Please Don't Feed The Bears

Please Don't Feed The Bears : (A Vegan Cookbook)

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Please Don't Feed The Bears provides a range of tasty and simple animal-free dishes. The collection finally makes available three issues of a long-obscure fanzine originally published in the mid 1990s. Here you'll find incredible recipes for stews, soups, sauces, noodle and bean dishes, baked entrees, deserts and more! There is also a fair smattering of new material bringing this to a whopping 160 pages of deliciousness! These recipes are written to be simple, straightforward, and perfect for the newest convert to the vegan revolution! But far from bring just a vegan cookbook, Please Don't Feed The Bears reads as a look into vegan lifestyle and underground culture. The book is thoroughly illustrated with eye-catching drawings and graphics and includes assorted rantings about music and the politics of leading a vegan lifestyle. Easy-to-make and delectable recipes go great with the DIY punk rock sensibility of zine culture.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 138 x 214 x 12mm | 199.58g
  • Microcosm Publishing
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Second Edition, Second edition
  • 1 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 097705571X
  • 9780977055715
  • 28,268

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"What I enjoy most about "Please Don't" is its brilliant randomness. Humorous drawings of bears and other wildlife dot the pages. There's a 'Heavy Metal is the Law' crossword puzzle to keep you busy as you wait for your dough to rise. And finally, there's the tattoo gun recipe, which is just priceless." "" "The recipes are great for the new vegetarian who is looking for a wide variety of straightforward tasty recipes.The recipes are easy to follow, fun to read, international in variety, and taste great! ... Buy this!" "Profane Existence""
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About Asbjorn Intonsus

Asbjorn Intonsus provides relief work for people living with AIDS. He lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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"When my book arrived and I opened it, I was so confused by the mess and couldn't quite figure out if it was actually organised/arranged in some way... it's set up like a notebook/zine and there's loads of sketches, handwriting, quotes, music suggestions etc. Every time you flip through it, you'll find something new. Now onto the actual content of the book... if you love heat/spice, there's some BRILLIANT recipes in here. It's full of hearty winter foods (lots of BEANS, yay!!!) ... all the kind of stuff I'd cook if I were a mum. It's not the boring, light, "rabbit food" you get as "the only vegan option at a restaurant", if you know what I mean. There's also some excellent sauce recipes and what I would affectionately refer to as "ethnic" food - the most delicious cuisine on the planet... food that isn't "Western". You'll find tons of Mexican, Middle Eastern, African, Asian & European inspired dishes. The book has a very punk/metal feel to it and anyone even a little "alternative' could most definitely identify with lots of the quotes/music/humour in it. If you can handle working your way through the scribble and mess, the book is well worth your time & money. "show more
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