Poul Anderson: Tau Zero
Fifty men and women set out in the twenty-third century from Earth aboard an interstellar craft to travel to a planet some thirty light-years away. The ship will approach the speed of light and so (as Einstein predicted) subjective time on board will slow and so the journey of several decades will be of much shorter duration for the crew. But the ship's deceleration system is irreparably damaged when it hits a cloud of interstellar dust and acceleration continues toward light speed, tau zero. Soon the ship is speeding through galaxies and eons are passing on board the ship in the blink of an eye ...
Eleven-year-old ace detective Laura Marlin finds herself deep in the murky world of race-fixing, trickery and Hardy Boys 53: The Clue of the Hissing Serpent ebook pdf horse thieves in her third mystery adventure, from award-winning author Lauren St John. Laura Marlin's two greatest loves in life are detective novels and animals, so she is ecstatic when her uncle agrees to let her keep a horse after they rescue it, crazed with fear, from an overturned horsebox. But before he will allow her to adopt it they have to find its former owner, just to ensure that it hasn't been stolen. A visit to Newmarket to investigate the thoroughbred's origins leads Laura to the Kentucky Derby in the US and deep into the murky world of race-fixing. Relationships "do not" require compromise or sacrifice This title features 65 authentic recipes from Portugal, shown in over 260 photographs. It explores the rich, varied and historic cuisine of Portugal in this sumptuous book, with appetizing recipes from a world-renowned Portuguese chef and restaurateur. It includes a fascinating introduction about the culture and regions of Portugal, the most important aspects of the cuisine, and information about equipment, materials, ingredients and special techniques. Recipe highlights include Scrambled Eggs with Chourico and Green Asparagus, Seafood Soup, Hake with Turnip Tops and Onions, Woodcock with Madeira, Tripe Stewed Oporto-style, and Honey Pudding with Ricotta. It is illustrated with over 260 inspirational photographs, the perfect way to discover a remarkable culinary heritage. Portugal's culinary traditions change with the landscape, from the north to the south of the country and from the sea border to the rugged, mountainous interior. The recipe chapters contain a selection of delicious dishes that reflect the varied tastes of Portugal, and feature ingredients such as leafy greens, garlic, sheeps' milk cheese, pork sausages, spider crab, wild mushrooms, chestnuts and almonds.
Author: Poul Anderson
Number of Pages: 192 pages
Published Date: 09 Feb 2006
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publication Country: London, United Kingdom
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