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Rose Elliot MBE is a British vegetarian cookery writer. She is considered to be Britain's foremost vegetarian cookery writer.
Total Books: 155
Married, with three daughters, two granddaughters, three grandsons and one new baby grandson, Rose lives in Hampshire, and in London, is a member of MENSA and has published 55 books on vegetarian cookery, which have sold three million copies all round the world. Her first book, Simply Delicious, was published in 1967. Her latest cookery book, Rose Elliot's Vegetarian Supercook was published by Hamlyn in 2006. The number of vegetarians in the UK has grown continuously, from a few hundred thousand, to around 4 million.
At the age of three, she made the connection between fish to eat and the living creatures themselves and decided to become a vegetarian.
Rose is patron of the Vegetarian Society, VIVA (Vegetarian International Voice for Animals) and The Vegetarian and Vegan Foundation. She also supports Compassion In World Farming, and OXFAM for whom she has written three best-selling books to raise funds. And supports - Vegetarian For Life; The Inner Yoga Trust; The Quiet Mind Centre (Devon).
In 1999 she was awarded the MBE for services to vegetarian cookery.
Her grandmother Grace Cooke was the founder of the spiritualist group White Eagle Lodge. As a member of the family, and vegetarian from the age of three, Rose began cooking vegetarian food at the White Eagle Lodge Retreat Centre "New Lands". She enthusiastically rose to the challenge and created new recipes. Her food was so popular that her recipes were much in demand. This led to her producing a small booklet for the White Eagle Lodge charity. A few publicity copies went out, including to The Times. Rave reviews led to orders from bookshops, launching her career as a cookery writer. Her books are characterized by a chatty style and anecdotes about her experiments in cookery with her family.
Inspired by her late mother Joan Hodgson, Rose became interested in Astrology as age 13, dedicating her book Life Cycles to her. For 5 years she also wrote "a weekly astrological column for Woman’s Realm, one of Britain's leading women's magazines, and for Here’s Health and She. With her husband, Robert, she developed a computer based service "Rose Elliot Horoscopes." Rose Elliot was awarded the diploma of the Faculty of Astrological Studies (DFAstrolS) and joined the Astrological Association when she was 19, and in 2005 she became a Fellow of The Association of Professional Astrologers International (APAI). Her Life Cycles was completely revised and published by Polair Publishing in November 2008.