Danny the Champion of the World

Danny the Champion of the World

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Venturesome Vegan Cooking breaks the vegan mold, focusing on great flavor and innovative recipes from around the globe. The more than 100 recipes have a strong international pedigree, including recipes drawn from the authors' travels in Europe and Africa. The book features manageable, easy-to-make recipes written in a clear, straightforward style. It introduces readers to unusual ingredients slowly, incorporating them into otherwise familiar dishes, resulting in bold, fresh flavors with a comfortable dash of tradition.

Some of the recipes guaranteed to delight the palate are: Fresh Spring Rolls, Spicy Creamy Hummus, Spicy Asian Noodle Salad, Hearty Autumn Squash and Bean Stew, Memere's Shepherd's Pie, Sweet Apricot Potatoes with Pine Nuts, Pasta Spirals with Creamy Potato and Artichoke Sauce, Peppery Pumpkin Risotto, Succulent Strawberry and Vinegar Sauce, Chocolate Fudge Pie, Sticky Cinnamon Nut Rolls, Spare the Pigs Hash, and scores of others.

Venturesome Vegan means bold, fresh flavors; healthful recipes that challenge and excite the palate but are designed for the typical home cook (with typical home cook skills); and great vegan cooking for both vegan beginners and those looking to break out of their usual rut.
Publisher: Oxford, Oxon. : Windrush, 1989.
Edition: Large print ed.
ISBN: 9780224012010


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Apr 23, 2017

Always a classic.

Apr 04, 2017

My 10-year old son is a fan of Roald Dahl's books (who isn't!) so he was eager to read this one. It was funny. I was disappointed, though, (from what he told me about the book) that this really is just a story about revenge and does not seem to challenge the reader to higher virtues. It is fine, but I won't suggest my other kids read it.

Jun 15, 2014

The last encounter I had with this story, was long ago in 4th grade. Our teacher read it to us and further sparked my love of brilliant adventure novels.

I just finished it after two evenings and am surprised to say that I had to tear myself away so I could get some sleep. Dahl is a master of making the reader care about his characters, taking you up and down as the story flows.

A gorgeous read, and something I'll purchase to read to my children (and anyone else interested).

Thank you SPL!

Aug 07, 2013

Roald Dahl's books are really something different. Words cannot explain the unbelievably delightful plots, adventures and situations that go on in Dahl's stories. Having had the pleasure of reading ALL of them, I am once again well impressed.

Mar 15, 2012

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Sep 14, 2011

This is a wonderful story, which is something I'm learning is no surprise when it comes to the stories of Roald Dahl. Danny lives alone with his father (his mother died when he was just a baby) and the relationship they share is so loving and touching to read about. It was great to see the two of them get the best of the mean old landowner. One of the bedtime stories Danny's dad tells him is about the Big Friendly Giant, who gets his own story told in a separate book.

May 29, 2011

Great book! Just like almost every Roald Dahl books, a kid does a great triumph, usually against an evil adult.

Aug 11, 2010

This is one of my favorite Roald Dahl books, but of the Roald Dahl books I suggest to people it seems to be lesser known. If you like Roald Dahl, give it a shot. When I was a kid, it made for a decent book report, too.

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Jul 11, 2012

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Sep 14, 2011

p 205: "What I have been trying so hard to tell you all along is simply that my father, without the slightest doubt, was the most marvelous and exciting father any boy ever had."


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