Vegan Eats World: 300 International Recipes for Savoring the Planet

Vegan Eats World: 300 International Recipes for Savoring the Planet

by Terry Hope Romero
     
 

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What If the World Was Vegan?
The true building blocks of cuisines across the planet are the spices, herbs, and grains—from basmati rice to buckwheat, coconut to caraway seeds. Apply those flavors to vegan staples such as seitan, or tofu and even straight-up vegetables, and the possibilities? If not endless, pretty darned expansive.
So what if the

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What If the World Was Vegan?
The true building blocks of cuisines across the planet are the spices, herbs, and grains—from basmati rice to buckwheat, coconut to caraway seeds. Apply those flavors to vegan staples such as seitan, or tofu and even straight-up vegetables, and the possibilities? If not endless, pretty darned expansive.
So what if the world was vegan? Your own cooking is the answer to that question; fire up the stove and make a green curry, simmer a seitan date tagine stew, or hold a freshly made corn tortilla piled high with chile-braised jackfruit in your hand. Chart your course in the great, growing map of vegan food history. Award-winning chef, author of Veganomicon, and author of Viva Vegan Terry Hope Romero continues the vegan food revolution with more than 300 bold, delicious recipes based on international favorites. With chapters devoted to essential basics such as Spice Blends; The Three Protein Amigos; and Pickles, Chutneys & Saucier Sauces, you can make everything from salads to curries, dumplings and desserts. Vegan Eats World will help you map your way through a culinary world tour, whether you want to create a piergoi party or Thai feast, easy Indian chaat lunch or Your International House of Dinner Crepes.

Editorial Reviews

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”

Buffalo News, 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.”

Midwest Book Review, September 2014
“A top pick for any interested in exploring the international possibilities of vegan cooking.”

The Blender Girl, 10/4/14
“250 bold, delicious recipes based on international favorites. This book is like culinary world tour…This book is just sensational.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738216133
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
10/30/2012
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
File size:
5 MB

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Meet the Author

Terry Hope Romero is the author of several bestselling and award-winning cookbooks. In 2011 she was named Favorite Cookbook Author by VegNews. Terry lives, cooks and eats in Queens, NYC and can be found on the web at veganlatina.com.

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