Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons
By Nava Atlas
(Clarkson Potter, Paperback, 9780767930727, 176pp.)
Publication Date: January 27, 2009
From hearty stews to refreshing desserts, Nava Atlas ladles out 120-plus imaginative, low-in-fat-but-rich-in-flavor meatless delights to suit every taste, in this veganized version of her bestselling Vegetarian Soups for All Seasons. To highlight the best produce available at any time of year, Nava has arranged the book by season, with spring soups like Leek and Mushroom Bisque and Okra-Rice Gumbo; Cool Ratatouille and Zesty Green Gazpacho for summer; savory Baked Onion Soup and Orange-Butternut Squash Soup for autumn; and hearty Curried Millet-Spinach Soup and Vegetarian Goulash for winter. There’s also a scrumptious selection of dessert soups, including Chilled Cantaloupe Soup, and a tempting selection of accompaniments such as quick breads, dumplings, muffins, and scones.
With exotic international offerings, basic comfort soups, delicate broths, and plenty of soups and stews that can serve as one-dish meals, this cookbook is a must for vegan kitchens everywhere.
NAVA ATLAS is the author of The Vegetarian Family Cookbook, The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet, Vegetariana, Vegan Express, and others. She has written dozens of articles for magazines such as the Vegetarian Times, Veggie Life, and Cooking Light. Nava maintains the popular vegetarian site In a Vegetarian Kitchen (vegkitchen.com), and the vegan blog Veggie Talk (blog.vegkitchen.com). She lives in the Hudson Valley region of New York with her family.
With a vegan makeover and twenty new recipes, “the best vegetarian soup cookbook just got better!” —Robin Robertson, author of Vegan Planet
“International in scope and ranging from the elegant to the homey, Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons is an absolutely essential cookbook for anyone who loves good food. If you’re a soup lover, prepare to be dazzled by the variety and freshness of these soups; if you’re not a soup lover, prepare to become one!”
—Susan Voisin, fatfreevegan.com
“Nava Atlas offers an impressive repertoire of soups that will amaze and inspire even veteran soup makers.” —Nikki Goldbeck, certified dietitian-nutritionist and coauthor of American Wholefoods Cuisine and The Healthiest Diet in the World