Emily George has always had a passion for food and cooking.
From helping her mum prepare meals when she was a child to cooking for friends at university and hosting dinner parties, it has always been a source of enjoyment for her.
While travelling through Scotland in her twenties, Emily took her passion beyond a hobby and worked in a restaurant where she learnt from professional chefs.
Being diagnosed with Menieres disease in 2011 changed the way Emily looked at food. Having always loved rich flavours and variety, she suddenly had to maintain a low salt, low sodium diet to manage her illness.
Given the health risks of too much sodium, Emily was surprised by just how many of the foods we eat day to day have a high salt content. She found it difficult to find no salt cook books with simple, tasty and interesting recipes.
Emily then embarked on writing The No Salt Cookbook – a no salt, low sodium cook book for people required to be on a low salt diet or who simply want to be healthier. Lots of hours were spent in her home kitchen developing the recipes – with many iterations and her husband as the guinea pig.
As a busy mother of three children, her focus was on creating recipes that are quick and easy to make and the whole family can enjoy. They include a wide variety of foods to suit different tastes, using herbs and spices for flavor rather than salt. Some of the recipes are her old favour-ites, others have an international flavour.
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