Alternative Vegan: International Vegan Fare Straight from the Produce Aisle

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    Dino Sarma Weierman

    Publisher: PM Press


    Format: Paperback

    Size: 160 pages

    ISBN: 9781604865080

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“I want you to look at the recipes presented here and be as excited as a kid with a new toy. I want your heart to race, your mouth to water, and your pots and pans to sing to you as they bring together the elements of a good dining experience….” –From the Introduction

Tofu, seitan, tempeh, tofu, seitan, tempeh…. it seems like so many vegans rely on these products as meat substitutes. Isn’t it time to break out of the mold? Taking a fresh, bold, and alternative approach to vegan cooking without the substitutes, this cookbook showcases more than 100 fully vegan recipes, many of which have South Asian influences. With a jazz-style approach to cooking, it also discusses how to improvise cooking with simple ingredients and how to stock a kitchen to prepare simple and delicious vegan meals quickly. The recipes for mouth-watering dishes include one-pot meals—such as South-Indian Uppama and Chipotle Garlic Risotto along with Pakoras, Flautas, Bajji, Kashmiri Biriyani, Hummus Canapes, and No-Cheese Pizza. With new, improved recipes this updated edition also shows how to cook simply to let the flavor of fresh ingredients shine through.

Explore your inner chef and get cooking with Dino!

What People Are Saying

“This is vegan new school, which is really vegan old school, which draws on traditions that pre-date any of us. Cooking can be empowering, no doubt about it.” —Lauren Corman, host of Animal Voices on CIUT in Toronto.

About the Author
Dino Sarma Weierman was born in New Delhi, India, and immigrated to the USA with his family in 1986. From childhood, cooking has been a passion for him. He draws his influences from his mother and the many hours of food shows on television that he watched. Dino also writes and podcasts about food at

Book Details

Author: Dino Sarma Weierman
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-60486-508-0
Size: 160 pages
Publisher: PM Press
Year: 2011

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