Louise Hagler is a pioneer in creating vegan cuisine with tofu and other soyfoods to satisfy the western palate. For over 30 years, she has continued to create vegan cookbooks that present a wide variety of tasty, easy-to-prepare, familiar dishes incorporating soy and vegan foods of all kinds.
Besides being a cookbook author, Louise is a mother and grandmother, food writer, food stylist, soy technician, nutrition educator, consultant, caterer, and traveling culinary teacher. In her cooking classes, Louise showcases her tempting recipes, revealing special cooking tips and secrets of success in cooking with tofu, miso, tempeh, and more. The class menus demonstrate how quickly and easily these healthful foods can bring fresh flavors into your daily meals and special occasions.
Louise also works with Plenty International, a not-for-profit alternative relief and development organization, as a soy technician and nutrition educator in Mexico and Guatemala. These projects introduce soyfoods as alternative protein for undernourished populations as well as seek to reintroduce native protein sources and teach organic, sustainable farming and gardening for food security. Visit www.plenty.org/index.htm on the web for more information about these projects.
Louise’s books in print include Tofu Cookery 25th Anniversary Edition, Miso Cookery, Soyfoods Cookery, Lighten Up! With Louise Hagler, Meatless Burgers, Tofu Quick & Easy, and The Farm Vegetarian Cookbook.
Visit Louise’s blog at http://blog.louisehagler.com.