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Cookbook Club: May 2019: Compassionate Cuisine (Soper-Kolton)

May Event: Compassionate Cuisine with Linda Soper-Kolton
​Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join Chef Linda Soper-Kolton for a taste of a delicious plant-based recipe from her new cookbook, Compassionate Cuisine: 125 Plant-Based Recipes from Our Vegan Kitchen. Interwoven with the recipes, the book tells the story of one of the country's oldest animal sanctuaries, the Catskill Animal Sanctuary, through its food. Their award-winning vegan culinary program is designed to show how easy and delicious it is to cook vegeterian.


Where: Wakeman Town Farm
Park on Wakeman Farm Drive.  Enter near the Red Towers.
Community Partner: Wakeman Town Farm  

Featured book...


Compassionate Cuisine, to life through an array of recipes intended to inspire and delight. Their recipes have been savored and devoured by thousands of visitors to the Sanctuary,

The cookbook contains 125 savory and sweet recipes, including Sanctuary favorites: Blueberry Praline French Toast Casserole, Buffalo Cauliflower with Bleu Cheese Dressing, Moroccan Vegetable and Chickpea Tagine, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles, and many more!

Try websites for inspiration.....

Meet our guest.....

Linda Soper-Kolton graduated from the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts, with a certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition as a holistic health coach.  Linda went to the Sanctuary in 2012 as a guest chef, intending to teach Compassionate Cuisine cooking classes for a season before returning to her vegetarian and vegan café in Fairfield.  Lured by the magic of the sanctuary, Linda stayed to lead and grow the Culinary program, inspiring and educating with love, patience and delicious food.  Six years later, she continues to cook, teach, write, and kiss pigs.

Visit the website: Catskill Animal Sanctuary

Selection from the Library collection...