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GREAT GLUTEN-FREE VEGAN EATS
Cut Out the Gluten and Enjoy an Even Healthier Vegan Diet with Recipes for Fabulous, Allergy-Free Fare
by Allyson Kramer
Following a plant-based, gluten-free diet is one of the healthiest lifestyle choices around, yet it can be a challenge to create meals that not only match your needs, but taste delicious too. However, the days of challenge have come to an end!
GREAT GLUTEN-FREE VEGAN EATS by Allyson Kramer shows readers exactly how to create compassionate and wheat-free recipes that are impressive enough for even the most seasoned foodie. Full of fresh and all-natural ingredients, the 101 fully-photographed, scrumptious recipes you’ll find inside prove that eating vegan and gluten-free doesn’t have to be a sacrifice, but instead a delight!
From tempting appetizers, to hearty mains, to luscious desserts, you’ll find dishes to suit your every need and craving, including:
- Cherry Vanilla Bean Pancakes
- Mediterranean Croquettes
- Coconut Asparagus Soup
- Roasted Red Pepper & Fava Salad
- Walnut Ravioli with Vodka Sauce
- Rosemary, Leek & Potato Pie
- Chocolate Hazelnut Brownie Cheesecake
- Banana Berry Cobbler
Being gluten-free and vegan doesn’t mean people stop craving the gluten-rich, animal product-laden foods from before but this book addresses those cravings and shows readers how to make similar foods with different, often overlooked products. Live a healthy and sustainable life, while still enjoying the foods you love, with GREAT GLUTEN-FREE VEGAN EATS!
“Cooking on the Block with Chef Ellie Espo”, a cookbook by Ellen “Ellie” Esposito, provides authentic recipes from her own kitchen for dips, soups, appetizers, pasta, entrees, sides, salads and desserts, each presented with clear, easy-to-follow instructions.
Chef Ellie, the host of the online cooking show “Cooking on the Block,” has compiled a large range of recipes so any aspiring chef can reproduce her meals in their own home. The book’s recipes are primarily Italian in origin, including a variety of traditional pastas, but also draw on other European and American homestyle traditions. From stuffed mushrooms to linguine to lamb chops in wine, readers will find that the author doesn’t skimp on the ingredients that boost the enjoyment of eating.
“Good food starts with good ingredients,” says Chef Ellie. “My easy, delicious and authentic recipes are simple to make and will provide joy for the whole family.”
Inspired by the home-cooked meals she experienced as a child, the book also shows the influence of the author’s years as a professional chef. The wide range of recipes provided will allow readers to make complete meals with minimal effort.
“Cooking on the Block with Chef Ellie Espo” is available for sale online at Amazon.com and other channels.
Turkish author, Aslihan Sabanci has won the award for ‘Best Health and Nutrition Book’ at the 2012 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. Her best-selling cookbook “Gluten Free Mediterranean Gourmet Cuisine” took first place over four competitors.
The award was presented at the Gourmand 2012 award ceremony at the historical Folies Bergere Theatre last night. Speaking from the ceremony, Aslihan Sabanci said ‘I am thrilled to receive such a distinguished and highly regarded honor from Gourmand. The book is a result of many years of research, study and passion and I am pleased to share it with the literary industry as a whole’.
Gluten Free Gourmet Mediterranean Cuisine previously received the Gourmand Award for ‘Best Turkish Health and Nutrition Book’ Aslihan Sabanci will be showcasing at the Paris Cookbook fair in the CentQuatre (booth A-10, Nef Curial).
About the book:
Diagnosed with food sensitivities Aslihan Sabanci looked no further than her kitchen to combat her challenging health issues. Inspired to share with others the simple dietary steps it took to improve her wellbeing ‘Gluten Free Mediterranean Gourmet Cuisine’ was born.
Aslihan’s recipes are healthy, creative and simple. She pairs delicious appetizers, drinks, entrees and desserts are with accredited scientific analysis, enabling the reader to intellectually embrace the value of eating for a stronger immune system. The collection also navigates the usual taste sacrifices of gluten-free cooking, bringing the passion and color of unmistakably good Mediterranean cuisine to the everyday dining table.
The book was translated into English after success in Turkey. For more information, visit www.glutenfreemediterraneangourmetcuisines.com and www.glutensizgurmelezzetler.com.
An Insider’s Guide to the Art and Craft of Brewing Beer, Taught by the Masters – by Greg Koch and Matt Allyn
Drink up and pay homage to your favorite hobby-craft brewing beer, ciders, and meads alongside the legends, innovators, and rising stars of the beer world!
In THE BREWER’S APPRENTICE you get incomparable behind-the-scenes access to the craft brewing world, along with tutorials on everything from mastering the perfect pour to designing a world-class IPA. This illustrated handbook escorts you through the steps of the brewing process and offers a unique curriculum that supports and enhances the reader’s knowledge of brewing basics.
Inside readers will find:
- Interviews with 18 world-class brewers, including: Vinnie Cilurzo, Russian River, Sam Calagione, Dogfish Head, Ken Grossman, Sierra Nevada, James Watt, BrewDog
- How to source the best hops, barley, wheat, and more; farm-to-table and seasonal brewing.
- Setting up your homebrewing workshop to master brewing chemistry 101
- Tinkering with nontraditional ingredients and extreme brews.
- Techniques for brewing mead, sour ales, and cider.
The American Homebrewers Association estimates that 750,000 people (in the U.S.) brew beer regularly with those numbers growing rapidly every year. THE BREWER’S APPRENTICE will show readers and enthusiasts how they too can begin their own home brewing adventures!