100+ fresh, plant-based, umami-packed recipes that show the range of traditional and modern Chinese vegan cuisine from the creator of The Plant-Based Wok.
Flaky Scallion Pancakes
Corn Stir-fried with Peppers and Pine Nuts
Pea Shoots Braised in a Velvety Mushroom Broth Made with Sesame-oil Roux
Braised Winter Squash with Fermented Black Beans
The Vegan Chinese Kitchen
When Hannah Che decided to become a vegan, she was concerned that it would alienate her from the traditions and food that her Chinese family celebrated. But that was before she learned about zhai cai, or vegetarian cooking, a fascinating subset of Chinese cookery that emphasizes umami-rich ingredients and can be traced back over centuries to Buddhist temple kitchens. In The Vegan Chinese Kitchen, through gorgeous photography, stories, and recipes, Hannah Che shows us the magic of this highly developed and creative cuisine in which nearly every dish in the Chinese repertoire can be replicated in a meatless way, such as Blistered Dry-Fried String Beans, or Sweet and Sour Tofu. You'll find recipes that are naturally plant-based and as irresistible as they are nourishing, such as:
will delight vegans and omnivores alike, inviting you to explore a whole world of flavors and ingredients.