Chemo Cookery Club by Penny Ericson
Since it was launched in 2012, the Chemo Cookery Club has grown into a phenomenon which has helped ten’s of thousands of people in their fight against cancer. It is brainchild of chef and carer Penny Ericson who spent five years caring for her husband Simon as he battled against cancer. Co-written with leading registered cancer dietician Barbara Parry, Chemo Cookery Club – The Book was published in 2013. It is packed with many delicious recipes to help make everyday food a positive part of life for cancer sufferers and their carers. With tempting treats and healthy food ideas, the emphasis is on the nutritional values that can make a difference. As a result Chemo Cookery Club remains ‘the bible’ for many cancer patients and healthcare professionals. Perhaps most importantly, this is a book that lifts the spirits – especially when food and diet can become a bit tricky. If you or someone you love are going through treatment, Chemo Cookery Club will help you create delicious meals and snacks that tantalise the taste buds no matter how experienced – or otherwise – you are in the kitchen. The book has been enthusiastically endorsed by major cancer charities including Macmillan Cancer Support who have added Chemo Cookery Club to their core list of essential reading. In addition to providing wonderful recipes, there is a lot of nutritional advice and information provided to the reader along with a unique guide which provides a complete nutritional analysis of each recipe called the “Thumbs-Up Guide”.