From keeping chickens or bees to learning about wine, The Ideal Life Collection introduces you to a variety of hobbies and pastimes which make life more rewarding. Each DVD in The Ideal Life Collection is unique in style but all of them have an infectious enthusiasm that exists among the experts and a sense of achievement and fun shared by the celebrity ‘students’. The result is a level of knowledge which you pick up surprisingly fast. Each DVD is so inspiring that the pleasure of learning will quickly be matched by doing when you put your new found knowledge to the test!
A PERFECT HOMEMADE CHRISTMAS
Have yourself a very merry homemade Christmas. A veritable festive feast of crafting skills is taught in easy to follow steps. Have yourself a very merry homemade Christmas. A veritable festive feast of crafting skills is taught in easy to follow steps.
An inspiring and easy-to-follow master class in baking and everything else you need to create a delicious afternoon tea. Whether you’re a keen cook or a total novice, the DVD’s practical demonstrations will soon have you making the ultimate Victoria sponge, Bakewell tart, fruit cake and all sorts of other traditional and tempting treats.
Meat: Cut it, cook it, carve it gives you the life-long skills you’ll need to prepare or cook meat – showing practical demonstrations that are far easier to follow than illustrations in a cookery book. Learn exactly how to carve a chicken, bone a shoulder of lamb, cook the perfect steak and even make your own sausages!
Painting Portraits provides an insight into art at its most intimate and inspiring. Brian Sewell talks to three acclaimed portrait painters while sitting for them and explores each artist’s very different technique. Watching each work tantalisingly take shape is like witnessing a form of creative alchemy and is guaranteed to get you started.
Wine Tasting is a collection of friendly and accessible mini master classes on every aspect of wine on one DVD. Covering reds, whites, roses and sparkling wine, there are also individual 'chapters' on everything from how to buy when to complementing good food. You'll never dread being handed the wine list again!
Shooting Clays is a fun and popular outdoor sport that everyone can enjoy at almost any age. Whether you want to improve your shooting, or your starting from scratch, you'll be experiencing the thrill of hitting this clays as fast as you can shout "Pull".
Keeping Chickens provide all you need to know about looking after happy healthy hens. This inspiring but reassuringly down-to-earth DVD covers everything from choosing which breed of chickens to buy, what to feed them, how to house them and how to keep them laying. Keeping Chickens is a fun and informative way of learning for all the family.