Author(s): Robin Ellis
This book is a second, fully revised edition of Robin Ellis's hugely successful Delicious Dishes for Diabetics. Based on Mediterranean cuisine - one of the healthiest in the worldbook - British actor, Robin Ellis shares his lifetime collection of healthy and simple recipes especially selected and adapted for people wishing to control or prevent Types 2 diabetes. Diagnosed wth Type 2 diabetes himself, Robin explains the strategic changes he made - in what he eats and how he prepares his food - that allowed him to bring his glucose levels down sufficiently to avoid taking medication for six years.
This fully illustrated book contains photographs, not only of the recipes but of beautiful, rural southwestern France, where Robin lives and leads sell-out cooking workshops focused on simple, delicious and healthy Mediterranean cuisine, making the most of all the fresh local ingredients available.
Robin Ellis is best known for his role as Captain Ross Poldark in the original BBC classic series. He then returned to play a cameo in the recent smash hit adaptation of Poldark. Apart from his career as an actor Robin has always been a passionate cook. He learned to cook from his mother, who suffered from Type 1 diabetes. Following a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes himself in 1999 he researched the best way of eating for his condition. He settled on a low-carb Mediterranean diet and, together with daily walks, he has managed to control his condition successfully ever since.