Author(s): Simon Rimmer
Building on the success of his highly acclaimed book The Accidental Vegetarian, Simon Rimmer returns with another helping of innovative, mouth-watering and flavour-packed vegetarian food. Based on the menus at his award-winning restaurant, Greens, More from the Accidental Vegetarian takes its inspiration from all over the world. Simon imaginatively combines ingredients to create a unique cooking style that he describes as 'magpie cuisine'. These simple, quick recipes are big on taste and creativity. So go ahead - indulge in a steaming bowl of Hot and Sour Soup, enjoy a comforting Peppered Mushroom and Stilton Pie, or warm up with a tasty Vegetable Curry. Then finish your meal with a delicious Honey, Ricotta and Pistachio Cheesecake or Banoffee Pie. Breaking the mould of vegetarian cookery, Simon Rimmer presents a selection of irresistible dishes that will satisfy all who eat them, vegetarian and carnivores alike.
The first edition of The Accidental Vegetarian was a huge success, selling well over 15,000 copies in less than a year. Simon's vegetarian restaurant Greens has won the Manchester Food and Drink Award for Best Provision for Vegetarians in 2000, 2002, 2006 and 2008, and won their Restaurant of the Year Award in 2006. It also won the AA Rosette for Quality of Cooking in 2005, 2006 and 2007. Building on the success of The Accidental Vegetarian, this book contains recipes that are accessible to even the novice cook and tasty enough to satisfy the most experienced home cook.
'The vegetarian world may have found its Jamie Oliver.' - Time Out
Simon Rimmer set up his vegetarian restaurant Greens in Manchester in 1992 with two recipe books and no formal training. Since then his restaurant has blossomed and received much critical acclaim and multiple awards. He has since enjoyed great success as a TV chef on such programmes as BBC Good Food Live, A Taste For Travel, Bon Voyage, and This Morning. He co-presented of BBC Two's well-loved Sunday morning staple Something for the Weekend, and presented BBC Two's Recipes for Success, which gives amateur cooks the chance to devise their own menus and run a restaurant for a day.
Introduction Brunch Soups & Salads Small Platefuls Large Platefuls Spicy Platefuls Add Ons Puddings Index