Synopses & Reviews
This is the ultimate gourmet, living foods "uncookbook" for busy people. You don't have to sacrifice taste or style to reap the benefits of raw foods. These delectable, easy recipes emphasize fresh, animal-free ingredients and how to include more organics into your daily diet. Chef Ani offers delicious raw, animal-free versions of: breakfast scrambles, pancakes, chowders, bisques, and other soups, cheezes, mylks, lasagna, burgers, cobblers, pies, and cakes, and more. Included are recipes for dishes such as Stuffed Anaheim Chili with Mole Sauce, Ginger Almond Nori Roll, Coconut Kreme Pie with Carob Fudge on Brownie Crust, Mediterranean Dolmas, and Chicken-Friendly Spanish Scramble. Make your own kitchen more living-foods friendly with Chef Ani's tips on Essential tools, Key ingredients, Stocking your pantry, and How-to kitchen skills.
- Quick, easy, artful, and delicious: Rather than insisting on a 100 percent "raw or nothing" approach like other books, Ani's Raw Food Kitchen emphasizes the importance of including more whole fresh organics into a daily diet--and demonstrates how it's done. Requiring few ingredients and gadgets, chef Ani Phyo's easy, no-frills recipes are perfectly suited for busy people who want to eat fresh, healthy foods that are as delicious and easy to prepare as they are nutritious.
- A gourmet "uncookbook" that also offers green-living tips: Along with suggestions for incorporating raw foods into your diet, Phyo shares tips on composting, buying organic, and sustainable living. This is the green-living resource for people who are looking for ways to better the environment as well as their own health.
- Co-promotion with SmartMonkey Foods, Phyo's up-and-coming raw foods packaging company: Phyo is the cofounder and executive chef of SmartMonkey Foods. With products in select Whole Foods and Wild Oats, as well as celebrated regional indies like Rainbow Grocery in San Francisco, the company is now expanding to national distribution.
These delectable, easy recipes emphasize fresh, animal-free ingredients and how to include more organics into the daily diet. Chef Ani Phyo offers delicious raw, animal-free versions of breakfast scrambles, pancakes, chowders, bisques, and other soups, cheeses, lasagna, burgers, cobblers, pies, cakes, and more.
About the Author
is an Executive Chef overseeing everything created by SmartMonkey Foods, the premier resource for vegan, raw and living cuisine thats full of flavor, design, creativity and packed full of fresh local organics. A sought-after speaker and educator on the topics of health, fitness, and overall wellbeing, she is based in Portland, Oregon.