Brilliant Cookbooks for Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes

Brilliant Cookbooks for Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes

If you are looking for brilliant cookbooks for vegetarian and vegan recipes look no further! We love having plenty of vegetarian or vegan days in our house so here are some of our favourite books for cooking up a meat-free storm:

1. The Happy Pear by David and Stephen Flynn:

great vegetarian and vegan recipes

This book is AWESOME! A HUGE collection of vegetarian and vegan recipes for all occasions. Packed full of filling, delicious recipes that will convince even meat lovers to try something new. Also featuring amazing cakes and cookies!

Recommended Recipes: Indonesian satay, one pot creamy mushroom pasta, massaman curry, chestnut and cashew wellington, chocolate cookies.

2. Fresh India by Meera Sodha

vegetarian and vegan Indian food

Delicious weekend cooking for lovers of Indian food. Authentic recipes which make the vegetables the stars of the show. This is a very well used book in our house. Using rapeseed oil, these recipes are lower in saturated fat.

Recommended Recipes: chestnut, mushroom and walnut samosa, cauliflower korma with blackened raisins, fresh coconut rice with cashews and shallots

3. The Green Roasting Tin by Rukmini Iyer

vegetarian and vegan traybakes

Full of fresh traybakes, this is a great book for midweek dinners as the recipes are very easy to prepare with minimal washing up.

Recommended Recipes: –Spicy harissa sprouts and broccoli with halloumi and spinach & roasted , and cauliflower with chickpeas, spring greens, lemon and tahini,

4. Veg by Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall:


A golden oldie with more than 200 recipes to suit all occasions. A great range of different types of food. Clear, easy to follow and make recipes.

Recommended Recipes: kale and mushroom lasagne, macaroni peas, chestnut and sage soup.

kale and mushroom lasagne, macaroni peas, chestnut and sage soup.

*It is important to mention that the next books are not exclusively vegetarian. Meat does feature BUT there are a number of great vegetarian recipes within the books.

5. Jerusalem by Ottolenghi & Tamimi:

great vegetarian recipes

For the more experienced cook, this book has a large section of vegetable based dishes influenced by the city of Jerusalem.

Recommended Recipes: Roasted butternut squash and red onion with tahini and za’atar , spiced chickpeas and fresh vegetable salad, basmati and wild rice with chickpea, currants and herbs.

6. Lost Weight For Good & Fresh Start by Tom Kerridge:

healthy cooking

A small veggie section in these books but family friendly, healthy options so great for weeknights. Tom Kerridge manages to create healthy and filling recipes without compromising on taste.

Recommended Recipes: Lose Weight- sweet potato and blackbean burritos, japanese miso aubergine, Fresh Start- beetroot risotto with goats cheese, romanesco, corn and coconut curry.

7. Tagines and Couscous by G. Basan:

tagine recipes

Meat recipes do feature in this book but there is a good selection of great vegetarian (and vegan) tagines and salads within. Our ‘go to’ tagine books.

Recommended recipes: Tagine of butternut squash, shallots, sultanas and almonds, tagine of baby aubergines with coriander and mint.

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We hoped that you enjoyed these ideas for meat-free cooking. Please comment and share your favourite books in the post below as we are always looking for new ideas!

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