A delicious collection of accessible and tasty Greek recipes – perfectly matched to the current trend for meat-free eating
Fresh vegetables are an integral part of Greek cuisine, and The Greek Vegetarian Cookbook showcases an array of delicious meatless breakfasts, soups, salads, vegetables, grains, and desserts. Drawing inspiration from all over Greece, the book simplifies this hugely popular cuisine with easily achievable, nourishing recipes so satisfying and tasty that they appeal to vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. Introductions to each recipe often provide additional information on ingredients and serving suggestions and many suggest variations to the dish itself.
Heather Thomas is a health and cookery writer and editor who has many cookbooks to her name and has contributed to health and food magazines in the UK and the United States. She spends most of her year living and cooking in Greece.
"Drawing inspiration from all over Greece, the book simplifies this hugely popular cuisine with easily achievable, nourishing recipes so satisfying and tasty that they appeal to vegetarians and meat-eaters alike."—Edible Hawaiian Islands
"[The Greek Vegetarian] extols the timeless and holistic ethos of Greek vegetarian feasting, feeding the mind as well as the body... An accessible book, packed with the recipes that make the most of the land's produce."—Psychologies magazine
"Create a real taste of sunshine without needing to pack a suitcase."—Vegetarian Living
"This book is packed with fresh, nourishing recipes, from breakfast and soups to desserts. It'll be your new summer go-to."—Sainsbury's Eat Veggie magazine
"The Greek Vegetarian Cookbook draws inspiration from all over Greece and features an array of meatless meals for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. Recipes are easy-to-make and will appeal to vegetarians and meat-eaters alike."—Leite's Culinaria
"Drench your plate in sunshine with these vegetarian feasts packed with goodness."—Health & Fitness magazine
"A beautiful new cookbook... [The Greek Vegetarian Cookbook] includes contemporary and traditional dishes."—The Montreal Gazette
"A celebration of traditional and contemporary Greek cooking."—The Philadelphia Inquirer
"Simple to make with familiar flavors, hearty enough to feel like a burger, and light enough not to warrant a nap, and as long as you can nail the texture?a Vitamix will help?it's pretty tough to mess up, too."—Chowhound
"Makes clear that meatless dishes are normative. Some recipes include dairy and eggs, but lots don't. As the author observes: "Vegan food might have taken the rest of the world by storm but it's not new to the Greeks - they've been eating it for centuries." This is authentic cooking. Though eating the equivalent of fasting food over Christmas is something new."—Melanie McDonagh, Evening Standard—-