Vegan Holiday Cooking from Candle Cafe

Vegan Holiday Cooking from Candle Cafe Cover

Vegan Holiday Cooking from Candle Cafe

Celebratory Menus and Recipes from New York's Premier Plant-Based Restaurants

By Joy Pierson; Angel Ramos; Jorge Pineda

Ten Speed Press, Hardcover, 9781607746478, 168pp.

Publication Date: September 30, 2014

This collection of vegan holiday recipes the first of its kind from award-winning chefs elevates plant-based fare to a new level. With fresh, inventive menus for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Lunar New Year, Super Bowl Sunday, Valentine's Day, Passover, Easter, Cinco de Mayo, and Independence Day, this cookbook blends favorite traditions with a modern sensibility. Tantalizing dishes include Sweet Potato Latkes with Almond Creme Fraiche for Passover; Porcini-Crusted Seitan with Glazed Cipollini Onions and Mushroom Gravy for Thanksgiving; and Red, White, and Blue Margaritas for the Fourth of July.
Now home cooks can entertain in the spirit of New York's premier vegan restaurants, Candle Cafe, Candle 79, and Candle Cafe West. With forewords by Alicia Silverstone and Laura and Woody Harrelson, plus sumptuous photography throughout, this festive cookbook invites vegans and omnivores alike to gather around the holiday table and enjoy.

About the Author
Joy Pierson is co-owner and recipe developer of the Candle Cafe. A nutrition counselor and regular spokes-woman on vegetarian eating. He lives in New York.