Since I posted the first batch of wonderful reviews and testimonials about my new book The Olive Oil Diet, written with co-author Dr. Simon Poole, it has not only been named as the UK winner in the Diet Section of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, it has now also been shortlisted for the International Award.
In addition further reviews and testimonials have come in to add to the original list below:
“Highly recommended for anyone who wants to improve their health and enjoy delicious eating at the same time”. Shiny New Books website
“The clinical treatment of the health contribution and the passion for the use of olive oil in cooking and food combine to give a very valuable and readable book “. Simon Field, Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes Facebook
“Finally, and most excitingly, it lists a horde of recipes which use the oil, from chutneys and burgers to tarts, pasta, salads, soups and dressings. The possibilities are endless! But perhaps the very best aspect of this section of the book is that it dedicates and entire separate section to desserts, cakes and baking. And that, ladies and gents, is my jam”. This is a book review blog website.
“Not only a thoroughly enjoyable read, but also the most scientifically comprehensive book on one of nature’s best medicines” Dr Aseem Malhotra, Cardiologist and Commentator
“This is a great book, highlighting the huge scientific trial showing that a diet rich in olive oil can cut heart attacks by almost a third. This is better than statins ad without worrying side effects.” Professor Simon Capewell, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Liverpool
” This is the go-to book for facts on the health benefits of olive oil and how to switch to the Mediterranean diet every day. “Professor Tim Spector, Author “The Diet Myth”
“A must read, The Olive Oil Diet brings fascinating new perspectives on the Mediterranean Diet with olive oil – the essential ingredient at its heart. A practical guide to make the Mediterranean Diet part of everyday life” Ian Marber; Nutritionist and Columnist
“The book manages to pull off that difficult challenge of giving the science whilst still being fun to read for the non-scientist. Ditching the veg oil and using olive oil is central to adopting a Med diet, and this book shows you how.” Dr Richard Hoffman,University of Hertfordshire, Author The Mediterranean Diet, Health and Science
“After being diagnosed with cervical cancer The Olive Oil Diet came into my life at the right time and has educated and informed me as to the wonders of extra virgin olive oil and the benefits of the Mediterranean diet” Jessica Rose Knowles, Hello Magazine
And from Italy……
“History, culture, tradition and science: the secrets of olive oil, the most important contributing dietary factor for better health and longevity of the Mediterranean diet. You will find everything inside this enjoyable book, which will surpass all expectations” Professor Francesco Sofi, Professor of Food Science and Clinical Nutrition, University of Florence
The chef’s point of view……
“A refreshing wake up call to living the way we used to do. A perfect balance between science and easy reading. Something people can read, and then base their “diet” around.” Joe Hurd BBC presenter, Chef
In addition there are thirteen readers’ reviews on Amazon http://amzn.to/2diUohK, all of them five star.