Vegan Without Borders

The Vegetarian Flavor Bible…and more

October 30, 2014

Because my day job is writing cookbooks, you’d think I’d want to relax by reading something non-food related, right?  Wrong!  My nightstand usually holds a stack of food magazines and cookbooks, that I read like novels. The latest page-turner I’ve been enjoying is The Vegetarian Flavor Bible, a labor of love written by Karen Page […]

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Chickpea and Kale Wat from Vegan Without Borders

September 30, 2014

Thanks to all who participated in my spontaneous online poll yesterday in helping me decide which part of the world to visit for today’s recipe from Vegan Without Borders. The majority of votes went to various regions of Africa, and there were a lot of great recipes to choose from, including the Vegetable Tagine shown […]

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Mango-Rice Verrines

September 16, 2014

I love the mango and coconut rice dessert served at Thai restaurants, as I was reminded when I saw an order of it being served at the next table during a recent Thai meal out with friends.  I rarely prepare it at home, either, since I only make dessert when company’s coming and I haven’t […]

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Vegan Without Borders – Today’s the Day!

September 9, 2014

Today is the day that my new book, Vegan Without Borders, officially hits the shelves and I couldn’t be more thrilled.  I don’t like to play favorites, but this book is forcing me to do so.  For one thing, it’s a gorgeous hardcover filled with gorgeous photos by the super-talented Sara Remington. For another, it’s  […]

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Pesto Pasta with Green Beans and Potatoes

August 28, 2014

Today is Jon’s birthday so naturally I’m making him a special birthday dinner.  This will actually be one of three special birthday dinners I’ll be making for him this week, but who’s counting! Tonight’s dinner is from the pages of my upcoming cookbook, Vegan Without Borders. The recipe is for Trofie alla Presto with Green […]

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Watermelon Paletas from Vegan Without Borders

August 18, 2014

In just three more weeks my new book, Vegan Without Borders, hits the shelves and I couldn’t be more excited. Vegan Without Borders is the culmination of my years of restaurant experience, family recipes, travels, and food writing. I feel like I’ve been doing research for this book for thirty years – ever since I […]

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