Vegans and vegetarians everywhere will have the best holiday period ever with Gaz Oakley's fantastic alternatives to the traditional turkey and trimmings. Gaz is an expert in bold flavors and textures, so everyone can enjoy a spectacular centerpiece and amazing food throughout the festive season.
Gaz talks you through the menus and the planning, from Christmas morning breakfast like Sweet Potato Waffles and Tofu Benedict, through to a show-stopping lunch with the likes of Ultimate Christmas Wellington, "Turkey" Roast and Festive Nut Roast Wreath served with all the trimmings: "No Pigs" in Blankets, Hasselback Potatoes and Fluffy Yorkshire Puddings – all rounded off with spectacular dairy-free desserts including Boozy Tiramisu and "Brioche" Bread and Butter Pudding. There are vegan versions of mince pies, Pavlova, and even a "cheese" board for after!
And it's not just about the big day: Gaz offers a supreme spread of party food for when you're celebrating with guests - Mini Sausage Rolls, Sticky BBQ "Ribs" and Arancini, among many others, plus ideas for leftovers including Christmas Curry and Gyros.
Packed with suggestions for the festivities and advice on how to keep cool in the kitchen if you're cooking on the big day, Vegan Christmas Cookbook offers every solution you'll ever need for what to cook for vegans and vegetarians at Christmas.
About the Author
Gaz Oakley is an exciting young chef who has worked his way up through professional kitchens from his teenage years. Wanting a healthier lifestyle, he decided to change his diet and go vegan. He took up the challenge of finding ways to make his food vibrant and tasty and the results were so impressive that he developed the Avant-Garde Vegan brand to showcase his recipes on Instagram and his vegan YouTube channel.
There’s substance behind the hype: his recipes taste wonderful and (applause) he has a way of creating a sauce that tastes properly cheesy, yet without a whisper of dairy in sight. These dishes from his new book are fit for any celebratory, all-the-trimmings spread – whether you’re vegan or not…