One World Vegetarian Cookbook
published 2010 • 7"x 10" • 256 pages • full color photos throughout
"Wells (The Spices of Life and Global Vegetarian Cooking) provides a wide array of appealing and tantalizing vegetarian offerings from all over the globe. From Tanzania's corn-on-the-cob in coconut milk and Greek cheese pies to the Middle East's hummus with several variations and the Sudan's falafel, Wells offers up flavorful and distinctive recipes, most of which are vegan or vegan-adaptable. Main dishes include baked sweet potato casserole from Canada, and creamy mixed vegetable curry from India, among a wealth of others. She also includes appetizing side dishes, sauces, and salads, such as crunchy garlicky potatoes, fiery spinach with chilies, and lentil salad with feta cheese and vegetables. Most recipes are accompanied by luscious full-color photos that serve to whet the appetite as well as demystify dishes for the uninitiated. Ethnic desserts are given their fair due in a wonderful chapter that includes West Africa's banana cake and South Korea's cinnamon buns. Recipes are clear-cut and fairly simple, use mostly easily found ingredients, and do not require a huge amount of time to prepare. Both vegetarians and those simply looking for a way to incorporate more vegetables into their diet will delight in this treasure of a book."
-- Publishers Weekly
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An information-packed gastronomic tour of the world and the ultimate resource for global vegetarian recipes
One World Vegetarian Cookbook starts in your backyard-buying produce at your local farmers' market or perhaps growing your own vegetables and herbs-then reaches around the world to bring the diversity and delight of vegetarian dishes into your kitchen.
Whether you only have a window box with some herbs, a small garden behind the house, or other space to grow things, this is the seed that connects creative home-cooking to the traditional recipes that travel the globe, blending with local culture.
With an emphasis on simplicity and versatility, you'll find it easy to create dishes such as Bean bredie from South Africa, barley risotto from Italy, Nepalese lentil curry or lemongrass scented Thai soup. All you need to do is stock up your spice rack and take your taste buds traveling.
• Over 200 easy-to-cook vegetarian dishes
• Clear, step-by-step cooking method
• Personal recipes from around the world
• Full-color photographs throughout
• Food facts and a glossary of foods
The culture, history, beautiful photography, and delicious recipes make this a truly wonderful cookbook.
Troth Wells is the author of several other bestselling cookbooks, including Interlink's The Spices of Life and Global Vegetarian Cooking.
"Easy...Food writer Troth Wells traveled the world to research her beautifully photographed and intuitively organized collections of recipes, 'The Spices of Life' and 'Global Vegetarian Cooking'. Wells challenges the American palate with familiar spices in new and unusual ways....Wells shows how different spices can be used to jazz up even the most common vegetarian ingredients."
"Abundant with photos of succulent veggies and international market scenes, simplifies some of the most exotic cooking into easily prepared, essentially-flavored meals. The background information is an interesting read, and the recipes are good examples of world cuisines...Vegan-friendly."
—Vegetarian Journal on "Global Vegetarian Cooking"
"Spices, recipes, and beautiful photos take the reader around the world in a visual and culinary feast."
—The American Herb Association on "The Spices of Life"
"This colorful book demonstrates the amazing world-wide diversity of vegetarian ingredients and shows how just about every non-Western culture in the world has developed healthy non-meat cuisine."
—Jane Brophy, The Vegetarian Society on "The World in Your Kitchen"
"Troth Wells makes a valuable contribution to moving towards a more sustainable world..."
—Marilyn Borchardt, Food First (Institute for Food and Development), San Francisco
"One World Vegetarian Cookbook is a gorgeous collection of 120+ easy to prepare vegetarian recipes that are both nourishing and sustainable. Presenting a focus on using, buying or growing ‘green,' organic vegetables that are as free of contaminants as possible, One World Vegetarian Cookbook delivers a life-enhancing message in the form of promoting caring, responsible vegetarian and vegan cooking. Needless to say, it is cuisine that is fresh, appetizing, and zesty, with international influences... All sections are vividly enriched by color photographs of mouth-watering foods... Complete with informative sidebars, a vision of compassion for all living creatures, and an international offering of vegetarian feasts, One World Vegetarian Cookbook is a culinary indulgence whose time is now."
-The Midwest Book Review
"One World Vegetarian Cookbook by Troth Wells was love at first sight for this traveling vegetarian. Recipes from this cookbook travel the world in flavors and bring adventure right into your kitchen... Anyone who appreciates vegetarian flavors from around the world would love these recipes... I give the book an A+."
-The Christian Science Monitor
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