Many of us will be eating less meat or switching to a plant-based diet as part of our new year’s resolutions. To help you get started with your transition into a greener way of eating, you are going to need to know how to get the most out of your ingredients, and we think the best way to learn is with a good old-fashioned cookbook.
Luckily, we know a thing or two when it comes to cookbooks and to help you make your new year’s resolution a reality, we have put together a list of our top vegan cookbooks.
If you are looking for good, hearty food suitable for any day of the week, then ex-TV presenter Matt Pritchard has the recipes for you. Some of our favourite dishes include a vegan alternative to the classic fry up, a creamy mushroom and peppercorn pie and a peanut and chilli stir fry, this book has it all.
Karoline invites you into her home to experience her most-cooked dishes, which helped her tackle the challenges of going vegan. This cookbook is full of easy to follow, well organised, and most importantly full of delicious meals perfect for anyone just starting out on a vegan diet.
Shopping for cheap ingredients that will last you all week can be stressful at the best of times. But don’t worry, Miguel Barclay has the solution. In fact, he has a whole book of them. Follow the recipes in this book to produce delicious and cost-effective meals with each portion coming in at an astonishing £1 each!
A lot of people think that living on a full vegan diet is stressful, time-consuming and expensive. However, Sam Turnbull provides an extensive selection of recipes that prove those rumours wrong. This book has a plethora of wholesome recipes that are both easy to follow and affordable.
After inspiring hundreds of thousands of people around the world to rethink their approach to food and the environmental impact it has, Max La Manna gives us 80 of his best recipes to help us reduce our waste, eat well for less and make the most out of the ingredients we have.
Out to make a sustainable and ethical lifestyle accessible to everyone, Henry Firth and Ian Theasby bring us ‘BOSH! How to Live Vegan’. They give us all the inspiration you need to live vegan, from lifestyle advice to tasty recipes that will be good for both you and the planet.
This cookbook isn’t just a cookbook. This cooking toolbox will teach you the fundamentals of cooking and the ingredients you use. With the help of The Happy Bear Twins, you will be able to make your favourite dishes from scratch and mix and match and modify everything to suit your tastes.
Simple cooking often yields the best results. Long, over complicated recipes with mountains of ingredients can be great, but sometimes you just want a nice, quick and simple meal that you know is going to hit the spot. Katy Beskow’s ‘Five Ingredient Vegan’ does just that, with a variety of easy-to-follow recipes using only 5 ingredients or less. This book is perfect for someone just starting out in the world of vegan cooking or an experienced cook looking for a quick recipe to knock up with the ingredients to hand.
After changing to a vegan diet, Sasha Gill didn’t want to miss out on the vibrant flavours of her childhood in Singapore, so she decided to give all her favourite dishes a vegan makeover. And that’s exactly what she shares with us in this cookbook! ‘Jackfruit & Blue Ginger’ is a collection of delicious Asian dishes with a vegan twist that are sure to satisfy your tastebuds.
From Vietnamese mushroom pho to Chinese lettuce wraps, this cookbook from Jeeca Uy, has taken all our favourite Asian dishes made them vegan. Without detracting from the taste, the instagram cooking star has made some of the most delicious food from all over Asia, accessible to everyone; vegan or not.
And that concludes our top vegan cookbooks, so it’s time to choose your style, pick a dish and start cooking! Don’t forget, if you have memorised all the recipes from your old cookbooks, you can always sell them on to WeBuyBooks and put your earnings towards your next culinary adventure.