How It All Vegan!: Irresistible Recipes for an Animal-Free Diet

by Tanya Barnard

Other authorsSarah Kramer (Editor)
Paperback, 2002



Local notes

EC Health & Nutrition


Arsenal Pulp Press (2002), 224 pages


A delectable invitation to join the Vegan empire. Sarah and Tanya are friends and self-described lazy vegetarians whose love of animals made them want to eliminate animal products completely from their diet. Their decision to go vegan'was a challenge not only to their palate but to their way of thinking about food and nutrition. But with imagination Sarah and Tanya demonstrate here how vegan food is fabulous food.'


Original language


Physical description

224 p.; 7.4 inches


1551520672 / 9781551520674

User reviews

LibraryThing member ManDuke
Great for vegetarians just starting to dable into vegan cooking. The recipes are simple and tastey. I especially love all the different replacements for non-vegan items (i.e. eggs) and the dry herb to fresh herb measurement converter.
LibraryThing member mcglothlen
We sell pancakes made from their recipe every day at my restaurant. Totally great, fun, imaginative. Absolutely a must for vegans, in my opinion. Their free thinking ways inspire me to think way outside of the box when it comes to vegan cookery. They make vegan food not only not punitive but in many ways preferable.
LibraryThing member paisley1
Great first vegan cookbook. Lots of recipes for "omni" substitutes--sloppy joes, mac n' cheese...everything is excellent and very easy to make.
LibraryThing member barefootnikki
Great book... fun to read with yummy, simple recipes
LibraryThing member kthxy
This seems kind of disappointig up to now. I'm planning to work through it, maybe I'm just underestimating it… Too many things that don't work as they should (flax eggs. they're just as disgusting in anything you might want to use them for as the first thought on "flax eggs" suggests.), and all that soy cheese and other replacement stuff, that's not quite my style.… (more)
LibraryThing member MiaAndPatrick
This is a great cookbook eve if you aren't vegan!
LibraryThing member ontoursecretly
This cookbook completely makes me understand the average what-I'm-eating-ignorant, pig-eyeballs-shaped-like-hot-dogs-devouring, colon-clogged Meat Patriot's aversion to "hippie food." The simple fact is that most vegans can't cook, don't know good food when taste it, and are almost immoral in their earnest, manic attempts to get the handful of vegans who appreciate good food and can cook it to resignedly spoon gobs of vastly mis-proportioned recipes past our sophisticated, offended taste buds and down to our protesting stomachs, which will later not manage to convert "Better Than (insert name of dairy product here)" into nerves, sinew and tissue, but only knots of searing gas. Wonderful things can be done with Real Food—beans, rice, vegetables (God forbid), fruit, nuts, delicious breads, olive oil, the occasional soy substitute, methods of cooking from around the world, use of a simple, few ingredients instead of long lists of horrifying ones, and creative and adventurous use of the food we're given by the Earth rather than what we squeeze out of it—but this book's recipes, with very few exceptions, are either disgusting, bland, or simply don't turn out when put into practice. I wouldn't go so far as to side with the burger bunch, but much more can be learned from befriending one good vegan foodie (check for good body odor, cleanliness of feet, and a knack of knowing which curry take-out places won't make one ill) than slaving over food processors with any one of dozens of these sorts of recipe collections propped up on your kitchen counter.… (more)




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