Vegan Christmas - Gaz Oakley

Vegan Christmas: Over 70 Amazing Recipes for the Festive Season by Gaz Oakley delivers fantastic alternatives to the traditional turkey and trimmings. Gaz is an expert in bold flavors and textures, so everyone, including vegans, can enjoy a spectacular centerpiece and amazing food throughout the festive season. Vegan Christmas follows his successful debut cookbook Vegan 100 (find out more on this earlier title here). 

Gaz talks you through the menus and the planning, from Christmas morning breakfast like Sweet potato waffles and Tofu Benedict, through to a show-stopping lunch with the likes of Ultimate Christmas Wellington, "Turkey" roast and Festive nut roast wreath served with all the trimmings.  And it's not just about the big day: Gaz offers a supreme spread of party food for when you're celebrating with guests.

Packed with suggestions for the festivities and advice on how to keep cool in the kitchen if you're cooking on the big day, Vegan Christmas Cookbook offers every solution you'll ever need for what to cook for vegans and vegetarians at Christmas.

This title was released in the UK earlier this month and will be published in the US on October 16, 2018. Gaz is touring here in the US in support of his new book. Check to see if he is in your area while he is on this side of the pond.  

Our   takes you inside this title and features the following dishes  :



The publisher is offering three copies of this book to EYB Members in the US, UK, NZ and AU. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you try first?

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  • Angryyew  on  9/21/2018 at 4:56 PM

    "fish" finger sliders

  • jigglesfrog  on  9/21/2018 at 6:10 PM

    Sweet potato waffles with sautéed mushrooms

  • Dannausc  on  9/21/2018 at 6:50 PM

    Caramelized bananas

  • MiMi60  on  9/21/2018 at 7:18 PM

    Rich mushroom and lentil parcels

  • lauriesk  on  9/21/2018 at 7:56 PM

    Shallot tarte Tatin

  • lydiag12  on  9/21/2018 at 8:23 PM

    I would want to try Smoked "salmon" with "cream cheese", capers and dill canapés first!

  • kaivulagi  on  9/21/2018 at 10:09 PM

    The mini sausage rolls sound good. I thin I’d try them first.

  • t.t  on  9/21/2018 at 11:11 PM

    Sweet potato waffles with sautéed mushrooms

  • shines5  on  9/21/2018 at 11:29 PM

    Orange Glazed Carrots

  • sequoia55  on  9/22/2018 at 1:06 AM

    Caramelized bananas

  • Curlyfatkins  on  9/22/2018 at 1:20 AM

    Rosemary, red wine and garlic "beef" with rich jus

  • Lyndle  on  9/22/2018 at 2:11 AM

    Definitely “Christmas Cookies.” Yuuuuum!

  • bopper  on  9/22/2018 at 5:54 AM

    Caramelized Bananas would definitely be one of my first choices to try

  • luccio  on  9/22/2018 at 8:19 AM

    Crème brûlée tartlets

  • tararr  on  9/22/2018 at 9:09 AM

    rich mushroom and lentil parcels

  • Su2cool  on  9/22/2018 at 9:52 AM

    so many choices...crème brulee tartlets

  • mpdeb98  on  9/23/2018 at 10:24 AM

    Fried doughnut profiteroles

  • thecharlah  on  9/23/2018 at 9:11 PM

    Tofu Benedict

  • sarahawker  on  9/24/2018 at 12:42 PM

    Hasselback potatoes with "cheese" sauce

  • banba1  on  9/24/2018 at 12:59 PM

    Welsh rarebits would be good to try -- I do love the standard cheese recipe :)

  • kmn4  on  9/24/2018 at 2:21 PM

    Christmas pudding

  • Siegal  on  9/24/2018 at 8:25 PM

    I want to make shallot tarte tartine

  • maci234  on  9/25/2018 at 7:59 AM

    "fish" finger sliders

  • thewoobdog  on  9/25/2018 at 10:08 AM

    I really want to try the 5-spice pan-roasted mushroom wraps with hoisin sauce

  • crownoflilies  on  9/25/2018 at 10:30 AM

    tofu benedict

  • TanyaD  on  9/26/2018 at 1:25 PM

    Sweet potato waffles with sautéed mushrooms

  • babiafi  on  9/27/2018 at 4:57 AM

    Christmas cookies :)

  • chris2468  on  9/27/2018 at 6:08 AM

    Which recipe in the index would you like to try first? . . . . Welsh Rarebits

  • AlisonL  on  9/27/2018 at 9:50 AM

    The Fluffy Yorkshire Puddings! I have not had those since I was a kid.

  • TiaKiki  on  9/27/2018 at 3:09 PM

    Stuffed Squash Roast sounds scrumptious!

  • eatysmith  on  9/27/2018 at 4:19 PM

    Shallot tarte tatin!

  • Laura1  on  9/28/2018 at 5:46 AM

    tofu benedict

  • sarahshan  on  9/29/2018 at 12:15 PM

    Ha ! Tofu benedict too here !

  • RuthHarwood  on  9/30/2018 at 4:03 AM

    Rosemary, red wine and garlic "beef" with rich jus

  • MissisG  on  9/30/2018 at 9:26 AM

    Festive nut roast

  • melbot  on  9/30/2018 at 10:14 AM

    Shallot Tarte Tatine

  • lapsapchung  on  10/1/2018 at 3:36 AM

    Smoked chilli and rosemary dough-ball fondue

  • flickingthevs  on  10/1/2018 at 8:15 AM

    Tofu benedict sounds perfect for Christmas day breakfast!

  • HArlow  on  10/1/2018 at 8:44 AM

    Welsh rarebits

  • Annekajane85  on  10/2/2018 at 8:46 AM

    I love everything that Gaz makes, but would love to try making the tofu Benedict

  • jmay42066  on  10/2/2018 at 4:18 PM

    Orange Glazed Carrots

  • tennyogirl  on  10/3/2018 at 2:56 PM

    Sweet potato waffle with sauteed mushrooms

  • jd5761  on  10/3/2018 at 3:22 PM

    sweet potato waffle with sauteed mushrooms for me

  • Breeze81  on  10/4/2018 at 9:22 AM

    Shallot tarte tatin sounds lush

  • cake17uk  on  10/6/2018 at 2:05 AM

    I'd try Christmas Pudding first so I could do a trial run before the big day

  • clairew137  on  10/7/2018 at 9:24 AM

    Sweet potato waffle with sauteed mushrooms

  • choppergirl  on  10/7/2018 at 6:37 PM

    5-spice pan-roasted mushroom wraps with hoisin sauce

  • merkusje  on  10/10/2018 at 3:52 AM

    Rich mushroom and lentil parcels

  • patioweather  on  10/10/2018 at 9:22 AM

    dough ball fondue!

  • PurpleFruit  on  10/10/2018 at 2:24 PM

    Sweet Potato Waffles with Sauteed Mushrooms

  • seb3003  on  10/14/2018 at 12:39 PM

    Smoked "salmon" with "cream cheese", capers and dill canapés

  • NancyLynn  on  10/15/2018 at 7:39 PM

    Tofu benedict

  • KarenDel  on  10/17/2018 at 12:00 PM

    "Scallops" with crispy "bacon", pea purée and taste-of-the-sea foam

  • EmilyR  on  10/18/2018 at 8:25 PM

    Chocolate orange raw "cheesecake"

  • fionajk42  on  10/19/2018 at 5:58 PM

    festive nut roast - I have not had a nut roast for years as I always remember them as being rather indigestible, so hopefully this recipe will get me eating them again

  • silversand  on  10/20/2018 at 7:17 AM

    Fluffy Yorkshire puddings

  • sheridarby  on  10/21/2018 at 2:16 PM

    Shallot tarte Tatin

  • yd1556  on  10/23/2018 at 3:10 AM

    The Ultimate Christmas Roast

  • auntietina  on  10/23/2018 at 5:47 PM

    Stuffed aubergine platter

  • divamode  on  10/24/2018 at 3:28 PM

    I would love to try the welsh rarebits

  • bikerbill  on  10/25/2018 at 3:26 PM

    Orange Glazed Carrots

  • gillwill  on  10/26/2018 at 3:22 AM

    Stuffed aubergine platter.

  • frenchyturner  on  10/26/2018 at 4:14 AM

    Orange glazed carrots for me!

  • RoseFlower  on  10/26/2018 at 4:15 AM

    Tofu Benedict :)

  • jliddement  on  10/26/2018 at 5:17 AM

    Tofu Benedict sounds delicious

  • Sand9  on  10/26/2018 at 9:51 AM

    The Shallott Tarte Tatin sounds lovely x

  • zeenie  on  10/26/2018 at 12:26 PM

    id try the mini sausage rolls

  • PaulaCheadle  on  10/26/2018 at 5:49 PM

    Caramelized bananas

  • carajanehunter  on  10/27/2018 at 1:07 AM

    My genes are screaming for Welsh Rarebits!

  • minilynn3  on  10/27/2018 at 3:07 AM

    Sweet potato waffles with sateed mushrooms!

  • vickyallum84  on  10/27/2018 at 8:51 AM

    Smoked "salmon" with "cream cheese", capers and dill canapés

  • woodyhall  on  10/27/2018 at 10:10 AM

    Tofu benedict sounds really good!

  • Lunababy  on  10/27/2018 at 10:31 AM

    Smoked 'salmon', cream 'cheese'.......canapes...

  • DimensionAEB  on  10/27/2018 at 10:48 AM

    Caramelized Bananas would be my first.

  • ruthwollerton  on  10/27/2018 at 12:26 PM

    Stuffed squash roast sounds yummy scrummy

  • carolann99  on  10/27/2018 at 12:52 PM

    Caramelized Bananas sounds wonderful. I love eating bananas, this recipe looks delicious.

  • saharapop  on  10/27/2018 at 1:00 PM

    Rich mushroom and lentil parcels

  • deanfromuk  on  10/27/2018 at 4:46 PM

    The xmas cookies for sure!

  • Jenamarie  on  10/27/2018 at 8:27 PM

    Rich mushroom and lentil parcels

  • v.t  on  10/29/2018 at 4:24 PM

    Rich white wine gravy

  • a1apple  on  11/3/2018 at 9:02 PM

    Smoked chilli and rosemary dough-ball fondue

  • orchidlady01  on  11/4/2018 at 2:51 AM

    Grilled mango & coconut panna cotta

  • starzine  on  11/7/2018 at 11:28 PM

    Caramelized bananas.

  • Lkitchings  on  11/9/2018 at 9:06 PM

    Stuffed squash roast

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