Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants
An illustrated reference guide, revised and updated, providing authoritative and informative advice on how to make herbal preparations to treat a wide range of common ailments and health problems. Medicinal herbs are detailed in terms of history, cultivation, constituents, properties and uses.
Secrets of Macarons
Now a worldwide symbol of sweet indulgence, macarons seduce the senses with their delicate crunch and velvet filling. In this book French chef José Maréchal discloses the secrets of macarons, including the tips and techniques required to make these little treats. This book equips the reader with the skills to master nine classic flavours, and create their own signature macarons.
The View from Afar
This collection touches on a wide range of anthropological issues, including family and marriage, myths, and rites, the environment and its representation, and constraint and freedom. The essays encompass more than forty years of analysis and constrain arguments that are as relevant today as they were thirty years ago. "Hardly a field remains untouched—sociobiology, linguistics, botany, genetics, psychiatry, esthetics, ecology, politics, neuroscience, education, morality, psychology. . . . It's all breathtaking and alarming, some of it wonderful, some of it ridiculous. . . . At times the experience is exhilarating."—Richard A. Shweder, New York Times Book Review