Finalist for the 2018 James Beard Foundation Book Awards for "Vegetable-Focused Cooking" category
From the foremost authority on vegetarian cooking and one of the most trusted voices in food comes a carefully curated and updated collection of 100 favorite and most inspired recipes, reflecting how Deborah Madison loves to cook now.
Deborah Madison's newest book shares 100 beloved and innovative recipes from her vast repertoire, all pared down to the key ingredients needed to achieve delicious, nuanced flavor, with simplified preparations.
In My Kitchen is a vegetable-forward cookbook organized alphabetically and featuring recipes like Roasted Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Sunflower Sprouts; Fennel Shaved with Tarragon and Walnuts; and Olive Oil, Almond, and Blood Orange Cake. With dozens of tips for building onto, scaling back, and creating menus around, Deborah's recipes have a modular quality that makes them particularly easy to use.
Perfect for both weeknight dinners and special occasions, this book will delight longtime fans and newcomers to Madison--and anyone who loves fresh, flavorful cooking. Filled with Deborah’s writerly, evocative prose, this book is not just the go-to kitchen reference for vegetable-focused cooking, but also a book with which to curl up and enjoy reading. Lavishly photographed, with an approachable, intimate package, this is the must-have collection of modern vegetarian recipes from a beloved authority.
Madison (Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone), a doyen of vegetarian cooking, shares her favorite recipes, some of which are revised and revamped to reflect how she cooks today. She begins with advice on choosing vegetables, learning to use a knife, and composing a vegetarian menu. She lists dishes alphabetically, from artichoke and scallion saut over garlic-rubbed toast to zucchini cake. Appealing dishes feature black-eyed peas, kale, and rhubarb. Broccoli with roasted peppers, feta, olives, and herbs combines earthy with briny for a wonderfully bright dish, and yeasted buckwheat waffles are a pleasant wake-up dish or breakfast-for-dinner option. Her savoy cabbage, leek, and mushroom braise on toast with horseradish cream is hearty and comforting; the roasted cauliflower with romesco sauce and a shower of parsley is almost too beautiful to eat. Madison's salad of citrus and avocado with lime-cumin vinaigrette and shredded greens is a vibrant blend of acidity, bitterness, and tang. She provides flavors for every palate and every course, including appealing desserts such as olive oil, almond, and blood orange cake; rhubarb-raspberry compote; and walnut nugget cookies. Eye-catching full-color photos further enhance this stellar collection. One glance will quickly show why the dishes here are Madison's go-to meals, and they will soon become readers' favorites as well.