“Irresistibly Vegan” by Elvira Rodriguez Alonso

Vegetarian/Vegan Chef and Restaurateur Elvira Rodriguez Alonso has created an extraordinary culinary masterpiece. With over thirty years of experience in the food industry, Chef Alonso introduces readers to her twenty-one most requested vegan gourmet menus. These menus include over one hundred individual recipes expertly paired to complement each other while tantalizing the taste buds. No matter if you are new to the vegan lifestyle and looking for a starting point or just want to expand your plant based meal options, “Irresistibly Vegan” will not disappoint.  … More “Irresistibly Vegan” by Elvira Rodriguez Alonso

“Conversations Behind the Kitchen Door” by Emmanuel Laroche

“Conversations Behind the Kitchen Door: 50 American Chefs Chart Today’s Food Culture” is Emmanuel Laroche’s compilation of interviews and conversations from his podcast “Flavors Unknown” with chefs and bartenders and really anyone serious about the art of food and drink. … More “Conversations Behind the Kitchen Door” by Emmanuel Laroche

“50 Ways to Love Wine More – Adventures in Wine Appreciation” by Jim Laughren

50 WAYS TO LOVE WINE MORE – ADVENTURES IN WINE APPRECIATION Jim Laughren, CWECrosstown Publishing (2018)ISBN 9780985533632 Reviewed by Kimberly Luyckx for Reader Views (3/19) In “50 Ways to Love Wine More – Adventures in Wine Appreciation,” each chapter explores another inventive way to treasure wine. It is readable from start to finish or by … More “50 Ways to Love Wine More – Adventures in Wine Appreciation” by Jim Laughren

“The Best Homemade Vegan Cheese & Ice Cream Recipes” by Marie Laforet

THE BEST HOMEMADE VEGAN CHEESE & ICE CREAM RECIPES Marie Laforet Robert Rose (2016) ISBN 9780778805434 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (09/16) To me, giving up cheese and ice cream has been the hardest part of converting to veganism. There are some commercial vegan ice cream options out there that are pretty delicious, … More “The Best Homemade Vegan Cheese & Ice Cream Recipes” by Marie Laforet

“An American Beer Trail” by Zach Stinehour

AN AMERICAN BEER TRAIL Zach Stinehour Outskirts Press (2016) ISBN 9781478768432 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (06/17) I have enjoyed opportunities to go wine tasting in Paso Robles, California and La Valley de Guadalupe, Mexico. I also visited agave plantations in Mexico to see how tequila is made. On my bucket list, I … More “An American Beer Trail” by Zach Stinehour