• The Best Vegan Cookbooks - Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook by Isa Chandra Moskovitz
  • The Best Vegan Cookbooks - The Homemade Vegan Pantry: The Art of Making Your Own Staples by Miyoko Schinner
  • The Best Vegan Cookbooks - Dirt Candy: A Cookbook: Flavor-Forward Food from the Upstart New York City Vegetarian Restaurant by Amanda Cohen
  • The Best Vegan Cookbooks - Raw by Charlie Trotter & Roxanne Klein
  • The Best Vegan Cookbooks - Sweet + Salty: The Art of Vegan Chocolates, Truffles, Caramels, and More from Lagusta's Luscious by Lagusta Yearwood

The Best Vegan Cookbooks, recommended by Alicia Kennedy

Vegan cooking has been transformed over the past 20 years. No longer is it trying to replicate non-vegan tastes and dishes or provide an alternative to meat. As the food writer Alicia Kennedy explains, the best vegan cooking is just excellent cooking, on its own terms. She recommends five vegan cookbooks to help you get to grips with vegan cooking techniques and to understand the range of vegan culinary possibilities.