The Voluptuous Vegan: More Than 200 Sinfully Delicious Recipes for Meatless, Eggless, and Dairy…

Paperback | July 15, 2000

byMyra Kornfeld, George Minot

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There are many great reasons to eat vegetarian meals --  they're low in saturated fat, high in fiber, and chock-full of nutrients. But the considerable health benefits aside, gourmets often scoff at the likes of seitan and tofu, while vegans despair of dull, uninspired offerings. Until now. In The Voluptuous Vegan, Myra Kornfeld introduces creative, mouthwatering, truly voluptuous recipes that inject this incredibly healthy cuisine with a much-needed dose of culinary mastery, including:

* full, balanced menus with appetizer, main course, and side dishes
* a luscious array of soups and an ingenious selection of desserts
* invaluable information on terms, ingredients, and techniques
* a culinary world tour including Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle Fast, as well as Europe and the United States

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Offering more than 200 creative and colourful recipes that look as good as they taste, Myra Kornfeld and George Minot’s book of recipes is all the more impressive considering none of the zesty dishes contain meat, eggs or dairy products. As perfect for the beginning vegetarian cook as for the seasoned chief, The Voluptuous ...

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There are many great reasons to eat vegetarian meals --  they're low in saturated fat, high in fiber, and chock-full of nutrients. But the considerable health benefits aside, gourmets often scoff at the likes of seitan and tofu, while vegans despair of dull, uninspired offerings. Until now. In The Voluptuous Vegan, Myra Kornfeld introd...

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There are many great reasons to eat vegetarian meals -- they're low in saturated fat, high in fiber, and chock-full of nutrients. But the considerable health benefits aside, gourmets often scoff at the likes of seitan and tofu, while vegans despair of dull, uninspired offerings. Until now. In "The Voluptuous Vegan, Myra Kornfeld introd...

Myra Kornfeld trained at the Natural Gourmet Cookery School and Peter Kump's. She cooked innovative vegan cuisine for years at New York's famed Angelica Kitchen and rounded out her training at La Cote Basque, Nosmo King, and Verbena. She has contributed recipes and articles to such magazines as Natural Health, Vegetarian Times, and Yog...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.22 × 7.41 × 0.79 inPublished:July 15, 2000Publisher:Potter/TenSpeed/HarmonyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0609804898

ISBN - 13:9780609804896

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From Our Editors

Offering more than 200 creative and colourful recipes that look as good as they taste, Myra Kornfeld and George Minot’s book of recipes is all the more impressive considering none of the zesty dishes contain meat, eggs or dairy products. As perfect for the beginning vegetarian cook as for the seasoned chief, The Voluptuous Vegan astounds and delights taste buds with such tantalizing foods as “Pumpkin Ravioli,” “Greek Moussaka,” Mexican tamales and fajitas as well as a surprising spectrum of delicious vegan desserts.

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"Myra Kornfeld is on intimate terms with whole-foods cookery and has the technical mastery to translate her passion for color, texture, and flavor into luxurious meals that we can now savor on a daily basis."Lorna Sass, author of The New Soy Cookbook and Lorna Sass' Complete Vegetarian Kitchen"Here is a fabulous, well-thought-out cookbook that is not just for vegans. Myra has come up with delicious and elegant recipes."-- Annemarie Cobin, author of Food and Our Bones and founder of the Natural Gourmet Cookery School