Virgin Vegan: The Meatless Guide to Pleasing Your Palate

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Gibbs Smith, Oct 1, 2012 - Cooking - 160 pages

Despite its long history, veganism is still considered unusual by many in this carnivore world of ours. But, in the United States alone, there are 3 million plus vegans and the ranks are growing, especially in the under thirty crowd. Becoming vegan requires learning a whole new way of eating and thinking about food, and Linda Long’s handy guide educates you on planning meals, understanding new ingredients, products, and brand names, and knowing protein and vitamin needs among so many other topics, including tips on simple adoptions like six ways to use a veggie burger. She also offers a host of tasty recipes for breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner, and parties - several from some of the top vegan chefs in the world.


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CALL it "a cookbook" (lots of BE-YOU-tiful COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS of vegan-friendly food), and the descriptor fits. However, the size is right for a how-to-do-t guide for someone who is just exploring the ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Linda Long has had a lifelong relationship with the food industry, starting as a waitress and short order cook at the age of twelve in her parents' truck stop in Pennsylvania. A home economist who taught high school foods in the early part of her career, and spending a decade in the resort hotel business, Linda has been a committed vegan for thirty years. Her love affair with all things vegan and her natural instincts for promotion and marketing, make her the ideal person to prepare a compendium of gourmet vegan fare.Linda has had a varied career in the academic, corporate and media communities, with a strong emphasis in fashion, food and nutritional topics. She writes and photographs for vegetarian magazines (Vegetarian Journal, American Vegan, VegNews) and book cover photography for other vegan authors.

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