Synopses & Reviews
1,000 Vegetarian Recipes Have you been searching for a collection of delicious vegetarian recipes? What about easy-to-prepare vegetarian recipes, or those that are healthful? Then 1,000 Vegetarian Recipes is the book for youno other vegetarian cookbook comes even close. Author Carol Gelles has spent years creating recipes for a variety of tastes and needs, whether you're a beginner vegetarian, long-time vegetarian, or someone trying to eat meatless meals just a couple of times each week for better health. If you're a vegan (a vegetarian who doesn't eat eggs or dairy products), you've probably been frustrated in the past by vegetarian cookbooks that don't address your needs. Again, no other cookbook offers you as many choices as 1,000 Vegetarian Recipes, with hundreds of vegan recipes throughout (all clearly marked with a "V" at the tops of the recipes). And many of the lacto-ovo vegetarian recipes include vegan variations. You probably already know that the vegetarian lifestyle is a healthy one, but if you're looking specifically for low-fat recipes, those dishes are specially marked with a "healthy heart" symbol for easy reference. In addition to the 1,000 recipes, Gelles offers a bounty of information on vegetarian food, including cooking charts for beans and grains; shopping lists for stocking the vegetarian pantry; a glossary of ingredients; a lesson on the health benefits of a meatless diet; and menu-planning advice, with menu suggestions for every tasteChinese, French, Mexican, Indian, and more. Whether you already own a dozen vegetarian cookbooks, or this will be your first, 1,000 Vegetarian Recipes is the one cookbook a vegetarian can't do without. A Few of the Delicious Meatless Recipes
- Olive Caviar
- Black Bean Hummus
- Corn Fritters
- Leek and Wild Rice Soup
- Stuffed Young Eggplants
- Spiced Couscous with Diced Vegetables
- Springtime Pasta
- Bulgur with Summer Squash
- Mushroom-Leek Tart
- Lentil Shepherd's Pie
A Main Selection of the Doubleday Health Book Club and a Featured Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild Doubleday Book Club and Crossings Book Club.
Lacto-ovo vegetarians, vegans, and even part-time vegetarians will love this fabulous compendium of healthy, easy, delicious, meatless recipes.
The award-winning cookbook that's not just for vegetarians
Carol Gelles, one of the best-known authorities on the subject, offers hundreds of appetizers, entrees, soups, salads, and more, proving that vegetarian cuisine is anything but boring. The flavor combinations are limitless, drawing on the ingredients and spices from every international cuisine. Discussions of vegetables, grains, beans, and soyfoods are interspersed throughout the recipes, making the book easy enough for beginners to follow. And every recipe is coded as lacto-vegetarian (some dairy products), ovo-vegetarian (some egg products), or vegan (made without dairy or meat products).
1,000 Vegetarian Recipes It's Like Getting 5 Cookbooks for the Price of 1 216 Side Dishes 61 Breads 70 Breakfasts, Brunches, and Lunches 91 Appetizers 137 Salads 152 Main Dishes and much, much more Vegetarians rejoice! Whether you're a lacto-ovo vegetarian or a vegan (or even if you're a part-time vegetarian, eating meatless meals just a couple of times each week), no other cookbook can compare to 1,000 Vegetarian Recipes. If you've been searching for healthy, easy, and delicious meatless recipes, this is the book for you. "Addressing the needs of the beginner, the part-timer, and the fully committed vegetarian, this cookbook is a must-have
" Cooking Light Magazine "Actually several cookbooks in one, this encyclopedic volume has it allgood basics for the aspiring vegetarian, innovative recipes that will appeal to long-time ardent vegetarians, and plenty for everyone in between." New York Daily News Visit Hungry Minds, Inc. online at www.hungryminds.com
About the Author
CAROL GELLES has a master's degree in food and nutrition from New York University. She has contributed recipes and articles to publications including Weight Watchers, Parents, Woman's World, and Mademoiselle. Gelles is also the author of The Complete Whole Grain Cookbook, Wholesome Harvest, and 101 Ways to Juice It. She lives in New York City, where she frequently works as a food stylist and recipe tester.
Table of Contents
ONE THOUSAND RECIPES: THE ODYSSEY.
What Should be the Focus of This Book?
To Whom Should This book be Directed?
Vegetarianism and Health.
Yields and Number of Servings.
Meals in Minutes.
Cooking from Scratch--or Not.
The Well-Stocked Pantry.
Shopping for Recipe Ingredients.
Brown Bagging It.
Planning a Menu: Timing Is Everything.
Elegant Dinner to Impress the Boss.
Eastern European Cuisine.
Mexican and Southwest Cuisine.
Middle Eastern Cuisine.
The Fat Content of Recipes in this Book.
Mail Order Sources.
Finger and Toothpick Foods.
Heartier Grain and/or Bean Soups.
Grains and Beans.
Pasta, Pizza, Noodles, and Dumplings.
Eggs, Cheese, and Dairy.
Quiches and Savory Tarts.
Tofu, Tempeh, Seitan, and Textured Vegetables Protein (TVP).
Fruit and Vegetable Salads.
Grain and Bean Salads.
Biscuits and Scones.
Flavored Breads and Toasts.
BREAKFAST, BRUNCH, LUNCH.
CONDIMENTS, SAUCES, RELISHES, AND JAMS.
Sauces and Marinades.
Flavored Butters, Jams, and Fruit and Vegetable Butters.
Cakes and Tortes.
Icings, Fillings, and Frostings.
Pies and Tarts.
Mousses, Puddings, and Custards.
Crepes and Sauces.
Blender Fruit Shakes.