Jeanne Lemlin is the award-winning author of five cookbooks, including Quick Vegetarian Pleasures, winner of a James Beard Award. A vegetarian since age 15 and a pioneering vegetarian cookbook author, she has written for numerous national magazines, including Yankee Magazine, Cooking Light, and Gourmet. Lemlin has made numerous appearances on the Food Network. Currently a high school English teacher, she lives in Great Barrington, MA.
"[N]ovice cooks can whip up healthful, flavorful meals in record
time. Lemlin's latest, which emphasizes simple preparations and
nutritious (e.g., low-fat, whole grain) ingredients, is as useful
now as it was 25 years ago."
--Library Journal "Jeanne Lemlin has always been one of my favorite vegetarian authors. There is so much variety and flavor in Jeanne's simple seasonal preparations that I could cook a different vegetarian meal every night of the week."
--Sara Moulton, host of the PBS show Sara's Weeknight Meals and author of Sara Moulton's Everyday Family Dinners "In a crowded field of vegetarian cookbooks, Lemlin's stands out for straightforward good food."
--Newsweek "Lemlin's food is quick and comforting, the kind you're always in the mood to eat."
--Washington Post "This is a compendium of hearty vegetarian fare with a relaxed approach to cooking and a particularly noteworthy extended section on desserts."
--CSMonitor.com "The easy recipes are alive with flavor and zest. Whether one is a vegetarian is incidental. This book inspires a new and fresh direction for home cooking."
--Marion Cunningham, author of The Fanny Farmer Cookbook "It takes enormous culinary flair and expertise, good sense, and also courage to marry the tastes of different cultures in a way that really works. Jeanne Lemlin has achieved this brilliantly."
--Claudia Roden, author of The Food of Spain "All the elements are intelligently related to one another to give an overall sense of focus and balance to the meal . . . and convey a sense of cooking which is flexible and relaxed."
--Deborah Madison, author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone and Local Flavors: Cooking and Eating from America's Farmers' Markets "The recipes are light, flavorful, varied, and drawn from many international cuisines. I was especially happy to see desserts that no dessert lover could resist. Jeanne Lemlin really knows what tastes good."
--Richard Sax, author of From the Farmer's Market