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What to make first? Avocado Ice Cream from Mexico? Honey Cake from Russia? Mung Bean Pudding from Vietnam? Coo Coo with Spicy Tomato Relish and Plantain from Grenada? It was pretty hard to decide. Sounds like this book's going to expand our horizons since people all over the world eat great vegetarian food.
The Chubby Vegetarian

It's discoveries like these that make vegetarian books worth perusing, even for non-vegetarians. The fact that the author has compiled vegetarian recipes from all over the world puts an interesting spin on veggies and introduces us to new tastes and ingredients. It's like travel but without having to remove your belt and shoes.

Crammed full of healthy yet exciting meal options inspired by the unique cuisine of 30 different countries around the world. Vibrant and tempting colour photographs feature throughout... Jane Hughes' passion for nourishing, vegetarian food is bursting from every page.

Featuring full-color, full-page photography of its sumptuous recipes, The Adventurous Vegetarian: Around the World in 30 Meals is a global culinary treasury. [...] Highly recommended, especially as a giftbook for vegetarian and vegan gourmets!
Midwest Book Review

It is clear from the outset that Hughes is someone who knows her stuff when it come to vegetarianism.
The Everyday Vegetarian

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It would make an ideal Christmas gift for a foodie with a taste for the exotic and makes a change from whole books focusing on Indian, Italian or Chinese cooking – this contains ideas from everywhere from Ethiopia to Denmark and Russia!
Vegetarian living

I fully admit I'm a carnivore at heart [but] I love this cookbook. It offers a wonderful array of tasty recipes that appeal to meat eaters and vegetarians alike.

I think the concept works really well in that vegetarianism transcends nations and knows no borders. I love the idea that while it might be a little harder for a vegetarian to get by in some countries more than others, with a little bit of ingenuity and substitution here and there, vegetarians can enjoy the plethora of food the world has to offer.
The Everyday Vegetarian

The Adventurous Vegetarian is an extensive, enticing, and enlightening collection of global vegetarian recipes.
Foreword Reviews

Nominated for ‘Best Global Cookbook’ in the World Food Awards 2013.

Working with many vegetarian groups and societies, author Jane Hughes has brought together favourite meals and fascinating stories from Belgium to China, Cuba to Palestine.

Each country is introduced by a section about that country’s traditional vegetarian meals and interesting info about the history of vegetarianism within that country. Recipe pages include pull out boxes with ingredient information and ideas for altering ingredients where local foods are not available.

The Recipes

30 menus from: Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Cuba, Denmark, England, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Ghana, Grenada, Ireland, Israel, India, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Palestine, Russia, Singapore, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, USA, Vietnam.

See free recipes from The Adventurous Vegetarian here

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About the Author

Jane Hughes has 20 years’ experience of working in publishing, as an editor, production manager and small publisher. She has been associated with The Vegetarian Society since the 1980s, she has a clear understanding of the meaning of the word ‘vegetarian’ and daily access to experts. She has a website and a blog which contain samples of her work: interviews, food and cookery course reviews, features and recipes. Take a look at them: and

Dimensions: 252 mm x 180 mm
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 978-1-78026-160-7
Page extent: 304 pages
Publication date: October 2013

Date added: April 11, 2013

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