IN PRAISE OF VEG
‘Alice Zaslavsky is a force of nature!’
– Nigella Lawson
The definitive guide to making vegetables the centre of the plate.
In this comprehensive and fully illustrated kitchen companion, food writer and presenter Alice Zaslavsky profiles 50 favourite vegetable varieties, offering 150+ recipes reflective of both tradition and modernity, just as all good cooking should be. Uniquely organised by colour and filled with countless tips on flavour combinations, rule-of-thumb buying/storing/cooking methods, shortcuts, and veg wisdom from over 50 of the world’s top chefs, In Praise of Veg will help beginners and avid cooks alike turn a bag of yawns or a produce-box surprise into a knock-out meal.
For the vegetarian or just veg-forward, In Praise of Veg is the most ambitious and comprehensive reference on the topic, as well as the delicious answer to the age-old question: what are we eating?
About the Author
Alice Zaslavsky is a fresh voice in food, with a bright, inclusive tone that brings people into the kitchen and invites them to stay. Her modern, accessible approach to cooking has been honed through a career that spans champion food judge, critic, writer, television host and food literacy advocate. Alice is also the creator of Phenomenom, a digital toolbox that helps teachers slip more serves of veg into the curriculum.