11 Vegan Cookbooks That You Need in Your Kitchen
Whether you want to be inspired by exotic new ingredients and cuisines, “veganise” traditional dishes or just find new ways to feed yourself quickly and simply without harming animals, we guarantee that one of these fabulous cookbooks will fit the bill.
- Keep It Vegan: 100 Simple, Healthy & Delicious Dishes by Áine Carlin
Let’s keep things simple to start with. Well, 100 different kinds of simple! A reliance on local supermarket ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes means that this cookbook is perfect for new vegans or those less confident in the kitchen.
- Ms. Cupcake: The Naughtiest Vegan Cakes in Town by Mellissa Morgan
Let’s face it: we all need sweet treats. We’re talking fruity muffins, gooey cookies, light and fluffy Victoria sponges, lemon curd tarts and icing-topped chocolate cupcakes – the list goes on. With Ms. Cupcake, you can create (and eat) them all. Yum.
- Vegan Love Story by Reto Frei and Rolf Hiltl
Between them, the authors of this book have years of experience running some of the world’s best meat-free restaurants. Their global-inspired recipes are colourful and beautifully illustrated. Add a PETA Vegan Food Award for 2015’s “Best Cookbook”, and you’ve got a recipe for success.
- Vegan Street Food: Foodie Travels From India to Indonesia by Jackie Kearney
MasterChef finalist Jackie Kearney explores her passion for the cuisine of Asia in this ode to street food. Everything is fresh, fast – and delicious!
- Salad Samurai: 100 Cutting-Edge, Ultra-Hearty, Easy-to-Make Salads You Don’t Have to Be Vegan to Love by Terry H Romero
There’s more to salads than just lettuce – and this book will unlock the secret to creating vibrant, healthy salads that will fill you up all day and that deserve to take centre stage.
- 200 Vegan Recipes: All Colour Cookbook by Emma Jane Frost
This small, inexpensive cookbook makes a great kitchen companion to tuck away in a drawer and consult whenever you’re short on inspiration. With an innovative approach that presents multiple variations on the same meal, depending on how much time you can spare, you can, for instance, use a 10-minute variant for a quick dish or a 30-minute option to add something special.
- Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen: Traditional and Creative Recipes for the Home Cook by Richa Hingle
Dive into the flavours and aromas of Indian cooking with this exciting guide, featuring exotic delights such as Mango Curry Tofu, Avocado Naan and Fudgy Cardamom Squares.
- Peace and Parsnips: Vegan Cooking for Everyone by Lee Watson
This handsome cookbook features recipes by a dedicated foodie cooked up from his cosy cottage in North Wales. From hearty sausages to curries with a kick, it’s a treasure trove of tempting recipes.
- Eat Yourself Beautiful: True Beauty, From the Inside Out by Rosanna Davison
This model, nutritional therapist and former Miss World knows what she’s talking about when it comes to foods that are good for body and soul. Follow her nourishing recipes to experience the “vegan glow” for yourself.
- Bake and Destroy: Good Food for Bad Vegans by Natalie Slater
This cookbook offers a variety of “naughty” foods for those not wanting salad on the menu. We’re talking cupcakes and brownies (check out the chocolate drizzle) to mains such as Shepherd’s Pie Pizza and Crouching Corn Bread, Hidden Broccoli.
- Students Go Vegan Cookbook: 125 Easy, Cheap and Tasty Vegan Recipes by Carole Raymond
There’s more to vegan student cooking than beans on toast. Discover a wealth of inexpensive, no-fuss recipes that will undoubtedly make your university years more delicious and nutritious.
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