The Mediterranean diet is widely considered one of the heart healthiest in the world. Traditional dishes from Italy, Greece, Morocco, and the other countries that surround the Mediterranean Sea are full of vegetables and fruits, healthy fats, and a huge variety of herbs and spices, making this diet as delicious as it is wholesome. Unfortunately, cheese and eggs are also prevalent, which means that vegans typically have to avoid or adapt many recipes. Not any more.
In The Vegetarian Bistro, Marlena Spieler provides information and anecdotes about eating in different French regions alongside 250 traditional and adapted vegetarian dishes.
Marinade is one of the most flexible recipes there is, because there is no set recipe: just combine a few liquids with herbs and spices, you don't even really need to measure.
This quick and easy recipe makes a tasty vegan version of pâté, which is just a fancy way of saying chopped liver. Serve as a dip or spread on bread to make a sandwich.
Make egg- and dairy-free crêpe batter, then serve up a gourmet feast!
This simple combination of potatoes, onions, and milk makes a deliciously creamy, chilled soup.
This classic dressing is great on just about any kind of salad.
Garlicky black olives stirred into white beans make a flavorful salad that's delicious at any time of year.