Vegan: The Cookbook
The definitive collection of delicious home-cooked vegan dishes from around the world
In the tradition of Phaidon's bestselling culinary bible series, Vegan: The Cookbook includes nearly 500 vegetable-driven recipes, inspired by cuisines around the world, that bring vegan home cooking to new levels of deliciousness. Featuring dishes from countries ranging from Albania to Zambia, it showcases the culinary diversity of vegan cuisine, highlighting regional fruits and vegetables, traditional cooking techniques, and universally delectable flavours. Home cooks will discover sweet and savoury starters, soups, salads, mains, and desserts for all to enjoy, accompanied by straightforward instructions and gorgeous colour photography.
"Now you can eat your way around the world with Jean-Christian Jury, without leaving your kitchen. There are over 450 vegan dishes in Vegan: The Cookbook from countries such as Peru, France, Turkey, India and as far away as Nigeria and Tunisia. He has done all the work so we can go on a gastronomic tour of the globe."—Chloe Coscarelli, vegan chef and cookbook author
"From the first sight and then the first bite at Jean-Christian Jury's La Mano Verde in Berlin, I was in love. Now, with Vegan: The Cookbook, it's a dream come true to have Chef Jean-Christian in my kitchen! The recipes in this beautiful book are creative but not complex, thanks to his clear directions."—Mimi Kirk, bestselling author, plant-based chef, international speaker
"For a long time, vegan cooking has lived in the shadow of the health food movement of the Sixties and Seventies, but here's a cookbook that blasts away the past and jumps boldly into a multi-culinary future where veganism isn't just about saying no to animal products but is instead about saying yes to hundreds of mind-blowing dishes from Iraq to Ireland, and from the Philippines to Peru."—Amanda Cohen, chef & owner, Dirt Candy
"Jean-Christian has long been a pioneer and visionary leader in the plant-based world. Vegan: The Cookbook brings to life the depth of experience, creativity and global approach that has defined his work over the last several years. I am glad to see these wonderful recipes shared with a world that has a growing interest in healthier, sustainable cuisine."—Chef Matthew Kenney
"There are more than half a million vegans in the UK, according to the Vegan Society. That's a whopping three and half times the number from 10 years ago. Veganism used to be considered a quirky, left-of-centre lifestyle choice; in 2017 it goes mainstream... [Vegan: The Cookbook] promises to be the definitive guide to vegan cooking."—The Independent
"The definitive and most comprehensive cookbook of traditional and authentic home cooking vegan dishes from 150 countries around the world."— Vegan Magazine
"A tour de force of vegan cuisine inspired by the culinary traditions from every corner of the globe."—theKitchn.com
Jean-Christian Jury is a vegan and raw-food chef from Toulouse, France. In 2008, he opened La Mano Verde in Berlin, Germany, his first vegan restaurant, and received praise from Saveur and Rodale's Organic Life, and many international publications. He now lives in Los Angeles, California, where he is developing La Mano Verde.