12 Best British Vegan Cookbooks & Recipe Books

Here’s a pickle.

You’re on the hunt for vegan British cookbooks and it feels like looking for a needle in a haystack.

We’ve all been there – the struggle is real!

But breathe easy, my friend.

Let’s get you to the goldmine of British vegan cookbooks that’ll make your culinary journey a cakewalk.

Top 12 Vegan British Cookbooks

Here is the list of Top British Vegan Cookbooks-

  • “Great British Vegan: Simple, plant-based recipes to cook the nation’s favourite dishes” by Aimee Ryan – Best Overall
  • “Vegan: The Essential British Cookbook for Vegans” by High Cedar Press & Zoe Hazan – Editor’s Choice
  • “Vegan Eats: Exciting Plant-Based Recipes from Around the World” by Rachel Ama – Best for International Flavors
  • “BOSH!: Simple Recipes.Amazing Food.All Plants.” by Henry Firth & Ian Theasby – Best for Quick Meals
  • “15 Minute Vegan: Fast, Modern Vegan Cooking” by Katy Beskow – Best for Time-Saving
  • “Vegan (ish): 100 simple, budget recipes that don’t cost the earth” by Jack Monroe – Best for Sustainability
  • “The Vegan Longevity Diet” by Marco Borges – Best for Health and Wellness
  • “Vegan Christmas: Over 70 amazing vegan recipes for the festive season” by Gaz Oakley – Best for Festive Seasons
  • “The Vegan Cookbook: 100 Plant-Based Recipes to Inspire and Invigorate” by Adele McConnell – Best for Inspiration
  • “Vegan Street Food: A Culinary Journey Through Southeast Asia” by Jackie Kearney – Best for Travel Lovers
  • “The New Vegan” by Aine Carlin – Best for New Vegans
  • “Vegan One Pound Meals: Delicious budget-friendly plant-based recipes all for £1 per person” by Miguel Barclay – Best Budget Option

Great British Vegan by Aimee Ryan

“Great British Vegan” is a revelation.

Imagine the classic British dishes you adore, now reimagined with a plant-based twist.

The authenticity? Spot on.

The creativity? Boundless.

Each page unveils a dish that’s a sensory delight, from the aroma wafting off the page to the vivid imagery of textures and flavors.

It’s educational, offering a fresh perspective on traditional British cuisine.

You’ll find yourself chuckling at Aimee’s playful takes on classics.

And actionable? Absolutely.

With easy-to-follow recipes, even a novice can whip up a vegan feast.

This isn’t just a cookbook; it’s a culinary journey.

And the award of “Best Overall”? Well deserved. .

Vegan The Essential British Cookbook by Zoe Hazan

The book’s pages are a sensory journey, with dishes that tantalize the palate and evoke the essence of authentic British cuisine, sans any animal products.

The art of presentation? Impeccable.

The techniques? Rooted in authenticity.

As an Expert Food Critic, I’ve tasted global flavors, and this cookbook stands out.

It’s not just a collection of recipes; it’s a testament to the versatility and depth of vegan cooking.

A deserving recipient of the ‘Editor’s Choice’ award.

Vegan Eats Plant-Based Recipes by Rachel Ama

Ama brilliantly infuses her Caribbean and West African roots, crafting recipes that are not just vegan but full of zest and tradition.

From Cinnamon French toast to Caribbean fritters, every dish is a testament to her commitment to flavor.

And the cherry on top?

A song recommendation for each recipe, ensuring your cooking experience is as rhythmic as it is flavorful.

For those seeking international vegan flavors, this book is a treasure.

BOSH by Henry Firth & Ian Theasby

The creators, Ian and Henry, have masterfully curated over 120 recipes that are not only tantalizing to the taste buds but also easy to whip up.

The book’s vivid photography captures the essence of each dish, making it a visual treat.

What stands out is the cookbook’s emphasis on quick meals, making it a go-to for those bustling evenings when you crave something delicious yet uncomplicated.

The recipes are a testament to the duo’s commitment to sustainability and authenticity in the culinary world.

A must-have for anyone looking to elevate their plant-based cooking game.

15 Minute Vegan Fast, Modern Vegan Cooking by Katy Beskow

This cookbook stands out with its promise of time-saving recipes without compromising on flavor.

The book’s essence? Modern veganism, accessible to all, regardless of culinary expertise.

The dishes, rich in sensory delight, echo my passion for authenticity and creativity.

The added bonus? It’s budget-friendly, proving gourmet doesn’t always mean expensive.

A must-have for every kitchen, especially if you’re racing against the clock.

And remember, it’s not just about eating; it’s about experiencing.

Vegan (ish) 100 simple, budget recipes by Jack Monroe

It’s not just about food; it’s a culinary journey.

The recipes? Simple, affordable, and oh-so-tempting.

Whether you’re a seasoned vegan or just dipping your toes, this book’s got something for you.

From Breakfast Muckmuffins to Beet Wellington, it’s a celebration of plant power.

And the best part? It’s all about being kind to our planet.


Jack’s got it covered.

So, if you’re looking to add a dash of creativity to your kitchen, this might just be your next favorite cookbook.

And remember, it’s not just about eating; it’s about eating right.

The Vegan Longevity Diet by Marco Borges

Marco Borges, renowned for his expertise in plant-based nutrition, presents a compelling case for a vegan lifestyle in “The Vegan Longevity Diet.” This isn’t just another cookbook.

It’s a journey into the world of wholesome foods, emphasizing the transformative power of plants.

Borges unveils the “22 Laws of Plants,” a groundbreaking approach that promises not only weight loss and increased energy but also a reduced carbon footprint.

The book’s essence? It’s not just about living longer; it’s about living better.

With recipes stemming from fresh, natural ingredients, Borges challenges the myth that veganism is all about bland greens.

Instead, he offers a tantalizing array of dishes that are as delicious as they are healthful.

Dive into a culinary experience that promises longevity, vitality, and sustainability.

And remember, it’s not just food; it’s a lifestyle.

Vegan Christmas by Gaz Oakley

Oakley masterfully crafts over 70 recipes, ensuring your festive season is both delectable and cruelty-free.

The book’s vibrant visuals are a feast for the eyes, while the recipes tantalize the palate.

From traditional roasts to innovative desserts, every dish is a testament to Oakley’s culinary prowess.

As an expert food critic, I’ve savored global cuisines, but this cookbook?

It’s a game-changer.

Perfect for those seeking a compassionate yet indulgent holiday spread.

The Vegan Cookbook to Inspire and Invigorate by Adele McConnell

Adele McConnell’s “The Vegan Cookbook” is a vibrant dance of flavors.

Bursting with 100 sensational recipes, it’s a testament to how plant-based meals can be both dynamic and utterly delectable.

Imagine diving into Mushroom & Roasted Beetroot Polenta Nests or savoring Chinese Spring Onion Pancakes.

Adele’s innovative techniques and nutrient-packed ingredients make every dish a culinary adventure.

It’s not just about ditching meat; it’s about embracing a world of diverse, fresh, and tantalizing ingredients.

This book isn’t just a cookbook; it’s an invitation to a gastronomic journey of plant-based wonders.

And… it’s earned my award for ‘Best for Inspiration’.

Vegan Street Food by Jackie Kearney

Kearney, a finalist in BBC One’s MasterChef 2011, takes us on a sensory journey, blending authenticity with creativity.

The recipes? A blend of traditional methods and innovative twists.

Imagine savoring the rich aromas and flavors of Asia, all while adhering to a vegan lifestyle.

It’s not just a cookbook; it’s a travel diary for the palate.

Perfect for those with wanderlust in their hearts and hunger in their bellies.

The New Vegan by Aine Carlin

Aine Carlin guides you with passion, making veganism accessible and downright delicious.

It’s like she’s whispering culinary secrets from around the world, right into your kitchen.

The book’s essence?


It’s a celebration of flavors, techniques, and the art of vegan cooking.

Perfect for those just stepping into the vegan world.

And the best part?

It’s got my stamp as the “Best for New Vegans”.

Vegan One Pound Meals by Miguel Barclay

This cookbook, the fourth in Barclay’s series, showcases how veganism can be both wallet-friendly and delectable.

It’s not just about saving money; it’s about relishing flavors.

From Sweet Potato Katsu Curry to Sticky Aubergine Bao, the variety is tantalizing.

And for someone like me, who’s journeyed through global culinary landscapes, this book resonates.

It’s authentic, creative, and a testament to the fact that good food doesn’t have to burn a hole in your pocket.

Final Say So!

In the vibrant world of vegan cookery, these British cookbooks stand out as culinary masterpieces.

From reimagined classics to international delights, each tome offers a unique gastronomic journey.

Whether you’re a seasoned vegan chef or just starting your plant-based adventure, there’s a cookbook here to inspire, educate, and tantalize your taste buds.

Dive in, and let your culinary creativity soar!

Renee Searcy

Hi! I’m Renee. From a young age, I’ve been enchanted by the flavors, aromas, and the art of cooking. My journey has taken me from my family’s kitchen to working with some of the most talented chefs and culinary experts in Atlanta, GA, and beyond.

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