The Korean vegan cookbook : reflections and recipes from Omma's kitchen

by Joanne Lee Molinaro

Paper Book, 2021


Call number

Korean -- LEE

Call number

Korean -- LEE


New York : Avery, Penguin Random House LLC, 2021.


Cooking & Food. Nonfiction. HTML:THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER �?� NAMED ONE OF THE BEST NEW COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Epicurious �?� EATER �?� Stained Page �?� Infatuation �?� Spruce Eats �?� Publisher�??s Weekly �?� Food52 �?� Toronto Star The dazzling debut cookbook from Joanne Lee Molinaro, the home cook and spellbinding storyteller behind the online sensation @thekoreanvegan Joanne Lee Molinaro has captivated millions of fans with her powerfully moving personal tales of love, family, and food. In her debut cookbook, she shares a collection of her favorite Korean dishes, some traditional and some reimagined, as well as poignant narrative snapshots that have shaped her family history.   As Joanne reveals, she�??s often asked, �??How can you be vegan and Korean?�?� Korean cooking is, after all, synonymous with fish sauce and barbecue. And although grilled meat is indeed prevalent in some Korean food, the ingredients that filled out bapsangs on Joanne�??s table growing up�??doenjang (fermented soybean paste), gochujang (chili sauce), dashima (seaweed), and more�??are fully plant-based, unbelievably flavorful, and totally Korean. Some of the recipes come straight from her childhood: Jjajangmyun, the rich Korean-Chinese black bean noodles she ate on birthdays, or the humble Gamja Guk, a potato-and-leek soup her father makes. Some pay homage: Chocolate Sweet Potato Cake is an ode to the two foods that saved her mother�??s life after she fled North Korea.   The Korean Vegan Cookbook is a rich portrait of the immigrant experience with life lessons that are universal. It celebrates how deep… (more)


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