Archive for the 'The Conscious Cook' Category

The Conscious Cook’s Herbed Cashew Cheese Baguette with Tomato and Watercress Recipe & Review

Thanks to Tal Ronnen, we can now make fake cheese at home with cashews.  The recipe for this non-dairy, vegan cheese is in Ronnen’s book, “The Conscious Cook: Delicious Meatless Recipes That Will Change the Way You Eat.”  I made this one afternoon when one of my lactose intolerant friends was coming over, and not […]

The Conscious Cook’s Braised Kale Recipe & Review

Tal Ronnen has a way of taking vegetables and making them so delicious that anyone could become vegan!  Ronnen’s recipe for Braised Kale in “The Conscious Cook: Delicious Meatless Recipes That Will Change the Way You Eat” is simple, delicious and a great side dish for his Cornmeal Crusted Tempeh with Smoked Tomato Sauce, Green […]

The Conscious Cook’s Cornmeal Crusted Tempeh with Smoked Tomato Sauce, Green Chile Relish, Black Bean Puree and Braised Kale Recipe & Review

Tal Ronnen uses tempeh to make a super flavorful Mexican dish in “The Conscious Cook: Delicious Meatless Recipes That Will Change the Way You Eat”.  Tal’s recipe for Cornmeal Crusted Tempeh with Smoked Tomato Sauce, Green Chile Relish, Black Bean Puree and Braised Kale is wonderful “as-is”, but if I am in a time crunch […]

The Conscious Cook’s Pan-Roasted Summer Vegetables Recipe & Review

What a wonderful side dish Tal Ronnen has come up with in The Conscious Cook: Delicious Meatless Recipes That Will Change the Way You Eat.  It is a fabulous companion for his Old Bay Tofu Crab Cake recipe!  If you are making this in the winter or when you cannot get good fresh corn, I […]

The Conscious Cook’s Cashew Cream (Regular, Thick and Whipped) Recipes & Reviews

I cannot say enough about Tal Ronnen’s book, The Conscious Cook: Delicious Meatless Recipes That Will Change the Way You Eat.  I am far from a vegetarian, much less a vegan, but even carnivores will LOVE what Tal Ronnen teaches.  The idea of cashew cream has changed my world.  One of my best friends is […]

The Conscious Cook’s Old Bay Tofu Cake Recipe & Review!

Tal Ronnen, author of The Conscious Cook: Delicious Meatless Recipes That Will Change the Way You Eat, has taken the world of vegan cooking and vegan food and shown how delicious, beautiful and easy it can be.  The Conscious Cook was a top selling cookbook for weeks and Tal Ronnen has been the personal chef […]