For the veggie lover in all of us-reap the health and environmental benefits of vegetarian cooking with more than 300 recipes from around the world. These recipes have been carefully selected from international cooking styles-including Italian, Greek, Thai and Japanese-tested and then "fused" into easy practical dishes for home cooks. Includes seasonal suggestions, like creating a cool cantaloupe soup during the summertime. Chapters include: Breads Pizza, Focaccia, and Savory Tarts Salad through the Seasons Creamy Soups and Chunky Minestrones Grains Pasta and Noodles Legumes Stews, Curries & Tajines Stir Fries Casseroles and Gratins Eggs and Cheese Sweet Endings An overview of the vegetarian diet outlines how to create a balanced meal that provides all of the nutrients necessary for a healthy body. Each recipe has detailed serving portions, vitamin content alerts, and level of difficulty. Additionally, vegan recipes are sprinkled throughout.