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Vegan Planet

400 Irresistible Recipes with Fantastic Flavors from Home and Around the World
Vegan cookbook review

The super-title* of Robin Robertson’s Vegan Planet makes a bold claim, promising that this cookbook is "The Ultimate Guide to Meat-Free, Dairy-Free, and Egg-Free Cooking that Everyone Will Enjoy." Does it deliver? Decide for yourself.

The first chapter offers everything you need to know about veganism: its history, nutrition and health benefits, alternatives to animal products, and hidden animal ingredients. With that out of the way, the next 500+ pages are all recipes, divided into every category you can think of:

  1. Love at First Bite – appetizers like pot stickers, portobello satays, and scallion pancakes
     
  2. Soups that Satisfy – chilled ginger-peach, winter vegetable bisque, potato watercress soup…
     
  3. Salads and Slaws – pear and spinach salad, carrot-mung bean salad, red flannel cole slaw…
     
  4. Sauces and Dressings – Rouille, Hollandaise, Mornay…
     
  5. Chutneys, Salsas, and Other Condiments – three-fruit chutney, sunshine salsa, garlic and lemon marmalade…
     
  6. Veggies in the Middle – sesame-broccoli stir-fry, chipotle mashed potatoes, maple-baked root veggies…
     
  7. Going with the Grainspicy jasmine rice, savory amaranth porridge, millet and celeriac croquettes…
     
  8. Universal Pasta – penne puttanesca, fettucine with red lentil sauce, sesame soba noodles…
     
  9. The World of Beans – black bean croquettes, kibbeh, white bean cassoulet…
     
  10. From the Stew and Chili Potcurried lentils with carrots and peas, tempeh goulash, tofu vindaloo…
     
  11. Food that Sizzles: Grilling, Sautéing, and Stir-Frying – mahogany eggplant, portobello steaks, to-fu yung…
     
  12. The Global Oven – sweet potato gratin, chili-couscous pie, linguine tetrazzini…
     
  13. Simply Stuffed – cabbage, peppers, eggplant, mushrooms, tofu…
     
  14. New World Pizza – broccoli rabe and white bean, eggplant and sesame, caramelized onion tart…
     
  15. Sandwiches, Wraps, and Burgers – chickpea and avocado muffaletta, seitan reuban, portobello fajitas…
     
  16. A Baker’s Dozen of Breads – whole-grain herb, banana split, zucchini-tahini…
     
  17. Dessert Heaven – key lime cheesecake, mango-coconut bread pudding, cranberry-walnut oatmeal cookies…
     
  18. Smoothies, Shakes, and Other Quenchers – peaches and cream smoothie, sorbet frappé, rum soy nog…
     
  19. Don’t Skip Breakfast – tomato-zucchini frittata, flax-berry pancakes, spinach bread pudding…

Vegan PlanetAll in all, this is a terrific collection of classic and creative recipes that will satisfy new and confirmed vegans.

Buy Vegan Planet:

Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk
 

Author’s website: Robin Robertson

*A line of text at the very top of the cover; seems like a logical name for it.  🙂

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