Synopses & Reviews
Weaving together personal stories with 120 appetizing recipes, this friendly cookbook delivers authentically American and vegan cuisine that has to be tasted to be believed. Midwestern-inspired recipes range from very basic to the modestly complicated, but always with an eye on creating something beautiful and delicious in its simplicity. Clear text provides step-by-step instructions and helps new cooks find their feet in a vegan kitchen, with a whole chapter devoted to terms, tools, and techniques. With an eye towards improvisation, the cookbook provides a detailed basic recipe that is good as-is, while providing additional notes that explain how to take each recipe furtherto increase flavor, to add drama to the presentation, or just to add extra flourish.
"Guihan has a knack for infusing bold and fiery seasonings into fresh produce and vegan pantry staplescreating inventive, novel recipes that will inspire and excite the vegan home cook." Dreena Burton, author, Eat, Drink & Be Vegan
"Vincent shows people that being a gourmand can happen in 30 minutes, and at all skill levels. This book will have you running to your kitchen to try things out." Dino Sarma, author, Alternative Vegan: International Vegan Fare Straight from the Produce Aisle
"Vegan cookery remains a new frontier for many home chefs . . . fortunately, an ever-growing library of vegan cookbooks help to bridge that knowledge gap, and New American Vegan is a worthy addition." —San Francisco Book Review
"The little extras in his book leave it rising (far) above most of the vegan cookbooks on the market these days." —www.my-face-is-on-fire.blogspot.ca
About the Author
Vincent J. Guihan has been a vegan for more than a decade and has been blogging about vegan cooking and gourmet topics since 2006. He lives in Ottawa, Ontario.