Vegetables First: 120 Vibrant Vegetable-forward Recipes by Ricardo LarriveeVegetables First: 120 Vibrant Vegetable-forward Recipes by Ricardo Larrivee

Vegetables First: 120 Vibrant Vegetable-forward Recipes

byRicardo Larrivee

Hardcover | April 23, 2019

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120 fresh, flavourful recipes that put vegetables first!

Welcome to a celebration of the tastes, textures, colours, and possibilities that vegetables have to offer. These easy-to-follow, triple-tested recipes put vegetables front and centre, and let meat and fish play a supporting role. Discover delicious, bright dishes popping with colour (tomato and ricotta tartlets), full of comfort (squash and roasted vegetable lasagne), and ready to celebrate (Beauty and the Beet cocktail). With each recipe, Ricardo reinvents what vegetables can mean for the modern family, and always stays true to his philospophy: eat together, keep it simple, and make it tasty.
Celebrity chef Ricardo Larrivée became a household name as a Food Network star. Named a member of the Order of Canada for advocating the importance of cooking and eating together, Ricardo has added guest judge on Iron Chef Canada and daily columnist for the Toronto Star and Metro to his impressive resume--not to mention regular spots o...
Title:Vegetables First: 120 Vibrant Vegetable-forward RecipesFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:256 pages, 10.8 × 8.51 × 0.96 inShipping dimensions:10.8 × 8.51 × 0.96 inPublished:April 23, 2019Publisher:Appetite by Random HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0525610456

ISBN - 13:9780525610458


Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE this cookbook Amazing recipes and equally amazing photos. A wonderful variety of recipes that are beautifully presented and healthy. I have cooked up many delicious dishes with this book!
Date published: 2019-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely love this book! Great book with beautifully appetizing pics! Lots of side options for salads, side dishes and complete meals!
Date published: 2019-08-21

Read from the Book

From "Back to My Roots" Throughout my career of promoting the importance of cooking together and eating together, the taste of those first summer vegetables and the joy of planting and harvesting food for the table have inspired me. My television and magazine work has evolved into a brand built on a modern vision for the art of family living. So, when we set up our new office headquarters, flagship boutique, and café on Montreal’s South Shore, I made sure the roof was reinforced so that it could support a thriving garden of eighty planters and two beehives. I enjoy seeing the plants grow, be shared among colleagues and used in our test kitchen. For me, the power of vegetables is linked with memories and family stories. And that’s what I want to share with you: how fantastic vegetables can taste and how they can connect us to our roots. Finding it tough to get your kids to eat cauliflower or peas? It happens to the best of us. The important thing is to plant a seed for the future, by serving vegetables in smart, well-prepared dishes. Some life lessons take time, but in the end, we reap what we sow. Like a vegetable garden, I hope this book becomes part of your daily life and grows with you and your family as you create your own memories.

Editorial Reviews

“This book is for the rising number of home cooks who want a more plant-based diet without completely eschewing meat, but don’t know where to start beyond smoothies and salads.” –Karon Liu, The Star"A colourful tribute to vegetables, Ricardo beautifully combines standout vegetable sides (maple glazed mushrooms and corn polenta) with classic French dishes like ratatouille." –Chatelaine"Chef Ricardo will make you want to eat more veggies with these dishes . . . His new cookbook Vegetables First shares appetizing, healthy recipes where vegetables are the shining star." –The Social