The No Recipe Cookbook: New Book Whips Time-Strapped Takeaway Addicts into Epic Home Chefs
Dr Samantha Pillay’s ‘The No Recipe Cookbook’ is a life-changing roadmap for those who don’t have the time or inclination to cook at home. Already outselling Jamie Oliver is some best seller categories around the world It’s a guide that will empower people to lock away the takeaway menus and become competent, healthy home cooks, who only shop for groceries twice a month, and spend less time in the kitchen than they ever imagined. One critic wrote, "While all this time cooking at home can be wonderful for some, it can be daunting and stressful, especially for all of us that are balancing busy work and life. Perfection is not the goal in the kitchen, but sustainability and satisfaction are. Everyone has a right for good and nutritious food. This is a perfect cookbook for nomads, trailblazers, dreamers, explorers, and visionaries - some quick hacks, bold ideas (a cookbook with no recipes!), and a few bigger ideas that challenge how we can think about food."
As a urologist specialising in incontinence surgery, Dr Samantha Pillay knows that health is the backbone to literally everything. Her passion extends into the kitchen, as Pillay proudly convinces “kitchenphobes” and takeaway addicts to finally improve their health by cooking at home.
Her new book, ‘The No Recipe Cookbook’, does away with oversized portions, sugar bombs and harmful additives, to instead prep anyone to take health into their own hands, with a home-cooking regime that beats the speed of a takeaway – every time!
Change your cooking, change your life!
Learning to cook without a recipe can take the stress out of meal planning and cooking. If you're someone who enjoys browsing the cooking section of your local bookshop, looking for new inspiration, glossy pictures and recipes... put this book down immediately! It's not for you.
But if you:
· can't cook
· don't enjoy cooking
· are too busy to cook
· have never prepared a meal
· would like to save money
· would like to lose weight by eating out less often, or
· just want to be more efficient in the kitchen
Then this book is the answer to all your mealtime prayers.
“When you start cooking at home, you’ll rapidly find there’s more money left in your pocket, more energy in your day and profound control and longevity over your health,” explains the author. “If you’re currently a reluctant cook – then you’re the perfect candidate for my book. There’s no scripts to follow and no hard rules – and you’ll only have to brave the grocery store twice a month – which is particularly sensible during the pandemic.”
Continuing, “I’m a very busy surgeon, business owner and single mother – and cooking properly had always been low on my priority list. I’ve adopted everything you’ll learn in the book, and my habits have not only improved, so has my health and just about every other facet of my life. Join me on this journey; you’ll never look back.”
Reviews have been glowing. Dr James Muecke (Member of the Order of Australia) writes, “If you don't know how to cook or just want to limit the amount of unhealthy takeaway food you eat, The No Recipe Cookbook could be the help you need to change your life. Dr Pillay's simple, straightforward method is easy to follow and will have you eager to get into the kitchen and start experimenting. Most of her meal ideas really are faster than ordering a takeaway and they're definitely healthier. If this book can help even a handful of people to start cooking for themselves, it will be a step in the right direction. Let's all get into the kitchen and start taking back control over what we eat. Your health is in your hands.”
Take a look at Dr Pillay's in depth article on Medium.com
'The No Recipe Cookbook' is available now: