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5 foolproof vegetarian main dishes from around the world

By Johnathan L. Wright, RGJ | April 28, 2015 vegetarian cooking, as it began to move into the mainstream in the 1970s, “was an exercise in compromise and substitution,” writes Christopher Kimball, the America’s Test Kitchen eminence, in “The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook,” a new collection of 700 recipes tested and presented with ATK’s usual rigor and cheerful obsessiveness. Many early approaches relied heavily on cheese and cream for flavor, considered …

Vegetarian food? Meat-eaters have plenty to learn from it – Telegraph

… struggle to make the imaginative leap to seeing vegetarian cooking as a positive choice, rather than an absence. Halloumi is the nut cutlet du jour, enabling us to eat vegetarian while preserving the “something-with-veg” structure of a meat-based meal. There’s nothing wrong with these cheeses per se. As Nigella has remarked, halloumi is like vegetarian bacon, a sliver of saltiness that enhances a poached egg. Paneer is one of those sponge-like substances that can taste as wonderful as the …

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Rice, Beet and Kale Salad With Cider Dressing – NYTimes.com

For her Thanksgiving celebration in Canada in October, food blogger Allison Day hosts an entire family of gluten-free eaters. Complicating her menu is the fact that she is the only true vegetarian at the table. “The celebration is a very different affair in my house, but delicious, nonetheless,” writes Ms. Day. “Healthy food is a priority in my kitchen, but so is delicious food.” Ms. Day notes that navigating the world of vegetarian cooking and gluten-free cooking at the same time can be …

Weeknight Vegetarian: A new technique for defusing those soy-sauce sodium bombs – The Washington Post

Most vegetarians I know have a soft spot for Asian cuisines. Vegetables are revered in that part of the world, which is also the birthplace of tofu and tempeh, two pillars of plant-based protein. Plus, cooks in Japan, China, Korea and other Asian countries have a knack for seasoning, and for creating dishes with interesting textures — two crucial (and often lacking) qualities in vegetarian cooking. The downside: Whenever I develop Asian-style recipes, I wait with anxiety for them to be put …

Martha Rose Shulman offers tips on vegetarian cooking

… prolific cookbook writer has taken a novel approach with her latest, “The Simple Art of vegetarian cooking,” in order to do that. In this she serves as culinary instructor as she guides us through the master recipe of a dozen dishes — soups, pasta, grains, beans and more — then offers some fundamental mealtime preparation tips, which she call “building blocks” (how to make vegetable combos and tomato sauce, for example). In addition, she offers variations to build your cooking …

Who says vegetarian food can’t be sumptuous?

Earlier this year, there was a strong rumour that chef Joël Robuchon, who has been awarded with the highest number of Michelin stars —  28 to be precise —  is headed to Mumbai. With an unlikely location that he found in Mumbai’s Dadar, Robuchon is looking to set up his signature French fine dining restaurant L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon at Kohinoor Square Tower. However, what surprised culinary experts was his confession: it was vegetarian cooking that got him interested in the city. …

Summer Burgers, Hold the Meat

Check out this site by clicking on the link below and you will be rewarded with some fantastic burger recipes – yum yum – deee-licious! Article written by By MARTHA ROSE SHULMAN I come back to burgers in this column every year or two. My quest for good vegetarian burgers has nothing to do with wanting to create something that resembles a hamburger or turkey burger. Why try to mimic meat? Rather, my vegetarian cooking is about produce, which, it turns out, can be the foundation for …

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