Vegan Holiday Cooking from Candle Cafe: Celebratory Menus and Recipes from New York's Premier Plant-Based Restaurants (Hardcover)

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I am celebrating the newest easy holiday recipes from my favorite fancy vegan restaurant in NYC!  They have laid it out- full festive menus with cocktails & desserts for all occasions.  From Christmas & Super Bowl to Valentine’s Day & Passover. Start New Year’s Eve with a Lady Day cocktail & Blini with Crème Fraiche and Hijiki Cavier and finish with Warm Apple Turnovers and Champagne Ice Cream?!  Each recipe makes hosting easier by telling you how much you can cook in advance. And you don’t have to wait for Thanksgiving to make the yummy Porcini Crusted Seitan with Glazed-Maple Sweet Potatoes and Cranberry-Orange Relish and Pumpkin Cheesecake with Apple Cider Reduction, like I did this week. Any foodie or vegan (or mother of one!) would LOVE this cookbook!

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This collection of vegan holiday recipes--the first of its kind from award-winning chefs--elevates plant-based fare to a new level. With fresh, inventive menus for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Lunar New Year, Super Bowl Sunday, Valentine's Day, Passover, Easter, Cinco de Mayo, and Independence Day, this cookbook blends favorite traditions with a modern sensibility. Tantalizing dishes include Sweet Potato Latkes with Almond Cr me Fra che for Passover; Porcini-Crusted Seitan with Glazed Cipollini Onions and Mushroom Gravy for Thanksgiving; and Red, White, and Blue Margaritas for the Fourth of July.

Now home cooks can entertain in the spirit of New York's premier vegan restaurants, Candle Cafe, Candle 79, and Candle Cafe West. With forewords by Alicia Silverstone and Laura and Woody Harrelson, plus sumptuous photography throughout, this festive cookbook invites vegans and omnivores alike to gather around the holiday table and enjoy.

About the Author

JOY PIERSON is co-owner of the Candle Cafe, Candle Cafe West, and Candle 79, and coauthor of The Candle Cafe Cookbook and Candle 79 Cookbook. Certified in nutritional counseling, Joy has appeared on the Todayshow, Good Day New York, CBS News This Morning, The Food Network's TV Food Diners, and NPR. ANGEL RAMOS is executive chef at Candle 79 and Candle Café West. His recipes have been featured in the New York Times and Vegetarian Times, and he helped develop the nationally distributed Candle Café Frozen Entrees line. In 2010, Angel was named the VegNews Chef of the Year. Pastry chef and kitchen manager JORGE PINEDA developed the nationally distributed Candle Café Desserts and Candle Chef's Cuisine for Whole Foods Markets, and his pastries have been deemed the "Best Vegan Desserts in America" by the Los Angeles Times.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781607746478
ISBN-10: 1607746476
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: September 30th, 2014
Pages: 168
Language: English