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Invaluable Recommendations for a Healthy Immune System



First Place Winner at the 17th Annual Gourmand Cookbook Awards for “Best Health and Nutrition Book” in the world-2012


First Place Winner for “Best of the Best 25 Years Award” for “Best Health and Nutrition Book” in the world-2020


Aslihan Koruyan Sabanci put together unique flavors from the Turkish cuisine and world cuisines in her book "Gluten Free Mediterranean Gourmet Cuisine" written for flavor-fans who wish to eat healthy.


"Gluten Free Mediterranean Gourmet Cuisine", written by Aslıhan Koruyan Sabanci following a two-year period of work and research, is the first book in Turkey and in the world which includes gluten free recipes based on the Turkish Cuisine. The 320 page book enriched with photos presents 170 tried and tested, easy and tasty Mediterranean Cuisine recipes prepared with easy to find ingredients. The book presents nutrition analysis charts, vitamin and mineral values determined by medical doctors and nutrition scientists for each recipe.


“While I was compiling my recipes into a book, I wanted to include useful information for food sensitive people like myself. I prepared recipes from many cuisines not only for gluten sensitive readers, but also for everybody who likes the Mediterranean and Aegean cuisines and want to eat healthy. I hope my book will be useful not only to people who are gluten-sensitive, Celiac Disease patients and their families, pediatricians and gastroenterologists, but also all readers from various countries who like cooking” said Aslihan Koruyan Sabanci about "Gluten Free Mediterranean Gourmet Cuisine".


“Preparing the book, I looked for answers to many questions. For instance what was the difference between Celiac Disease, gluten allergy and gluten sensitivity? What were the symptoms and treatment methods of these diseases? Was there a list of gluten-containing food products? How to construct a healthy immune system? How much did my recipes and the ingredients I used affect healthy nutrition? I found the answers to these questions consulting experts and through my studies at Cornell University. Now I am presenting them to my readers.


“Gluten Free Mediterranean Gourmet Cuisine” is mostly based on Mediterranean and Aegean cuisines and includes recipes for Breakfast, Main Courses, Fruits and Desserts, Sorbets & Drinks. In addition there are functional recipes to prepare home-made canned tomatoes, home made vinegar, aromatic olive oil etc.

Moreover, there are patented charts for each recipe showing the total values of vitamins and antioxidants which help fortify the immune system, as well as carbohydrate, protein, fiber and oil, as well as folic acid, calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, niacin, vitamins D, E, A, C, B1 and B2 for each recipe.


With its  scientific basis, “Gluten Free Mediterranean Gourmet Cuisine” seems destined to be the must have book in all healthy kitchens.


Artichoke and Broad Bean Salad
Salmon with Honey & Mustard
Meatballs with Pine Nuts and Avocado Pureé
Spinach Omelet with Pine Nuts and Feta Cheese
Risotto with Asparagus
Kebab with Vegetables
Pumpkin Dessert
Home made Carob Liquor
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