The Urban Vegan: 250 Simple, Sumptuous Recipes from Street Cart Favorites to Haute Cuisine

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Ordering “good and greasy” vegetarian rotis from a street cart. This is the life of the urban vegan! Dynise Balcavage brings this fresh cuisine to life with 250 original animal-free recipes inspired by the colorful culinary landscapes of urban areas. Whether you are a dedicated herbivore or someone seeking a healthy, varied, and delicious diet, this book provides mouthwatering inspiration no matter which city market, restaurant, or corner store you visit. Recipes are organized by themes including cafe culture, breakfast at the diner, lunch cart, urban garden, haute cuisine, “just desserts,” and happy hour. At-a-glance icons signify which recipes are low-fat, fast, omnivore-friendly, kid-friendly, and frugal. Also included are essential tips covering vegan cuisine, an overview of the vegan pantry, and numerous menu idea s that will please even the staunchest omnivores! Among the 250+ recipes: Pecan Streusel Coffee Cake, Chocoholic Waffles, Rapini Panini, Honeydew Pomegranate Jigglers, Hot & Sour Coconut Soup, Savory French Terrine, Hedonist’s Stuffed Mushrooms, Chickpea Paprikash, Lemon Poppyseed Tempeh, Un-Fried Ice Cream...

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Author Dynise Balcavage
Publisher Three Forks
Page Count 272pp
Publication Size 7.5 x 9.25
Publication Notes Softcover, Color
Publication Date October 1, 2009
ISBN 978-0762752812

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