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The Veggie Family Cookbook

Written by

Claire Thomson


11 July 2024

The Veggie Family Cookbook

Who’s the author? Claire Thomson is a chef, food writer and a constant source of family-cooking inspiration to her thousands of Instagram followers.

Claire is a columnist for Countryfile magazine and has written about food for publications including The Guardian, Telegraph, BBC Good Food Magazine and Delicious magazine. She has also appeared on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen, Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch and BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. Her previous books include Art of the Larder, New Kitchen Basics, Home Cookery Year, Tomato, and One Pan Chicken. This is her ninth book.

What’s it about? As a professional chef and mum of three (two of whom are vegetarian), Claire understands the challenge of whipping up tasty, crowd-pleasing dishes where vegetables take centre stage, all with minimum fuss at the end of a busy working day. With an emphasis on practicality and flavour, the Veggie Family Cookbook provides you with every veg-forward recipe you will ever need, whether you’re a vegetarian family or simply looking for easy ways to get everyone eating more veg.

Featuring broad bean falafels and spring rolls for lunchbox heroes, loaded veg traybakes for speedy suppers, ideas for celebratory veggie feasts, and fruity desserts that can be rustled up in no time, this book is jam-packed with 120 recipes and inspirational ideas for the curious home cook.

Recipes we love: Celeriac Schnitzel with Caper, Tomato and Butter Sauce, Squash and Noodle Soup with Coconut, Lime Leaf and Lemongrass, Mango Ice Cream with Passionfruit Swirl Arctic Roll.

Perfect for: Anyone looking for veg-focused recipes, whether you’re a dedicated vegetarian or vegan, or simply looking for easy and delicious ways to pack more of plants onto your plate.


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