The art of healthy cooking is all about loving yourself and spreading that love to those around you. It's even better when you can cook a delicious meal and also help protect the environment.
In Plant-Based Himalaya, Nepalese author Babita Shrestha shares 38 vegan recipes from her home country that she has been cooking and eating since she was very young, including mouthwatering grains, dal, curries, greens, sauces, and desserts. In addition to food, Shrestha introduces her beloved Nepal along with her personal goals for a plant-based diet: decreasing mass production and consumption of unhealthy processed food in plastic packaging.
Featuring 250 beautiful full-color photos, Plant-Based Himalaya is designed to inspire you to cook and eat exquisitely vegan home-style Nepali cuisine. Make it exceptional, and share it with your loved ones!
Babita Shrestha is the creative mind behind Vegan Nepal (vegannepal.net). After becoming vegan in 2016, she grew even more passionate about cooking delicious and healthy plant-based meals. Born in Nepal's Bara district, Shrestha is a chef, photographer, graphic designer, and filmmaker with a BFA in graphic design from St. Cloud State University, Minnesota. She splits her time between Lexington, Kentucky, and Nepal.
"A very useful book for those who want to cook Nepali food with beautiful photography of Nepali food and culture."—Sunil Ulak, Historian & Photographer, Nepal
"Bring Nepal into your kitchen with Babita's wonderful cookbook, Plant-Based Himalaya. In addition to fabulous recipes that will satisfy vegans and non-vegans alike, this book also provides a glimpse into the pristine landscapes, ancient architecture, rich culture, and generous people of Nepal."—Anne-Marie Bonneau, author of The Zero-Waste Chef, Plant-Forward Recipes for a Sustainable Kitchen and Planet
"Babita has cooked many special meals for my family. Her passion for food comes through in the pages of this stunning book. Beautifully written and photographed, it is one you will go back to time and time again."—Lucy A. VanMeter, Judge, Fayette County, Kentucky
"Plant-based eating is a healthy alternative for you and our planet. But even if you don't cook, you'll want this beautiful book on your table. (Or it would make a perfect gift!)"—Subakka.bookstuff