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Adele Nozedar - Author

About the Author

Adele Nozedar is an author and photographer. Previously, she was in a cult Indie band, then ran her own indie record label and became A&R Director/General Manager of a major record company. Her wide-ranging passions are reflected in her books, which include The Hedgerow Handbook (2012), The Signs and Symbols Sourcebook (2011), The Secret Language of Birds (2006), and The Element Encyclopedia of Native Americans (2013).

Featured books by Adele Nozedar

Great British Sweets And How to Make Them at Home

Great British Sweets And How to Make Them at Home

Author: Adele Nozedar Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/09/2014

Great British Sweets is a gloriously indulgent celebration of our Great British love affair with sweet-making and good old-fashioned confectionery. From pear drops to humbugs, honeycomb confections to liquorice, coconut ice to sugar mice, Nozedar gives us the rich history of these classic sweets along with over 50 easy-to-follow recipes for how to make them at home. You can make your own Macaroon Bars. You can have a go at homemade Humbugs. You can create a giant Curly Wurly bar. Or rustle up some lovely Liquorice.

Other books by Adele Nozedar

Foraging with Kids 52 Wild and Free Edibles to Enjoy with Your Children

Foraging with Kids 52 Wild and Free Edibles to Enjoy with Your Children

Author: Adele Nozedar Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/09/2018

In today's world of increasingly sedentary lifestyles and a growing detachment from the food that we eat, it has never been more important to encourage children to put down their screens, get outside and engage with the natural world around them. Foraging with Kids is a fun, practical book for parents to work through with their children that encourages families to interact with their environment and gain knowledge and practical understanding of the natural world through exploration and play.The projects are based around 50 easy-to-identify plants that are abundant in parks, forests and hedgerows worldwide, making the challenge of discovering functional flora just as achievable to those who live in the city as in the countryside. Once they have foraged their plants, children will be amazed by the diverse practical uses that they can set them to; from making soap from conkers or setting a delicious egg-free custard with plantain, to stopping minor cuts from bleeding with hedge woundwort.Children will take great pride in seeing their gatherings forming part of the family meal and parents will be amazed at how even the most vegetable-averse child will develop an enthusiastic appetite for a meal that they have contributed to.Illustrated throughout with beautiful hand drawings and with essential information on plant facts and identification, as well as a diverse range of engaging, practical projects that the whole family will want to get involved with, this is the perfect book for anyone who wants the children under their care to get outside, connect with nature and have a lot of fun in the process.

Skull Sourcebook Over 500 Skulls in Art & Culture

Skull Sourcebook Over 500 Skulls in Art & Culture

Author: Adele Nozedar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/04/2016

Dig deep into the ancient secrets of the skull and how the timeless icon affects the world today. Skulls are one of the oldest symbols of our world, rich with cultural resonance and significance. You see them everywhere, representing death, mortality, or consciousness. From the origins of Aztec skull art and the Jolly Roger that was hoisted on pirate flags, to the sugar skull for Mexico's Day of the Dead, there is a wealth of history and culture behind the skull. And, of course, a long artistic tradition. Skull Sourcebook is the first deep look at one of art's most iconic symbols: the human skull. Author Adele Nozedar explores its ancient meanings and symbolism with over 288 pages and 500 color photos of incredible artwork throughout history. Discover the stories, lore, and cultural significance behind the skull and ponder dozens of artistic examples of skulls in art, tattoos, music, literature, and fashion. Skull Sourcebook features the work of contemporary artists, like Damien Hirst (Beautiful Inside My Head Forever) and George Ioannou (The Dead Famous Collection), the Skull Sourcebook is a varied and eclectic collection of one of the world's most-recognized symbols.

The Garden Forager Edible Delights in your Own Back Yard

The Garden Forager Edible Delights in your Own Back Yard

Author: Adele Nozedar Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/03/2015

In high-end restaurants and in the home, more and more cooks have discovered the joy of using natural, foraged ingredients. But, what few realise is that you don't necessarily have to go rootling in hedgerows or woodlands to find them. Many of our own gardens contain an abundance of edible and medicinal plants, grown mainly for their ornamental appearance. Most gardeners are completely unaware that what they have actually planted is a rather exotic kitchen garden. The Garden Forager explores over 40 of the most popular garden plants that have edible, medicinal or even cosmetic potential, accompanied by recipes, remedies, and interesting facts, and illustrated throughout in exquisite watercolours by Lizzie Harper. This beautifully illustrated book redefines how we look at our gardens and unleashes the unknown potential of everyday plants - making it a must-have for anyone interested in gardening, cooking, or foraging.

Great British Sweets And How to Make Them at Home

Great British Sweets And How to Make Them at Home

Author: Adele Nozedar Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/09/2014

Great British Sweets is a gloriously indulgent celebration of our Great British love affair with sweet-making and good old-fashioned confectionery. From pear drops to humbugs, honeycomb confections to liquorice, coconut ice to sugar mice, Nozedar gives us the rich history of these classic sweets along with over 50 easy-to-follow recipes for how to make them at home. You can make your own Macaroon Bars. You can have a go at homemade Humbugs. You can create a giant Curly Wurly bar. Or rustle up some lovely Liquorice.

Freaky Dreams an A-Z of the Weirdest and Wackiest Dreams and What They Really Mean

Freaky Dreams an A-Z of the Weirdest and Wackiest Dreams and What They Really Mean

Author: Adele Nozedar Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/03/2012

We've all had them. But let's face it: we don't have a clue what they mean. They're freaky dreams. From talking pets and naked friends to apocalypses and prophecies, this compendium explains the weird, the wacky, and the disturbing world of dreams. Included are explanations of dream elements such as: accidents, alarm clocks, handcuffs, juggling, karaoke, mermaids, mountains, oysters, parents, robes, roses, salt, snow, stars, storks, traffic, twins, and much, much more.

The Hedgerow Handbook Recipes, Remedies and Rituals

The Hedgerow Handbook Recipes, Remedies and Rituals

Author: Adele Nozedar Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2012

If there's one distinctive feature of the British countryside, it has to be the hedgerow. In fact, hedgerows are such an established part of our landscape that sometimes we take them for granted. But take a closer look, and the diversity and variety of plant species that form them is little short of wondrous. And it is not only plant life that thrives in abundance in the hedgerow - native wild animals, birds and insects are protected and nourished by them. We know that at least 65 species of birds live in our hedgerows and that they are crucial to the survival of moths, bats and dormice. Hedgerows can provide a great fund of fresh, wild food for us, too, and this is partly what this book is about. In The Hedgerow Handbook Adele Nozedar reintroduces the wild and natural hedgerow ingredients that our grandmothers used on a regular basis - but gives them a fresh and contemporary twist. From angelica to ash and bird cherry to borage, from pineapple weed to plantain and wild garlic to wimberries, each entry is accompanied by an exquisite full colour illustration to help you identify each plant or flower, along with its history and folklore, and culinary and medicinal uses. You won't find yet another recipe for blackberry pie nor nettle soup here, however - this is not your run-of-the mill hedgerow book. Instead, why not try Adele's Spicy Ash Key Pickle, her Beechnut Turron, Red Clover Lemonade or Wild Raspberry Vodka? The Hedgerow Handbook is much more than a foraging book - it is an inspiration and a trigger for a new experience of our countryside and for memories: of a summer filled with hot sunny days; or of the time you got drenched in a sudden rain shower miles away from the warmth and dryness of your car or home, which made those blackberry muffins even more enjoyable.

The Secret Language of Birds Tarot

The Secret Language of Birds Tarot

Author: Adele Nozedar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2011

Birds were once considered to be messengers from the Gods to humankind, and the Tarot was once called ...the game of Gods and Birds. Ancient societies all over the World set great store by their Augurs, who were experts at divination by analysis of birds. These magical magician-priests had the skills to interpret the flight patterns and behavior of birds in order to translate the desires of their Deities. Every bird in this beautifully illustrated 78-card deck has been carefully chosen for its relationship to each Tarot card, and uses mythology, folklore, and legend, as well as the natural characteristics of each bird, to underline that connection. We invite you to fly into the world of magic as you learn the secret language of birds.

Magic of Angels How to Recognise and Harness Your Own Angelic Powers

Magic of Angels How to Recognise and Harness Your Own Angelic Powers

Author: Adele Nozedar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2010

Angels: they're pretty much a fashion item these days. It seems that everywhere you look there are sky-gazing cherubs, cute little angel dolls with glittery wings, angels on t-shirts, shopping bags, bumper stickers. You can apparently find an angel to help you with anthing you like, from fixing your bike to finding the perfect partner. We're told that they can help with filling out a tax return or choosing a hairstyle. 'Angelology' has become very big business. But why should this be? Taking the premise that there's no smoke without fire, The Magic of Angels seeks to discover the truth about Angels and Angelic energies, to strip away the veneer of popular misconceptions about these powerful forces, and to discover how we can all bring the true magic of Angels into our lives.

The Element Encyclopedia of Secret Signs and Symbols The Ultimate A-Z Guide from Alchemy to the Zodiac

The Element Encyclopedia of Secret Signs and Symbols The Ultimate A-Z Guide from Alchemy to the Zodiac

Author: Adele Nozedar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2009

Unlock the lost and hidden meanings of the world's ancient and modern signs and symbols with the latest in the hugely popular series of 'Element Encyclopedias'. This is the biggest A-Z reference book on symbolic objects you'll ever find. The latest in the popular series of 'Element Encyclopedias', this is the largest, most definitive guide to the secret and ancient knowledge of signs and symbols, some of which has been lost over thousands of years. * Why is the eye believed to be a powerful symbol of protection by fishermen? * Why do Masonic Temples have a black and white chequered floor covering? * Why do Hindus use coloured rice powder to draw elaborate symbols in front of their homes, only to have these patterns destroyed every day by footprints? * What are the hidden meanings behind the symbols on the American dollar? * What is the most important symbol in the World? Divided into easy-to-follow A-Z themed sections, the book answers all these questions and more, from sections on Magic and Mystery, Deities and Rituals, the Animal and Plant Kingdom, Landscape and the Elements, to Food and Sacred Geometry. Find out about the secret Demonic alphabet and Script of the Magi, the Glastonbury Zodiac, the Masonic Compass, the Eye of Horus, Native American hunting symbols, the Caduceus and the Indian Diwali ritual. Element Encyclopedia of Secret Signs and Symbols is a fascinating compendium of the hidden meanings behind the most important visual symbols in the world.

Secret Language of Birds A Treasury of Myths, Folklore and Inspirational True Stories

Secret Language of Birds A Treasury of Myths, Folklore and Inspirational True Stories

Author: Adele Nozedar Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/05/2006

A wonderful read for all bird-lovers and those interested in the folklore, mythology and spiritual symbolism of birds throughout the world. Packed with fascinating historical esoterica and inspiring true stories of birds working their magic as spiritual messengers.A fabulous inspirational reference book, packed with historical facts, myths and real-life spiritual encounters with birds. Ranging from the robin to the phoenix and the everyday to the mythological, any bird lover who is interested in esoterica, history and folklore will find the book a must for their bookshelf.Arranged thematically, each section explores a different aspect - e.g. Birds of Myth and Legend, Divination and Auguries, Birds and Astrology, Symbolism of Eggs and Feathers, Alchemy and Birds; plus sections on birds in the Celtic Tradition, in Ancient Latin America, in India, and the New World. Find out how to find your Spirit Bird, and in another section discover an A-Z of the history and folklore of individual birds, and how their symbolism is often shared in many cultures and myths.One of the key themes in the book is the concept of the winged creature carrying messages, as well as the history of bird-as-augur from Greek and Roman times where they studied birds' flight patterns and entrails to make critical decisions. Many people will love the many wonderful true stories of ordinary people in the present day too, who have encountered the miraculous, or healing qualities of birds in their own lives.This book is an enormous treasure trove of information that is spiritually uplifting and historically fascinating. It contains many general tip bits for bird-lovers to be enchanted by, such as:- baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms a day- condors can fly for 10 miles without flapping their wings- a bird flying into a house foretells an important message- hummingbirds weigh less than a penny- a jay is said to spend Fridays with the devil, telling tales!

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