Review for “Silk Road Vegetarian” Cook Book

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Discover the secrets of healthy and sustainable eating that have been practiced along the trade routes of Asia for centuries. This unusual cookbook is filled with richly-flavored vegetarian, vegan and gluten free recipes that will be a welcome change for any vegetarian or vegan to enjoy.


Delicious vegetarian and vegan recipes include:

Bengali Potato & Zucchini Curry

Afghan Risotto

Zucchini with Basil Vinagrette

Turkish Baked Eggplant with Mint

Curried Lentil Burgers

Israeli Chopped Salad

Sesame Kale Salad


Dishes from the Silk Road have their roots in the ancient village food traditions of Asia, where a few healthy ingredients from local gardens were blended with spices to create meals that are nutritious, varied and flavorful, as well as being ethical and sustainable.


Author Dahlia

Abraham-Klein is a food educator and nutritionist who draws from her own family heritage to create meals that honor what is most meaningful about cooking and food everywhere in the world. Her book is about developing culinary awareness and celebrating diversity, discovering foods with contrasting tastes and textures that are simple and easy to prepare, yet totally exciting and different.


Those interested in exotic cuisines featur­ing healthy foods will find treasures in Dahlia Abraham Klein’s colorful cookbook “Silk Road Vegetarian” Cook Book. She comes from a family of Sephardic Jews who traveled the Silk Road as merchants, bringing home cooking traditions from many different cultures. She provides detailed information about spices, tofu, legumes, and rice. The recipes are labeled vegan, gluten free, and dairy free, making it easy for kosher cooks to incorporate them. At the same time, the recipes address pressing contemporary needs by showing us how to eat a healthy, balanced and yet interesting diet with locally-sourced, earth-friendly ingredients.


When I received the book in hand, after read whole book, love the whole layout and see how beautifully created all delicacies in one book. This book is organized and divides the concept into different segments properly as follow: Spice Pantry, Basic Preparation, Bases Condiments & Other Useful Recipes, Appetizers, Soups, Salads, Main Dishes, Rice Dishes, Side Dishes, and Desserts. These recipes are generally for those who are health conscious and love to eat Eastern Europe cuisine which includes some recipes for vegans, vegetarians and gluten free eaters.

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