For more than 20 years, San Francisco's greens Restaurant has been at the forefront of vegetarian cooking in America. Through endlessly inventive, ever-changing menus and bestselling cookbooks, Greens introduced a sophisticated, meatless cuisine packed with transcendent, satisfying flavor. This was revolutionary cooking--healthy, elegant food that was to change forever the way Americans felt about eating their vegetables.
The most home-cook-friendly Greens cookbook to date, Everyday Greens achieves the same high level of flavor and creativity with simpler, quicker, everyday methods and techniques. Here are main-dish salads, casseroles, vegetables on the grill, soups, stews, pastas and risottos, pizza, griddle cakes and crepes, tortillas and tarts, beans, stir fries and spring rolls, tofu scrambles, warm beans and grains, sandwiches, salsas, pickles, pastries, and desserts.
Beyond recipes, Everyday Greens includes and insider's guide to shopping for the freshest ingredients whether at the mega-grocery store or the local farmers' market; Greens to Go, a section of transportable vegetarian fare for picnics or a hike; news on exciting new ingredients coming into the American marketplace; and a primer on the kitchen garden and cooking with wild greens.
With an estimated thirty million Americans now eating vegetarian and many more searching for ways to add healthy foods to family meals, Everyday Greens is a must-have for every cook looking to capture the Green's magic at home.