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Smith & Daughters : A Cookbook (That Happens to be Vegan) - Shannon Martinez

Smith & Daughters

A Cookbook (That Happens to be Vegan)

Hardcover

Published: 1st November 2016
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Smith & Daughters: A Cookbook (That Happens to be Vegan) ignores convention in favor of plant-based creativity in the kitchen. Shannon Martinez and Mo Wyse set out to build a restaurant that’s fun and full of life with a rock and roll vibe, and where good food is served – that happens to be vegan. No shouting about saving the animals. Shannon comes from the perspective of a carnivore and combines science, innovation and whimsical methods to create dishes and flavors that aren’t the norm for vego/vegan food. She instead tries to replicate the tastes and textures of meat that is the opposite of bland, predictable vegan food.

Across 7 chapters, including big plates, small plates, salads, sweets, dressings and drinks, Smith & Daughters offers 80+ delicious vegan recipes with a Spanish twist to recreate at home. From 'chorizo' and potato, Spanish 'meatballs' in a saffron almond sauce, chipotle cashew 'cheese', 'tuna' and green pea croquettes to doughnuts, avocado and corn icecream, the recipes give new inventive life to classics that will appeal to meat and vegetarian eaters alike.

About the Authors

Mo Wyse is a Seattle and NY expat. She studied journalism, has a background in production but dedicated her passion for creative, plant-based food to creating Smith & Daughters, where she is the logistical, front-of-house and marketing brains behind this gun team.

Shannon Martinez has cooked since she can remember and due to the influence of her Spanish paternal family and her outside the square, innovative talents she’s contributed to kitchens across Melbourne over the past nearly 20 years. Shannon eats meat, but has perfected her vegetarian – and latterly – vegan repertoire saying this is what makes her food so good; she tries to replicate the tastes and textures of meat, rather than putting out bland, predictable, vegan food.

Smith & Daughters on Brunswick Street, Fitzroy began in 2014. Food lovers went nuts. Almost immediately, they had grown to 40 staff and were doing 400 covers a night. In July 2015, they opened Smith & Deli, in nearby Moor Street an all vegan convenience store and deli. The idea here is a carefully curated selection of all vegan groceries, and freshly made pastries, salads and take-home vegan meals. There are also 32 made-to-order sandwiches, “cheese” and “meat” by the kilo - and, often, queues out the door.

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4.0

great book for vego people

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from cairns QLD

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    Comments about Smith & Daughters:

    easy to read mouth watering recipies

     
    5.0

    You need this cookbook

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    from Melbourne

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    • Delicious recipes
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      Comments about Smith & Daughters:

      This cookbook may be the best cookbook I own and I own a few... easy to follow recipes to add to your repertoire! This is a very tasty vegan recipe book! I highly recommend the apple and jalapeño sauce, hot cheddar and jalapeño dip, spicy chorizo, jalapeño and corn fritters .. just to name a few ...

       
      5.0

      Awesome

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      from South coast Nsw

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        Comments about Smith & Daughters:

        Thank you girls for a beautifully written cook book. I discovered your book on a instagram friends site and to be honest fell in love with the photographs, then I brought one for my vegan daughters birthday and she was so blown away, telling me that she has been wanting to buy for ages :) can't wait to try and cook all the yummy meals

         
        5.0

        Well-produced and well-illustrated enjoyable recipe book

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        from Gold Coast Australia

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          A well-presented and well-illustrated book. I would have liked to see more recipes included.

           
          5.0

          Classy Cookbook

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          from Sydney

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            Comments about Smith & Daughters:

            Having been to the restaurant, I could not wait to get my hands on this cookbook. The recipes I have made, so far, have been very good-tasting and look identical to the photos in this cookbook!

             
            5.0

            A beautiful book.

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              Comments about Smith & Daughters:

              Pretty enough for the coffee table, interesting to read, and OMG the food is delicious.

               
              5.0

              Great gift idea

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              from Australia

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                  A great gift idea for the hard to buy for! I have one of these myself and gave one to my best friend for Christmas.. She loves it as much as me.

                   
                  5.0

                  I would purchase this book again

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                  from Gippsland

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                    Vegan Recipe Book

                     
                    5.0

                    Amazing Recipes and aesthetically pleasing!

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                    from Melbourne

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                      Comments about Smith & Daughters:

                      Easy to follow uncomplicated Vegan Cook Book.

                       
                      5.0

                      Brilliant!

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                        Vegan cooking at its finest! Recipes are unique, tasty and easy to follow.

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                        "Damn good food by some damn fine people. Shannon and Mo's passion for all things delicious is inspiring as hell and this cookbook just proves, once again, that they're not messing around." - Michelle and Matt, Thug Kitchen

                        ISBN: 9781743792070
                        ISBN-10: 1743792077
                        Audience: General
                        Format: Hardcover
                        Language: English
                        Number Of Pages: 208
                        Published: 1st November 2016
                        Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
                        Country of Publication: AU
                        Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.0  x 2.2
                        Weight (kg): 0.42