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Cold Sour Tomato Soup

Cold Sour Tomato Soup

Cold Sour Tomato Soup excerpted from Fire, Smoke, Green by Martin Nordin.

InFire Smoke Green by Martin Nordin Martin Nordin’s second book, he brings us a host of mouthwatering, modern vegetarian recipes, using the most elemental and ancient method of cooking: fire. Not just a barbecue cookbook, Fire, Smoke, Green is broken up into seven chapters that cover everything you need to know about making great food over the flame: from grilling directly onto fire, to cooking with indirect fire, smoked recipes, and even wood-fired pizza

Atmospheric photography and charming illustrations throughout bring you something other than your average vegetarian cookbook—as lovers of Martin’s first book Green Burgers will attest, his approach to meat-free cooking is anything but boring. Try the Roasted and smoked potatoes with beer-caramelized onions; the Fennel roots with shiitake, green onion, buckwheat and herb oil; or Harissa-marinated sweet potato with grilled cabbage leaves and black dukkah. Or if you still can’t get enough of the burger recipes, why not try the Zucchini and mungbean burgers with sriracha mayonnaise and furikake, washed down with a smoky Mezcal with grilled grapefruit. (more…)

Rosemary Butternut Squash Soup with Toasted-Hazelnut Milk

Rosemary Butternut Squash Soup with Toasted-Hazelnut Milk, Whole Food Cooking Every Day by Amy Chaplin (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2019. Photographs by Anson Smart.

Rosemary Butternut Squash Soup with Toasted-Hazelnut Milk, Whole Food Cooking Every Day by Amy Chaplin (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2019. Photographs by Anson Smart.

Eating whole foods can transform a diet, and mastering the art of cooking these foods can be easy with the proper techniques and strategies.

In 20 chapters, Amy Chaplin, former executive chef of New York’s renowned vegan restaurant Angelica Kitchen, shares ingenious recipes incorporating the foods that are key to a healthy diet: seeds and nuts, fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and other plant-based foods. Chaplin offers her secrets for eating healthy every day: mastering some key recipes and reliable techniques and then varying the ingredients based on the occasion, the season, and what you’re craving. (more…)

Cherry Tomato Focaccia

Cherry Tomato Focaccia, The Veggie Cookbook by Camilla Stephens, Photography by Dan Jones

Cherry Tomato Focaccia, The Veggie Cookbook by Camilla Stephens, Photography by Dan Jones

With bold flavour combinations and clever use of everyday ingredients, Camilla Stephens shows how to create exciting vegetarian dishes that will have even the most dedicated of meat-eaters calling for seconds.

The focus is on food for every day—whether that’s a comforting pie to plonk on the kitchen table after work and school or a lunchbox-friendly frittata. Alongside Higgidy classics such as Garden Pea and Potato Quiche and Squash Mac and Cheese Pie, you will find ingenious ideas such as a 10-minute Fridge to Frittata.

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