The Bold Vegetarian Chef: Adventures in Flavor with Soy, Beans, Vegetables and Grains by Ken Charney
Discover the secrets of lively vegetarian cuisine
Think vegetarian cooking is bland? Not any more! Now you can create outrageous appetizers, adventurous soups, exciting entrees, and daring desserts that will have everyone clamoring for seconds. The Bold Vegetarian Chef offers more than 200 dazzling recipes that bring out the best in all of the fresh natural ingredients you crave. You'll learn the secrets behind such irresistible delights as: * Savory scrambles, burgers, and sandwiches * Tasty tofu and tempeh * Comfort carbos-pasta, polenta, and risotto * bold and beautiful beans * The wonderful wheat meat: seitan * Crisp salads and a slew of side dishes * Delectable, dreamy desserts
You'll also discover a wealth of tips, techniques, and ideas that will inspire your own vegetarian creations-bursting with flavor and flair. All you need is a little help from The Bold Vegetarian Chef.
CHEF KEN CHARNEY works for PCC Natural Markets, the largest chain of natural food cooperatives in the country. A graduate of the Chef's Training Program at The Natural Gourmet Cookery School in New York, he has appeared on local television in the Seattle area and written numerous articles on vegetarian and soy cooking.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Vegetarian Delights
Starting Off Right: Appetizers and Snacks
Soups and Stocks: Warm Beginnings
Breakfast, Lunch, and Brunch: From Scrambles to Sandwiches
Burgers, Fritters, and Loaves: Stars of Vegetarian Cuisine
Outrageous Soy: Tempting Tofu and Tempeh
A Bold Way with Beans: Powerhouse Dishes
Pasta, Risotto, and Polenta: Comfort Carbos
Seitan: The Power of Wheat Meat
Vegetables and Grains on the Side: All the Best Accompaniments