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With the first rustling of au­tumn leaves comes a bumper crop of cook­ery, gar­den­ing and non-fic­tion books to help us lead more in­tel­li­gent, greener, health­ier and, above all, bet­ter lives.

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Plen­ti­ful: The Big Book of Bud­dha Food by mul­ti­ple au­thors The third book from the Bud­dhist Re­treat Cen­tre in Ix­opo brings you more veg­e­tar­ian cui­sine – tried and tested in the kitchen of this renowned meditation cen­tre. The dishes have a dis­tinc­tive Mediter­ranean char­ac­ter. R280 Ja­cana Me­dia ja­ 011 628 3200 WIN 1: Plen­ti­ful The Il­lus­trated Dic­tio­nary of South­ern African Plant Names by Hugh Clarke and Michael Char­ters, edited by Eu­gene Moll Any­one in­ter­ested in botany or who’s ever won­dered what a Latin plant name means (and why it was named that way) will go gaga over this pi­o­neer­ing book. It took six years to com­pile and of­fers more than 5 000 en­tries and 500 full-colour pho­to­graphs. R450 Ja­cana ja­ 011 628 3200 WIN 1: Plant Su­per Clean Su­per Foods by Fiona Hunter and Caro­line Brether­ton Over­whelmed by all the clean eat­ing ad­vice out there? This book is the ul­ti­mate nu­tri­tional guide to more than 90 su­per­foods. Learn how to pre­pare un­fa­mil­iar in­gre­di­ents and which in­gre­di­ents to mix with tips for 200 tasty ways to pre­pare your su­per­foods. R340 Pen­guin Ran­dom House pen­guin­ran­dom­ 011 327 3550 WIN 1: Su­per An Empty Plate by Tracy Ledger How come farm­ers get paid so lit­tle for pro­duce for which the rest of the coun­try pays ex­or­bi­tant prices? That’s just one of the is­sues Tracy Ledger analyses about the state of the South African agri-food sys­tem – how we got here and what we can do about solv­ing it. R240 Ja­cana Me­dia ja­ 011 628 3200 WIN 1: Plate Gar­dener’s Guide: Indige­nous Gar­den Plants of South­ern Africa by Glenice Ebe­des This pocket guide for gar­den­ers fea­tures prac­ti­cal in­for­ma­tion for cul­ti­vat­ing 145 indige­nous trees, shrubs and bed­ding plants. The cri­te­ria for in­clu­sion were plants that grow eas­ily, are low main­te­nance, at­tract ben­e­fi­cial an­i­mals and in­sects and have adapted to lo­cal con­di­tions. R150 Pen­guin Ran­dom House pen­guin­ran­dom­ 011 327 3550 WIN 1: SMS Indige­nous Feast with Sababa: Mid­dle Eastern and Mediter­ranean by Tal Smith with pho­tog­ra­phy by Rus­sell Smith Deli owner Tal Smith again de­liv­ers a recipe book filled with un­com­pli­cated, whole­some dishes – with a Mid­dle Eastern and Mediter­ranean twist. It’s the kind of healthy af­ford­able food ev­ery­one would love to cook at home. R310 Ja­cana Me­dia ja­ 011 628 3200 WIN 1: Sababa Spices, South Africa: Flavours and Tra­di­tions by Sophia Lin­dop This lat­est book in the Flavours and Tra­di­tions se­ries brims with his­tory and unique South African recipes. This lit­tle book of gas­tro­nomic de­light cel­e­brates our her­itage and is sure to in­spire you to cook flam­boy­antly spicy! R170 Ja­cana Me­dia ja­ 011 628 3200 WIN 1: Spices Re­mark­able Trees of South Africa by Neels Ester­huyse, Jutta von Bre­it­en­bach, Her­mien Söh­nge and Izak van der Merwe You’ll not only find the largest, tallest and most cor­pu­lent South African trees in this hard­cover cof­fee-ta­ble book with its beau­ti­ful pho­tos, but also a pro­fu­sion of trees of his­tor­i­cal, cul­tural or eco­nomic value, and lots of new in­for­ma­tion. R345 (ex­clud­ing de­liv­ery) Briza 012 329 3896 WIN 2: Trees

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