Ever wondered exactly how certain diets work?

Have someone you’d love to cook for but don’t know how?

Been recently diagnosed with a food allergy or adopted a new diet?

Culinary Quandaries provides mouth-watering recipes and expert tips to cook to dietary restrictions with flair and creativity. The series is launched with two eBooks: A Vegan Dinner Party and A Gluten-free Dinner Party. Both are organised into sumptuous starter, main and dessert recipes, which will allow you to cook delicious meals for all of your friends and family. If you have a food allergy or are making a change to your eating habits, this series will give you a real understanding of the ingredients available to you and how to make the most of them.

The first instalment in the collection is A Vegan Dinner Party: “Cooking without milk, eggs or honey may initially sound a little daunting. But this enhanced eBook brings together some of the best food bloggers, the excitement of fresh vegan ingredients and the influence of diverse food cultures to show you how to cook great tasting vegan food.”

“Handy tips, alternatives and fresh, exciting ideas from expert food writers.”

A Gluten-free Dinner Party is the second instalment in the Culinary Quandaries collection. It is bursting with the creativity of some of the best and brightest coeliac food bloggers around. The eBook includes tantalizing recipes such as chorizo bites, deep-fried risotto balls, chocolate swirl banana cake and pistachio semifreddo, which are guaranteed to delight even the most wheat-loving of all diners.

“Coeliacs will never mourn pizza again!”

The publications feature both adaptations of classic or popular dishes and new dishes which embrace dietary restrictions as an opportunity for creativity and offers a wide selection and choice for those who have often been limited by their dietary needs. Also included are useful, comprehensive lists of foods suitable for the diet, alternative products, and where to find them.

The eBooks utilise slide step by step guides for each recipe making them simple to follow, illustrating each stage. There are also video demonstrations of techniques that make cooking easy to for all culinary abilities!


  • Allyson Kramer – a best-selling cookbook author, recipe developer and food photographer specializing in plant-based and gluten-free cuisine and vegan recipes. www.allysonkramer.com
  • Anya Kassoff – has always had a passion for food and has a food blog at www.golubkakitchen.com where she shares her love for healthy, delicious food. She is a freelance recipe and menu developer, food writer, stylist and photographer. Anya’s first cookbook, The Vibrant Table, will be published by Roost Books on June 10th, 2014.
  • Janet Malowany – Medical doctor by day and amateur chef by night, Janet decided to adopt a whole foods vegan diet, without refined sugars or flours. Janet created the vegan food blog, “The Taste Space”. It focuses on healthy, whole food vegan meals. Janet’s recipes and photography have appeared in Canadian Living, the National Post, Get Waisted and have been used for packaging and labelling by WestSoy.
  • Samantha Stein – was diagnosed with coeliac disease in 2011 and started her blog, “The Happy Coeliac“, as a way to document her adventures into gluten-free cooking and baking. She published her first book, Gluten-free Baking at Christmas in 2012, and in 2013 was voted runner up in the Foods You Can People Choice Awards in the “Best Free from Food Blogger” category.


A Vegan Dinner Party and A Gluten-free Dinner Party are both now available to buy directly on the Erudition website, where they can be read on computer/tablet via the web browser and downloaded for offline reading as iBooks or Kindle formats.

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