Plantas: Modern Vegan Recipes for Traditional Mexican Cooking (Hardcover)

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Plantas: Modern Vegan Recipes for Traditional Mexican Cooking (Hardcover)


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With Plantas, Alexa Soto elegantly pays homage to Mexico's storied legacy of plant-based cooking while deftly adapting its soulful repertoire to modern times. I may still be a card-carrying carnivore, sure, but I now find myself craving dishes like her mole negro with roasted oyster mushrooms even more than my beloved carne asada.  - Jorge Gaviria, James Beard Award-winning author of MASA
A celebration of traditional Mexican recipes with a vibrant vegan twist for a modern audience from Alexa Soto, creator of the @alexafuelednaturally platform

Join Alexa Soto as she highlights the beauty of traditional Mexican cuisine with a plant-based twist for simple, affordable, and healthful vegan meals from breakfast to postre. Paired with Alexa's own gorgeous photography, Plantas is a joyful, welcoming guide to enjoying the traditional food of Mexico in a modern, sustainable way, a celebration of the array of fruits and vegetables that make up the staples of this beloved cuisine. Perfect for full-time vegans and those looking to incorporate more plants into their diet alike, Plantas is full of weeknight meals, snacks, salsas and cocktails that will simplify dinner and inspire your next taco night, including:
  • Salsas and garnishes like Guacasalsa, Abue's Salsa Habanero Piña, and dairy-free Chipotle Crema
  • Taco dishes from Taquitos de Jamaica to Jackfruit Mushroom Carnitas Tacos
  • Main courses such as Hearts of Palm Ceviche Tostadas, Tamales de Elote, Cauliflower Al Pastor and Lasagna de Mole
  • Dessert showstoppers like Tres Leches Cake, Churros and Chocoflan
  • plus cocktails, coffee drinks, and nonalcoholic beverages to round out every meal

Full of traditional flavors, modern spins, stories passed down through Alexas' family and tips for bringing more plants into your life, Plantas is your resource for vibrant, decadent, and healthy meals with beloved Mexican flavors and ingredients that inspire and highlight the natural beauty and bounty of cooking with plants.
Alexa Soto is a Mexican-American recipe creator, mental health advocate and the creator of the blog Fueled Naturally.  She loves connecting with her audience across social media. She lives in San Diego with her husband Chancy, son Santino and their 2 dogs.
Product Details ISBN: 9780316495103
ISBN-10: 0316495107
Publisher: Voracious
Publication Date: August 6th, 2024
Pages: 256
Language: English