Once the lonely, unattractive kin of sexier, more popular produce, root vegetables (along with tubers and rhizomes) finally get the love and attention they deserve in this inventive and far-reaching vegan cookbook. Instead of heavy stews and soups—the most common uses for root vegetables, in which they play mild-mannered backup to meat-centric ingredients—author Carla Kelly lets roots, tubers, and rhizomes shine on their own in recipes that include lighter versions of those traditional stews and soups as well as juices, salads, desserts, and ethnically inspired entrees such as potato, sauerkraut, and dill pierogies and sweet potato and pinto bean enchiladas.
The book includes a great collection of raw bites and sides, as well as information on the wide variety of root vegetables available, including what to do with those mysterious specimens in the market such as kohlrabi, cassava, celeriac, and Jerusalem artichokes. There’s also imaginative recipes that find new ways to use the more familiar parsnips, turnips, beets, and potatoes.
Be the cool cook on the block and jump on the root vegetable bandwagon before the rest of the neighborhood does with help from Carla’s amazing cookbook. Full-color throughout.
Carla Kelly is a vegan blogger (Year of the Vegan) and home cook. She is the author of three previous books, the most recent of which was Vegan al Fresco.
A celebration of nature’s healthiest comfort foods, True to Your Roots elevates simple, easy-to-find, and always affordable tubers to the status of haute cuisine. And the photos themselves are good enough to eat. —Victoria Moran, author of Main Street Vegan and The Good Karma Diet (Victoria Moran 2015-06-21)Carla Kelly takes humble root vegetables to new heights with creative and delicious recipes that celebrate the members of the vegetable underground. From Sweet Potato Pie Waffles to Ground Beet Tacos, this book shows that there’s lots to love about staying true to our roots. —Robin Robertson, bestselling author of Vegan Planet and Vegan Without Borders (Robin Robertson 2015-06-22)Burly, knotty celeriac, rustic-looking rutabaga, and other root vegetables can seem intimidating and too often are simply passed by in the grocery aisle. True to Your Roots demystifies these delicious roots with intriguing dishes like Turnip Rum Raisin Cake, Celeriac Bacon, and Parsnip and Spinach Burgers. From breads to juices to main dishes to desserts, Carla covers it all, inspiring us to expand our culinary horizons by getting back to our ‘roots.’ —Miyoko Schinner, author of The Homemade Vegan Pantry and Artisan Vegan Cheese (Miyoko Schinner 2015-06-30)Thanks to Carla Kelly’s latest cookbook, vegans and non-vegans alike can open their eyes — and their mouths — to tasty alternatives like turnips, celeriac, yuca, and lotus root. —Georgia Straight (Georgia Straight 2015-12-02)
About the Author
Carla Kelly is the author of three previous books, the most recent being Vegan al Fresco (2014). An experienced vegan cook, baker, and blogger (Year of the Vegan), she believes food tastes best when it is shared with laughter and love, and who delights in creating good food, with flavor combinations that may surprise, which is also good for you, your loved ones, animals everywhere, and the planet.
- Title: True to Your Roots: Vegan Recipes to Comfort and Nourish You
- Autor: Carla Kelly
- Publisher (Publication Date): Arsenal Pulp Press (September 1, 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: | 1551525887
- ISBN-13: | 978-1551525884
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