Julie Sahni's remarkable ability to make authentic Indian cooking accessible to American cooks continues to make her first book, Classic Indian Cooking, the definitive work of its kind. This is her long-awaited second book. To prepare it, Julie Sahni traveled extensively throughout the regions of her native India, to assemble a splendid second volume of Indian culinary delights. Whereas her first book explored the riches of Moghul cuisine, this totally new collection systematically reveals the never-before-described treasures of India's vegetarian and grain cooking. The book begins with a simple explanation of the ingredients and techniques characteristic of this cuisine. For the first time anywhere, Julie describes every classical blend of curry in the Indian tradition, with accompanying recipes on how to use them. From this book alone you will become master both of India's wonderful curries and of the many new varieties you will now know how to create for yourself. In addition to a thorough going mastery of cooking with curry, this book provides a complete experience of India's incredibly varied vegetarian and grain dishes. Try the heavenly spread of yogurt cheese flavored, with fresh herbs, a favorite of the Gujarati Jains. Be adventurous: make Steamed Rice and Bean Dumplings in Spicy Lentil and Radish Sauce, traditionally served as tiffin one of the great classics of Indian vegetarian cooking.Vegetarians, the super health-conscious, and meat eaters who want to vary their menu with exciting new dishes, all will want to sample the vegetarian masterpiecesvirtual one-dish feasts-that are the very heart of this book: Malabar Coconut and Yogurt-Braised Vegetables; Hearty Blue Mountain Cabbage and Tomato Stew; Baked Zucchini Stuffed with Vegetarian Keema and BuIgur; Madras Fiery Eggplant, Lentil, and Chili Stew; and so many many others. To accompany these dishes, Julie provides an abundance of chutneys, pickles, breads, rice dishes, dals, vegetable side dishes, yogurt salads, and volcanically hot condiments. Any time of the day you can snack or nibble on tasty foods that will contribute to your health but not your waistline: refreshing chats (salads without oil), a succulent array of fritters, kaftas, and kababs all ingeniously created from fresh vegetables, and a wide selection of crunchy savories from plantain chips to the irresistible giant papad (lentil wafer). Your sweet tooth is not neglected by India's vegetarian and grain cooking. Lotus Seed Pudding, kulfi (India's delicious ice cream), coconut dumplings, and Quick Glazed Carrot Halwa are only the beginning of the unbelievable assortment of desserts and sweets Julie Sahni's Classic Indian Vegetarian and Grain Cooking makes available to you. Plus divine recipes for lassi (yogurt drink), refreshing teas, and classic South Indian coffee.This invaluable and instructive book places India's ancient tradition of delicious vegetarian and grain dishes directly into your hands.
This is a collection of vegetarian Indian dishes. The book begins with an explanation of the ingredients, techniques and characteristics of this cuisine, and a description of every classic blend of curry in the Indian tradition. The book then present over 200 recipes in India's repertoire of vegetarian and grain dishes, for example, Malabar coconut and yoghurt braised vegetables, Madras fiery aubergine, lentil and chilli stew, or Coorg-style hot and garlicky black beans with lotus root. To accompany these dishes, the author provides recipes for chutneys, pickles, breads, rice dishes, dals, side dishes, yoghurt salads and condiments. The book also provides recipes for snacks such as fritters, kaftas, kababs, plantain chips and lentil wafers.
Following on from Classic Indian Cookery, in this book Julie Sahni collects together the treasures of India's vegetarian cookery. The book begins with a simple explanation of all the ingredients and techniques characteristic of this cuisine. Julie also describes every classical blend of curry in the Indian tradition. As well as teaching the art of curry, this book offers a repertoire of over 200 vegetarian and grain dishes, such as Malabar Coconut and Yoghurt-Braised Vegetables, Madras Fiery Aubergine, Lentil and Chilli Stew or Coorg-style Hot and Garlicky Black Beans with Lotus Root. To accompany these dishes, Julie provides recipes for chutneys, pickles, breads, rice dishes, dals, side dishes, yoghurt salads and condiments.
As more and more people become aware of the natural health, environmental, and animal welfare consequences of eating meat, more and more people are looking into vegetarianism. The first question such people often have, however, is: "How do I become a vegetarian?" In nearly fifty personal stories, Voices from the Garden uncovers the motivations, concerns, and life journeys of people who decided to become vegetarians. These people come from all age-groups, ethnicities, countries, social strata, educational background, and perspective. Some became vegetarians because they experienced a life-changing relationship with a nonhuman animal. Some became vegetarians because of a health crisis that led them to their new diet. Some became vegetarians because of worries about the environmental consequences of meat-consumption. All, however, found themselves having to deal with the questions that many ask: What about protein? How do I deal with friends and family? How do I eat out? etc. This inspiring collection is ideal for anyone thinking of vegetarianism or wanting to reinforce their move to vegetarianism. Contributors Include: Howard Lyman Erik Marcus Michelle A. Rivera Ingrid Newkirk Richard H. Schwartz Jennie Taylor Martin and many others
Since its opening in 1973, Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, New York, has been synonymous with creative cuisine with a healthful, vegetarian emphasis. Each Sunday at Moosewood Restaurant, diners experience a new ethnic or regional cuisine, sometimes exotic, sometimes familiar. From the highlands and grasslands of Africa to the lush forests of Eastern Europe, from the sun-drenched hills of Provence to the mountains of South America, the inventive cooks have drawn inspiration for these delicious adaptations of traditional recipes. Including a section on cross-cultural menu planning as well as an extensive guide to ingredients, techniques, and equipment, Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant offers a taste for every palate. Moosewood Restaurant is run by a group of 18 people who rotate through the jobs necessary to make a restaurant work. They plan menus, set long-term goals, and wash pots. Moosewood Restaurant contributes 1 percent of its profits from the sale of this book to the Eritrean Relief Fund, which provides food and humanitarian assistance to the Eritrean people. Moosewood Restaurant supports 1% For Peace, an organization working to persuade the government to redirect 1 percent of the Defense Department budget towards programs that create and maintain peace in positive ways.
To do what no other magazine does: Deliver simple, delicious food, plus expert health and lifestyle information, that's exclusively vegetarian but wrapped in a fresh, stylish mainstream package that's inviting to all. Because while vegetarians are a great, vital, passionate niche, their healthy way of eating and the earth-friendly values it inspires appeals to an increasingly large group of Americans. VT's goal: To embrace both.
The enhanced ebook edition of Asian Tofu offers an enriched cookbook experience with 17 videos, including step-by-step guidance for making tofu at home plus coaching on other key techniques. Bonus travelogues explore tofu hotspots around the globe and immerse readers in the sights, sounds, and sources of this remarkable food. Confused about whether to buy medium or super-firm tofu? Mystified by how to handle gauzy tofu skins and dried tofu sticks? With the enhanced Asian Tofu ebook, there’s no need to wonder. In eight instructional videos, Andrea Nguyen walks you through the wide variety of tofu available, explaining how to use each type for maximum results. For those who want to craft their own from scratch, her demonstrations of the tofu-making process illuminate potentially tricky steps and are chock full of tips for perfecting your product. To get a deeper look into the world of tofu, join Andrea on the tofu trail. In nine videos you will be transported to Taipei’s bustling markets, Japan’s artisanal tofu shops, and much more. With an exciting multimedia experience that showcases the vast uses for tofu and its fascinating history, the enhanced Asian Tofu ebook brings an exciting culinary journey to your fingertips.