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ADRIATICO: Stories and recipes from Italy's Adriatic Coast ADRIATICO: Stories and recipes from Italy's Adriatic Coast
$65.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781925418729
The food of Italy's eastern coastline mirrors the memories and traditions of peoples past and present who have lived on the shores of the Adriatic, with ingredients reflecting the climate and terrain - of course with seafood in abundance, as well as an array of incredible pasta, rice, polenta and meat dishes. Spindly wooden fishing piers, white washed walls, colourful villages and sea-facing piazzas dot the 1,200-kilometre coastline with a rich history touched by Etruscan, Greek, Roman, Venetian and Austrian populations. Join Paola on this beautiful journey where she travels the length of this relatively unexplored coastline, to find ancient food traditions still thriving.
$70.00 NZD
ISBN: 9780500343401
Thirty of the world's leading architects talk about the houses they designed for themselves over the past decade. What inspired them, what were the constraints, how did their concepts take shape? Texts, images, sketches and plans are interwoven to illustrate houses that differ widely, in size, material, character and location. There are urban infills, rustic retreats, experiments, and fusions of new and old. They all make a statement, modest or ambitious, and each reflects the personality and tastes of its owner. These architects have accepted the challenge of doing something out of the ordinary, turning constraints to advantage. They give different answers to a crucial question: how can a house enrich lives and its surroundings? Spacious or frugal, refined or rough-edged, daring or reductive, these adventurous dwellings will inspire other architects and everyone who would like to design or commission a house that is one-of-a-kind.

ECO HOME: Smart Ideas for Sustainable New Zealand Homes ECO HOME: Smart Ideas for Sustainable New Zealand Homes
$45.00 NZD
ISBN: 9780143771531
A practical accessible guide to building, renovating and living sustainably in New Zealand today. As well as looking at the living spaces’ (kitchen, bathroom, bedrooms, office, living area, utility rooms and outdoor areas) structural materials and furnishings to improve your personal green-star rating, it also considers the wider issues - why make an eco home at all? With inspirational photographs of New Zealand homes discussing: principles of sustainable building, choosing a property, building a team of professionals, foundations and floors, the structure and the shell, this book is both entertaining and informative. A must-have for all people with an eco-conscience.
MAKEOVER: Conversions and Extensions of Homes and Residential Spaces MAKEOVER: Conversions and Extensions of Homes and Residential Spaces
$125.00 NZD
ISBN: 9783037682340
In the world of architecture and construction there is a general consensus that many existing residential buildings will have to be substantially renovated within the next few years - not only because they are technically outdated but also because their functionality and esthetics are no lon - ger in line with contemporary demands and requirements. For each venture of this type, the owners and architects must deal and come to terms with the existing structures. Some projects consist of only a few square metres within an old building while others exceed the size of the previ ously existing living space. Based on more than 100 carefully selected works, the whole scope of possibilities for extensions and conversions is presented - from multi-floor annexes, via newly designed existing spaces, to additional sections or merged spaces - exhibiting a great variety of different styles - whether minimalist, rustic, elaborate, elegant ...

$65.00 NZD
ISBN: 9781785031168
Everything you love about Ottolenghi, made simple. Yotam Ottolenghi’s award-winning recipes are always a celebration – an unforgettable combination of abundance, taste and surprise. This cookbook is no different, with 130 brand-new dishes that contain all the inventive elements and flavour combinations that Ottolenghi is loved for, but with minimal hassle for maximum joy. Bursting with colourful photography, Ottolenghi Simple showcases his standout dishes that will suit whatever type of cooking you find easy – whether that’s getting wonderful food on the table in under 30 minutes, or using just one pot to make a delicious meal, or a flavoursome dish that can be prepared ahead and then served when you’re ready.
ROMANCE WAS BORN: A Love Story with Fashion ROMANCE WAS BORN: A Love Story with Fashion
$80.00 NZD
ISBN: 9780500501153
The fully illustrated story of one of the most successful Australian fashion houses of the last 15 years. Romance Was Born collections are lavish, larger than life, iconic and iconaclastic, and this gorgeous book is a celebration of this unique Australian vision, created by two young designers who declined an internship with Galliano at Dior to ‘do their own thing’. The designs of Anna Plunkett and Luke Sales have included collaborations with Jenny Kee, Linda Jackson, May Gibbs, Marvel and Lego, and their creations have been worn by Cate Banchett, Beyonce, Cyndi Lauper and Daphne Guinness, and are included in collections at the National Gallery of Victoria and The Powerhouse.

THE IMMEASURABLE WORLD: Journeys in Desert Places THE IMMEASURABLE WORLD: Journeys in Desert Places
$37.00 NZD
ISBN: 9780571319732
One third of the globe's land surface is desert, and much of it parched, treacherous, and inhospitable. The hostile climate, lunar topography, and sheer existential blankness of these zones have confounded explorers over the centuries. For indigenous and nomadic people, conversely, these hostile and forbidding places are home, and the vistas that fill Western travellers with dread bring more comfort than fear. In The Immeasurable World, over the course of eight journeys to deserts iconic and obscure, Atkins enters a landscape that he discovers is as much internal as physical. From the monasteries of Egypt - where he enters into the extreme privations of the Desert Father - to America's Black Rock Desert, and via Oman, Australia, and Central Asia, he investigates the fascinating life, history, and iconography of these untamed places. The result is a book destined to take its place alongside the most memorable works of travel literature.
$55.00 NZD
ISBN: 9780143771449
Amber Rose, the author of Love Bake Nourish and The Wholefood Pantry, believes a well nourished life is one filled with wholesome, delicious food that is thoughtfully prepared and eaten with delight. In Wild Delicious she returns to her roots, preparing simple, nutritious recipes with ingredients gathered from the gardens, orchards, farms and ocean of her homeland, New Zealand. After several years living in the UK, Amber revels in rediscovering the natural foods that she grew up with and combining them with flavours gathered on her travels. Her fuss-free yet impactful recipes make the most of heritage ingredients and seasonal variations to create dishes that are truly irresistible.

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