Horizons

New vegan cuisine
Vegan cookbook review

Horizons: New Vegan Cuisine is the second cookbook from Horizons, a well-known vegan restaurant in Philadelphia, Pennsyvlania. With 80 recipes, tons of full-color photos, and interesting stories about what inspires the chefs, Rich Landau & Kate Jacoby, cooking from their cookbook is the next best thing to actually eating at the restaurant.

Recipes are divided into 6 chapters:

  1. Soups – Seitan gumbo, Tomato-artichoke-pea, Trio of gazpachos…
  2. Salads – Frisee with potatoes, Arugula with creamy lemon dressing…
  3. Appetizers – Potato-olive cakes, Artichoke & white bean dip, Tortilla pizza…
  4. Entrées – Glazed seitan, Cioppino, Tofu Benedict…
  5. Sides – Caramelized cauliflower, Truffled beet slaw, Garlic green beans…
  6. Desserts & baked goods – Chocolate peanut butter bombs, Sticky toffee pudding…

The influence of cuisines from all over the world is evident throughout the book: Jamaican tomato & red bean bisque, Mexican baba ghanoush, Vietnamese bruschetta, Greek salad, Cuban paella, and lots more.

There’s also a very useful section called "In the Kitchen" which goes over terminology, cooking techniques, and ingredients, particularly herbs and spices.

If you find vegan cooking dull, you haven’t found out about Horizons restaurant – get to know it with this colorful, creative cookbook.

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