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Today's vegans are spoiled.

Twenty-five years ago, when VRG VRG Varig (Viacao Aerea Rio-Grandense, Brazil, ICAO code)
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 talked to publishers about cookbooks with vegan vegan /veg·an/ (ve´gan) (vej´an) a vegetarian whose diet excludes all food of animal origin.

 recipes, they felt there was little interest. When we exhibited at Book Expo America (the major trade show for the book industry) back then, there were just a few vegan titles besides VRG's and those from the Book Publishing book publishing. The term publishing means, in the broadest sense, making something publicly known. Usually it refers to the issuing of printed materials, such as books, magazines, periodicals, and the like.  Company (for example, their classics The Farm Cookbook and Tofu Cookery). This year at Book Expo America, it seems there was a flood of vegan books, such as Vegan Yum Yum and Vegan Brunch.

Two attendees walking the floor stated that they used our No Cholesterol Passover Recipes every year, even before becoming vegetarian. Numerous people have told us what a lifesaver this book was. The two attendees that used our Passover book also shared with us information about coconut flour and coconut sugar. See <>. If you tried these products, let us know about your experiences. We will be running a recipe piece in Vegetarian Journal on these food items next year.

While in New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City

City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S.
 for Book Expo America, we were walking through the streets and saw a sign that announced "Vegan Treats; Vegan Foods." Boy, are vegans in New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
 spoiled today! We didn't even bother going into this establishment. We were on our way to taste the vegan ice cream at Lulu's Sweet Apothecary apothecary /apoth·e·cary/ (ah-poth´e-kar?e) pharmacist.

n. pl. a·poth·e·car·ies Abbr. ap.
 on 6th Street in Manhattan. This old-fashioned-style ice cream parlor Ice cream parlors are places that sell ice cream and frozen yogurt to consumers. Ice cream is normally sold in two varieties in these stores: soft-serve ice cream (normally with just chocolate, vanilla, and "twist", a mix of the two), and hard-packed, which has an assortment of  was a hit, as voted by an 11-year-old with us. He didn't mind walking a few miles to visit it again the next day. And there was room even after feasting on spinach dosas and a vegan mango lassi las·si  
n. pl. las·sis
A beverage made of yogurt and water and flavored with spices, fruit, or other ingredients.

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 at Madras Kosher Vegetarian Indian restaurant on 2nd Avenue. What else can you ask for?

Our college intern from farm country, where she had chickens and a graduating class of 70, also enjoyed these delicious foods in the Big Apple. Seeing all these new vegan treats, no wonder vegans are now such a high percentage of vegetarians. Look at our 2009 poll results on page 12. With enthusiastic upcoming activists, we should find an even more vegan world in the future. For example, see the results of our scholarship contest for graduating high school seniors on page 24. If you would like to help support our ability to give more scholarships, please contact or send donations to The Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203.

Debra Wasserman & Charles Stahler

Coordinators of The Vegetarian Resource Group
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Title Annotation:Note from the Coordinators
Author:Wasserman, Debra; Stahler, Charles
Publication:Vegetarian Journal
Date:Oct 1, 2009
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