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Dr Samantha Pillay
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The No Recipe Cookbook

A cookbook for people who don't cook!

No recipes and no pictures.

Saving calories, saving money, saving time.  Faster than takeaway! 

Do you think ordering take-away is faster than cooking a simple meal?

Could your savings on household spending be put to better use?

Do you want control over what's in your food?

If you answer yes to any of these questions then learning to meal plan, shop once a fortnight, and cook simple meals without a recipe, could save you time and money with less stress.

This book will talk you through a basic repertoire of go-to-meals like pasta, risotto, stir-fry, savoury mince, roast chicken in addition to breakfast and basic baking options.

A perfect way for kids to develop a life-skill or the non-cook in the family to start pitching in with the cooking.

Surgeon and Author of The No Recipe Cookbook

Samantha finished school at age 16 years and commenced studying medicine at The University of Adelaide. Driven to take on challenges, despite physical limitations from congenital hip dysplasia, she became the first woman in South Australia to complete the adult Urological Surgical training program. 

Now she is a self-published author of The No Recipe Cookbook – a cookbook for people who don’t cook. 

Whilst training in urology, Samantha saw a need for a greater focus on incontinence treatments for women and a need for specialised care. Her vision was to establish a sub-specialty practice bringing the best treatments available to the women of South Australia. She became the first urologist in South Australia to exclusively specialise in female and functional urology, establishing Continence Matters in 2002, subsequently building her single surgeon practice into a Centre of Excellence. 

Dr Pillay has served on numerous National and State boards and committees including the Chair of the Female Urology Special Advisory Group for the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand from 2007 to 2013.

As the first female section chair in South Australia for the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ), Dr Pillay served on both the National Board of the Continence Foundation of Australia as their state chairperson from 2011 to 2013. 

Samantha has devoted her career as a surgeon to treating incontinence, reducing the stigma and educating doctors, health professionals and the community, 

Dr Samantha Pillay's first book, The No Recipe Cookbook, ambitiously aims to covert people who don't cook, to develop a simple life skill; improving their health and time management and reducing their stress and spending. 

She is a single mother and full-time practicing surgeon, running a business and a household. Time management, meal planning and simple home cooking are an essential part of her life. 

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