This illustrated cookbook features over 100 delicious vegetarian and lactose-free meals and is aimed at anyone who wants to eat meat-free, whether it's once a week, for a month or for life. The simple, healthy and wholesome recipes include soups, hearty main meals, easy-to-bake breads and delectable desserts. The vegetarian kitchen includes a comprehensive introduction to vegetarian and dairy-free cooking, as well as some background information on lactose intolerance and how to stock a vegan pantry. You will be inspired by the food photography, as well as by Mellissa's illustrations and easy-to-prepare recipes as she leads you on an appetising journey through her kitchen to a healthier way of eating and enjoying food.