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The George Bernard Shaw Vegetarian Cook Book

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'It is beneficial to one's health not to be carnivorous. The strongest animals, such as the bull, are vegetarians. Look at me. I have ten times as much good health and energy as a meat eater.'

So said George Bernard Shaw, a vegetarian and also a man much concerned about his weight: the calories in each of his meals had to be carefully weighted and the total accurately calcu
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Paperback, 126 pages
Published 1979 by Pan Books (first published 1972)
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Gerry
Dec 09, 2012 rated it really liked it
Whilst the menus within this book are interesting and an historical record of the type of food George Bernard Shaw ate in later life are fascinating, the most interesting part of the book is the introduction.

R J Minney writes a succinct and tremendously interesting account of Shaw's road to vegetarianism and the part Alice Laden, who originally looked after Shaw's wife until her death, played in it.

It is interesting to note that Shaw only became a vegetarian at age 25.
And Minney quotes stories
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Lise
A must to any vegetarian. I use it every day. Best vegetarian cook book ever.
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