Synopses & Reviews
Withand#160;The Moosewood Cookbook, Mollie Katzen changed the way a generation cooked and broughtand#160;vegetarian cuisine into the mainstream. In The Heart of the Plate, sheand#160;completely reinvents the vegetarian repertoire, unveiling a collection of beautiful, healthful, and unfussy dishesand#160;and#8212;and#160;her and#8220;absolutely most loved.and#8221;and#160;Her new cuisine isand#160; light, sharp, simple, and modular; her inimitable voice is as personal, helpful, clear, and funny asand#160;ever. Whether itand#8217;s a salad of kale and angel hair pasta with orange chili oil or a seasonal autumn lasagna,and#160;these dishes areand#160;celebrations of vegetables. They feature layered dishes that juxtapose colors and textures: orange rice with black beans, or tiny buttermilk corn cakes on a Peruvian potato stew. Suppers from the oven,and#160;like vegetable pizza and mushroom popover pie, are comforting but never stodgy. Burgers and savory pancakesand#160;and#8212; from eggplant Parmesan burgers to zucchini ricotta cloud cakes and#8212; make weeknight dinners fresh and exciting. and#8220;Optional Enhancementsand#8221; allow cooks toand#160;customizeand#160;every recipe. The Heart of the Plateand#160;is vibrantly illustrated with photographs andand#160;original watercolorsand#160;by the author herself.
"Katzen leads the vegetarian pack." and#8212;New York Times Book Review
and#160; "Katzen once again reminds us that simple, fresh, and flavorful vegetables can be inspirational as well as nutritional."
and#8212;Publishers Weekly, starred
"I have always been a gushing fan of Mollie Katzen, but even were I not, this book would make a convert out of me, committed carnivore though I am. Her espousal of vegetarian cooking focuses on flavor, taste, balance and#8211; the heart, indeed, of all cooking - and should inspire everyone." and#8212;Nigella Lawson
and#8220;In Moosewood Cookbook, Mollie Katzen blazed a trail to more healthful eating and living.and#160; In The Heart of the Plate, she illuminates a new world of nourishing and delicious plant-based food possibilities that will excite anyone looking for interesting and practical ways to enjoy organic, flavorful, good-for-you food.and#8221;and#160; and#8212;Andrew Weil, M.D., founder/director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, partner in True Food Kitchen, and author of the True Food cookbook
A friendly informal tone and some splendid recipes have made this a perennial bestseller. For all who love the fruits of the earth and the art of cooking. A classic with almost a million copies sold to date.
262 recipes that bring vegetarian cooking to new gastronomic heights with talk about good food, the art of making fine breads and menus designed to make every meal a delight and a celebration of life.
A joyful 250-recipe manifesto from the author of the best-selling Moosewood Cookbook.
About the Author
Called by the New York Times "one of the best-selling cookbook authors of all time,"andnbsp;MOLLIE KATZENandnbsp;wasandnbsp;singled outandnbsp;by Health Magazineandnbsp;as "one of five women who changed the way we eat."andnbsp;She was inducted into the James Beard Hall of Fame and the Natural Health Hall of Fame.
Table of Contents
and#160;and#160; SELECT PANTRY NOTESand#160; 5
and#160;and#160; VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN MENUSand#160; 11
STEWS and Their Accessoriesand#160; 135
COZY MASHESand#160; 165
RICE and GRAINSand#160; 187
PASTA and ASIAN NOODLESand#160; 233
SUPPERS from the OVENand#160; 269
BURGERS and SAVORY PANCAKESand#160; 289
SAUCES, VINAIGRETTES, TOPPINGS, and Other Meaningful Touchesand#160; 353
and#160;and#160; ACKNOWLEDGMENTSand#160; 437
and#160;and#160; INDEXand#160; 439