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Plenty: Vibrant Recipes from London's Ottolenghi

A vegetarian cookbook by a meat-eater – this should be interesting!

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Pros: This is a very appealing book with appetizing pictures and excellent recipes, all of which are very well explained.

Cons: The recipes are sometimes somewhat fussy and measures unintuitive. Some of them require too much preparation steps for everyday use.

  Veggies For Carnivores Reviewed by Elaine Luti   A vegetarian cookbook by a meat-eater – this should be interesting!     And it is.     I love meat.  I’m not crazy about stews and complex meat dishes - I like my meat simply grilled or roasted and juicy, so I don’t generally look for meat recipes.  But I’m always on the lookout for...
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Plenty: Vibrant Recipes from London's Ottolenghi

Plenty: Vibrant Recipes from London's Ottolenghi

“   Veggies For Carnivores Reviewed by Elaine Luti   A vegetarian cookbook by a meat-eater – this should be interesting!     And it is.     I love meat.  I’m not crazy about stews and complex meat dishes - I like my meat simply grilled or roasted and juicy, so I don’t generally look for meat recipes.  But I’m always on the lookout for...” --ChefTalk.com

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