether or not seating is availableInformation on bathroom facilitiesAs an added bonus, Nualkhair includes recipes for the 12 most popular Thai street food dishes adapted for the Western kitchen. Thai street food is one of today's hottest food trends, and "Thailand's Best Street Food" makes it easy for foodies to savour incredible Thai food--wherever their travels take them.
Peranakan Snacks & Desserts by Yee, Julie
An essential component of the cuisine, Peranakan snacks and desserts delight with their various shapes, colours, tastes and textures.
The four sections, Nyonya kuehs and sweet treats, cakes, tarts and cookies, savoury snacks and hot and cold desserts, contain classic Peranakan gems like ondeh ondeh, sugee cookies, Nyonya sweet rice dumpling and bubor cha cha as well as modern adaptations such as walnut cake with chocolate rice, red bean kee chang soup and gula melaka coconut tarts.
With easy to follow step-by-step recipes that are adapted for the modern kitchen, Chef Julie Yee makes these irresistible snacks and desserts more accessible for the
My Green Space: Indoor Gardening Made Simple by Ang Wee Foong; Lily Chen
My Green Space: Indoor Gardening made Simple presents indoor gardening as an fun-filled and fulfilling activity that anyone can - and everyone should - engage in. Indoor gardening incorporates plants harmoniously within concrete living spaces. There are plenty of opportunities to grow plants within and around the home. From creating lush green walls that help purify the air to making terrarium gardens that serve as striking decorative pieces, the possibilities of indoor gardening are endless and the benefits, infinite. Indoor gardening is not merely a past time, but an enjoyable lifestyle to be embraced.
This publication contains 21 DIY gardening projects complete with step by-step instructions and corresponding images, essential information and tips on gardening (e.g. gardening tools, planting media, irrigation tips, fertilising and mulching, weeding, propagation methods), a selection of plants suitable for the home environment and their unique traits and characteristics and comprehensive information and attractive design with full coloured photographs
This book is suitable for people of all ages and all walks of life who have some interest in gardening.
Healing Sources: Spas And Wellbeing From The Baltic To The Black Sea by Benge, Sophie; Alla Sokolova; C. Banfield
Discover the traditional and contemporary spa and wellness cultures offered from the Baltic to the Black Sea, and see why this part of Europe contains some of the best-kept secrets in the realm of travel and wellbeing. This book takes readers on a journey through the rich and varied wellness cultures of 12 European countries, from decadent Art Nouveau spas in Hungary to traditional pirts sauna rituals in Latvia.
Burma Cookbook, The: Recipes From The Land Of A Million Pagodas - From Rangoon Burma To Yangon Myanmar by Carmack, Robert; Morrison Polkinghorne
Over a decade in the making, "The Burma Cookbook" spans Myanmar's opulent traditions of empire: from the past century's best fare to contemporary dishes today.
Lavishly illustrated and photographed, with some 175 easy to follow recipes, step-by-step techniques, and a comprehensive glossary. Consider this equally a travelogue & cookbook, suitable to grace both coffee table and kitchen workbench alike.
Burma's cuisine is rich and varied, subtly imbued with the flavors of ginger, onion and garlic; uniquely different from neighboring India, China and Thailand, and without fiery spice. Travel with the authors as they take you through Myanmar's foods in simple stages, while explaining specialist processes in authoritative detail. Taste the heritage foods of the country's immigrant populations, and regional specialties. The authors had exclusive access to The Strand hotel's historical archives during production of this book.
Home-Style Taiwanese Cooking: Family Favourites, Classic Street Foods, Popular Snacks by Tsung Yun Wan
Taiwan's long and colourful history, from the indigenous tribes, to the migration of the Chinese from Southern China and the period under Japanese rule, is clearly reflected in her rich and diverse cuisine. Home-style Taiwanese Cooking by Taiwanese chef and food blogger, Tsung-Yun Wan, is a collection of Taiwanese classics, from signature dishes such as minced pork rice, beef noodles, oyster omelette and steamed minced pork with salted egg, to popular street food fare such as deep-fried prawn rolls, dragon phoenix legs, fried chicken with sweet potato fries and coffin bread.
With informative headnotes that tell the stories behind the dishes, insightful cooking tips, a detailed glossary of ingredients and step-by-step photos of cooking techniques where necessary, Home-style Taiwanese Cooking will inspire home cooks to make these authentic Taiwanese dishes part of their own cooking repertoire.
Taste Of Old Hong Kong, The: Recipes And Memories From 30 Years On The China Coast by Schneiter, Fred
Reminiscences and recipes of favourite international and regional dishes from households, fancy restaurants and back lanes which you can enjoy today in Hong Kong, that classy old gal who will forever reign as the Queen of Cuisine for all who knew her when she was the jewel of the British Empire. The tantalizing cuisines and tempting cookpot scents of that earlier time remain. Bestselling author Fred Schneiter shares a nostalgic romp back into that earlier era which has faded into treasured memories and photos.
Yunnan Cookbook, The: Recipes From China's Land Of Ethnic Diversity by Jackson, Annabel; Linda Chia
From the yaks which graze at altitudes so high that vegetables cannot grow, and the paradise of Shangri-La; through the flower markets of Kunming; to the tropical south where market stalls brim with brilliant red chillies and shimmering purple eggplants. Yunnan, an exotic land of former kingdoms which borders Tibet, Sichuan, Burma, Vietnam and Laos, is the most bio-diverse province in China. Each ethnic minority has its own distinct cooking ingredients, aromas and flavours - all brought together for the first time in this unique cookbook.
Foodie's Guide To Ipoh's Best Eats, The by Seefoon Chan-Kopen
"Don't follow the Crowd. Follow your taste buds. Follow SeeFoon as she leads you on a culinary odyssey through the maze of restaurants and hawker foods for which ipoh is justifiably damous."
I have followed SeeFoon's food reviews faithfully ever since she started her Musings on Food column in the Ipoh Echo and having tried many of her recommendations I have found her taste to be discerning and absolutely impeccable.
-Puan Sri Dato' Sandra Lee
Secrets Of Chinese Nutrition: 168 Traditional Delicious & Health-Giving Recipes by Ng Siong Mui
Secrets of Chinese Nutrition's clear and easy-to-follow recipes produce delicious and fortifying Chinese food based on principles that date back 4,000 years. It shares how the basic techniques of stir0frying, steaming, simmering, double-boiling and stewing coaxes the best from choice and humber ingredients to produce nutritional dishes suitable for everyday meals and banquets. The key is the Chinese belief that food is eaten not just to fuel the body, please the palate and satisfy the soul, ut also eaten to promote good health. A practical guide to eating nutritional food and maintaining good health the Chinese way.