Vegan Chinese Kitchen

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When Hannah Che decided to become a vegan, she was concerned that it would alienate her from the traditions and food that her Chinese family celebrated. But that was before she learned about zhai cai, or vegetarian cooking, a fascinating subset of Chinese cookery that emphasizes umami-rich ingredients and can be traced back over centuries to Buddhist temple kitchens. 

In The Vegan Chinese Kitchen, through gorgeous photography, stories, and recipes, Hannah Che shows us the magic of this highly developed and creative cuisine in which nearly every dish in the Chinese repertoire can be replicated in a meatless way, such as Blistered Dry-Fried String Beans, or Sweet and Sour Tofu. You’ll find recipes that are naturally plant-based and as irresistible as they are nourishing, such as:

Flaky Scallion Pancakes

Corn Stir-fried with Peppers and Pine Nuts

Pea Shoots Braised in a Velvety Mushroom Broth Made with Sesame-oil Roux

Braised Winter Squash with Fermented Black Beans

Mapo Tofu

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