Vegan Seafood: Beyond the Fish Shtick for Vegetarians
From All Creatures Book and Video Review Guide

Author: Chef Nancy Berkoff, EdD, RD

Reviewed by The Vegetarian Resource Group -



Vegetarian Resource Group (January 1, 2008)
ISBN 13: 978-0-931411-31-1
96 pages


According to a national Vegetarian Resource Group Poll conducted by Harris Interactive, almost 15 percent of Americans say they never eat fish or seafood. For all of you, and others who would like alternatives to fish, Chef Nancy Berkoff has created these unique and good-tasting dishes. After using this book, you'll agree with millions of vegetarians and say: SEA ANIMALS -- DON'T EAT THEM!

Chef Nancy Berkoff, RD, has received awards from the American Culinary Federation, California Restaurant Association, and the U.S. Department of the Navy for Culinary Training. Ms. Berkoff was named Chef of the Year by the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Culinary Federation.

Inside these pages you'll find:

Cooking with vegan "fish"
"Seafood" stocks and sauces
Websites offering vegan "seafood" products
A basic guide to using saffron
Omega-3 fatty acids for vegans
Avoid fish but still enjoy the taste of the sea with:

Ethiopian Style "Shrimp" and sweet Potato Stew
"Tuna" Noodle Casserole 
"Fish" Sticks
"Crab" Rangoon Eggplant Caviar
Gefilte "Fish"
Spicy "Fish" Cakes
"Fish" Tacos and "Crab" Enchiladas
"Tuna" Salad Mango Salad with Avocado and "Shrimp"

Table of Contents

Dedication and Acknowledgments Introduction

"Seafood" Products Used in Recipes
Websites Offering "Seafood" Products
More Vegan "Seafood" Product Substitutes
Cooking with Vegan "Fish"
"Fish" Preparation Guide
"Fish" Trends
Savory "Seafood" Dishes
Finishing Touches
"Seafood" Stock
When Vegan "Seafood" Is Not and Option
Saffron: A basic Guide
Additional Ideas for Using Saffron in Dishes
"Seafood" Suggestions with Vegan "Tuna"
"Seafood" Suggestions with Vegan Shredded "Crab" or "Shrimp" Products

Vegan Seafood Recipes

Soups, Stocks, and Appetizers Salads Main Dishes


Why Do People Eat Fish? Question About Fish Oil Questions and Answers About Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Vegans

Guide to Resources from The Vegetarian Resource Group Index

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