Dirt Candy

Dirt Candy

A Cookbook : Flavor-forward Food From the Upstart New York City Vegetarian Restaurant

Book - 2012
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In graphic novel format, restaurant owner and vegetarian chef Amanda Cohen shares her experiences with establishing and running her vegetarian restaurant, Dirt Candy, in New York City, as well as many of the recipes the restaurant has become known for.
Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Description: 224 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780307952172
0307952177
Branch Call Number: 641.5636 Coh
Additional Contributors: Dunlavey, Ryan
Hendrix, Grady.

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amandaselene
May 17, 2016

The comic interludes were highly entertaining. The techniques were well explained but not overly practical for a home cook for a normal meal (they were do-able but probably only for a special weekend meal). The recipes were very interesting with a unique spin on vegetables.

OranguTang Oct 25, 2013

I have to agree, this book is much better as a biographical graphic novel than as a cookbook. But it's still wildly entertaining! And I found out some very good cooking tips for vegetables (they either need to be boiled much shorter than you think or roast for way longer than you think)

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krazyk
Jun 15, 2013

The black and white graphic novel approach was definitely unexpected for a cookbook! It was fun reading the stories on how the restaurant, Dirt Candy, came to be.

However, although the recipes were unique and interesting, they are not for your average home cook. Many of the recipes require hours of prep time and some skills in the kitchen.

d2013 Jun 07, 2013

Different concept and interesting to browse through being in a graphic novel format but not what I expected. Some good recipes though.

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