Author(s): Pippa Cuthbert
Vegetables form a crucial component of everyone's diet, but it can become difficult to think of new, interesting dishes that are simple to prepare. For vegetarians or vegans, it is even more important to be able to create balanced, nutritious vegetable dishes, whether for a quick, easy dinner or for more special occasions. "Vegetarian" contains over 90 recipes suitable for a vegetarian diet, including canapes, main courses and side dishes. A huge range of flavours and cuisines is encompassed, from dill and feta pie to five-cheese macaroni, from tomato and lentil soup to aubergine, pumpkin and spinach salad. Comprehensive information on the vegetables featured is also presented, ensuring that they are well chosen and prepared appropriately, as is nutritional information for a balanced diet including suggestions of alternative sources of protein. Whether you do not eat meat or simply wish to liven up your repertoire of veggie dishes, this book will furnish you with exciting, innovative new options as well as vital information.
Pippa Cuthbert and Lindsay Cameron Wilson met in London's famous Books for Cooks. Since then they have worked together on magazines, websites and books. Pippa was born in New Zealand but her degrees in nutrition and food science led her to London where she works as a food stylist, caterer and recipe developer. Lindsay is from eastern Canada. Her love of writing and her passion for food led her to cookery school and then a degree in journalism. After living and working in London, she has recently returned to Canada, where she works as a food writer, recipe tester and stylist.