Author(s): ROMERO Terry Hope
As coauthor of the phenomenally successful cookbooks Veganomicon and Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, Terry Hope Romero has long been one of the most popular vegan chefs around. Now, in her first solo cookbook, Romero opens the world of Latin flavor to vegans and foodies alike. Viva Vegan! expands the palates of anyone looking for a way to add fresh, seasonal ingredients and authentic spice to their meals without relying on animal products. A proud Venezuelan-American, Romeros enthusiasm for her culture shines through every recipe. Viva Vegan! covers every aspect of Latin cooking across the Americas: refreshing bebidas (drinks), vibrant ensaladas, hearty empanadas, nourishing stews, and one-dish wonders. Learn the basicshow to make the perfect tamale, salsa to complement any dish, and beans from scratchplus special treats like flan, churros, and more. Complete with gorgeous color photos, Viva Vegan! is the ultimate guide to authentic and inspired new Latin cuisine.
Basil and Spice, 4/29/10
"[Romero] offers a dynamic intro to Latin food ways with her latest cookbook, "Viva Vegan!" that even the most staunch omnivore will salivate over...Newcomers to Latin food and plant-based dishes will appreciate Romero's primer on the Latin pantry and how to source these ingredients."
# 10 on "Tucson Weekly"'s bestseller list for the week
"[Romero] comes to the rescue of cooks whose imagination limits their vegan output, and vegans who would like more Latin dishes on their menus. There are 200 recipes in this colorful book; among favorites like tacos, burritos, and tamales (and everything else you'll find in popular Mexican, Cuban, Costa Rican, South American and Spanish restaurants), there are wonderful desserts, salads, stews, snacks, sweets, casseroles, and...ooooh, those creamy corn-filled empanadas!...There is a great selection of dishes that everyone will enjoy...'Crepes with Un-Dulce de Leche an
Terry Hope Romero is the co-author of Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, and Veganomicon, and the upcoming Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar. She hosted the public access/podcast vegan cooking show The Post Punk Kitchen. She lives in Queens, New York.