The Dirt Candy Cookbook: Flavor-forward Food from the Upstart New York City Vegetarian Restaurant

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Clarkson Potter/Publishers, 2012 - Cooking - 224 pages
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Amanda Cohen does not play by the rules. Her vegetable recipes are sophisticated and daring, beloved by omnivore, vegetarian, and vegan diners alike. Dirt Candy: A Cookbook shares the secrets to making her flavorful dishes—from indulgent Stone-Ground Grits with Pickled Shiitakes and Tempura Poached Egg, to hearty Smoked Cauliflower and Waffles with Horseradish Cream Sauce, to playfully addictive Popcorn Pudding with Caramel Popcorn. It also details Amanda's crazy story of building a restaurant from the ground up to its currently being one of the hardest-to-get reservations in New York City—all illustrated as a brilliant graphic novel. Both a great read and a source of kitchen inspiration, Dirt Candy: A Cookbook is a must-have for any home cook looking to push the boundaries of vegetable cooking.
 

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Contents

Section 1
6
Section 2
18
Section 3
21
Section 4
58
Section 5
65
Section 6
80
Section 7
83
Section 8
84
Section 21
132
Section 22
135
Section 23
141
Section 24
142
Section 25
145
Section 26
161
Section 27
166
Section 28
173

Section 9
85
Section 10
86
Section 11
96
Section 12
97
Section 13
112
Section 14
114
Section 15
118
Section 16
119
Section 17
121
Section 18
125
Section 19
126
Section 20
131
Section 29
176
Section 30
181
Section 31
189
Section 32
203
Section 33
207
Section 34
209
Section 35
210
Section 36
212
Section 37
219
Section 38
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About the author (2012)

AMANDA COHEN is the chef-owner of Dirt Candy, an all-vegetable restaurant located in New York City's East Village that is recommended by the Michelin guide. Cohen, who has written about food for Saveur, Eater, Salon, and Esquire, was the first vegetarian chef invited to compete on Food Network's Iron Chef America. She and her restaurant have been featured in the New York Times, Food & Wine, and The New Yorker.

RYAN DUNLAVEY is a New York City–based artist whose work includes The Comic Book History of Comics, MODOK: Reign Delay, Tommy Atomic, and the Xeric and ALA award-winning Action Philosophers.

GRADY HENDRIX has written for Variety, Slate, Playboy and is coauthor of The Magnolia League, a young adult series from Little, Brown. He is married to Amanda Cohen.

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