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Monday, January 20, 2014


ISA DOES IT; amazingly easy, wildly delicious vegan recipes for
every day of the week (Little, Brown and Co., 2013, 311 pages, ISBN
978-0-316-22190-0, $30 US hard covers) is by Isa Chandra Moskowitz, co-
author of the bestseller Veganomicon. She does,
Which is a leading website for all things vegan. She has over 200 preps
here, ranging from the simple to the complex, from the small to the
large crowd, and weekdays to Sunday best. There's lots of advice on
shortening cooking times, knife techniques, planning ahead, cleaning
up, substitutions in case of allergies, and a vegan pantry. Throughout
there are also 30 minute meals, Contents include the range: soups,
salads, pasta, risotto, stews, curries, stir-fries, and courses (Sunday
night, breakfast, brunch). Preparations have their ingredients listed
in avoirdupois measurements, but there are tables of metric
Audience and level of use: vegans and potential vegans
Some interesting or unusual recipes/facts: Greek diner salad; quinoa
Caesar salad; shroomy hot and sour soup; chocolate-zucchini bundt cake;
baked garlic-curry fries; kitchen sink chocolate cookies; roasted
potato and fennel soup.
The downside to this book: it is very thick and heavy.
The upside to this book: a good collection of one-bowl desserts
Quality/Price Rating: 90.

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