Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant

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Simon and Schuster, Oct 15, 1990 - Cooking - 733 pages
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Since its opening in 1973, Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, New York, has been synonymous with creative cuisine with a healthful, vegetarian emphasis.
Each Sunday at Moosewood Restaurant, diners experience a new ethnic or regional cuisine, sometimes exotic, sometimes familiar. From the highlands and grasslands of Africa to the lush forests of Eastern Europe, from the sun-drenched hills of Provence to the mountains of South America, the inventive cooks have drawn inspiration for these delicious adaptations of traditional recipes.
Including a section on cross-cultural menu planning as well as an extensive guide to ingredients, techniques, and equipment, Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant offers a taste for every palate.
Moosewood Restaurant is run by a group of 18 people who rotate through the jobs necessary to make a restaurant work. They plan menus, set long-term goals, and wash pots.
Moosewood Restaurant contributes 1 percent of its profits from the sale of this book to the Eritrean Relief Fund, which provides food and humanitarian assistance to the Eritrean people.
Moosewood Restaurant supports 1% For Peace, an organization working to persuade the government to redirect 1 percent of the Defense Department budget towards programs that create and maintain peace in positive ways.
  

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Some recipes contained in this book are very tasty. - Overstock.com
Some way out ingredients but brilliant recipes. - Goodreads
We tried some recipes from it. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Nyna - Goodreads

The best vegetarian cookbook I have ever come across. But with it comes some work. The reason for the "Sundays" in the title is because you would not want to put this much effort into cooking every ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chambers Stevens - Goodreads

Someone once gave us this vegetarian classic. We tried some recipes from it. They were tasty. JUst not tasty enough to become a vegetarian. Read full review

Contents

THE CUISINES
19
INTRODUCTION
21
Old Folk Tale
57
MENU PLANNING
641
WHAT WE MEAN WHEN WE
689
INDEX
706
Copyright

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Moosewood Restaurant is run by a group of 18 women and men who rotate through the jobs necessary to make a restaurant go. We plan menus, set long-term goals, and wash pots. Our ranks are bolstered by about half a dozen employees.

Major decisions are made collectively, and while democracy at work and at meetings has required effort and determination, the payoffs have been rich. Most of us have worked together for nearly ten years, and some of us since the restaurant's inception in 1973. Personally, we are an assortment of individuals who have become a family -- caring deeply for one another, striving for fairness and consensus, and putting-up-with and letting-go-of various human foibles. Professionally, our collective process has worked well for seventeen years. Come visit!

If you have enjoyed Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant, you will want to read The Moosewood Restaurant Kitchen Garden by David Hirsch.

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