Be a vegetarian cookbook superstar, just about every time you invite someone over for lunch, tea or dinner. Even breakfast, for that matter. There are several types of cuisine to choose from and you can become a vegetarian cookbook superstar in any of them. I can tell you this because I have tried them and now I am an expert cook. I am sure you also want to become one, right?
Be it morning, afternoon, evening or night, it takes just a few cookery books, fresh vegetables, and an innovative mind to become a vegetarian cookbook superstar. Even for those in-between snacks, there is a tantalizing array of cookery books available for you to become a vegetarian cookbook superstar in no time at all!!
If you are fascinated with the tang and zest of the Orient, you can have a spread of lettuce wraps, spring rolls, sweet and sour tofu with vegetables for breakfast, Szechuan style Chinese noodles, Cold Asian Rice salad, wonton soup, sweet cabbage stir fry, for lunch, and cold sesame noodles, Tofu and cashew fried rice, vegetarian potstickers, and round off with mango pudding or fusion chocolate fondue. Exotic, isn’t it?
Well, go and pick up from the Earth: Chinese Vegetarian Cooking by Eileen Yin-Fei Lo, Buddha’s Table: Thai Feasting Vegetarian Style by Chat Mingkwan, Real Vegetarian Thai by Nancie McDermott and soon you will become a Chinese Vegetarian Cookbook Superstar! In fact, I did so, but don’t tell anyone.
If you are fond of good old Indian cooking, and aspire to be an Indian Vegetarian Cookbook Superstar, all you have to do is glance through ‘The Joys of Vegetarian Cooking’ by famous Tarla Dalal, ‘Vegetarian Dishes by Kurma, Ayurvedic Cooking for Self-Healing by Usha and Dr. Vasant Lad and South Dakshin: Vegetarian Cuisine from South India by Chanda Padmanabham for some melt-in-your-mouth mashed egg-plant, spicy vegetarian curried potatoes, yummy spinach soup, Indian lemon and coconut rice, delectable dumplings made of different vegetables in hot, spicy curry, and the perennial favorites like ‘dosa’, ‘payasam'(rice pudding), ‘idli’ and hot pakodas or ‘vadas’.
My mouth is watering just at the mention of those dishes. I am sure you must feeling the same, no?
If you would rather have it as they have it in Florence and Venice, be ready to delicately flavor your dishes with a sophisticated choice of fresh herbs such as sage, oregano, thyme, parsley and chives and become an instant Italian Vegetarian Cookbook Superstar by delving into ‘The Classic Italian Cook Book: The Art of Italian Cooking and the Italian Art of Eating’ by Marcella Hazan, ‘The Italian Farmer’s Table: Authentic Recipes and Local Lore from Northern Italy’ by Matthew Scialabb, or ‘Delicious Recipes You Can Make in 45 Minutes or Less’ by Giuliano Hazan.
Make minestrone soup, French Bread Goat cheese Pizza, Crunchy Fettuccine with avocado, Easy whole wheat vegetarian Lasagne, citrus and blue cheese bruschetta and sun-dried tomato and walnut penne.
Your easy access to these books, kept conveniently in a kitchen drawer or on top of the refrigerator, would make you so relaxed and would catapult you to an admirable hostess and Vegetarian Cookbook Superstar. You can now impress your friends, colleagues and give a classy party to everyone by spreading out an Italian Feast for them by using these books.