There are so many varied and exciting flavors around the globe that might differ from what is offered in your hometown. Experimenting with these tastes, all while staying cruelty-free, is a great way to spice up your meals and appreciate other cultures.
If you fancy getting creative in the kitchen, these 11 cookbooks from cuisines around the world are sure to satisfy your cravings.
11 Vegan Cookbooks From 11 Different Cuisines Around the World
101 Healthy Vegan Turkish Recipes
“Savor an ancient cuisine–with a modern twist”. These recipes feature traditional vegan Turkish cuisine for vegans and non-vegans. See the cookbook online.
Bryant Terry reworks African, Caribbean and Southern staples and classics, and creates “new, creative culinary combinations that will amaze vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike”. Find it right here.
A Vegan Taste of France
This book approaches French classics with a reinvented, vegan outlook while staying true to authentic French flavors. It includes “meat-and dairy-free renditions of pate, terrine, cassoulet, ratatouille. walnut bread, and apricot frangipane”. See more here.
The Chinese Vegan Kitchen
This “irresistible collection” features everything from appetizers to desserts from various regions of China. These 225 “delicious and nutritious” recipes are complete with nutritional analysis. Check it out here.
Kansha: Celebrating Japan’s Vegan and Vegetarian Traditions
Kansha means appreciation. Elizabeth Andoh invites you to practice this in your own cooking, by preparing delicious and “aesthetically satisfying meals that avoid waste, conserve energy, and preserve our natural resources”. Find it online.
¡Salud! Vegan Mexican Cookbook
These recipes combine innovation with tradition. The author, Eddie Garza, is “a leading voice on Latino health and nutrition” and is “committed to finding healthier ways to enjoy delicious Mexican fare without animal ingredients”. Find the book here.
Teff Love: Adventures in Vegan Ethiopian Cooking
Kittee Berns introduces Ethiopian cooking with time-saving tips, advice on equipment and recipe ideas. Ingredients are almost entirely gluten- and soy-free. “Discover how to source and use the tantalizing seasonings and savory ingredients that are the foundation of these unique dishes”. Find the cookbook here.
Vegan Recipes From the Middle East
Parvin Razavi adapts the “rich and varied tapestry” of the Middle East into vibrant, delicious and cruelty-free vegan recipes. She names “Enjoyment, hospitality, tradition, creativity, sustainability and joy of life” as inspiration for the book. See more here.
Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen
These recipes are “inspired by the regional Indian cuisines, culture and proven techniques”. They also cater for gluten-free diets and provides soy-free alternatives. Check it out here.
“Seasonal, mouth-watering and fun, these recipes will let the whole family experiment with new dishes, reinvent old favorites and get the most out of local, seasonal ingredients”. Find it here.
The Vegetarian Table: Thailand
This book touches on all the favorites, and delves into tangy sauces, aromatic herbs and spices with classic vegetables. This edition “deserves a central place in any kitchen where spice, adventure, and delicious vegetarian foods are welcome”. Find it here.