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.