This title features over 140 imaginative recipes shown step by step with more than 170 stunning photographs. It is an irresistible collection of gourmet vegetarian recipes for easy entertaining: from informed gatherings to sophisticated dinner parties. It features ideas for elegant soups and starters, spectacular main courses, tempting side dishes, refreshing salads and satisfying breads. You can devise a menu of global dishes or focus on one cuisine such as Thai, Lebanese, Italian or French. You can discover the wonderful variety of vegetarian ingredients with tips on how to prepare them creatively. This beautifully illustrated cookery book is packed with inspiring dishes that will impress your family and friends and give you an opportunity to show off your culinary skills. Many of the recipes can be prepared in advance and simply reheated when required, leaving the cook more time to spend with guests. With dishes from around the world you can create an international feast of flavours, from Borscht and Thai Tempeh Cakes with Sweet Dipping Sauce to Champagne Risotto and Spanakopitta. Featuring more than 140 gourmet recipes presented in an easy-to-follow format, this is the ideal book for any cook wishing to expand their repertoire.
Editor Valerie Ferguson ran her own catering service and cookery school, Green Cuisine, for many years. A highly experienced editor, she has been responsible for numerous cookbooks including Red Hot Chili Pepper, Vegetarian, Pasta, Chicken and a very successful series of mini-recipe books. For this volume, she has brought together recipes that reflect the versatility and range of traditional vegetarian recipes from a team of leading food writers.