320 pages, 9.13 × 7.38 × 0.83 in
April 27, 2010
Da Capo Press
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0738212733
ISBN - 13: 9780738212739
About the Book
From the bestselling coauthor of "Veganomicon," the first vegan cookbook for fresh, flavorful Latin cuisine
From the Publisher
As coauthor of the phenomenally successful cookbooks Veganomicon
and Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World
, Terry Hope Romero has long been one of the most popular vegan chefs around. Now, in her first solo cookbook, Romero opens the world of Latin flavor to vegans and foodies alike. Viva Vegan!
expands the palates of anyone looking for a way to add fresh, seasonal ingredients and authentic spice to their meals without relying on animal products. A proud Venezuelan-American, Romero’s enthusiasm for her culture shines through every recipe.Viva Vegan!
covers every aspect of Latin cooking across the Americas: refreshing bebidas (drinks), vibrant ensaladas, hearty empanadas, nourishing stews, and one-dish wonders. Learn the basicshow to make the perfect tamale, salsa to complement any dish, and beans from scratchplus special treats like flan, churros, and more.
Complete with gorgeous color photos, Viva Vegan!
is the ultimate guide to authentic and inspired new Latin cuisine.
About the Author
Terry Hope Romero is a vegan chef and coauthor of several bestselling cookbooks. She contributes to VegNewss Hot Urban Eats” column and has hosted the public access/podcast vegan cooking show the Post Punk Kitchen. She lives in Queens, New York.
Basil and Spice, 4/29/10“[Romero] offers a dynamic intro to Latin food ways with her latest cookbook, Viva Vegan! that even the most staunch omnivore will salivate over…Newcomers to Latin food and plant-based dishes will appreciate Romero’s primer on the Latin pantry and how to source these ingredients.”4/30/10# 10 on Tucson Weekly’s bestseller list for the weekBlogcritics.org, 5/24/10“[Romero] comes to the rescue of cooks whose imagination limits their vegan output, and vegans who would like more Latin dishes on their menus. There are 200 recipes in this colorful book; among favorites like tacos, burritos, and tamales (and everything else you’ll find in popular Mexican, Cuban, Costa Rican, South American and Spanish restaurants), there are wonderful desserts, salads, stews, snacks, sweets, casseroles, and…ooooh, those creamy corn-filled empanadas!...There is a great selection of dishes that everyone will enjoy…’Crepes with Un-Dulce de Leche and Sweet Plantains’ are swoon-worthy…Bottom Line: Would I buy Viva Vegan!? Sí.”EatDrinkBetter.com, 5/27/10“Crepes with Plantains…[is] one of the best vegan breakfast ideas I’ve come across…A good cookbook for novice cooks as well as for those more experienced cooks who want to add a little variety to their culinary repertoire. It works well as an introduction to preparing Latin foods.”GoDairyFree.com, 6/2/10“[An] insanely creative cookbook.”The Electric Review, May/June/July 2010 issue“As Terry Hope Romero shows in Viva Vegan!, it's enti