1001 Foods To Die For

Author: Corby Kummer,Andrews McMeel Publishing,LLC

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 9780740770432

Category: Cooking

Page: 960

View: 4383

An essential list for food lovers, this culinary catalogue features luscious photographs and descriptions of must-eat foods from soup to nuts--from all over the world.

Bird's Nest Soup

Author: Hanna Greally

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781855942103

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 138

View: 2815

Hanna Greally recounts with vivid detail the terrible suffering she endured in a psychiatric hospital in the Irish Midlands in the 1940s and 50s as a "mentally well, but unclaimed" patient.

Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook

Author: Gloria Bley Miller

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671509934

Category: Cooking

Page: 926

View: 1555

Provides instructions for preparing Chinese-style appetizers, meat, poultry, seafood, egg dishes, vegetables, rice dishes, egg rolls, and sauces, and gives information on menus and cooking techniques

Birds Nesting and Egg Collecting

Author: J. G. Black

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1528761464

Category: Nature

Page: 284

View: 720

Originally published in 1920 when collecting bird's egss was a legal and accepted pastime for young and old. The author was a true countryman and sporting gentleman with a great knowledge and much experience of British birds and their ways.Contents Include: Where and when to look equipment climbing egg collections records the birds, their nests and eggs, and their breeding habits observation haunts nesting calendar many illustrations of of eggs and nests etc. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.Keywords: British Birds Eggs Farm Books Countryman 1900s Pastime Gentleman Illustrations Observation Egg Artwork Collections

Long Texas Night

Author: Lindsey Hanks

Publisher: Lindsey Hanks

ISBN: 9780821735213

Category: Fiction

Page: 383

View: 3729

The inheritor of a saloon in a rough western town, preacher's widow Sarah Beth Hogan is unprepared for the unsavory patrons who pass through her door--among them, the ornery Sheriff Cole Blade

When There Were Birds

Author: Roy Adkins,Lesley Adkins

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 140871356X

Category: Science

Page: 496

View: 7207

Birds are a joy and solace in troubled times, as well as a reminder of past experiences and a symbol of hope for the future. For centuries, they were also seen as a source of food, feathers and even fuel, and being so numerous, many were persecuted as pests. When There Were Birds is a social history of Britain that charts the complex connections between people and birds, set against a background of changes in the landscape and evolving tastes, beliefs and behaviour. Birds were once key elements of the nation's history, traditions and sports, and this gave rise to a rich legacy of literature, language and myths. No other group of animals has had such a complex and lengthy relationship with humankind. Birds have been kept in cages as pets, taught to speak and displayed as trophies. More practically, they have been used to tell the time, predict the weather, foretell marriages, provide unlikely cures for ailments, convey messages and warn of poisonous gases. Although very familiar, birds have often seemed strange, sinister and alarming. With their ability to fly, they bridged the gap between the earth and the heavens, and superstitions were rife because they were presumed to be linked to the supernatural. When There Were Birds draws together many disparate, forgotten strands to present a story that is an intriguing and unexpectedly significant part of our heritage.

Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking

Author: Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 0811859339

Category: Cooking

Page: 384

View: 5897

Presents more than 150 recipes along with step-by-step instructions on the techniques of Chinese cooking.

Under the Bed, Confusion

Author: Wong Meng Voon

Publisher: Epigram Books

ISBN: 9810736622

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 151

View: 9148

The stories in Under the Bed, Confusion sketch a vast array of characters: from an aging coffee shop assistant struggling on her first day at work to a multimillionaire obsessed with crossing the fourth hurdle; from a dissident doctor exiled on the island of Pulau Tekong to a pampered, carefree mutt. Using elements of the fantastical and the satirical, this collection of mini-fiction probes Singapore’s underbelly with sarcastic wit, revealing darkly humorous and philosophical insights into the many facets of her people’s collective psyche.

Love, War, and Betrayal

Author: Margaret McCulloch

Publisher: Abbott Press

ISBN: 1458216039

Category: Fiction

Page: 232

View: 8720

Ernie Tennyson, a southern Georgia farm boy, is on the verge of becoming a man?a dangerous time for a teenager in 1967. Before he knows it, he has been drafted and is on his way to serve his country in Vietnam. On his first mission, he is brutally stabbed by the Viet Cong and left to die in the jungle, where a young woman named Anna Ming finds him and rescues him. Despite her best efforts to conceal his presence and their growing love from her father, Ernie is captured by the North Vietnamese and imprisoned. His time in the camp is so traumatic that he returns home to the United States a profoundly wounded man. Stripped of his memory, the soldier fights to readjust to civilian life. Promised to another man, Anna Ming must now conceal another secret: the baby she carries. Her enraged father sends her to China, where she gives birth to a stillborn baby girl. When Anna finally reaches Ernie by phone, he doesn't know who she is. Ernie is further confused when a Vietnamese woman named Laquan shows up and claims she is his wife, forming an unwelcome presence in his life. After a tragic accident brings his memory back, he sends the romantic imposter back to Vietnam and tries to find Anna. Shortly after Anna's father tells Ernie that she is dead, the old man is murdered. With the help of Anna's grandmother, can Ernie solve the murder and finally marry the woman he loves?