Want to cook with an alternative to butter and regular oil? Skin feeling tired and dry? Want to be able to make your own coconut based health foods and beauty products? Delicious in both savoury and sweet meals, coconut oil is packed with medium chain Fatty Acids, which increase energy and reduce appetite, preventing those naughty in-between-meal snacks. Popular as a dairy substitute in vegan foods, coconut oil can also boost your metabolism, aid digestion and kickstart a healthy immune system. Inside this beautifully illustrated volume you will find all you need to make the most of this versatile ingredient - from breakfast through to dinner. Also included are great do-it-yourself coconut oil based beauty products, for fresh, glowing skin.
Jessica Oldfield is a food stylist, writer and photographer. COCONUT OIL is her first book.