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My Vegan Travels

Comfort food inspired by adventure
Hardcover Book
Ryland Peters & Small
November, 2017
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75 satisfying plant-based recipes for comfort food from around the world.

A food-lover and keen traveler, Jackie Kearney became a favorite MasterChef UK finalist in 2011 thanks to her creative approach to vegetarian and vegan cooking that took inspiration from all over the world. However, if there is one thing that she loves to cook most, it is those comfort food classics that can satisfy any hunger pangsand in this collection of vegan recipes, she shows how easy it is to do that as part of a plant-based diet. She begins with flavors from her childhood in No Place Like Home, featuring recipes such as Root Vegetable Rosti with Home-made Beans and Smoky Tempeh, and Savoy-wrapped Quinoa Roast. European Summers follows with a selection of relaxed dishes like Campfire Risotto with Asparagus and Lemon, French Onion Soup with Cashew Cheese Croutons, and Roasted Eggplant Lasagne with Puy Lentils. Jackie is renowned for her love of Asian flavors, so the next chapter, Asian Comfort, is where her passion really shines. Try Beet and Watercress Samosas with Pear Chutney, Shami Kebab served in a fluffy white naan, or the classic South-east Asian soup Singaporean Laksa. For dessert, a Chai-spiced Rice Dessert with Ginger Cookies is the perfect winter warmer. In the final chapter, Americana, she takes the reader on a tour of the United States where some of the worlds favorite comfort foods were born. Who can resist Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes with Spicy Ranch-style Dressing or Buffalo-style Eggplant Wings? Inspiration comes from across the continent, with a vegan take on the classic NYC deli sandwich Reubens Revenge to a hearty Texan Scramble Breakfast Burrito, as well as those best-loved sweet treats such as Raspberry and Cacao Cheesecake and Portland Maple Crme Donuts. With a guide to the vegan storecupboard and some basic recipes for Easy Vegan Mayo, Cashew Cream, Flax Eggs, and Almond Ricotta, this is the essential book for all those looking for deliciously satisfying plant-based food.

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