Vegan with a Vengeance
Over 150 Delicious, Cheap, Animal-Free Recipes That Rock
By Isa Chandra Moskowitz
(Da Capo Press, Paperback, 9781569243589, 280pp.)
Publication Date: October 2005
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In Vegan with a Vengeance, Isa Chandra Moskowitz, host of the community access vegan cooking show The Post Punk Kitchen, brings the do-it-yourself, community-driven ethos of punk rock into the kitchen. Her cooking philosophy embraces being kind to animals (all recipes are completely animal-product free) and your walletwhile being creative and having fun in the process. She emphasizes staying clear of corporate brand-name foods, and says that cooking should be an innovative, experimental, and completely real experience. This one-of-a-kind cookbook offers 125 recipes for all meals of the day, from stuffed mushrooms to tofu pizza, gingerbread cupcakes to pasta with "alfreda sauce," and is full of tips and tricks on how to keep your diet vegan, inexpensive, and liberated.
Isa Chandra Moskowitz has been cooking up trouble in the New York City punk rock scene since the eighties, when she started hanging out in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Her public access cooking show, The Post Punk Kitchen, which is filmed in her small Brooklyn apartment, has been a smash hit since it hit the airwaves in 2003. She has been inspiring fans of vegan food and loud music ever since.
Named a “Top Ten Vegan Cookbook” by VegNews, July/August 2010 Portland Oregonian’s FOODday blog, 2/3/10
“Fun sounding.” GirlGetStrong.com, 4/30/10
“Written by a quirky and edgy Brooklyn born and raised vegan, Isa Moskowitz…Moskowitz gets rave reviewers for her innovative and yummy recipes and her entertaining and upbeat dialogue.” Food Management, October 2010“The voice of the new veggie generation…[Isa Moskowitz is] a chatty Brooklynite with a gift for bold international flavors.” Vogue India “A quirky cookbook that extols the virtues of liberated living and helps you create vegan versions of traditional recipes.”
Jackson Free Press, 4/11“Moskowitz takes familiar recipes and gives them a delicious and innovative twist that the whole family can appreciate.”