80 nourishing, umami-rich recipes from the kitchen of a passionate chef
By Alexander Gershberg


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About Plantbased

Plant-based cooking that makes the most of your pantry with recipes that celebrate flavour and ingredients that nourish.

Plantbased is your ultimate culinary guide to discovering the richness and abundance that a nourishing wholefoods plant-based diet can bring. Learn how to cook delicious and easy dishes with staple goods, such as grains, beans, root vegetables, green vegetables, seaweeds and fermented foods.

To achieve a nutritionally complete vegan diet you need to include more grains, beans and vegetables in your meals. But what are wholegrains to start with? And what on earth can you cook them with? Alexander Gershberg invites you into his kitchen to answer these questions and more.

Alexander’s recipes are influenced by the wonderful flavours of Japanese cuisine as well as the Israeli food culture in which he grew up. Join Alexander in his cosy little inner-city kitchen as he shares his knowledge for achieving a healthy plant-based diet that’s beautiful, delicious, sustainable and affordable. Something we can proudly regard as the food of our future.

Book details

Publication date
February 2023 (Australia/NZ)
January 2023 (US)
February 2023 (UK)
270 mm × 195 mm
304 pages
Yannick van Leeuwaarde

About the author

Alexander Gershberg is a vegan chef, cooking teacher and cookbook author. He was raised in Israel and moved to Amsterdam in 2006, originally to pursue a career in modern dance. Internationally praised, Alexander runs creative and innovative culinary projects that celebrate his rich, colourful and dynamic cooking style that’s packed with flavour. Plantbased is his first English-language cookbook.