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For vegetarians and vegans, it’s a new world of appealing options – LA Times

By Mary MacVean | August 22, 2015 In his new book, environmental journalist Joel K. Bourne Jr. argues that poverty is only partly to blame for hunger. Prosperity also plays a role: When people have more money, they tend to eat more meat and dairy foods. And that, he says, will increase the severity of the problem. “More than two-thirds of the world’s agricultural land is already used to grow feed for livestock, [and] world meat consumption is on track to double by 2020,” …

Stories from a Peripatetic Kitchen – The New Indian Express

… a Rockefeller Fellow along with Rukmini’s husband, social anthropologist M N Srinivas, Narayan spent many evenings with the couple, narrating them stories, and using Rukmini as a sounding board while plotting the twists and turns of the book he was writing then—The Guide. Narayan—with his fondness for scented areca nut, zealously scrutinising food labels in America to ensure he eats vegetarian, ‘cleansing’ his mouth with curd rice after mistaking pepperoni for tomato on a pizza—is …

Veggie burgers in 1930s Vilna – a Jewish chef ahead of her time – Books – – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

… took us into the rare book room to show us some treasures,” related group member Barbara Mazur of Brooklyn recently. There were quite a number of interesting manuscripts there, but Mazur said she was captivated by an old cookbook, drawn to it by the stunning illustrations. She rushed to call Wendy Waxman, the daughter of a good friend of hers. “You have got to come see this book,” she told her. When Waxman arrived she, too, was enchanted. “I saw this amazing book there. I couldn’t …

Peruvian Cuisine Today — Fusion Flavors and Superfoods | Manuel Villacorta

… dishes, and currently has more chef schools than any other city in the world. The diversity of stunning restaurants there has attracted top chefs such as Gastón Acurio, a gastronomic powerhouse who also endorsed my book Peruvian Power Foods. On my recent trip to Peru, local vegetarian gourmet Roger Loayza helped me find some of the very best restaurants — including those using Peruvian superfoods. The traditional Peruvian diet is based on whole foods and mostly gluten-free. Chefs in the …

Weeknight vegetarian: Peel a plantain, elevate a taco | canada.com

… previous leap forward came when I opened Jason Wyrick’s book “Vegan Tacos” and saw his technique for griddle-searing chunks of zucchini, a technique that gets them barely tender but not mushy, making them perfect to fold into soft corn tortillas, along with wilted Swiss chard. So suppose I shouldn’t have been surprised when the recipe that attracted me the most when I looked through the new book “Living the Farm Sanctuary Life” was another one of Wyrick’s. He’s not the author; …

Vegetarian recipes for modern tastes – Winston-Salem Journal: Food

By Michael Hastings/Winston-Salem Journal | April 22, 2015 One of the most interesting vegetarian cookbooks I’ve seen in a while is the aptly titled  “A Modern Way to Eat.” The book is by Anna Jones, a British food stylist who honed her skills working for celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for seven years. Jones’ taste for vibrant vegetarian dishes is enough to whet just about any appetite. But this book has a lot more going for it. It’s clever, well-organized, and, most important, it …

Matt Ball: Changing the world by example, advocacy

… organization that gives grants to activists to support their outreach efforts. “He’s extremely intelligent, a very rational thinker, very grounded with a lot of information,” Raisglid said. “You hope you can catch a little of the sunlight that beams off of him.” About three months ago, Raisglid began selling “The Accidental Activist” at her restaurant. After reading the entire book in a couple days, she was inspired by a passage about how more research on animal suffering needs to …

‘Test Kitchen’: How To Make Vegetarian Dishes Pop With A Little Umami | 88.9 KETR

… whole, a lot of vegetarian foods, especially a while back, were kind of one-dimensional,” Lancaster asserts. “They were a little bit sweet or a little bit bitter. Especially our main courses in this cookbook really satisfy a lot of the flavors on our palate.” Bishop, the editorial director of the Test Kitchen, says a favorite recipe of his in the book is the mushroom Bolognese. It’s the soy sauce, he says, that makes the flavor snap. “You would think, ‘Soy …

The world’s first vegan parmo comes to Stockton (From The Northern Echo)

by Chris Webber, Reporter (Stockton/Hartlepool) The Teesside dish of chicken breast in a bechamel cheese sauce might be considered a tough call to make for people who won’t eat meat or cheese. But cooks at the newly opened Labrynth Holistic Community Cafe on Skinner Street, which has opened as a not-for-profit organisation after members of the public raised £900 set it up, have achieved it. Deb Knibbs, one of the owners of the cafe and book and crystal store, explained they have yet to …

Cooking vegetarian from Anna Jones’ new book | Toronto Star

Anna Jones is a vegetarian chef, food writer and stylist from England who recently came out with A Modern Way To Eat: Over 200 satisfying, everyday vegetarian recipes (that will make you feel amazing). The book is a new favourite. I’m always on the hunt for modern, inventive vegetarian recipes that are packed with flavour. Click on the link below to find the recipe for Lemon + Coriander Roasted Feta With Mixed Tomatoes “Roasting feta gives it an unexpectedly wonderful milky wobbly curd …

Weeknight Vegetarian: A dose of soup from a vegetable-loving German chef – The Washington Post

… author and TV host in Germany whose new book, “Green Box ,” has been taunting me from a position on my desk for almost six months now. He’s not vegetarian, and neither is his Hamburg restaurant, Bullerei, but his passion for cooking vegetables radiates from the book’s colorful pages. I’ve bookmarked almost a dozen recipes to try — cabbage with pappardelle squares, lemon salad with ricotta cakes, broccoli cannelloni — but the book didn’t make the leap from desk to kitchen until I …

Peanut butter: the vegetarian conspiracy | OUPblog

… their health, and many fell in love with the foods served there—particularly peanut butter. It soon became a passion with health-food advocates nationwide, and newspapers and magazines quoted vegetarians extolling its virtues. A vegetarianism advocate, Ellen Goodell Smith, published the first recipe for a peanut butter sandwich in her Practical Cook and Text book for General Use (1896). Homemade peanut butter was initially ground in a mortar and pestle, but this required considerable effort. …

Ottolenghi’s new vegetarian cookbook packs Plenty More Mideast punch – Modern Manna Israel News | Haaretz

After much anticipation, Yotam Ottolenghi’s new book Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London’s Ottolenghi (Ten Speed Press) finally came out last month. It’s a sequel to Plenty (Chronicle books, 2011) which was crowned “vegetarian cookbook of the decade” by the Washington Post and is the London-based Israeli chef’s fourth best-seller, judging by its ranking on Amazon.com. As with all his former books, Plenty More has a strong Middle Eastern and Mediterranean emphasis, …

Chatting with Karen Page, Author of The Vegetarian Flavor Bible: Food Network | Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

When it comes to cooking for your palate, you can count on husband-and-wife duo Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg’s Flavor Bible. The tome not only received an award from the James Beard Foundation, but was named one of the 10 best cookbooks of the past century by Forbes. Now Page and Dornenburg are back, but this time they’ve gone vegetarian. Their 554-page reference book, The Vegetarian Flavor Bible, uses the same approach to plant-based cooking as their bestseller. In addition to the …

When There’s a Vegetarian Child in the Family – NYTimes.com

… Vegetarian Resource Group found that 4 percent of those ages 8 to 18 identified themselves as vegetarians. That’s roughly two million children, including a half-million vegans. bookstores teem with volumes like “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Vegan Eating for Kids ” and “Give Peas a Chance .” Perhaps inevitably, a sequel to the 2011 best-selling book “Go the ____ to Sleep” is scheduled to come out this fall. The title: “You Have to ____ing Eat.” Photo via When There’s a …

Martha Rose Shulman offers tips on vegetarian cooking

… month, and writes the “Recipes for Health” column for the New York Times. Now living in Los Angeles, Shulman has family roots in Minnesota, with a parent from each of the Twin Cities and a brother still here. Her late father, writer/humorist Max Shulman, wrote the short stories and screenplay for the TV series “Dobie Gillis.” Martha Rose Shulman will be in town for a book signing and class on Saturday at Cooks of Crocus Hill in Edina. Click here for the full …

Jennifer Lopez goes vegan: I feel great on my plant-based diet

… continues to eat one vegan meal a day, saying it helps her maintain her 65-pound post-baby weight loss. Similarly, actor Samuel L. Jackson recently credited a vegan diet for his 40-pound weight loss and improved heart health. Jackson said reading Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn’s book, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease and seeing his documentary, Forks Over Knives, convinced him to stop eating meat and animal products. Since going vegan, Samuel L. said he has never felt or looked better. …

Silk Road Vegetarian: Central Asian Flavors in Your Kitchen

… historic trade routes connecting East Asia to the Middle East, and picked up on all of the spices, traditions, and flavors along the way. Despite my own Hungarian ancestral background, the flavors in Dahlia’s book fit my taste bud’s flavor profile perfectly, my mouth was watering at the opportunity to go home and try out the recipes. Related Pilaf with Kidney Beans and Carrots How I Came to Cook Indian If the thought of trying your hand with a blend of spices, like curry, cardamom, and …

Jane’s fresh take on vegetarian food

… partner John Vincent in 2004. Vegetables really are the star of the show here… from bright and colourful salads, main courses bursting with flavour, pies and bakes, pickles and chutneys to inspiration on feeding children. Even my meat-eating husband was drooling over the hearty stews and bold bakes. Jane lives in South Devon and the Dimbleby family have long-standing connections with the area. Pictures for the book were shot on location at The Boathouse in Dittisham, including the great …

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