The definitive guide to making vegetables the centre of the plate.
In this comprehensive and fully illustrated kitchen companion, food writer and presenter Alice Zaslavsky profiles 50 favourite vegetable varieties, offering 150+ recipes reflective of both tradition and modernity, just as all good cooking should be. Uniquely organised by colour and filled with countless tips on flavour combinations, rule-of-thumb buying/storing/cooking methods, shortcuts, and veg wisdom from over 50 of the world's top chefs, In Praise of Vegwill help beginners and avid cooks alike turn a bag of yawns or a produce-box surprise into a knock-out meal.
For the vegetarian or just veg-forward, In Praise of Veg is the most ambitious and comprehensive reference on the topic, as well as the delicious answer to the age-old question: what are we eating?
Alice Zaslavsky is a food literacy advocate, resident Culinary Correspondent for ABC News Breakfast and ABC Radio, and creator of Phenomenom, a free digital toolbox helping teachers slip more serves of fresh food into every subject. When she's not on stage hosting international culinary talent, or on screen showing Australians how to find every shortcut to delicious food, she's at home testing recipes and sharing insights online as @aliceinframes. This is her second book.