Monthly Archives: September 2006

Savoring Vegan Sausage

Soy-based meat imitators undoubtedly help ease the transition to a meatless diet for countless people who might otherwise succumb to cravings for “the real thing.” They usually contain only a fraction of the fat of their meat counterparts. And any product that inspires greater use of soy rates highly in my book. I resisted vegan sausages […]

The Nut Gourmet by Zel Allen

Zel Allen, along with her husband, Reuben, run the popular monthly ‘zine Vegetarians in Paradise. Now she has come out with a wonderful new cookbook, The Nut Gourmet: Nourishing Nuts for Every Occasion* (Book Publishing Company, 2006). Nuts are an underused source of protein, vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats. In this vegan cookbook, Zel talks […]

Vegetariana

A Rich Harvest of Wit, Lore and Recipes * When Vegetariana was first released in 1984, its first major review predicted that it would “prove itself a classic”—and it has. With quotations, folklore, and literary tidbits, this wittily illustrated celebration of vegetarianism delights the eye as well as the palate. With more than 230 recipes, […]