Synopses & Reviews
PRAISE for VEGETARIAN PLANET “Vegetarian Planet is one of the most exciting cookbooks to cross my desk in ages—chock-full of hip, imaginative, explosively flavorful recipes that are easy to make and fun to eat. A must read for vegetarians, and anyone interested in cool food from a hot chef who speaks for a new culinary generation.” - Steven Raichlen, author of High-Flavor, Low-Fat Vegetarian Cooking and Miami Spice “Lately we Americans have been remembering that there are an incredible number of awesome vegetables and grains in the world, and a whole lot of delicious ways to prepare each of them. In Vegetarian Planet, Didi Emmons works her magic to create a whole flotilla of good-tasting, healthful dishes. It sure takes the sting out of meatless eating.” - Chris Schlesinger and John Willoughby, authors of The Thrill of the Grill and Lettuce in Your Kitchen “Vegetarian Planet is utterly appealing, full of exuberant spirit and enticing recipes. Didi Emmons so clearly revels in the flavors and textures of the vegetarian palate that any food lover, vegetarian or not, will want to own this book.” - Michele Anna Jordan, author of The Good Cooks Book of Tomatoes and California Home Cooking
In this book, Didi Emmons takes vibrant flavors from around the world and, using easy-to-find ingredients and techniques known to any home cook, creates recipes for 350 vegetarian dishes that are at once bold and flavorful, soothing and homey.
A culinary adventure in 350 soul-satisfying recipes. The vegetarian bible for a new generation.
All the best flavors from all the Earth come to life in a soulful celebration of tasty and inventive food. From Didi Emmons, a terrific young cook who combines a passion for culinary adventure with a love for the honest pleasures of home cooking, these 350 recipes—with more than 150 main dishes—spell an end to boring and bland meatless meals. Full of farm-fresh produce ripe for the eating, hearty grains that warm the soul, and a whole world of new spices and flavors, they promise boundless pleasures for the everyday table.