The Heart of the Plate - Mollie Katzen New vegetarian cookbook includes vegan recipes
THE HEART OF THE PLATE
Vegetarian recipes for a new generation
recipes, photographs and illustrations by MOLLIE KATZEN
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New large softcover book, delicious colour photos. Published 2013, 456 pages, measures 26 x 21 cm.
With The Moosewood Cookbook, Mollie Katzen changed the way a generation cooked and brought vegetarian cuisine into the mainstream. In The Heart of the Plate, she completely reinvents the vegetarian repertoire, unveiling a collection of beautiful, healthful, and unfussy dishes - her absolutely most loved. Her new cuisine is light, sharp, simple, and modular; her inimitable voice is as personal, helpful, clear, and funny as ever.
Whether it’s a salad of kale and angel hair pasta with orange chili oil or a seasonal autumn lasagna, these dishes are celebrations of vegetables. They feature layered dishes that juxtapose colors and textures: orange rice with black beans, or tiny buttermilk corn cakes on a Peruvian potato stew. Suppers from the oven, like vegetable pizza and mushroom popover pie, are comforting but never stodgy. Burgers and savory pancakes - from eggplant Parmesan burgers to zucchini ricotta cloud cakes - make weeknight dinners fresh and exciting. 'Optional Enhancements' at the end of many recipes allow cooks to customise to their taste. The Heart of the Plate is vibrantly illustrated with photographs and original watercolors by the author herself.
- select pantry notes
- vegetarian and vegan menus
- Stews and their accessories
- Cozy mashes
- Rice and other grains
- Pasta and Asian noodles
- Suppers from the oven
- Burgers and savoury pancakes
- Sauces, vinaigrettes, toppings and other meaningful touches
The Heart of the Plate is a US publication. All measurements are in imperial and cup & spoon.
About the author:
Mollie Katzen, with over 6 million books in print, is listed by the New York Times as one of the best-selling cookbook authors of all time. A 2007 inductee into the prestigious James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame, Ms. Katzen has been named by Health Magazine, along with Julia Child, Alice Waters, Deborah Madison, and Martha Stewart, as one of "The Five Women Who Changed the Way We Eat". Mollie is widely credited with moving healthful cooking from the fringe of American society onto mainstream dinner tables. Born in Rochester, New York, Mollie studied at the Eastman School of Music, Cornell University, and the San Francisco Art Institute, where she received a BFA in painting. Her classic Moosewood Cookbook, first published in 1977, was followed by The Enchanted Broccoli Forest (1982), Still Life With Menu (1988), and Mollie Katzen's Vegetable Heaven (1997) and others. All of Mollie's books are vibrantly illustrated with her original artwork. Ms. Katzen has also published a 400-recipe breakfast book, Mollie Katzen's Sunlight Café (2002), which was chosen by Book Magazine as one of the five best cookbooks of 2002.
To inspire young cooks to explore the wonders of the kitchen, Mollie illustrated and authored the award-winning children's cookbooks, Pretend Soup (1994), Honest Pretzels (1999) and Salad People (2005).
Mollie co-authored, with Walter Willett, Eat, Drink and Weigh Less: A Flexible and Delicious Way to Shrink Your Waist Without Going Hungry. She has lectured extensively on nutrition and hosted a cooking program on the Public Broadcasting System. She was personally selected by the Dean as a founding member of the new Harvard School of Public Health Leadership Council, holds a charter seat at the Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition Roundtable and was an inaugural inductee to new Natural Health Hall of Fame. Ms. Katzen has now formed a partnership with Harvard University as both a consultant to Harvard University Dining and the architect of their new, groundbreaking Food Literacy Initiative.
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The Heart of the Plate by Mollie Katzen
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