A timeless collection of vegetarian classics, with a new introduction and recipes from Richard Corrigan
Since opening their first restaurant in 1961, Cranks have been pioneers of vegetarian cuisine and champions of organic produce. Here, celebrated writer and chef Nadine Abensur presents over 200 classic meat-free recipes from the Cranks kitchen. From pumpkin and parsley risotto to aubergines with smoked ricotta, walnut and raisin loaves, passion-fruit ice-cream and plum jam, every recipe is packed full of beautifully simple, natural ingredients that will nourish both body and soul.
With advice on selecting the freshest seasonal produce, eating healthily and enjoying the experience of making mouth-watering food, THE CRANKS BIBLE is a celebration of vegetarian cooking and an essential resource for every home.
This is vegetarian food at its most inviting. Instead of cliches, this is full of exciting, tasty recipes - DAILY EXPRESS
The new face of vegetarian cooking . . . bold, bright and beautiful - COSMOPOLITAN
Abensur's recipes emphasise healthy eating without any sacrifice in taste - TIMES MAGAZINE
Nadine Abensur was born in Morocco to French-Jewish parents. She draws on a rich culinary heritage to create delicious recipes with flavours broadly influenced by the Middle East and Mediterranean. She worked in restaurants around the world before setting up her own vegetarian catering company, Culinary Arts. For five years, she was the Food Director of the UK vegetarian restaurant group, Cranks. Nadine now divides her time between France and Australia, where she runs cookery courses and and a small catering business. She also owns art piece gallery near Byron Bay, another string to her creative bow.