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  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Grub Street (19 Jun. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 190811701X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1908117014
  • Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 17.1 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 525,113 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"interspersed with anecdotes and proverbs outlining their origins, the book has a total honesty and an obvious love for the subject in hand...will appeal to both cooks at home and chefs in restaurants who are interested in producing vegetarian food packed full of interest and flavour" --Caterer & Hotelkeeper

'The perfect introduction to world cuisine. It has a nice balance between popular and classic dishes. This book has stood the test of time and you will find these recipes as fresh and invigorating as they have always been.' --The Vegetarian

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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Danny Marbella on 21 Feb. 2012
Format: Hardcover
"Classic" in culinary terms is often fussy, dusty and boring. We think of a battery of sauces, egg dishes and poached white fish. Combine that "classic" with "vegetarian" and the future reading opportunity is looking gloomy. There is bound to be a cauliflower cheese and roast potatoes and a slew of other dishes that we probably trot out week after week.

OK, that's the assumption, but it's wrong. Arto der Haroutunian has collected recipes that truly are classic but they are not from the usual culinary traditions. There are vegetable dishes from Nigeria, Finland, South America, Bulgaria and many other countries, each with their own "classic" but unique recipes.

It's true that there are a few familiar favourites such as stuffed vine leaves but even that standard is offered with a couple of filling options. French onion soup is listed along with an Iranian alternative. Yes, the cauliflower is here but sans cheese sauce - South American Midnight Cauliflower takes advantage of garlic, black olives and a little chilli powder to elevate this unloved veggie into dinner-party fare.

Although these dishes are striking they are also simple, and use, for the most part, few ingredients. We know we should eat more fresh vegetables and that prospect is becoming more attractive now that meat has become so very expensive. Vegetables are not as cheap as they once were so we need to present them in a fashion that befits their elevated status. Arto has suggestions for our most common produce, but he also introduces his readers to some of the more exotic veggies that are now available in larger supermarkets as well as in ethnic food shops.

There is plenty here that will help those of us who are strapped for cash. Baked Beans.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Cordon Vert Cookery School on 26 Jan. 2013
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Author and restaurateur Arto Der Haroutunian, opened his first Armenian restaurant in Manchester in 1969. With a love of food it was only a matter of time before he progressed into writing. He wrote only a dozen cook books in his lifetime before his untimely death in 1987 so it's easy to think that "Classic Vegetarian Cookery" could easily have become one of those brilliant but ultimately long forgotten, obscure titles that are lost forever.

This book presents the reader with the perfect introduction to world cuisine. One thing I liked about this book was that it has a nice balance between popular, classic dishes and giving the reader a few ideas of what to do with the less well known vegetables such as lotus root, bitter gourds or plantains. While the book does not contain any photos it does come with a few instructional diagrams of how to correctly roll borek and dolmades. This book has stood the test of time and you will find these recipes as fresh and invigorating as they have always been.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Mrs. H. V. Minor VINE VOICE on 29 Dec. 2012
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Any recipe book by Arto der Haroutunian is a "must have" as his name is synonymous with innovative cooking and an encyclopaedic knowledge of the cuisines of the Middle East. With this book in your hands, you will never, ever again think that vegetarian cooking is boring, dull or tasteless and, if the idea of new vegetables and what to do with them is daunting, Arto has a chapter in the introduction called "Learning about 'new' vegetables" which will point the way: "This book is about vegetables: the known, the little known and the few still unknown to the British." Having said that, the majority of recipes use ingredients that are easily available in any supermarket (the only veg. I can find that I haven't heard of is the tindora which is available from Asian groceries), all of them are classics in their country of origin and none are adapted for vegetarians from non-vegetarian originals, so, "what is left is a rich, wholesome repertoire of fascinating recipes reflecting man's tireless drive to create food that flatters his palate, fills his stomach and satisfies his bodily needs." There are ten chapters in addition to the Introduction, a glossary, a bibliography and an index. The recipe chapters cover soups, appetisers and dips, salads, cooked vegetables, stuffed vegetables, casseroles and stews, pies, savouries and accompaniments, nut and pulse-based dishes, dressings, sauces and stocks (hurrah!), and finally, pickles, chutneys and sambals. I jumped straight to the "Casseroles and stews" chapter and there got my first wake-up call! Well, have you ever thought of curries in the same light as casseroles? I never have, but that is just what they are and, at once, their preparation seems less of a mystery.Read more ›
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By Anon on 10 May 2014
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I'm a huge fan of Arto's, and this book has some great recipes, but a usual the lack of pictures to accompany each dish is annoying. It's difficult to know what the dish should look like without a picture as a guide.
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