PYP 040: Nava Atlas: Plant-based Cooking, Holidays, Greens, and Transitioning Your Pantry

Nava-AtlasI had a lovely chat with legendary cookbook author Nava Atlas, whose first vegetarian cookbook was published in 1984! (Had tofu even been invented then? 😉

We talked about the importance of home cooking, and the double-edged sword of holiday meals. We went into the cooking of greens in some depth, and also explored her personal rejection of the Standard American Diet, and her family's subsequent transition away from consumption of dairy products.

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