Best veg Cookbooks

TOP 10 COOKBOOKS FOR PLANT BASED MEALS

Below we list some of the best cook books to help you find inspiration for cooking vegetarian and vegan meals. By having a wide repertoire of delicious meals to choose from you’ll find you won’t need to fall back on the meat and two veg option meaning you can improve your carbon footprint, increase the variety of meals and hone your cooking skills! 

 

1. Bosh!

The best selling Bosh cookbook has over 140 plant based recipes. These delicious recipes are so good your guests will forget its vegan. You’ll find new family favourites, quick and tasty lunch ideas, showstoppers that’ll impress even the most staunch meat-lover, tempting snacks, sumptuous puds and awesome cocktails, all bursting with flavour, and all without meat, eggs or dairy. 

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2. The Green Roasting tin

The Green Roasting Tin is part of the bestselling The Roasting Tin Series by Rukmini Iyer. Half Vegan, Half Vegetarian and all delicious these meals are designed to be simple to make often using only one roasting tin. 

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3. Ottolenghi Flavour

Created by Yotam Ottolenghi and Ixta Belfrange Flavour breaks down the three factors that create flavour and sets innovative vegetable dishes that will provide inspiration.

Flavour has a mix of simple recipes for weeknights, low-effort high impact dishes and more extravagant dishes to impress friends.

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4.Five Ingredient Vegan

Five Ingredient Vegan showcases simple yet exciting recipes using five ingredients or fewer. It’s perfect for vegans and non-vegans alike looking for effortless ways to introduce plant-based meals into their everyday cooking.

This great book contains 100 recipes covering basics, soups, lunches, suppers and sweets.

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5.Mildreds the cookbook

Mildreds The Cookbook has over 100 vegetarian recipes that appeal to all. It also includes vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free options.

Mildreds is a Soho eatery which has been serving up budget-friendly vegetarian fare for over 25 years.  Mildreds aim to reach as many people as possible and give them the ideas and confidence to enjoy vegetarian food at home.

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6. Be More vegan

We all want to be a bit more vegan… and this book shows you how. Whether you’re ready to commit to a fully plant-based lifestyle or you’d just like to add a few meat-free dishes to your weekly meal plan, this is the ideal guide.

Be more Vegan contains over 50 mouthwatering recipes for every situation, from lunchbox staples to midweek meals, and moreish snacks to amazing cakes and desserts.

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7.planted

Chantelle Nicholson shows you how to cook delicious vegan dishes using seasonal and flavoursome plant-based ingredients. Growing up in New Zealand with a vegetable garden influenced her passion for fresh produce and, with her career as a professional chef, she was inspired to develop tasty, restaurant-quality vegan recipes, which feature on the menu at Tredwells, winner of AA’s London Restaurant of the Year. In Planted she offers an abundance of these dishes to make at home. Her recipes may look high-end, but they are easy to create in your kitchen and will impress even the most devoted meat- and cheese-lovers. 

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8. Nigel Slater GReenfeast

The GreenFeast recipes are for those who want easy recipes for eating more vegetable dishes throughout the week and there are suggestions for changing up each recipe, as well as lists and lists of quick ideas. GreenFeast is split into two volumes: GreenFeast: Spring Summer and GreenFeast: Autumn Winter.

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9. Jamie oliver VEG

Jamie Oliver is back with brilliantly easy, flavour-packed, and accessible veg recipes. From simple suppers and family favourites to weekend dishes for sharing with friends, this book is packed full of phenomenal food – pure and simple. Whether it’s embracing a meat-free day or two each week, living a vegetarian lifestyle, or just wanting to try some brilliant new flavour combinations, this book ticks all the boxes.

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10. The Hairy Bikers' veggie feasts

Si and Dave have been on a mission. They’ve travelled the world to discover the very best meat-free recipes that shake off the dull and add the delicious. There’s no meaty sacrifice here, just fantastic food. From the ultimate veggie curries to the perfect crowd-pleasing tray bakes, satisfying soups, pastas and pies to a veggie twist on burgers, barbecues and a banging breakfast brunch, The Hairy Bikers’ Veggie Feasts is bursting with meat-free delights you’ll turn to time and time again, all made with ingredients that can be bought easily and won’t cost the earth.

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When shopping for books if you already have an E reader we recommend buying a digital version, or buying the book second hand but don’t worry if you need to purchase a new copy if the books encourage you reduce your meat consumption its more than likely to be worthwhile making the purchase.