Do you love new cookbooks as much as I do? I am always excited to see new authors and their vegan creations hit the market. Today, I am talking about Gaz Oakley’s Vegan 100. Gaz, who goes by “Avant-Garde Vegan” and is based in London, only became vegan two years ago but his background as a chef informed the development of the recipes in this book. I have already made three recipes (I got permission to reprint them here) plus I have earmarked a whole bunch more. Be sure to follow me on Instagram to see what else I cook up. In the meantime, let me tell you more about this book.
Are you guys on Instagram? I joined about a year and half ago (@lisasprojectvegan) and it has been a really interesting experience. I have “met” some really great people – people who cook and post their meals, microbloggers who post recipes right on IG, bloggers who have blogs like me, and vegan cookbook authors. Recently an author named Jules Aron reached out and offered to send me her newest books and today my blog is the next stop on The Pretty Zen book tour!
I have written a lot of book reports over the last year. The vegan cookbook world is exploding with all kinds of entries, from seasoned cookbook writers to brand new vegan bloggers. Today, I am talking about PLANTLAB by Matthew Kenney, a visually stunning, innovative, and original cookbook that is both inspirational and aspirational. If you are a cookbook fan like me, it belongs on your cookbook shelf! Let me tell you why.
As you know from reading this blog, there are a lot of new vegan cookbooks out there. I try to be as balanced and honest in my reporting as possible so that you can decide if that book is right for you. And today I’m talking about this new book Real Food, Really Fast: Delicious Plant-Based Recipes Ready in 10 Minutes or Less by Hannah Kaminsky.
When I went vegan over a decade ago, there weren’t that many vegan cookbooks. Nowadays, a new book comes out each week! There is a kind of vegan genre happening right now – mac and cheese, jackfruit, cauliflower, meatless meatballs, baked goods, and of course, kale salads. Each book has their own spin on things and this one is no exception. I am talking today about The Edgy Veg by Candice Hutchings from the blog The Edgy Veg (duh!). Continue reading “Book Report: The Edgy Veg + Bonus Recipe for The Token Kale Salad”