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Candle 79 Cookbook: Modern Vegan Classics from New York's Premier Sustainable Restaurant


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Publisher Comments:

Continually rated as one of the best vegan restaurants in the country, Candle 79 is at the forefront of a movement to bring elegance and sophistication to vegetarian cuisine. Not only is its fare local, seasonal, organic, and sustainable, but also so flavorful and satisfying that customers—vegan and omnivore alike—are constantly asking for recipes to cook at home. This collection answers that call, with simple yet impressive recipes forChickpea Crepes, Ginger-Seitan Dumplings, Live Lasagna, Chocolate Mousse Towers, Cucumber-Basil Martinis, and more. Expanding the horizons of vegan fare with appetizers, soups, salads, mains, brunches, desserts, cocktails, and wine pairings,Candle 79 Cookbookinvites every home cook to make truly green cuisine.

About the Author

Nutritional counselor Joy Pierson established the Candle Cafe and Candle 79 restaurants with her partner, Bart Potenza. They have also developed a growing catering and wholesale business and are the authors of The Candle Cafe Cookbook. Joy has written, lectured, and consulted extensively about food and nutrition and she serves as board chair of the New York Coalition for Healthy School Food. She has appeared on The Food Network, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and Good Day New York. Joy lives in New York City.

Executive chef Angel Ramos brought his innovative cooking talents from Candle Cafe to Candle 79 when it opened. His recipes have been featured in the New York Times, Vegetarian Times, and Pilates Style magazine, and he has helped develop the nationally distributed Candle Cafe Frozen Entrées. In 2010, Angel was named the VegNews Chef of the Year. He lives in New York City.

Pastry chef and chef de cuisine Jorge Pineda has created desserts that have revolutionized vegan baking. A major contributor to The Candle Cafe Cookbook, he has helped develop the nationally distributed Candle Cafe Desserts and Frozen Entrées. Jorge’s pastries have been named the “Best Vegan Desserts in America” by the Los Angeles Times. He lives in New York City.


Table of Contents

xi Foreword

1 Introduction

Amuse-Bouches and Appetizers 5

6 Heirloom Tomato–Avocado Tartare

9 Roasted Artichokes with Spring Vegetables and Crispy Onion Rings

11 Avocado Salsa

12 Zucchini Blossom Tempura

15 Arancini with Roasted Plum Tomato Sauce

17 Smoked Paprika Hummus

18 Cashew Cheese–Stuffed Yuca Cakes

19 Spinach-Mushroom Pâté

20 Seitan Cakes

23 Ginger-Seitan Dumplings

Soups 25

26 Live Avocado-Cucumber Soup

29 Farmers’ Market Gazpacho

30 Tortilla Soup

33 Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Crispy Sage Leaves

34 Herbed Potato-Leek Soup

35 Black Bean and Roasted Poblano Soup

36 Butternut Squash–Chestnut Soup with Caramelized Pears

Salads 39

40 Heirloom Tomato Salad with Macadamia Cheese and Crispy Capers

42 Butterhead Lettuce, Cauliflower, and Red Bell Pepper Salad

43 Watercress, Jicama, and Corn Salad with Jalapeño Dressing

45 Wild Mushroom and Cipollini Salad with Fresh Horseradish Dressing

46 Kale, Vegetable, and Spelt Berry Salad with Chive Vinaigrette

48 Stuffed Avocado with Quinoa Pilaf and Chipotle-Avocado Dressing

49 Seaweed Salad with Ginger-Sesame Dressing

50 Beet, Fennel, and Fig Salad with Cranberry-Sage Dressing

52 Blood Orange–Fennel Salad

53 Mediterranean Salad with Kalamata Olive Vinaigrette

Entrées 55

58 Stuffed Poblano Peppers

61 Spring Vegetable Risotto

63 Wild Mushroom and Spring Vegetable Fricassee

64 Herb-Marinated Grilled Vegetables

66 Moroccan-Spiced Chickpea Cakes

69 Saffron Ravioli with Wild Mushrooms and Cashew Cheese

71 Manicotti Rustica

73 Potato Gnocchi

75 Pan-Seared Pine Nut Pesto Tofu

76 Chile-Grilled Tofu with Avocado-Tomatillo Sauce

78 Live Lasagna

80 Tempeh Cakes

83 Tempeh with Mole Sauce

84 Nori- and Sesame-Crusted Seitan

86 Panko-Crusted Seitan Milanese

87 Sofrito-Seared Seitan

89 Seitan Piccata

90 Tamarind-Barbecued Seitan

91 Paella

94 Spaghetti and Seitan Wheatballs with Roasted Plum Tomato Sauce

95 Black Bean–Chipotle Burgers

Sides, Sauces, and Secrets 99

100 Barbecued Black-Eyed Peas

101 Granny Smith Coleslaw

101 Sweet Potato Mash

102 Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

103 Potato Cakes

104 Polenta Fries

105 Soba Noodles

106 Jasmine Rice

107 Quinoa-Vegetable Pilaf

108 Marinated Tempeh

109 Seitan Cutlets

110 Sautéed Royal Trumpet Mushrooms

111 Braised Green Beans

112 Gingered Sugar Snap Peas

113 Sautéed Swiss Chard

114 Creamed Spinach

115 Ginger-Soy Dipping Sauce

116 Roasted Plum Tomato Sauce

117 Red Bell Pepper–Curry Sauce

119 Roasted Red Bell Pepper and Tomato Sauce

120 Mint-Cilantro Chimichurri Sauce

121 Pesto

122 Zucchini Blossom Sauce

124 Edamame-Mint Sauce

125 Apricot Chutney

125 Cashew Crme Frache

126 Sage or Tarragon Aioli

Brunch 129

130 Chickpea Crepes

131 Wild Mushroom, Asparagus, and Spring Vegetable Crepes

133 Butternut Squash, Mushroom, and Sage Crepes

134 Home-Style Pancakes with Blueberry Butter

136 Sourdough French Toast

137 Tofu and Seitan Sausage Scramble

138 Mixed-Grain Waffles with Raspberry Butter

Desserts 141

142 Summer Berry Crumble

144 Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

145 Chocolate Ice Cream

146 Sorbets

148 Mexican Chocolate Cake

149 Apple-Apricot Strudel

151 Peach Parfait

152 Doughnuts

154 Chocolate Mousse Tower

Drinks 157

158 Apricot Spritzer

159 Elderberry Elixir

160 Ginger Ale

163 Coconut-Mint Frappé

165 Summer Sangria

166 Winter Spiced Sangria

167 Cherry Pie

168 Pomegranate Cosmo

169 Mango Margarita

170 French 79

172 The Grapevine

173 Ginger Rush

174 Sake Mojito Classico

174 Mixed Berry Sake Mojito

176 Cucumber-Basil Martini

179 Glossary

182 Resources

185 Acknowledgments

187 About the Authors

188 Index

193 Measurement Conversion Charts

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Modern Vegan Classics from New York's Premier Sustainable Restaurant
Ten Speed Press
Pierson, Joy
Ramos, Angel
Pineda, Jorge
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