Moskowitz won us over with this book because it’s filled with vegan recipes that, well, don’t taste vegan. Her follow-up, Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World: 75 Dairy-Free Recipes for Cupcakes That Rule (Marlowe & Company; $19.85 at, was released in 2006, and we are already in love with the cookies and cream frosting, a variation on the frosting for Basic Chocolate Cupcake.

Vegan with a Vengeance: Over 150 Delicious, Cheap, Animal-Free Recipes That Rock
By Isa Chandra Moskowitz (Marlowe & Company, 2005; $10.85 at

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