All posts tagged Vegan

Vegan Black Metal Chef, Not Your Grandmother’s Online Cooking Teacher

Vegan Black Metal Chef— the YouTube culinary sensation who offers instructional cooking videos, specializing in vegan dishes, delivering the lessons over a soundtrack of black metal while wearing body armor and KISS-like make-up, and laced with no shortage of humor (“Hail Seitan!” and so on)—provides an update on his career since he appeared on “Talking Animals” in 2011. Read more…

Ellen Jaffe Jones, author of “Kitchen Divided”

Ellen Jaffe Jones—the running coach, cooking instructor and author of the enormously popular book, “Eat Vegan On $4 A Day”—discusses her new book, “Kitchen Divided: Vegan Dishes For Semi-Vegan Households.” Read more…

Marisa Miller Wolfson, writer-director of the documentary “Vegucated”

Marisa Miller Wolfson–the writer-director of “Vegucated,” the award-winning documentary tracking three dyed-in-the-wool meat and cheese eating New Yorkers who accept a challenge to go vegan for six weeks (WMNF presented the film’s Tampa Bay area premiere)—discusses her pre-“Vegucated” life, including her formative years devoted to animals and later years as an animal activist and vegan advocate. Read more…

Roberto Martin, Author “Vegan Cooking For Carnivores”

Roberto Martin–author of the new cookbook “Vegan Cooking For Carnivores: Over 125 Recipes So Tasty You Won’t Miss The Meat” and who serves as personal chef for Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi–discusses his history as a cook in Southern California at such chain restaurants as Acapulco’s and Mimi’s, before heading off to be trained as chef at the Culinary Institute of America. Read more…

Ellen Jaffe Jones, author, “Eat Vegan On $4 A Day”

Ellen Jaffe Jones–a personal trainer, running coach, cooking instructor (including a stint for The Cancer Project) and author of “Eat Vegan On $4 A Day: A Gameplan For The Budget Conscious Cook,” a guide and cookbook–discusses how a medical scare (a colon blockage), and carefully considering all the breast cancer and heart disease that several family members had contended with, served as a catalyst to drastically change her diet 30 years ago, toggling between vegetarian & vegan for most of those years, locking in to strictly vegan about seven years ago; she also notes that then and now, virtually no one in her family followed suit with the dietary change. Read more…