Vegan Eats World: 300 International Recipes for Savoring the Planet

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The world is going vegan! As the popularity of meat-free, dairy-free, and health-focused eating continues to gain momentum, this cookbook answers the call with a wealth of novel flavors and ingredients. In Vegan Eats World, a masterful collection of more than 250 recipes, Terry Hope Romero makes delicious cuisine from all corners of the globe accessible to everyone.

Inspired by the diverse foods in Romero’s hometown of Queens, New York—from Greek to Caribbean, Indian to Afghani—...

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Overview

The world is going vegan! As the popularity of meat-free, dairy-free, and health-focused eating continues to gain momentum, this cookbook answers the call with a wealth of novel flavors and ingredients. In Vegan Eats World, a masterful collection of more than 250 recipes, Terry Hope Romero makes delicious cuisine from all corners of the globe accessible to everyone.

Inspired by the diverse foods in Romero’s hometown of Queens, New York—from Greek to Caribbean, Indian to Afghani— Vegan Eats World is a delectable tour of classic ethnic dishes, popular street foods, and takeout, reinvented. The ultimate in kitchen cartography, this cookbook boasts fresh ideas for satisfying weeknight dinners, menus for memorable celebrations, color photographs, and helpful advice in a voice that readers have grown to love. Now you can eat your way around the world while saving the planet, too.

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Editorial Reviews

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One million Americans are vegans and millions more are moving in that direction. As the numbers grow and the word spreads, the variety of recipes available to vegans increase exponentially. Award-winning vegan cookbook author Terry Hope Romero (Veganomicon) has been on the forefront of that movement, which she proves resoundingly in this gathering of international vegan recipes. In Vegan Eats World, diversity both geographically and gastronomical are the keynotes. Romero's repertoire includes "saucier sauces," chutneys, and pickles; dumplings, pancake, and breads; Asiannoodles and Mediterranean pasta; rices and whole grains, one pot meals and much more. A fine gift for a fledgling or confirmed vegan.

From the Publisher

VegNews.com, 2/21/12
“We can only imagine how difficult it must be to improve upon such cookbooks as Veganomicon and Vegan Pie in the Sky. However, we think the co-author of the aforementioned books, one Terry Hope Romero, could do it with Vegan Eats World.”

VegNews, May/June 2012 “Tokyo-inspired fusion hot dogs will be the unchallenged hit of every summer barbecue.”

Irvington Herald,
9/27/12

“A masterful collection of…recipes from all corners of the globe…[Romero has] reinvented delicious ethnic dishes, popular street foods, and take-out so we can eat well while being mindful of a healthy body and healthy planet.”

Sand and Succotash blog, 10/10/12
“[Romero] always finds a way to turn vegan food into something delicious [and] gorgeous…that cook[s] up perfectly…Vegan Eats World travels the globe and gives the reader a little bit of each ethnic cuisine, vegan style.”

BizIndia.net,10/18/12
“Ideal for use in the kitchen by any vegan (or non-vegan) looking for a large variety of dishes for all occasions and for more yummy ways to please their taste buds…This delightful book is an ideal gift for people (including for themselves) who love variety and a broad range in their culinary lives, even if they are not vegans…Whether it is breakfast, lunch, snack, dinner or dessert ideas you are looking for to break the monotony of cooking the same old foods, this valuable book can help you immeasurably, finding the ideal dish to satisfy the palate…a great resource for the home-based cook as well as professional chef…Wonderful.”

Lemuria Books (blog), 10/21/12
“It looks just as delightful as Veganomicon, and I can’t wait to try out some of the delicious recipes for curries, soups and dumplings, especially since the fall weather is starting to encourage higher comfort food consumption.”

Bookviews blog, November 2012“Really delivers the goods…There are popular foods like lasagna, pad thai, wonton soup, and a whole range of flavorful delights…This book will surely please those who prefer vegetables.”

Christian Science Monitor, 11/20/12
“I’m no vegan. I’m not even a vegetarian, but this is probably my favorite new cookbook of the season—and it’s a must for the vegans and vegetarians on your holiday shopping list…[Romero] has delivered what may be her best book yet. It features a range of full-flavored recipes, from kimchi to Thai coconut curry. The book’s diverse Asian offerings are particularly outstanding, as the recipes naturally lend themselves to vegan cooking. You’ll find classics that you recognize from your local international eateries, as well as new offerings that you haven’t tried before. This is exceptionally good food for vegans, vegetarians, and the rest of us who are trying to eat a more sustainable, healthy, plant-based diet.”

Christian Science Monitor
, 11/20/12

Named one of the “23 of the best new and upcoming cookbooks/food books for the holidays”

BuffaloNews, 11/28/12
“Draws on inspirations and everyday recipes from at least five continents, including Greek and Turkish, Afghani and Jamaican, Belgian and Sri Lankan. As it turns out, billions of people eat vegan food every day—they just call it ‘food.’”

Portland
Oregonian, 11/27/12
“Romero is one of the rock stars of the vegan cooking world…She continues to deliver with this collection of 300 recipes inspired by dishes from around the world…Many recipes are easy enough for busy weeknights…Romero doesn’t shy away from using spicy ingredients…You won’t confuse vegan with blah after enjoying her creations.”

One of Portland Oregonian’s Five Favorite Cookbooks from 2012 Worth Putting on Your Christmas List


Portland
Book Review, 11/23/12
“A great vegan cookbook that draws recipes from a truly international repertoire. It is a beautiful, large-format, nicely produced book…[with] well-written recipes.”

InfoDad.com, 11/21/12
“A handsomely made hardcover…Vegan cooks will be familiar with virtually all the ingredients here, but newcomers to the field may have some difficulty with certain recipes—so it is very helpful that Romero includes a graphic for dishes that are especially easy to prepare…Full-page pictures make the dishes look very tempting indeed and add to the impression that Vegan Eats World is as much a gift book as a traditional cookbook. Vegans on your gift list will find it a treat.”

Forbes.com, 12/6/12“From vegan-queen Terry Hope Romero…[it] takes you around the world to spots as diverse as Jamaica, India and the Philippines, through adapted dishes like a tangy Filipino-inspired tofu and vegetable adobo stew topped with chopped cilantro and bananas.”

Delicious Living (website), 12/20/12
“In her new and extensive book, the author of the best-seller Veganomicon offers up 300 dishes using global flavors and techniques. At first glance the recipes and ingredients look a tad complex, but her conversational tone will put you at ease.”

Whisk and Quill
(website), “The Most Notable Cookbooks of 2012,” 12/13/12

“There are many wonderfully creative recipes from a wide variety of cultures that would suit an omnivore.”

January Magazine
(website), “Best Books of 2012: Cookbooks,” 12/21/12
“The recipes here are terrific…A culinary trip around the world: vegan-style.”

REAL (Responsible Eating and Living), Favorite Cookbooks of 2012“Many ethnic foods are plant-based and delicious. Here there are over 300 creative recipes, mixing it all up, with very yummy results.”

Curled Up with a Good Book
“Packed with helpful advice and enticing recipes to spark an adventure in international vegan cuisine…Vegan Eats World not only makes vegan cooking enticing, it makes international cuisine accessible to vegans with its easy-to-follow recipes. Highly recommended.”

San Francisco Book Review/ Sacramento Book Review, 1/15/13“Delectable recipes…[An] epic vegan cookbook. Romero writes headnotes with a distinct sense of humor, and all of the recipes sound amazing; accompanying photos will make your mouth water!...If you love a hearty plant-based meal, and have time to invest in it, pick up this cookbook.”


Midwest Book Review
, January 2013
“Not only are classics re-created but new dishes based on different, vegan ingredients are introduced, with recipes labeled for time and complexity…[Vegan Eats World] is a pick for any who would incorporate vegan dining into a new worldview.”
The Independent (UK), “10 Best…Vegetarian Cookbooks,” 2/1/13


The Vegetarian, Spring 2013
“Jam-packed with 300 delicious recipes.  This title takes you on a globetrotting journey to savour the best vegan cuisine the world has to offer. There are some wonderful combinations of ingredients used to create innovative dishes…Terry’s books are always well written and great value for money and Vegan Eats World is no exception.”

Tucson Citizen, 4/8/13
“Vegan Eats World is a world-wide culinary tour featuring some of the most imaginative vegan dishes I have ever encountered…Romero’s inspiration came from almost every corner of the planet…The main lesson to be learned from this cookbook is that plant-based meals need not be bland or uninspired. The international recipes selected for this cookbook are not just healthy choices but also delicious ones…I recommend this cookbook, regardless of whether you are a vegetarian. The recipes are accessible and innovative.”

Lancaster Sunday News, 4/21/13“Offers more than 300 bold, delicious recipes based on favorites from around the world.”

Wilmington Star-News, 5/8/13
“Romero plays culinary tour guide on a romp across the globe that sees scores of distinctive dishes filtered through a vegan spyglass…Perhaps the greatest success Romero delivers is in making an interesting variety of vegan recipes accessible to the everyday home cook. Many of these dishes are the kind of thing you’d want to eat just because your palate was feeling curious, not out of adherence to any specific diet.”

From the Publisher

Portland Oregonian
“Romero is one of the rock stars of the vegan cooking world....She continues to deliver with this collection of 300 recipes inspired by dishes from around the world. Many recipes are easy enough for busy weeknights....You won't confuse vegan with blah after enjoying her creations.”

VegNews.com, 2/21/12
“We can only imagine how difficult it must be to improve upon such cookbooks as Veganomicon and Vegan Pie in the Sky. However, we think the co-author of the aforementioned books, one Terry Hope Romero, could do it with Vegan Eats World.”

VegNews, May/June 2012
“Tokyo-inspired fusion hot dogs will be the unchallenged hit of every summer barbecue.”

Irvington Herald, 9/27/12
“A masterful collection of…recipes from all corners of the globe…[Romero has] reinvented delicious ethnic dishes, popular street foods, and take-out so we can eat well while being mindful of a healthy body and healthy planet.”

Sand and Succotash blog, 10/10/12
“[Romero] always finds a way to turn vegan food into something delicious [and] gorgeous…that cook[s] up perfectly…Vegan Eats World travels the globe and gives the reader a little bit of each ethnic cuisine, vegan style.”

BizIndia.net,10/18/12
“Ideal for use in the kitchen by any vegan (or non-vegan) looking for a large variety of dishes for all occasions and for more yummy ways to please their taste buds…This delightful book is an ideal gift for people (including for themselves) who love variety and a broad range in their culinary lives, even if they are not vegans…Whether it is breakfast, lunch, snack, dinner or dessert ideas you are looking for to break the monotony of cooking the same old foods, this valuable book can help you immeasurably, finding the ideal dish to satisfy the palate…a great resource for the home-based cook as well as professional chef…Wonderful.”

Lemuria Books (blog), 10/21/12
“It looks just as delightful as Veganomicon, and I can’t wait to try out some of the delicious recipes for curries, soups and dumplings, especially since the fall weather is starting to encourage higher comfort food consumption.”

Bookviews blog, November 2012
“Really delivers the goods…There are popular foods like lasagna, pad thai, wonton soup, and a whole range of flavorful delights…This book will surely please those who prefer vegetables.”

Christian Science Monitor, 11/20/12
“I’m no vegan. I’m not even a vegetarian, but this is probably my favorite new cookbook of the season—and it’s a must for the vegans and vegetarians on your holiday shopping list…[Romero] has delivered what may be her best book yet. It features a range of full-flavored recipes, from kimchi to Thai coconut curry. The book’s diverse Asian offerings are particularly outstanding, as the recipes naturally lend themselves to vegan cooking. You’ll find classics that you recognize from your local international eateries, as well as new offerings that you haven’t tried before. This is exceptionally good food for vegans, vegetarians, and the rest of us who are trying to eat a more sustainable, healthy, plant-based diet.”

Christian Science Monitor, 11/20/12
Named one of the “23 of the best new and upcoming cookbooks/food books for the holidays”

BuffaloNews, 11/28/12
“Draws on inspirations and everyday recipes from at least five continents, including Greek and Turkish, Afghani and Jamaican, Belgian and Sri Lankan. As it turns out, billions of people eat vegan food every day—they just call it ‘food.’”

TheWeiserKitchen.com, 7/16/14
“Romero leads us on a grand tour of vegan food. Writing in a light and informal style, she makes a delightful travel companion, offering tips on cooking techniques and less familiar ingredients, menu ideas, and insights on how to make recipes more healthful…The whimsical yet very contemporary design and graphics add to the book’s charm.”

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738214863
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publication date: 10/30/2012
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 772,265
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Terry Hope Romero is a vegan chef and author of several bestselling and award-winning cookbooks. In 2011 she was named Favorite Cookbook Author by VegNews. She contributes to VegNews's "Hot Urban Eats” column and has hosted the public access/podcast vegan cooking show the Post Punk Kitchen. She lives in Queens, New York.

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  • Posted November 30, 2012

    unique, delicious and fun

    Finally an international vegan cookbook that REALLY works hard to bring authentic flavor. I did find myself spending $30 at the international market purchasing a number of sauces and seasonings I didn't have- and did not mind. Some of the ingredients may not be available at all in non-urban areas; Terry recognizes this and there are some substitutions included. Veganomicon is the most worn cookbook in my house- this one may follow!!
    Highly recommended from someone who has a plethora of cookbooks.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2013

    A good book, but the recipes aren't authentic versions made vega

    A good book, but the recipes aren't authentic versions made vegan, but rather the author's personal tastes. I wouldn't call it authentic, but the recipes are still very good.

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  • Posted December 20, 2012

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    So, I am not a new vegan, nor is this my first encounter with th

    So, I am not a new vegan, nor is this my first encounter with the extraordinary skills of Ms. Romero. But this is one of the most exciting and completely Braveheart recipe collections I have ever seen. And Romero never left Brooklyn! How is it possible?
    Romero reimagines cuisines of the world from a vegan viewpoint, something I had almost thought impossible. But she captures the flavor, color, and sense of the original with flair and originality and for the first time I have be able to wholeheartedly enjoy the world’s diverse bounty. I was able to enjoy Pumpkin Kibbe even though I did not have a food processor to grind the pumpkin and bulgur together. I used a 100-year-old old-fashioned hand-crank meat grinder and the result was sublime. I especially enjoyed the Lemon Yogurt Cashew sauce, and the recommended very hot paste that accompanied the recipe. Both added immeasurably to the authentic taste.
    One thing I was familiar with in years gone by were Chinese steamed “bao” and I was thrilled to be able to recreate the wondrous experience of eating them again. The recipe is flawless in terms of taste, though I can’t imagine any Chinese person using several pans to prepare the filling. The cornstarch can be added to the hot five-spice seitan in the same pot until thickened.
    I was a tiny bit disappointed that Romero did not include any of her favorite Latin dishes, but she’d done a whole book on that called Viva Vegan! and what a wonder it is. I don’t suppose she could reprise some of that without covering old ground. But it is worth every cent and it has recipes North Americans might find closer to home.
    Romero has done aspiring vegans a huge service by providing recipes from around the world. She has added diversity and color, flavor and interest to our menu and these dishes can be served with panache and joy to those curious onlookers to a vegan lifestyle.

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  • Posted December 15, 2012

    If you're looking for global eats vegan style, look no further.

    If you're looking for global eats vegan style, look no further. It's right here! This extensive collection spanning the continents is jam packed with everything from heart stews/soups to finger foods and yummy deserts! I recommend trying the Pierogies with Sour Dilly Cream and the Walnut Sticky Spice Cake!

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    Posted October 25, 2012

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