Plant Based: 80 nourishing, umami-rich recipes from the kitchen of a passionate chef


Plant-based cooking that makes the most of your pantry with recipes that celebrate simplicity.

Plantbased is a complete guide to a rich vegan diet. Discover how to cook delicious and simple meals, ferment at home, and get the most from your grains, legumes, and vegetables.

Alexander Gershberg’s book is an introduction to the versatility of plant-based cooking, enhanced by Japanese and Israeli techniques. His book makes extensive use of vegetables like parsnips, celeriac, kohlrabi, Jerusalem artichoke, and others that are often overlooked, with recipes that don’t require complicated methods or equipment. Plantbased’s recipes are easy to follow and focus on ingredients that build a healthy diet and a delicious dish.

The book is divided, by these ingredients, into eight chapters:

  • Whole grains

  • Legumes

  • Root vegetables

  • Sweet vegetables

  • Sea vegetables

  • Greens

  • Preserving & fermenting

  • Fruit & desserts


  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Smith Street Books (January 31, 2023)

  • Language ‏ : ‎ English

  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 304 pages

  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1922754137

  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1922754134

  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 3.3 pounds

  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7.9 x 1.21 x 11 inches

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