Archive for June, 2013

The Greek Vegetarian by Diane Kochilas

by on Friday, June 28th, 2013

Book Description
Greek cooking offers a dazzling array of greens, beans, and other vegetables-a vibrant, flavorful table that celebrates the seasons and regional specialties like none other. In this authoritative, exuberant cookbook, renowned culinary expert Diane Kochilas shares recipes for cold and warm mezes, salads, pastas and grains, stews and one-pot dishes, baked vegetable and bean specialties, stuffed vegetables, soups, savory pies and basic breads, and dishes that feature eggs. Brimming with classic dishes, regional favorites, and inspired innovations, The Greek Vegetarian pays tribute to one of the world’s most venerable and healthful cuisines.

The Hot Knives Vegetarian Cookbook by Salad Daze Alex Brown

by on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Book Description
Bountiful with Dionysian flair, Hot Knives Alex Brown and Evan George dish up condiments, sauces, and meals with swagger and the knife skills to match. Paired with beer selections and soundtracks, these recipes rely on hearty tubers, root vegetables, and bushels of other ingredients readily available during the winter months. Imagine a rice bowl that echoes Primal Scream’s decadent psychedelia; mushrooms with the musty umami of early Rolling Stones; squash ice cream as sweet and tangy as Os Mutantes. The Hot Knives Vegetarian Cookbook: Salad Daze celebrates virtuous veggies in the name of health, sustainability, and, most importantly, over-the-top flavors and good times.

The Occasional Vegetarian by Elaine Louie

by on Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Book Description
Here is a collection of Louie’s pieces from her “New York Times” column, “The Temporary Vegetarian,” which features savory vegetarian dishes from a wide variety of chefs. Readers don’t have to be full-time vegetarians in order to enjoy meat-free dishes several times a week; Louie provides delicious and easy-to-pull-together meals that work well for families.

The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook by Diana Shaw

by on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Book Description
The author of Almost Vegetarian presents the one book that full-time and part-time vegetarians need on their shelves–a book that contains more than 600 contemporary low-fat recipes and invaluable nutritional and culinary information about the vegetarian way of life. 500 line drawings.

Kids Can Cook: Vegetarian Recipes by Dorothy R. Bates

by on Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Book Description
This is the perfect book for kids who want to try their hand at creating their own tasty meatless dishes, and for parents who want recipes that are nutritious and easy to prepare. Drawn from children’s cooking classes given by the author, these recipes are kitchen tested by kids for kids. As a bonus, Suzanne Havala, R.D., nutrition advisor to The Vegetarian Resource Group, has written a section for parents on how to be sure their child’s vegetarian diet is healthy.