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Sunday Reads: #Vegunuary recommended cookbooks to enjoy: Rachel Ama’s Vegan Eats & more

Sunday Reads: #Vegunuary recommended cookbooks to enjoy: Rachel Ama’s Vegan Eats & more

#Vegunuary month is still on, and ALT recommends some cookbooks with delicious vegan recipes for you to try out for yourself! #addtocart.

Zaika: Vegan recipes from India by Romy Gill £20

The most delicious and innovative vegan Indian dishes gathered together by a renowned female Indian chef, Zaika. A beautifully presented volume packed with easy to make recipes and stunning photography and design.

Delicious vegan recipes celebrating the zaika or ‘flavours’ of Indian cooking that bring a renewed spiced excitement to plant-based food

Inspired by her own heritage, Romy Gill M.B.E., has expertly written a recipe collection that delivers incredible flavour and is simple to make. These plant-based dishes can be made in a hurry for a fast supper or leisurely at the weekend to savour with friends.

Fresh and original, Romy Gill’s vibrant cookbook is a must-have for vegan and non-vegans alike.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co

Number of pages: 208

https://www.waterstones.com/book/zaika/romy-gill/9781841883052

Vegan JapanEasy: Classic & Modern Vegan Japanese Recipes to Cook at Home by Tim Anderson £22

With a lot of passion and a few clever swaps, Tim Anderson presents succulent vegan versions of the mouth-watering favourites of modern Japanese soul food.

Believe it or not, Japanese cuisine in general is actually quite vegan-friendly, and many dishes can be made vegan with just a simple substitution or two.

You can enjoy the same big, bold, salty-sweet-spicy-rich-umami recipes of modern Japanese soul food without so much as glancing down the meat and dairy aisles. And best of all, it’s super-easy to make!

In Vegan JapanEasy, Tim Anderson taps into Japan’s rich culture of cookery that’s already vegan or very nearly vegan, so there are no sad substitutes and zero shortcomings on taste.

Publisher: Hardie Grant Books (UK)

Number of pages: 208

https://www.waterstones.com/book/vegan-japaneasy/tim-anderson/9781784882846

Rachel Ama’s Vegan Eats: Tasty plant-based recipes for every day by Rachel Ama £20

Find brilliant plant-based dishes that make cooking and enjoying delicious vegan food every day genuinely easy – and fun – in Rachel Ama’s Vegan Eats.

No bland or boring dishes and forget all-day cooking. Rachel takes inspiration from naturally vegan dishes and cuisines as well as her Caribbean and West African roots to create great full-flavour recipes that are easy to make and will inspire you to make vegan food part of your daily life.

So, if you share Rachel’s attitude that vegan food should fit into your life with ease and pleasure – whether you are a fully-fledged vegan looking for new ideas, want to reduce your meat intake, make more environmentally friendly food choices, or just keen to eat more veg – Rachel’s genius cookbook is for you.

Publisher: Ebury Publishing

Number of pages: 256

In Bibi’s Kitchen (Hardback) by Hawa Hassan, Julia Turshen £25

Grandmothers from eight eastern African countries welcome you into their kitchens to share flavourful recipes and stories of family, love, and tradition in this transporting cookbook-meets-travelogue.

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In this incredible volume, Somali chef Hawa Hassan and food writer Julia Turshen present 75 recipes and stories gathered from bibis (or grandmothers) from eight African nations: South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar, Comoros, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, and Eritrea.

Through Hawa’s writing—and her own personal story—the women, and the stories behind the recipes, come to life. With evocative photography shot on location by Khadija Farah, and food photography by Jennifer May, In Bibi’s Kitchen uses food to teach us all about families, war, loss, migration, refuge, and sanctuary.

Publisher: Random House USA Inc

Number of pages: 288

https://www.waterstones.com/book/in-bibis-kitchen/hawa-hassan/julia-turshen/9781984856739

Tofu Tasty: Imaginative tofu recipes for every day (Hardback) by Bonnie Chung £14.99

Tofu Tasty will revolutionise the way we think and cook with tofu forever. Never tasteless, never boring and definitely not just for vegetarians, tofu is an exciting ingredient and Tofu Tasty is here to challenge you into cooking new and inspiring dishes.

As well as 60 vibrant and versatile recipes, Bonnie Chung explores the different types of tofu, its history and heritage, health benefits, and its role in Asian cuisine. She also teaches you how to make, press and store your own tofu.

The recipes in Tofu Tasty all start vegetarian; however, ‘twists’ are provided to include a meat or fish variation for non-veggie days.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Number of pages: 144

https://www.waterstones.com/book/9781911663294