The Gluten-Free Cookbook
Heather Whinney, Jane Lawrie & Fiona Hunter
Who are the authors? Fiona Hunter is a food writer and nutritionist with more than 25 years of experience. She has a degree in Nutrition and a postgraduate diploma in Dietetics and worked as a dietician in the NHS before following a career as a nutritionist and writer. Heather Whinney and Jane Lawrie are both experienced food writers and home economists. They have authored and contributed to a variety of family cookbooks.
What’s it about? The book contains 200 delicious recipes designed for coeliacs, those who have gluten intolerances or those who simply wish to capitalize on the health benefits of a gluten-free diet.
Recipes we love: Lemon and Raspberry Polenta Cake, Ricotta and Squash Ravioli, Pumpkin Bread Wreath and Blackberry and Apple Pie.
Good book for: Anyone looking to recreate some of their favourite dishes without gluten.
You’ll like it if: You're looking for a comprehensive guide on eating gluten-free. An introductory section offers practical advice gluten-free living, with a list of alternatives for common ingredients, creative ideas on store-cupboard essentials and tips on how to tackle dinner parties and eating out.
Additional step-by-step techniques guide you through all aspects of gluten-free baking, helping you to create the perfect bread and cakes, work with pastry and make your own pasta. Plus handy ‘Great for Kids’ boxes flag up the dishes that children will love but which also provide them with the essential nutrients they need.