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Phil Vickery is a resident chef on ITV's This Morning and has also appeared on Saturday Cookbook and Ready Steady Cook. He has won numerous accolades, including a Michelin star at the Castle Hotel in Somerset, is the author of Pork and Game, as well as the bestselling Seriously Good! Gluten-free series. Bea Harling is an allergen-free food developer and food scientist who has worked with Phil for many years. She tutors gluten-free baking and cooking workshops.
Phil Vickery has written some seriously good gluten-free cookbooks and now turns to another restricted diet – for diabetics. Given his recipes – you wouldn’t really notice it was a diet – there are cakes and there are desserts so it’s not all hair shirt for the diabetic sufferer. Together with the recipes there are suggested menu plans and full nutritional guidance with advice on weight loss and keeping healthy. There are surprisingly few stand-out cookbooks for diabetics, I think this will become the one to get. ~ Sue Baker Like for Like ReadingThe Everyday Diabetic Cookbook, Stella Bowling £10.99 Paperback 224 pages Grub Street 1st September 1995 9781898697251Diabetic Weight Loss Plan, Antony Worrall Thompson, £14.99 Paperback 144 pages Kyle Cathie 1st January 2008 9781856266444
The Sunday Times Bestseller 'Phil Vickery is not only a talented chef, but something rarer still, a sensible and sensitive one.' - The Independent We all know we should be eating better, but with endless dietary advice and pricey ingredients, it can be really difficult to find a good diet that works, especially on a budget. But it doesn't have to be so complicated. With Phil Vickery's easy, tasty recipes and great advice, you can eat the foods you enjoy while still getting all the nutrients you need. Spinning out from the hit TV show, Save Money Good Diet features 70 delicious, easy and affordable recipes that include healthier versions of the nation's top dishes, from Spaghetti Bolognese to Chicken Tikka Masala and Fish & Chips. Each recipe even states the cost of making it, so the process of planning and shopping is as painless as possible. By enjoying these nutritious meals you can lower your risk of developing life-threatening conditions, improve your overall health and lose weight. A realistic guide for families, it will improve your diet and boost your health without hitting your wallet.
Popular TV chef Phil Vickery and award-winning butcher Simon Boddy demystify the subject by showing you how to prepare and cook a whole range of wildfowl, fish, feathered and furred game at home. Phil's inventive and internationally influenced dishes cover everything from Pot Roast Coconut Stuffed Partridge and Spiced Pigeon with Green Lentils to Thai Quail Salad, Japanese Mirin Salmon and Pan-Fried Sea Trout with Warm Tomato Sauce Sauce, while Simon guides you through the skills and techniques needed to create everything from Hot Smoked Partridge and Spiced Hare and Chocolate Salami to Venison Bresaola.
Since Phil Vickery published his first gluten-free book in 2009, the number of people opting to go gluten-free has risen dramatically - 13% of the UK population now say they avoid gluten; in Finland the number of coeliacs has more than doubled in 20 years and in Italy it has doubled since 2007. A notoriously restrictive diet, it can seem the end of exciting food, but Phil uses his Michelin-starred cooking talents and simple, honest ingredients to create dishes that everyone in the family can eat - including the pizza, bread, pasta, cakes and biscuits that you thought you would never enjoy again. The 175 delicious recipes take their inspiration from cuisines around the world and range from Lasagnette with Asparagus and Tomatoes to Easy Pad Thai Noodles and American-style Pancakes with Pears and Almonds.
Phil Vickery believes that he can revolutionise the notoriously restrictive gluten-free diet. Using his Michelin-starred cooking talents and his nurturing of simple, honest ingredients, Phil has created over 150 recipes that coeliacs have until now only dreamed of. Food to enjoy, food that is nutritious, food that will make you feel good. There are recipes for breakfasts, healthy snacks, light lunches, easy suppers and sophisticated dinners, including Crispy Pork Salad with Lemon Dressing and a Lemon and Leek Risotto. Phil also brings his skills to cakes, puddings and pastries - recipes that are the hardest of all to find if you are following a gluten-free diet. The 30 sweet ideas include a Fudgy Almond Cake with Mint Syrup & Frosting, Millionaire's Shortbread with Bramley Apple Dip and a great kids' Birthday Cake Sponge. There are also a number of delicious bread ideas, including Chestnut & Roasted Onion Bread.
This celebration of all that is great about pork showcases its fantastic versatility. Chapters cover Shoulder & Ribs, Belly, Loin & Fillet, Ham, Bacon, Sausages and Oddbits (offal), and cover the recipes and techniques needed to make everything from Dry-cured Ham, Chorizo and Salami to Smoked Pig Cheek Pancetta and Black Pudding Fritters. The 100 international recipes hail from the USA, Spain, Italy, Germany, Hungary, France and India, among others, and explore the cooking and preserving of pork around the globe. The book also covers the rearing of pigs, including their feed regimes, day-to-day care and the best diets to produce flavoursome meat. Essential reading for pork lovers everywhere.
The symptoms of coeliac disease in children typically appear three to five months after first consuming gluten-containing foods. Symptoms may include poor appetite, irritability, vomiting and diarrhoea. If left untreated, coeliac disease can lead to malnutrition, osteoporosis and, particularly worrying in children, stunted growth and development. It is therefore important to introduce a gluten-free diet to your child as soon as they're diagnosed. Phil Vickery has developed 70 scrumptious dishes suitable for children of all ages - from babies to toddlers to school-age kids. Baby recipes include Potato Moussaka and Pink Poached Salmon, while toddlers will smile when fed Minty Peas with Lamb or Lemon Chicken, Sweetcorn and Tarragon. One of the hardest parts of cooking for children on a gluten-free diet can be the pressure to prepare a healthy lunch that is 'just like everyone else's'. Send your kids off to school with Phil's Quesadilla, Berry Smoothie or Chocolatey Peanut Butter Crispy Rice Treat and they'll be the envy of all their friends.
The British have long been known for traditional puddings, but over the years we have shied away from our heritage, in this book Michelin starred TV chef Phil Vickery makes no excuses for the richness and flavour of our celebrated British pudding. In here you'll delicious, mouth-watering puddings and desserts divided into chapters - led by ingredients: - milk and cream puddings; chocolate desserts; poached fruit and compotes; ice creams and parfaits, pastries pies and tarts, baked and steamed puddings- and a chapter on quick desserts. Each recipe has a short anecdotal description by Phil in which he describes how he adapted traditional Spotted Dickor created his own Crunchie chocolate chip cheesecake. Fern is mentioned often and you'll find her favourite dessert which he calls Fern's Queen of Puddings. The book is authoritative yet friendly - it is THE definitive book on puddings and is destined to be come a must-have on every cook's shelf. It's sure to become a classic.