'You could not write a more sophisticated book or pack more detail onto each page...it is rocket science impressive' Huffington Post In recent years, gin has shed its old-fashioned image and been reborn as a hot and hip spirit. The number of brands grows every day and bartenders - and consumers - are now beginning to re-examine gin as a quality base spirit for drinks both simple and complex. Now, with more brands available than ever before, it is the time to set out what makes gin special, what its flavours are and how to get the most out of the brands you buy. With this book as your guide, discover: How gin is made What a botanical is and how they impact a gin's flavour What the difference between Dutch, London, Scottish, Spanish and American gins is How you drink them to maximise your pleasure Whether there is life beyond the gin & tonic (yes!) The body of the book covers 120 gins which Dave has tested four ways - with tonic, with lemonade, in a negroni and in a martini - and then scored. In addition, each gin is categorised according to an ingenious flavour camp system, which highlights its core properties and allows you to understand how you can best drink it, and therefore enjoy it.
Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Publisher: Running Press
Release Date: 2000-06-01
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery is one of the most enduring literary classics of the 20th century. An international success since its publication in 1943, The Little Prince's universal themes have fascinated adults and children for generations. This enchanting selection of stationery items is the perfect gift for those millions who have grown to love this tale of innocence and understanding.
Exacting, oversized perspective views alternate with schematic diagrams, fixing nascent ideas onto paper. These materials reveal an approach to design which is more concerned with content than form. Book features include: 144 pages printed on ivory-colored paper; cloth-bound; mounted with raw cardboard; colored spine; elastic band; size: large
Legendary designer Louise Fili brings a sparkle to her stationery collection with this set of twelve double-sided pencils in six metallic shades. A shimmering twist on classic Italian packaging, Brillante is a companion to her bestselling pencil sets Perfetto and Tutti Frutti. This stunning new set is ideal for drawing, coloring, or writing and perfect for desktop display in a sturdy, elegant box.
Author: Chris Baty
Publisher: Chronicle Books (CA)
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
This writer's block-busting workbook guides authors through planning and plotting a novel before writing it from the initial idea generation and brainstorming through character, setting, and story development. Full of helpful lists, plot maps, character Q&As, field trips, writing exercises, inspiring quotes, and plenty of space to write and outline, Ready, Set, Novel! provides ample inspiration and guidance to first-time novelists and more seasoned scribes alike.
Drawing on original documentation - sketches, photographs and the iconic axonometrics - the book explores the creative process of James Stirling: from the early inspirations of Liverpool's docks to his devotion to Le Corbusier, acknowledging the fundamental role of the partnerships with James Gowan and Michael Wilford. Described by his mentor Colin Rowe as an architectural connoisseur, Stirling analyses the past through relentless observational skills and elaborates it as a source of creativity and as a context to respect. The most eccentric British architect leaves a legacy that is not confined to history alone, but it continues to be paradigmatic for generations of architects to come.
Be swept off your feet by the Strictly spectacular. Strictly Come Dancing sashays onto our screens again with a fantastic new cast of stars ready to brave the dance floor. Swot up on your dance expertise and go behind the scenes to discover how the Strictly magic is created. With exclusive interviews with the pro dancers, their celebrity partners and the fabulous judges, this is your perfect partner for this year's Strictly extravaganza.