The Southern Vegetarian Cookbook: 100 Down-Home Recipes for the Modern Table

The Southern Vegetarian Cookbook: 100 Down-Home Recipes for the Modern Table

Justin Fox Burks, Amy Lawrence


Anyone now not appropriately familiar with the South’s real culinary terrain may well fight with the belief of a Southern vegetarian. simply because isn’t the South one great dinner party of meaty indulgence? Don’t greens play a assisting function to fried bird and bacon on a Southern desk? Justin Fox Burks and Amy Lawrence flip that suggestion on its head by means of recasting backyard bounty because the headlining act on a plate. In a area uncommon by means of excellent transforming into stipulations and generations of expert farmers, Southern-style vegetarian cooking is not just attainable, it’s a pursuit brimming with vine-ripened hazard.

Grab a chair in Burks and Lawrence’s kitchen and detect sleek recipes that evoke the flavors of conventional Southern cooking, with concepts and elements enjoyed so dearly in the course of the region:     

  • Lemon Zest and Thyme Pimento Cheese
  • Grilled Watermelon and Tomato Salad with Honey Lime French dressing
  • Okra Fritters with Creole Mustard Sauce
  • Vegetarian purple Beans and Rice with Andouille Eggplant
  • Roast Beet Salad with Sea Salt Granola and Honey Tarragon Dressing
  • Grilled Peach Ice Cream

Whether you’re a loyal plant-eater or a steadfast omnivore, The Southern Vegetarian Cookbook might help you shift greens from the outskirts of your plate into major direction place. consuming your greens hasn't ever been extra delicious.

"True Southern nutrition will regularly adapt to its atmosphere. it's not the obdurate lout that many imagine it really is, relatively it’s a nimble cheerleader of its sector. It revels in greens and cherishes seasons. Burks and Lawrence are including fit substance to the definition of our Southern nutrients. The Southern Vegetarian is a smart addition to any culinary library." ―Hugh Acheson, writer of a brand new flip within the South

"Come devour with The obese Vegetarian. Justin and Amy are the one humans i've got ever met who can take the hock out of vegetables and never get rid of the soul from the pot."  ―Kelly English, foodstuff & Wine most sensible New Chef 2009, Chef/Owner of eating place Iris

“What you've got on your fingers is a present. it's a clean, enjoyable, a bit of irreverent and pleased new examine Southern vegetarian dishes…a glance that had to be taken.”  ―John Currence, James Beard starting place award for most sensible Chef South, Chef/Owner, City Grocery eating place Group

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