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In Praise of Veg

Murdoch, 2020

Over 100,000 copies in print worldwide and in X languages. IPOV is a juggernaut

Nominated as one of 3 finalists for the 2023 James Beard Awards (the Oscars of cookbooks)

Thank you to everyone who has supported the book

The only book you’ll ever need on vegetables, with a kaleidoscope of 150+ colourful, innovative recipes for meals of all kinds.

More than 450 pages detail how to handle any vegetable you might pick up at the farmers’ market or store-including a rainbow of more than 150 recipes that put vegetables at the centre of the plate.

Uniquely organised by colour, this book is filled with countless flavour combinations, rule-of-thumb methods to buy, store, and cook vegetables, recipe shortcuts and tips, and wisdom from more than 50 of the world’s top chefs. In Praise of Veg will help beginners and avid cooks alike turn daily vegetables into easy and delicious meals. This is veg, but not as you know it . . . yet!

You can check out recipes including x, y, z (linked)



Image: from IPOV

Thankyou to the team who worked on the book.

Including Murdoch, Ssam Parish etc

The vegetable matrix

This is a super handy reference if you’re ever in doubt about what to do with the more common vegetables you find at the shops.

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Recipe index

Little Box of Veg