This work features a healthy approach to a low-carb lifestyle. These innovative recipes are an inspiration for anyone wanting to reduce their carbohydrate intake as part of a long-term weight control programme. Antipasti and Party Food features irresistible treats, such as Cucumber Canapes and Porcini Frittata, while Soups and Salads is packed with fresh ideas, such as Warm Chicken Salad with Harissa Dressing or Fresh Pea Soup with Mint and Crispy Bacon. From mussels to prawns and fresh tuna steaks, the Fish and Seafood chapter has lots of healthy ideas for lunch or dinner, while Meat and Poultry has international flavours from Spanish Duck with Olives to Jerk Chicken. Finally, in Sweet Things and Drinks you'll find delicious desserts, smoothies, crushes and juices.
Elsa Petersen-Schepelern is a Danish-Australian food and wine writer and editor. Her many books include Salads, Fingerfood, Blended Soups and Steaming (all Ryland Peters & Small). She is based in London.