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Looking for some vegan recipe inspiration? Spice up your dinners and try some new recipes with our favourite vegan cookbooks.
Eating a plant-based diet shouldn’t mean sacrificing flavour. That’s why we’ve rounded up some of the best vegan cookbooks with some unique recipe ideas. We have something for everyone with pasta, curries, burgers and more. Some of our top picks include budget-friendly options and easy one-pot dinners.
Discover new tips and tricks for clever vegan substitutions and cooking techniques. Our selection covers a wide range of flavours from Asian to African-inspired dishes and plenty of sweet treats.
For more inspiration, see the best cookbooks for students, the best cookbooks for kids or the best cookbooks of 2020. Looking for a special personalised gift? Build a customised My BBC Good Food cookbook filled with your pick of our triple-tested recipes – ideal for a foodie friend or to use in your own kitchen!
Best vegan cookbooks to buy
Jackfruit & Blue Ginger by Sasha Gill
Originally from Singapore, when Oxford medical student Sasha Gill moved to the UK and went vegan, she began turning her favourite Asian dishes into plant-based meals. Her innovative creations range from tofu pad Thai and Peking jackfruit pancakes to butter chicken made from seitan and plant milk. This is an incredibly comprehensive Asian vegan book.
Dirty Vegan by Matt Pritchard
Former Dirty Sanchez stuntman, skateboarder and vegan, Matt Pritchard, started his own YouTube channel to teach people that you can still be strong and healthy on a plant-based diet. His book Dirty Vegan is packed with uncomplicated, delicious recipes from fried tempeh sambal to creamy mushroom pie and sausage rolls.
Vegan One Pound Meals by Miguel Barclay
The latest in the One Pound Meals book series is all about easy plant-based meals that cost £1 or less per head to make using supermarket ingredients. From sticky peanut butter tofu to creamy cauliflower tagliatelle, this book is full of clever ideas for everyday cooking on a budget.
Feed Me Vegan by Lucy Watson
Lucy Watson started her vegan journey in 2015 having been a vegetarian since the age of five. Feed Me Vegan is plant-based comfort food at its best, showcasing satisfyingly solid recipes for creating the ultimate vegan brunch and veggie burgers packed with lentils, chickpea and smoked chicory.
Zaika by Romy Gill
Speedy BOSH! By Henry Firth and Ian Theasby
Quick & Easy by Deliciously Ella
Afro-vegan by Bryant Terry
Vegan Cooking for Everyone by The Happy Pear
More Plants Less Waste by Max La Manna
Vegan JapanEasy by Tim Anderson
One Pot Vegan by Roxy Pope and Ben Pook
Five Ingredient Vegan by Katy Beskow
Plants-Only Kitchen by Gaz Oakley
More vegan recipe inspiration
For more vegan and vegetarian meal inspiration, discover our recipe collections online, plus check out our BBC Good Food: Vegan Meals Cookbook to find 101 easy and delicious vegan recipes that prove plant-based cooking doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. All recipes in the book are triple-tested by the BBC Good Food team so you know they’ll work every time.
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