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#1 Tall Poppy

Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:25 PM

What is your favorite vegetarian or vegan cookbook? I'm trying to cut out some of the meat that my family eats and am after ideas.

Websites are good if you know any but, I thought a cookbook as I kind of collect them & I have a voucher for a bookstore to use.

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#2 Froger

Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:53 PM

I have found the ones published by Iskcon (Hare Krishna society) to be really good. However the one they give away for free I didn't find good. I'm not sure what they have out now, but this was some years ago, but there was one really good one by I think his name was Kumar Dasi. And they had other good ones as well.

Also Madhur Jaffrey published a good one a while back. Not sure if it is still available.

#3 loubee

Posted 26 January 2013 - 03:13 PM

Plenty, Yotam Ottolenghi. Amazing food.

#4 Acidulous Osprey

Posted 26 January 2013 - 04:25 PM

Yes to Plenty, it is gorgeous.  Ottolenghi writes for the Guardian so you can check his stuff out there.

Charmaine Solomon's Vegetarian book is excellent and I second the Madhur Jaffrey books.

Moosewood cookbooks are good as well.

#5 bluecardigans

Posted 26 January 2013 - 04:32 PM

I have been using this menu plan which has a heap of recipes in it.  PETA menu plan

#6 bluecardigans

Posted 26 January 2013 - 04:34 PM

This might be good for the kids. Kid friendly Vegan recipes

Edited by Display anemone, 26 January 2013 - 04:39 PM.


#7 Over and under

Posted 26 January 2013 - 10:46 PM

The happy herbivore.

#8 Chaos in stereo

Posted 26 January 2013 - 11:30 PM

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Edited by Chaos in stereo, 26 August 2013 - 05:01 PM.


#9 Rocket

Posted 26 January 2013 - 11:33 PM

Moosewood - yum!

#10 loubee

Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:10 PM

QUOTE (Balzac @ 26/01/2013, 05:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Moosewood cookbooks are good as well.



QUOTE (Rocket @ 27/01/2013, 12:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Moosewood - yum!

My parents were given this back in the 90's, fantastic food. I should order one myself.

#11 Tall Poppy

Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:33 PM

Thanks for the recommendations, much appreciated. I've not bought one yet though as my voucher can't be used online it seems & I don't live that close to the store o, haven't made the trip to get it.

I'd completely forgotten about Madhur Jaffrey, I think my Mum has some of her books. I might need to raid her bookshelves. mum doesn't 'cook' as such so she won't care. Mum is very much a take from freezer, heat & serve cook. How I ever became interested in cooking I'll never know.

#12 JustSmileAndNod

Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:58 PM

Vegan with a vengeance - the Brooklyn pad Thai is tha bomb

#13 Illiterati

Posted 03 February 2013 - 01:17 PM

Appetite for Reduction by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Don't let the weight reduction tag on book depository description put you off, this is a awesome book for easy day to day vegan meals.

http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/Appetite-f...z/9781600940491



#14 bluecardigans

Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:09 PM

QUOTE (SlowEmotionReplay @ 03/02/2013, 02:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Appetite for Reduction by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Don't let the weight reduction tag on book depository description put you off, this is a awesome book for easy day to day vegan meals.

http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/Appetite-f...z/9781600940491

Thanks for the recommendation PP. This cookbook is awesome.

#15 sinfulamy

Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:19 PM

Fast Fresh and Fabulous by Rose Elliott (actually anything by Rose Elliott, I am yet to make a bad recipe from her cookbooks)

#16 Magnus

Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:23 PM

I'm liking Sally Butcher's Veggiestan at the moment.

(Despite thinking that Isa Chandra Moskowitz seemed really cool and interesting, I found her food pretty inedible and I found Moosewood pretty average). Sorry to put down others' recommendations, but I thought I'd just give my perspective on these.

Stephanie Alexander's Kitchen Garden Companion isn't all vegetarian, but most of the recipes are and I find it excellent.

ETA: I'm looking at buying Plenty at the moment too, because the vast majority of the reviews on Amazon are completely glowing.

Edited by Magnus, 08 February 2013 - 07:24 PM.





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