The Higher Taste Vegetarian Cookbook
The word vegetarian, coined by the founders of the British Vegetarian Society in 1842, comes from the Latin word vegetus, meaning "whole, sound, fresh, or lively," as in homo vegetus-a mentally and physically vigorous person. The original meaning of the word implies a balanced philosophical and moral sense of life, a lot more than just a diet of vegetables and fruits.
Higher Taste has great recipes, and all the ecological and moral reasons to become a vegetarian.
A great introduction to the philosophy and practice of vegetarianism. Discover the health and economic advantages, as well as the important ethical and spiritual considerations, of a Krishna conscious approach to diet and nutrition.
Over 50 recipes organized into 9 delicious meals from Italy, India, Mexico, The Middle East and around the world
The first chapter point out the dangers to health from meat eating, the econd chapter deals with the economics and ecological implications of meat eating. Third chapter approaches this question from spiritual point of view. Fourth chapter discusses law of karma and points out that meat eating leads to sinful reactions. Fifth chapter introduces the concept of love of God and how it is practically expressed by cooking for Krishna, offering it to Krishna and eating only food offered to Krishna. Seventh chapter provides a collection of observations by Srila Prabupada in this context.
The rest of book gives wonderful easy to prepare and very tasty vegetarian recipes from various regions (Indian, Italian, Chinese, Mexican, French, Middle East).