Arts & Crafts& food

Modern Crochet Style by Lindsey Newns

My reading has faced a few alterations in the past few months because I started to pay serious attention to crochet and knitting again. One of the primary reasons(there were a few) was this book.I received a logbook of sorts with tiny checks with a large order of yarns a couple of years ago. I… Continue reading Modern Crochet Style by Lindsey Newns

Arts & Crafts& food

Anyone Can Crochet Amigurumi Animals by Kristi Simpson

Books on crafts are (mostly) not meant for anyone uninterested in the craft detailed inside. Therefore I'd imagine a review of such a book is also for those with interest ranging from mild to severe in the instructions provided within.I have been tempted with making amigurumi toys/dolls for a while now and made a few… Continue reading Anyone Can Crochet Amigurumi Animals by Kristi Simpson

Arts & Crafts& food, Non Fiction

The Zero Waste Garden: Grow what you eat & eat what you grow by Ben Raskin

I picked this up because I have recently started a mini kitchen garden. This was my first spring with the concept, and I have cooked my radishes and zucchini, and this book felt like it came at just the right time!It is a colourful book and helpful to those who are seriously considering reducing their… Continue reading The Zero Waste Garden: Grow what you eat & eat what you grow by Ben Raskin

Arts & Crafts& food, Non Fiction

The Preserving Answer Book: Expert Tips, Techniques, and Best Methods for Preserving All Your Favorite Foods by Sherri Brooks Vinton

This is a comprehensive guide to everything you ever wanted to know about the different types of preserving. It even has a few interesting recipes thrown in.I am mildly interested in the concept of preserving. In India, at least the places I am from, preserving usually means sun dehydrating and pickling using oil, salt, and… Continue reading The Preserving Answer Book: Expert Tips, Techniques, and Best Methods for Preserving All Your Favorite Foods by Sherri Brooks Vinton

Arts & Crafts& food

Modern Kogin: Sweet & Simple Sashiko Embroidery Designs & Projects by Boutique-Sha

I have been woefully lazy in doing anything creative with my time the past two months. I went through this book once and kept postponing writing a review until I actually tried out any of the projects. I then decided to talk of the book without the experience of actually having done the project but… Continue reading Modern Kogin: Sweet & Simple Sashiko Embroidery Designs & Projects by Boutique-Sha

Arts & Crafts& food, Non Fiction

The Yoga Plate: Bring Your Practice into the Kitchen with 108 Simple Nourishing Vegan Recipes by Tamal Dodge, Victoria Dodge

I have picked up quite a few cookbooks in the last few years, but this one was different.There can have varying shades of information about why a certain food plan is adopted. The approach to informing us about it also can vary. Here is where this particular book stood out. One of the authors was… Continue reading The Yoga Plate: Bring Your Practice into the Kitchen with 108 Simple Nourishing Vegan Recipes by Tamal Dodge, Victoria Dodge