Blackrock is a noted residential area on Dublin?s south side, close to Dublin Bay. Once a small fishing village, its modern streets are lined with centuries of historical interest, from old houses and churches to one of the oldest roads in the country. From schooldays to sporting greats, a host of famous people have had their beginnings here. Éamon de Valera, Seamus Heaney and Bob Geldof have all taught at various academic institutions in the area, and Brian O?Driscoll learned to play rugby at Blackrock College. A reliable reference and handy guide to Blackrock past and present, this book can be dipped into time and again to reveal something new about the people, heritage and secrets of Blackrock.
Grab your takoyaki pan and whip up dozens of adorable, delicious recipes from traditional Japanese street foods to inventive breakfast-inspired creations and scrumptious mash-up bites. This delightful, illustrated cookbook takes you step-by-step through dozens of recipes to make with your takoyaki pan -- from the traditional Japanese ´´octopus ball´´ street foods to inventive creations inspired by kitchens around the world. Recipes include: Japanese classics Traditional octopus takoyaki Salmon onigiri (rice balls) Rice cups with salmon roe and seaweed Rangoon dumplings Western delights Arancini Cheesy hash brown bites Pigs in a blanket Jalapeno cornbread balls Sweets & desserts Matcha cake pops Molten brownie bites Sweet cream and berry dumplings . . . and many more! Whether you have a stove-top version or electric takoyaki pan, chef Jessica Harlan has you covered. She shows you how to mix up batters, prepare hidden centers, fry up your takoyaki creations and beautifully decorate and garnish them. These fun, delightful dishes are perfect for every occasion -- from afterschool snacks to entertaining finger foods.
This festive follow-up to The Little Book of Saints and The Little Book of Angels explores the wonderful rituals and rich history surrounding Christmas. From the story of the nativity to the legends that have inspired beloved holiday traditions (like why Father Christmas arrives through the chimney), this collection includes Christmas customs from around the world. Beautifully illustrated with color lithographs taken from missals and prayer books, and presented in an elegant package with a padded case, gilded edges, and a ribbon marker, this joyful little book is a Christmas treasure for the whole family to gather around year after year.
A comprehensive and concise guide to the history, theory and big issues of feminism. Covers everything from the corseted rabble-rousers of the suffragist movement to the sharp-fingered bloggers of today. Part of the ´´Little Book´´ series.
- Don´t fall for the prodigy myth- Take off your watch- Embrace struggle- Take a nap- To learn it more deeply, teach itThe Little Book of Talent is packed full of 52 simple, practical, proven tips that will help improve any skill.
True friendship is a precious gift and is something to be nurtured. This joyful little book is brimming with inspiring quotations that celebrate companionship plus brilliant ideas to help you build strong friendships and make the most of the time you spend with the special people in your life.