The WAH Nails Book of Nail Art
The next time you hit the shops, take a closer look at the hands of the girls around you, and you'll notice one thing: everyone seems to have crazy nails! Thanks to celebrities like Katy Perry, Rihanna and Lady Gaga, nail art has become one of THE must-have affordable accessories, and it's only setto get bigger. From simple techniques like zebra and leopard print to the tricker designs like roses, glitterface and more, Sharmadean Reid shares 25 of her most in-demand nail designs, as requested at her hip London salon WAH Nails. Filled with step-by-step instructions and cheats techniques on how to make your nails pop, The WAH Nails Book of Nail Art will make you ensure you're super-cool all year-round, from your fingers to your toes.
Les Petits Macarons
Macarons, the stuff of bakers' candy-coated dreams, have taken the world by storm and are demystified here for the home baker, With dozens of flavor combinations, recipes are structured with three basic shell methods-French, Swiss, and Italian-plus one never-before-seen Easiest French Macaron Method. Pick one that works for you, and go on to create French-inspired pastry magic with nothing more than a mixer, an oven, and a piping bag. Try shells flavored with pistachio, blackberry, coconut, and red velvet, filled with the likes of sesame buttercream, strawberry guava pate de fruit, crunchy dark chocolate ganache, and lemon curd. Or go savory with shells like saffron, parsley, and ancho chile paired with fillings like hummus, foie gras with black currant, and duck confit with port and fig. The options for customization are endless, and the careful, detailed instruction is like a private baking class in your very own kitchen! All recipes have been tested by students and teachers alike and are guaranteed to bring the flavors of France right to your door.