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Cooking with Asian Roots

Food Veterans Devagi Sannugam and Christoper Tan turn their creativity and passion to Asian Roots after their successful Cooking with Asian Leaves which features herbs, shoots and vegetables. In Cooking with Asian Roots, they unearth a whole new culinary world with 17 root vegetables, including rhizomes, tubers and corms. Not just boiled and [...]

Dive Sites of the World; Top

Top Dive Sites of the World’ vividly portrays the full spectrum of the diving experience: the heart-pumping adrenaline rush of watching great white sharks in a feeding frenzy, the fascination of exploring the eerie silhouettes of a coral-encrusted wreck, the exhilaration of a being enveloped by the ‘wings’ of a school of manta [...]

Gardening; The Royal Horticulture Society Encyclopedia of

The definitive practical guide to gardening. Features expert advice on gardening techniques, planning and maintenance, and on growing ornamental plants, fruits and vegetables, drawing on the expertise of 50 specialist contributors under the eminent editorship of Christopher Brickell. There are more than 3,000 [BBooks says - this was scanned in from the blurb [...]

Hiking: The Essential Guide to Equipment & Techniques

Expert books with essential knowledge for those keen to enter the exciting world of these adrenaline-rich activities. ‘Hiking’ is your guide to planning and preparing for your first hike, choosing essential gear and equipment, learning how to navigate with a compass and GPS, developing specialist skills needed to tackle longer hikes and discovering [...]

Kinabalu Park: Sabah Malaysian Borneo

Rising out of the humid, lowland rainforest to a height of over 4,000 metres, (13,000 feet), Kinabalu is one of the most impressive mountains in Asia. Ever since the first expeditions to the region Kinabalu Park has been known as one of the world’s richest centres of biodiversity, with over 5,000 species of [...]

Making Pottery; The Beginner’s Guide to

The Beginner’s Guide to Making Pottery is an indispensable practical handbook for aspiring potters and sculptors. Clearly and simply presented, this book will unravel the mysteries of working with clay and plaster, and will help you to develop essential modelling skills and techniques, from the planning and construction of a design right through [...]

Marine Food Fishes & Fisheries of Sabah

The marine fishing industry in Sabah has produced fish not only enough for self consumption but also has supplus for export. The industry employs some 8,500 fishing boats and 20,000 fishermen. To date, there are more than 600 species of edible marine fishes found in Sabah’s fish markets of which 376 species (excluding [...]

Orang Utan; The Natural History of

The name “orang-utan” conjures up very different images to different people: shy, elusive man of the forest; a tantalizing glimpse into unknown worlds of the jungles of the Far East; an endearing, appealing and amusing star of popular movies; the highlight of a visit to the zoo. But what is the true nature [...]

Orchids of Borneo (Vol 1)

The Orchids of Borneo will be produced in a series of volumes. As of October 2003 there were 4 volumes published. Borneo’s orchid flora is estimated to include 2500-3000 species and is the least studied in the region. As a result, many new taxa and records have been discovered with recent exploration and [...]

Orchids of Borneo (Vol 3)

The Orchids of Borneo is being produced in a series of volumes. As of October 2003 there were 4 volumes published. Borneo’s orchid flora is estimated to include between 1400 and 1500 species and is one of the least studied in the region. As a result, many new taxa and records have been’ [...]