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Nonna's Italian Kitchen: Delicious Home-Style Vegetarian Cuisine
Many Italian dishes are traditionally vegetarian, focusing on grains, legumes, vegetables and fruits, and vegan cook Bryanna Clark Grogan takes readers on a tour of tempting possibilities in this cookbook.
Paperback, 255 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Book Publishing Company (TN)
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Jun 26, 2007 Lisa Vegan rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: cookbook collectors, lovers of Italian food, vegans & vegetarians
No photos in this book so almost gave it 3 stars as I’m a sucker for full color photos in cookbooks. But some really excellent vegan Italian recipes. Italian cuisine is so easy to do vegan but vegan Italian dishes are lacking in restaurants, for no good reason. My favorite thing about is cookbook is that in the margins of every page, is all sorts of “extra” information about the recipes, the food, the history of the cuisine, etc. Really interesting reading. Very good directions for even novice c ...more
It's been years since I've been able to have wheat gluten, but I still remember how fantastic the seitan recipes are from the book (if you cut down the salt a little). The Breast of Tofu marinade is on regular rotation in my household, but I finally bit and whipped up some cashew "marscapone" which made for a lovely "cheesecake." I've probably only tried about 50% of the recipes in this book, but they've all been quite good and, as a person with food allergies, am appreciative of the numerous si ...more