Three cool books to liven up your weekend…
You’re planning a party, but many of your guests are vegetarian. What do you give them? Jessica Oldfield comes to the rescue in the new Ready-to-eat Vegetarian Party Food.
Your carnivorous friends will happily join in the scrum to enjoy chutney eggs, asparagus dippers, grilled cucumbers with whipped feta or yummy oven-roasted latkes.
Who could possibly resist rosemary, orange and garlic focaccia, asparagus tart, roast potatoes with garlic dressing or cheesy pesto wheels? Not us! There are also are dips, sauces and salsas to add to the deliciousness. Hardie Grant, R270.
Going gluten-free doesn’t mean giving up yummy breads, pastries, cookies and cakes. Caroline Byron has taken all the hassle out of this lifestyle – and left in all the deliciousness – in Gluten Free, Naturally.
Just imagine goodies like iced raspberry Danish, leek and asparagus quiche, salmon Wellington, duck carnitas, brownie cupcakes, banana bread, Nana’s apple pie, plus recipes for breads and scones, pancakes and waffles – yes please!
There’s nothing complicated about these 101 recipes – they’re all simple, delectable and, above all, healthy. Kyle Books, R388
The human body is an amazing system. The food we eat and the way we live our lives can help to keep it in balance and improve our health. Hannah Richards has set out sensible nutritional guidelines in The Best Possible You that cover ways to keep every organ in your body healthy, what it may look or feel like when it’s out of balance, along with healing foods.
Recipes, herbal supplements and remedies and many useful tips are included in this handy holistic guide to good health. Orion, R422.