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The Vegan Table: 200 Unforgettable Recipes for Entertaining Every Guest at Every Occasion
     

The Vegan Table: 200 Unforgettable Recipes for Entertaining Every Guest at Every Occasion

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by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
 

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Entertain in Style—Vegan Style

 

The Vegan Table is your one-stop source for creating the perfect meal for your friends and family. Whether you’re hosting an intimate gathering of friends or a large party with an open guest list, author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, crowned the “Vegan Martha Stewart” by VegNews

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Entertain in Style—Vegan Style

 

The Vegan Table is your one-stop source for creating the perfect meal for your friends and family. Whether you’re hosting an intimate gathering of friends or a large party with an open guest list, author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, crowned the “Vegan Martha Stewart” by VegNews magazine, will answer your every entertaining need.

Inside you’ll be treated to practically limitless recipe and menu ideas, making it easy to satisfy any and all palates and preferences. From romantic meals for two to formal dinners, casual gatherings, children’s parties, and holiday feasts, you can keep the party going through every occasion and season.

 

Recipes include:

Pumpkin Curry

Roasted Red Pepper, Artichoke, and Pesto Sandwiches

Creamy Macaroni and Cashew Cheese

Elegantly Simple Stuffed Bell Peppers

Pasta Primavera with Fresh Veggies and Herbs

Tempeh and Eggplant Pot Pies

African Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Onions
Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce
South of the Border Pizza

Tofu Spinach Lasagna
Blackberry Pecan Crisp
Flourless Chocolate Tart

Red Velvet Cake with Buttercream Frosting

Celebrate the joy of plant-based cuisine with The Vegan Table, your ultimate at-home dining and entertaining guide.

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal

Patrick-Goudreau's attractive second cookbook (after The Joy of Vegan Baking: The Compassionate Cooks' Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets) features seasonal menus for occasions ranging from "Romantic Dinners for Two" to "Feasts for the Holidays." Her sophisticated but mostly uncomplicated recipes will appeal to nonvegans and vegans alike, and dozens of sidebars offer tips on entertaining, information on ingredients, and more.


—Judith Sutton
From the Publisher
The Vegan Table leaves nothing to be desired—Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is the Martha Stewart of the movement!”

—Rory Freedman, author of #1 New York Times bestseller Skinny Bitch

“The doyenne of compassionate living has done it again, delivering a beautiful, thoughtful, intelligent book brimming with delectable, cruelty-free recipes and clever entertaining ideas. Colleen Patrick-Goudreau truly is a star in the vegetarian universe.”

VegNews Magazine

“It's delightful, it's delicious, it's a de-lovely book!”
—Sarah Kramer, author of How It All Vegan (GoVegan.net)

Patrick-Goudreau, Colleen.

The Vegan Table: 200 Unforgettable Recipes for Entertaining Every Guest at Every Occasion.

Fair Winds: Quayside. Jun. 2009. c.304p. photogs. index. ISBN 978-1-59233-374-5. pap. $19.99.

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Patrick-Goudreau’s attractive second cookbook (after The Joy of Vegan Baking: The Compassionate Cooks’ Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets) features seasonal menus for occasions ranging from “Romantic Dinners for Two” to “Feasts for the Holidays.” Her sophisticated but mostly uncomplicated recipes will appeal to nonvegans and vegans alike, and dozens of sidebars offer tips on entertaining, information on ingredients, and more. — Library Journal, June 2009

“Colleen Patrick-Goudreau has done a great service to the vegan community with her books The Joy of Vegan Baking and now The Vegan Table. The decadent recipes and colorful photographs in her books show the world how sublime veganism can be!”

—Jennifer McCann, author of Vegan Lunch Box and

Vegan Lunch Box Around the World

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ISBN-13:
9781616734497
Publisher:
Fair Winds Press
Publication date:
06/01/2009
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Meet the Author

The Joy of Vegan Baking author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is the founder of Compassionate Cooks (www.compassionatecooks.com), an organization whose mission is to empower people to make informed food choices and to debunk myths about veganism. A recognized expert on healthful plant-based cuisine, Colleen has appeared on the Food Network and is a columnist for VegNews magazine. Visit her Web site for The Vegan Table at www.vegantable.com. She lives in Oakland, CA.

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Vegan Table 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 26 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love the recipes in this new vegan cookbook. There are some really innovative ones, and they're pretty easy to prepare. Also, because they're all vegan, they have no cholesterol and are naturally healthier for you!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Although the book has not yet been released I have had a sneak peek of the inside and it looks AMAZING! I was a meat eater before finding Colleen's podcast on itunes (Vegetarian food for thought) and once I listened I instantly made the decision to become Vegetarian. I couldn't justify eating animals when I obviously didn't need to. I couldn't be happier with my choice. I owe my life to Colleen and Compassionate Cooks. Her awesome recipes make it fun and easy to cook Vegetarian and Vegan meals. I actually look foward to cooking up her scrumptious and affordable food they're always a hit in my house! ;)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
When people ask "what do you eat if your vegan" just show them this book.
lovetocookLM More than 1 year ago
Love this cookbook! I use it more than any other. The recipes are fresh and easy to prepare.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great recipes for all occasions!
O25 More than 1 year ago
I am not vegan and I love this book! The recipes are flavorful, colorful, and delicious.
pirateMama More than 1 year ago
My meat eating husband loves everything i have made from this cook book! I love having gatherings and this book makes it so easy to make super good Vegan food that even my meat eating friends and family love. Colleen includes vegan food for thought about Vegan wines, beers, terms used by the meat industry such as "free range" and more books to read to help stay informed.
VeganRunner More than 1 year ago
I love this cookbook! This is my go-to cookbook when I'm sitting down and planning meals. Colleen tests all of her recipes many times, and I trust her experience. I've never had anything she recommends fail. Colleen really wants you to be able to make easy, delicious vegan recipes, and this cookbook is her way of walking you through it. I couldn't eat so deliciously without this cookbook. I have made so many of the recipes in it, and I haven't even had it that long. Cooking for 2 people every day of the week isn't that hard, but with the holidays coming up, I was beginning to get a little worried, as this is my first vegan Thanksgiving. I want to knock everyone's socks off, and they'll never notice the meat and dairy is gone (I've done vegetarian meals at holidays for a few years). This cookbook is going to be my savior through the holidays. And yes, there are plenty of recipes that feed 8-10, but hey, I know how to divide (fractions, too!), so I just cut down the ingredients to make the recipes for 2 people. This cookbook is so good that I am beginning to change my vegetarian boyfriend's taste buds. He thought he could never live without dairy and eggs, but as I make these recipes and he realizes just how delicious they are, he says he doesn't care if there's dairy or eggs, he just wants to eat these recipes! Also, there is nothing "weird" in this cookbook. There might only be a couple of ingredients that you don't already have--nutritional yeast and maybe tempeh? But these are easy to find, and truthfully, really worth it. We really like the "No queso dip" and we love the tempeh bacon. We used tempeh before this cookbook, but this has expanded the possibilities.
TulaneGirl More than 1 year ago
As a five day vegan, I'm constantly on the lookout for a good vegan cookbook. Tried several recipes (caramelized onion pie, quinoa and corn medley, spinach lasagna) and have not gone wrong. Many vegan books require very specialized ingredients from specialized stores. This one doesn't. Not really. Sure, some of the recipes call for non-dairy milk and butter, but nothing that is unpronounceable. Also, I like that this book celebrates the food for what it is. It doesn't try to make food into something it's not. It's not trying to "trick" you into thinking you're eating meat. It celebrates the vegetable. I think even non-vegans would enjoy these recipes.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wonderful book with even more wonderful recipes!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you know little about vegan, vegetarian, or just cooking, then this will be good for you. All others will be dissapointed. Too much narrative about common knowledge info. The recipes are run of the mill for those already vegetarian. The recipes rely heavily on commercial mock items (mock mayo etc).
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