The Vegetarian Kitchen

The Vegetarian Kitchen : Essential Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone

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'This book makes me happy. The recipes are inspirational and delicious.' Tom Kitchin

'These plant-based recipes are homely, hearty and delicious. They have the virtue to be simple and embrace all the rules of provenance and best cooking ethics.' Raymond Blanc

Discover 100 delicious, heartwarming vegetarian and vegan recipes in The Vegetarian Kitchen by Prue Leith - celebrated chef and Bake Off judge - and her niece Peta Leith, a former chef at The Ivy and lifelong vegetarian.

This gorgeous cookbook features simple, meat-free family dishes that bring delight to the extended Leith family table, time and time again. Recipes include Black Bean Chilli with Lime Salsa, Blackberry and Lemon Pavlova and Lemon and Bing Cherry and Almond Cake. Forty-two of these recipes can be made vegan.

We all need easy and delicious foods - whether on busy weeknights or drawn-out Sunday lunches. This book contains nourishing, refreshing, joyful main meals, many of which are vegan, and all of which bring their combined wealth of cookery knowledge to your kitchen.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 197 x 256 x 25mm | 1,022g
  • Bluebird
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1509891501
  • 9781509891504
  • 14,919

Table of contents

Introduction - 1: Introduction Chapter - 2: Vegetarian and Vegan Basics Chapter - 3: Sumptuous Soups Chapter - 4: Sunday Night Suppers Chapter - 5: Pasta and Gnocchi Chapter - 6: Hearty and Homely Chapter - 7: Light and Refreshing Chapter - 8: Breads Chapter - 9: Biscuits and Scones Section - 10: Puddings Chapter - 11: Cakes Index - 12: Thanks and Index
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Packed with inventive recipes -- BBC Good Food Magazine It's refreshing to see vegetarian cooking celebrated in a culinary climate that is increasingly polarised between meat and plant...realistic and pragmatic. -- Tome Morrissy-Swan, The Daily Telegraph What a joy this book is. Full of inventive, flavour-packed recipes. It turns out the solution to many of the world's problems is unadulterated pleasure. -- Henry Dimbleby, co-founder of Leon Restaurants These vegetarian recipes are sensible, accessible, fun and funky - just like the lady herself. -- Matthew Fort, former Food & Drink editor for the Guardian A beautiful book of well-formed and delicious vegetarian recipes from a cookery dynasty with Prue Leith and her pastry chef niece at the helm. The book is written with a true understanding of where we are in the midst of this frightening environmental time, and comforts us in an educated, skilled and sustainable direction. -- Gizzi Erskine Full of really great, achievable recipes to make vegetarian eating even more delicious. -- Thomasina Miers These plant-based recipes are homely, hearty and delicious. They have the virtue to be simple and embrace all the rules of provenance and best cooking ethics. -- Raymond Blanc This book makes me happy. The recipes are inspirational and delicious. -- Tom Kitchin
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About Prue Leith

Prue Leith has been at the top of the British food scene for nearly sixty years. She has seen huge success not only as founder of the renowned Leiths School of Food and Wine, but also as a Michelin-starred chef, caterer, restaurateur, teacher, TV cook, food journalist, novelist, and cookery book author. She's also been a leading figure in campaigns to improve food in schools, hospitals and in the home. Well known as a judge on The Great British Menu, now she is a judge on the nation's favourite TV programme, The Great British Bake Off. Prue was born in South Africa and lives in the UK.

Peta Leith has worked in the patisserie industry for ten years, first training at The French Culinary Institute before becoming a baker at Violet Cakes in London. She worked as Pastry Sous Chef at The Ivy restaurant in London for nearly eight years. This is her first cookbook.
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