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Journey across Italy with over 50 healthy, low-sugar recipes for quick and easy meals as well as fun food activities, such as pasta making, kneading dough for pizzas and baking cakes. Discover QR codes leading to original online tutorials, tips for getting children involved in the kitchen and healthy eating.
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Packed with great Christmas low-carb recipes this book is a must for anyone who's looking to cook healthy options of the Christmas classics. Ideal for anyone interested in cutting out sugar in and especially great for people following a low-carb, keto or paleo diet. Katie Caldesi is the bestselling author of a number of cookery books on the subject of the low-carb diet. She and her husband Giancarlo adopted a low-carb diet when he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a condition he has kept in remission through following a low-carb and gluten-free diet.Some of the delicious, easy recipes include:
  • Sausage Rolls
  • Caraway and walnut baguettes
  • Homity Pie'Bread' sauce
  • Mince Pies
  • Christmas Pudding
  • Yule Log
  • Egg Nog

See the Get Ahead tips Katie gives you to make cooking over the festive period simple and fun.
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Being diagnosed with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes can be a real shock. How do you try to lose weight and eat healthily when you have so little time to cook and shop?
Giancarlo Caldesi has successfully lost 4 stone and kept his diabetes in remission for over 8 years. He and his wife, Katie, share their knowledge and experience alongside 100 mouthwatering low-carb recipes all made in just 30 minutes or less to help you eat well every day.

Suitable for the whole family, there are weekday suppers, no-cook meals to throw together in minutes, feasts to feed friends and celebrate special occasions and even scrumptious desserts.

With the unique combination of two chefs, pioneering GP and diabetes specialist Dr David Unwin (@lowcarbgp) and highly respected nutritionist Jenny Phillips, this essential book provides a complete plan for beating diabetes for good.
£20.00
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Following on from the success of their bestselling book ‘The Diabetes Weight-loss Cookbook’ Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi are back to guide you through how to reverse the progress of Diabetes type 2 and bring your blood sugar levels down to normal.
In 2012, when Katie discovered her husband had type 2 diabetes, she set about transforming the family diet to low-carb – creating recipes that all of them could eat and enjoy. Her dishes were as enjoyable as those they were eating before, gave them all more energy and made Giancarlo feel well again. As a result of the changes she made to his diet, he lost almost 4 stone and the symptoms of his diabetes were reversed.

Today, Giancarlo’s diabetes is in remission and in this inspirational new book, Giancarlo and Katie, along with nutritionist Jenny Phillips, share their personal experience of weight-loss and reversing type 2 diabetes for good. Packed full of mouth-watering low-carb dishes using easy-to-source, inexpensive ingredients, the book shows how adopting a reduced carbohydrate diet is all about eating fresh, natural foods that don’t overload your bloodstream with glucose from sugar and starch. With recipes to address common pitfalls, such as food on the go and take-to-work lunches, alongside fakeaways providing healthy alternatives to takeaway favourites, this is food to fill you up without fattening you up.

 
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A Life-changing Diet to prevent and Reverse Diabetes Type 2
 
In their latest book Katie and Giancarlo guide you through how to halt the progress of diabetes type 2, lose weight and bring your blood glucose levels down to normal by sharing delicious new ways to think about food. 
Following Giancarlo’s diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, the Caldesi family adopted a low-carb lifestyle and the book is packed with recipes they have developed and love to cook.  The science is simply explained by nutritionist Jenny Phillips. After answering questions in the book you will be able to plot your diet plan on their unique CarbScale. The recipes use easy to follow and use inexpensive and easily-sourced ingredients that will help reduce your production of insulin. Giancarlo says “this book saved my life” as during the years of research and experimentation he reversed his symptoms and lost over 20kg!
With medical help from Dr David Unwin, who is a firm advocate of the low-carb diet, the couple share their knowledge and experience to empower you to make your own informed decisions about diet, encouraging you to eat foods in their natural form, choose the right foods for you and ditch the processed foods so that you too can enjoy good and lasting health.
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There is nothing quite as satisfying as a big bowl of pasta, and in "The Long and the Short of Pasta", Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi showcaseover 70 recipes from across Italy. Travel with them from the slopes of the Alps to the coast of Sicily, to the city of Rome and beyond to uncover the food the brings to life the soul of the country.
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At the heart of every Tuscan there is a pride for their region and an incredible sense of responsability and love for their surroundings. From the minute they look out of their windows in the morning to the last nightcap at the bar, Tuscans, like most Italians, are immersed in food.
In Tuscany, Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi take readers on a culinary journey through a Tuscan day.
The pace of both life and cooking in Tuscany is slow and calm. Breakfast are considered, lunch often eaten at home with family, and weekend dinners a feast. Try the Black Kale Bruschetta, a Tuscan Beef, Porcini & Chianti Stew, and the Cheat`s Spaghetti with Clams. In Tuscany, there is a dolci (dessert) for every month of the year, and Katie and Giancarlo do not disappoint.
Set against a backdrop of undulating hills, Tuscany takes you on a culinary journey across this diverse landscape, exploring the traditions and cooking techniques that make this food so extraordinary.
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Salads are fresh, healthy and delicious - and infinitely adaptable. Katie and Giancarlo show how salads are perfect for any time of day and occasion - Watermelon, Feta and Mint for a refreshing breakfast, meat, fish and vegetable-based mains for a complete meal plus recipes for starters and side salads where salad plays a supporting role. They even cover sweet salads such as Roast Black Fruit Salad or Raspberries and Redcurrants with Whipped Ricotta for a healthier alternative to an indulgent dessert.

Digitally printed coulour copy available at £14,99 instead of our RRP £17.99
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Just as all roads lead to Rome, all roads in the city itself lead to a delicious meal!
In Rome, Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi unearth the capital`s gastronomic gems - recipes both contemporary and centuries-old - inspired by Romans from all walks of life. Feast on rustic seasonal soups, quick pasta dishes, slow-cooked joints, indulgent dolci and more. The book`s stunning photography will take you on a sumptuous visual journey of the city, from the Pantheon and the Colosseum, to the Renaissance palazzos, Baroque fountains and neighbourhood trattorias. This is an impressive, fresh look at Rome and its cuisine.

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There's an old Venetian saying 'magna e bevi che a vita xe un lampo' - 'eat and drink because life is a lightning flash'. With this in mind, Katie and Giancarlo have dodged the tourists, drawing inspiration from less obvious areas of the city, to unearth the most delicious and authentic recipes.  Set against the backdrop of breathtaking photographs of the city and Katie's anecdotes of their travels, Venice is a beautiful cookbook and keepsake that will transport you to Italy with every page turned.

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Katie & Giancarlo Caldesi bring us tastes and tales from regional Italy in their new book.  Published by Hardie Grant the book provides a culinary journey through the Amalfi region and is packed full of recipes some well known by the region's many summer visitors, and others that up until now have been the closely guarded 'secrets' of the locals. With stunning photography of breath-taking scenery and tales of local character & custom this is more than just a cookery book. 

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Katie’s love for Italy and passion for cooking brought her to travel throughout Italy from Sicily to the Alps meeting restaurateurs, chefs, traditional mamas and local suppliers. The result is this unique compendium of Italian food with more than 300 recipes and step by step master classes enabling you to recreate the dishes at home.

£20.00
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