Gorilla Food

Gorilla Food

Living and Eating Organic, Vegan, and Raw

Book - 2012
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Raw food diets have exploded in popularity in recent years; some believe that the cooking process destroys nutrients and even produces dangerous chemicals through the interaction of heat with fat, protein, and carbohydrates. Enter Aaron Ash, a charismatic chef whose organic raw vegan restaurant Gorilla Food has taken Vancouver by storm for its inventive and delicious dishes, all prepared without the use of animal products or a stove. Aaron is a conscientious raw vegan whose beliefs about food are tied topersonal and planetary well-being. Gorilla Food strives to promote the idea that a sustainable, healthy culture depends on humankind living as "lightly" as possible, mitigating the damage wrought on the environment and ourselves. Gorilla Food the book isboth an innovative meal preparation manual and a raw vegan bible; recipes include a raw lasagna made with zucchini noodles, kale, and a "cheez" made from walnuts, and a delicious bread made with Brazil nuts, fresh vegetables, olives, and coconut "flour".There are also amazing raw pizzas, fruit pies, and chocolate desserts that will delight vegans and non-vegans alike with their surprisingly complex flavors. The book also contains recipes for dehydrated and cultured foods, important for a raw food diet, and surprisingly simple to prepare.

Perseus Publishing

Raw food diets have exploded in popularity in recent years; some believe that the cooking process destroys nutrients and even produces dangerous chemicals by the interaction of heat with fat, protein, and carbohydrates.

Enter Aaron Ash, a charismatic chef whose organic raw vegan restaurant Gorilla Food has taken Vancouver by storm for its inventive and delicious dishes, all prepared without use of animal products or a stove. Aaron is a conscientious raw vegan whose beliefs about food are tied to personal and social well-being. Gorilla Food strives to promote the idea that a sustainable, healthy culture depends on humankind living as "lightly" as possible, mitigating the damage wrought on the environment and ourselves.

Gorilla Food the book is both an innovative cooking manual and a raw vegan bible; recipes include a raw lasagna made with zucchini noodles, kale, and a "cheese" made from walnuts, and a raw soup made from seasonal greens, tomatoes, and avocado. There's also amazing raw pizzas, fruit pies, and chocolate desserts that will delight vegans and non-vegans alike with their complex flavors. The book also contains recipes for dehydrated and cultured foods, important for a raw food diet but surprisingly simple to prepare.

Gorilla Food will make you go ape for living life to the rawest!

In addition to running Gorilla Food, Aaron Ash was a former personal chef to Mike-D of the Beastie Boys. He is also an in-demand caterer for high-profile events around North America, and is making plans to open additional Gorilla Food locations.



A collection of high-energy raw vegan recipes from the proprietor of Vancouver’s famed Gorilla Foods organic raw vegan café.


Publisher: Vancouver : Arsenal Pulp Press, c2012
Description: 247 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781551524702
1551524708
Branch Call Number: 641.5636 Ash

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