Vegetarian recipes

Pumpkin and Blue Cheese Galettes

Pumpkin and Blue Cheese Galettes

Pumpkin and Blue Cheese Galettes, All Day Baking: Savoury, Not Sweet by Michael James with Pippa James. Photography by Lisa Cohen.

All Day Baking Savoury, Not Sweet by Michael James with Pippa James

For every two lovers of sweet baked treats, there is at least another who will take the gruyère gougère or the curry pastie every time, thank you. All Day Baking: Savoury, Not Sweet is a baking cookbook—at last—for them.

Its mission is to deliver comforting, inventive and wholegrain-forward ideas for pies, sausage rolls, pasties and myriad other mostly pastry-based recipes, alongside gutsy accompaniments that equip the reader with the tools to transform delicious bakes into nourishing any-time-of-day meals.

Author Michael James is a Michelin-restaurant chef by training who was drawn early to the art, precision, and satisfaction of baking. In All Day Baking, his second book, he turns his attention to the pasties of his UK childhood, the pies he creates today for his young family, and the quiches, sausage rolls, palmiers and galettes that have earned him a cultish following around the world. As well, he delivers a master class in pastry—from puff to rye to vegan and gluten-free—gifting readers a foundation knowledge that sets them on a path to their own freewheeling baking adventures.
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Golden Root Vegetable Potpie

Golden Root Vegetable Potpie by Antoni Porowski with Mindy Fox

Golden Root Vegetable Potpie. Antoni: Let’s Do Dinner by Antoni Porowski with Mindy Fox. Photography by Paul Brissman.

Antoni: Let's Do Dinner by Antoni Porowski

Let’s Do Dinner is an invitation into Antoni’s easy kitchen. Dinner with Antoni means satisfying meals full of clean protein and loads of vegetables, with splurges of carbs and decadence. Simple, yes, but always special. Antoni keeps shopping lists short and steps and pans to a minimum.

Pulled chicken nachos, pasta carbonara with scallions and peas, or pan-seared steak with harissa butter and crispy potatoes—it’s all good for post-work evenings or casual entertaining.

Antoni shows how to crank the flavour, make exciting suppers from pantry staples, create new takes on classics by swapping in one surprising ingredient, and build a rousingly flavored vegan grain bowl. Plus, he lets you in on the secret weapons in every kitchen that get great food on the table fast.

Antoni: Let’s Do Dinner is available at Amazon.com and Indigo.ca. (more…)

Fried leftover rice with kimchi

Fried leftover rice with kimchi

Fried leftover rice with kimchi, One-Bowl Meals: Simple, Nourishing, Delicious by Maria Zizka. Photography by Erin Scott.

One-Bowl Meals: Simple, Nourishing, Delicious

Whether for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and complete with protein, fresh fruits or vegetables, and grains, a one-bowl meal checks all the boxes—delicious, nourishing, casual, filling, seasonal.

And in the hands of Maria Zizka its possibilities are even more exciting, with thirty brilliant combinations organized by base—oatmeal, chia, or yogurt for breakfast, and grains, noodles, or greens to build mains.

Plus, there are tips, tutorials, and substitution rules of thumb throughout, including how to customize your bowl to make it vegan, gluten-free, or protein-forward.

It’s all about mastering the five steps to building a bowl:

  1. Start with a base
  2. Include a protein
  3. Consider a sauce
  4. Add a couple of toppings
  5. Garnish with something crunchy or bright

Get ready to create your own complete meal in a bowl.

One-Bowl Meals: Simple, Nourishing, Delicious is available at Amazon.com and Indigo.ca (more…)

Grilled Vegetable Paella

 

How to Grill Vegetables by Steven RaichlenCelebrating all the ways to grill green, this mouthwatering, groundbreaking cookbook from “America’s master griller” (Esquire) shows how to bring live fire or wood smoke to every imaginable vegetable.

How to fire-blister tomatoes, cedar-plank eggplant, hay-smoke lettuce, spit-roast brussels sprouts on the stalk, grill corn five ways—even cook whole onions caveman-style in the embers. And how to put it all together through 115 inspired recipes.

Plus chapters on grilling breads, pizza, eggs, cheese, desserts and more. PS: While vegetables shine in every dish, this is not a strictly vegetarian cookbook—yes, there will be bacon.

How to Grill Vegetables: The New Bible for Barbecuing Vegetables over Live Fire is available at Amazon.com and Indigo.ca (more…)

Pasta with pesto

Pasta with pesto

Pasta with pesto, Road Trip Cooking: The Best Recipes for Your Campfire, Stove or Barbecue by Arno & Mireille van Elst. Photography by Liesbeth Disbergen, Simone van Rees and Mireille van Elst.

Road Trip Cooking: The Best Recipes for Your Campfire, Stove or Barbecue by Arno & Mireille van Elst.

Road trips are the ultimate freedom: long roads, beautiful vistas, good conversations and singing along with the radio.

And when you choose to stop somewhere out in nature, you’ll want something tasty and nutritious to cook on your camping stove, campfire or portable barbecue. In Road Trip Cooking, Arno and Mireille of the Holy Kauw Company in the Netherlands take you along in their campervan. Their motto is simple: cooking and eating well is possible anytime, anywhere.

All recipes in this cookbook are simple to prepare and don’t require a well-equipped kitchen or well-stocked supermarket nearby. From the ultimate hangover breakfast and salad in a jar to campfire nachos and ‘apple pie to go’, these recipes make the most of classic and comfort-food dishes from around the world. Yet they only require some wood blocks, a few ingredients and a box of matches to prepare.

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A Tart for May

A Tart for May

A Tart for May, Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower: How to Cook with Vegetables and Other Plants by Gill Meller. Photography by Andrew Montgomery.

A Tart for May, Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower: How to Cook with Vegetables and Other Plants by Gill Meller.

Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower is a cookbook about plants—it’s about making the most of the land’s bounty in your everyday cooking.

Making small changes to the way we cook and eat can both lessen the impact we have on the environment and dramatically improve our health and wellbeing: good for us and for future generations to come. Making plants and vegetables the focus of your meals can improve your cooking exponentially—they provide a feast of flavours, colours and textures.

Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower is a true celebration of seasonal vegetables and fruit, packed with simple and surprisingly quick vegetarian recipes. With roots, we think of the crunch of carrots, celeriac, beetroot. From springtime stems like our beloved asparagus and rhubarb, through leaves of every hue (kale, radicchio, chard), when the blossoms become the fruits of autumn—apples, pears, plums—the food year is marked by growth, ripening and harvest.

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Shakshuka

Shakshuka

Shakshuka, Excerpted from SPICEBOX KITCHEN: Eat Well and Be Healthy with Globally Inspired, Vegetable-Forward Recipes by Linda Shiue. Photography by Michelle K. Min.

Spicebox Kitchen: Eat Well and Be Healthy with Globally Inspired, Vegetable-Forward Recipes Hardcover – March 16, 2021

In her first cookbook, chef and physician Linda Shiue puts the phrase “let food be thy medicine” to the test. With 175 vegetarian and pescatarian recipes curated from her own kitchen, Dr. Shiue takes you on a journey of vibrant, fresh flavours through a range of spices from amchar masala to za’atar. With a comprehensive “Healthy Cooking 101” chapter, lists of the healthiest ingredients out there, and tips for prevention, Spicebox Kitchen is a culinary wellness trip you can take in your own kitchen.

DR. LINDA SHIUE is the first Director of Culinary Medicine at a medical center in San Francisco, where she founded and directs a teaching kitchen for patients and fellow physicians. She graduated from San Francisco Cooking School and externed at the Michelin-starred restaurant Mourad. Her food writing has appeared in publications including the Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the New York Times.

Spicebox Kitchen: Eat Well and Be Healthy with Globally Inspired, Vegetable-Forward Recipes is available at Amazon.com and Indigo.ca.   (more…)

Persian Aubergine Stew

Persian Aubergine Stew

Persian Aubergine Stew, Vegan Slow Cooker: Over 70 delicious recipes for stress-free meals by Saskia Sidey. Photography by William Shaw.

Vegan Slow CookerPerfect for busy lifestyles, these recipes will revolutionize your meal planning, meaning you can indulge in nutritious, comforting vegan dishes every night of the week with little to no effort. With dishes for breakfast, snacks, mains and sweet treats, this is simple food that the whole family can share and enjoy together.

Recipes include: Seedy banana breakfast loaf, Tofu shakshuka, Satay cauliflower, Pulled jackfruit burgers, Mac-n-no-cheese, Sweet potato shepherd’s pie, Chocolate lava slab and Lemon blueberry drizzle.

Vegan Slow Cooker: Over 70 delicious recipes for stress-free meals is available at Amazon.com and Indigo.ca.  

 

 


Persian Aubergine Stew

This sweet and ever so slightly sour stew is rich and hearty. You could leave out whichever toppings you want to serve with it for your guests to help themselves. (more…)

Chilli Con Veggie

Chilli Con Veggie

Chilli Con Veggie, Broke Vegan: Over 100 plant-based recipes that don’t cost the earth by Saskia Sidey. Photography by Jo Sidey.

er 100 plant-based recipes that don't cost the earth by Saskia SideyWe all want to help do our bit to save the planet by moving towards a plant-based diet, but let’s face it: eating vegan can be expensive.

With over 100 plant-based recipes using supermarket staples along with hints and tips for making your food go further, Broke Vegan will have you cooking meals time after time that save money and save the planet. From easy weeknight meals ready in 20 minutes to feeding a crowd on a budget or saving bags of time and money by batch cooking, Broke Vegan has got you covered.

Whether you’re taking part in Veganuary for the first time, making the move from veggie to vegan or just trying to make your money go further, Broke Vegan will bring variety and flavour to your meals without having to spend a fortune.

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Spicy Chilli French Bean Mapo Tofu

Spicy Chilli French Bean Mapo Tofu

Spicy Chilli French Bean Mapo Tofu, Asian Green: Everyday plant-based recipes inspired by the East by Ching-He Huang. Photography by Tamin Jones.

Asian Green
Asian food has always included a variety of meat and dairy-free recipes. Focusing entirely on these plant-based dishes, Ching-He Huang draws inspiration from across Asia to create simple, everyday, healthy home cooking that features protein-rich ingredients such as tofu, seitan, pulses, beans and grains.
The inspiration behind the book is Ching’s husband, Jamie. From birth, he suffered from asthma and eczema but three and a half years ago, three months after adopting a vegan diet, he was cured. Ching has always believed in the age-old Chinese maxim that “food is medicine”, and having experienced first-hand the transformation of her husband’s health, she firmly believes in the healing power of plants to reduce inflammation, to restore, nourish and replenish.
This book is full of inspiring, quick and simple recipes, perfect for vegetarians, vegans and people looking to reduce the amount of meat in their diets.

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