A recent YouGov study named Italian cuisine as the most popular in the world and year after year, for decades, pasta dishes have been in the UK’s top 10 favourites. The UK was also the most popular country for veganism in 2019, according to Google Trends, followed by the US, Australia and New Zealand. And the sign-ups for the Veganuary campaign – where people eat vegan for the month of January – hit record highs in 2021, with over 582,000 people joining up, all proof that eating a vegan diet is becoming more mainstream as every year goes by. So Vegan Pasta by Clemence Catz is a perfect combination for home cooks worldwide. There is nothing easier than making homemade vegan pasta, with or without gluten. Thanks to her 5 fresh basic pasta recipes by mixing ideas and toppings you can make a myriad of combinations: Reinvented classics such as pesto gnocchi, lemon and almond penne and silken tofu pasta gratin Vitamin-filled, healthy pasta with smoked paprika and roasted garlic zucchini or eggplant salad Pasta ideas from around the world such as rice noodle rainbow pad Thai or leeks and roasted tofu Original and creative recipes for beetroot cream, roasted nut and purslane pink pasta Every recipe, accompanied by the author’s stunning photographs is a feast for the eyes as well as the appetite. She is the author of many vegan cookbooks and is an advocate of vegan cuisine for its ethical and nutritional benefits.