Go to the main content Menu
Vegan Cookbooks
Food & Drink
Alejandra Tolley Alejandra Tolley Alejandra Tolley

10 Vegan Cookbooks by Asian Authors

Add these delicious Asian-authored vegan cookbooks to your collection to redefine your cooking skills and palate!

We’re celebrating AAPI Heritage Month with these incredible chefs who remind us how essential and intrinsic Asian ingredients are to plant-based eating! These ten vegan cookbooks by Asian authors show us bold flavors and innovative cooking techniques. If you need new cooking inspo, these cookbooks cover everything from savory vegan meals to sweet dishes!

Hot For Food All Day: Easy Recipes to Level Up Your Vegan Meals

By Lauren Toyota

Vegan comfort food queen and self-taught chef behind Hot For Food, Lauren Toyota shows us how to level up our leftovers in this must-have cookbook! Hot For Food All Day will activate your cooking mode by showcasing over 100 easy and simple vegan recipes, including a Buffalo crunch wrap, Tokyo street fries, and stuffed grilled cheese!

Hot for Food All Day

The Korean Vegan: Reflections And Recipes From Omma’s Kitchen

By Joanne Lee Molinaro

Joanne Lee Molinaro invites us into her kitchen with her debut cookbook of over 80 mouthwatering veganized Korean dishes. A unique cookbook filled with personal family stories, childhood cuisine staples, and beautiful photography, The Korean Vegan will win a spot in your kitchen in no time.

The Korean Vegan

The Korean Vegan

East Meets Vegan: The Best of Asian Home Cooking, Plant-based and Delicious

By Sasha Gill

Are you stuck in a creative cooking block? Sasha Gill has got you covered with 90 delicious vegan recipes! Gill reminds us that plant-based cooking doesn’t have to be boring or expensive. Showing us different Asian veganized staples, including red bean pancakes and spring rolls, East Meets Vegan will sharpen your cooking skills with simple and tasty ingredients.

East Meets Vegan

Vegan Asian: A Cookbook: The Best Dishes from Thailand, Japan, China and More Made Simple

By Jeeca Uy

Jeeca Uy, also known as vegan foodie @thefoodietakesflight, takes us on a tour across Asia in her debut cookbook Vegan Asian! Featuring childhood staples and vegan-friendly versions of meals from her travels, Uy shares her favorites such as Chinese lettuce wraps, Mushroom Pho Chay, and Singaporean Chili Tofu!

Vegan Asian

The Vegan Meat Cookbook

By Miyoko Schinner

The Vegan Meat Cookbook will be your go-to immediately. Renowned vegan chef and bestselling author Miyoko Schinner releases another innovative cookbook filled with show-stopping vegan meat dishes. Schinner guides us on how to use everyday store staples to transform them into decadent meals, including juicy chicken, king trumpet mushroom bacon, and a twist on shepherd’s pie!

The Vegan Meat Cookbook

The Vegan Chinese Kitchen (Pre-order)

By Hannah Che

The Vegan Chinese Kitchen features over 100 recipes celebrating the rich variety of Chinese plant-based ingredients! Filled with nourishing dishes like sweet and sour tofu, flaky scallion pancakes, and corn-fried peppers with pine nuts, the creativity in this cookbook is endless, making it the perfect addition to your collection.

The Vegan Chinese Kitchen

Vegan Richa’s Everyday Kitchen: Epic Anytime Recipes with a World of Flavor

By Richa Hingle

Richa Hingle brings bold flavors in her quick, simple, and delectable dishes! Emphasizing inclusivity, Hingle ensures she offers recipes for all allergies. Vegan Richa’s Everyday Kitchen is filled with entree ideas, desserts, and even sauces. The best part is that more than half of Hingle’s recipes can be prepared within 30 minutes, making them ideal for the vegan on the go!

Vegan Richa

Ay Sus!: Whole Food Plant-Based Global Filipino Cuisine

By Cleodia Martinez

Nutritionist and vegan foodie Cleodia Martinez is bridging traditional Flipino flavors with plant-based cooking. In her debut cookbook, Ay Sus!: Whole Food Plant-Based Global Filipino Cuisine, Martinez highlights the benefits and importance of cooking with whole-food ingredients. The indulgent recipes feature dishes like grilled eggplant, bell pepper relyeno, and plant-based sisig!

Ay Sus

Thriving on Plants Volume 2

By Cherie Tu

Thriving on Plants Volume 2 is the all-in-one cookbook for your vegan cooking needs! Packed with delicious recipes, including spicy red lentils and kimchi fried rice, these dishes will satisfy your cravings. Tu also shares tips on kitchen organization and includes a rundown of ingredient substitutions when grocery shopping. This is the perfect cookbook to get you started with plant-based cooking!

Thriving on Plants

The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook: Wholesome, Indulgent Plant-Based Recipes

By Nisha Vora

Nisha Vora’s debut cookbook offers time-saving tips and tricks for cooking with an Instant Pot! Filled with irresistible colorful dishes ranging from succulent breakfast foods to decadent desserts, The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook brings vibrant, wholesome cooking back into the kitchen.

The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook

Alejandra Tolley


Vegan junk-foodie Alejandra was born and raised in Los Angeles County. As a self-made writer, she always makes sure that she advocates for all humans and animals. When she’s not typing the day away, you can find her singing her lungs out to Mitski, taking pictures of her doggies Luna and Dexter, or stocking her kitchen with more avocados, strawberries, and Kettle Salt n Vinegar chips. Alejandra also loves traveling and sharing her eats from around the world on Instagram.

Must-have products: LUSH Fresh Farmacy Facial Soap, Dr. Smith’s Rose Lip Balm, Milk Makeup KUSH Fiber Brow Gel, Starbucks Pink Drink, Avocado Toast

Articles by Alejandra
Alejandra Tolley

More from VegOut

See the article 10 vegan chocolate chip brands perfect for baking

10 Vegan Chocolate Chip Brands Perfect for Baking

These dairy-free chocolate chips were made for cookies, waffles, muffins, and more.

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Pascha Chocolate
Food & Drink
See the article 12 vegan beauty gifts to shop this holiday season

12 Vegan Beauty Gifts to Shop This Holiday Season

Deck the halls with boughs of vegan beauty gifts!

Alejandra Tolley Alejandra Tolley
Fleur & Bee
Fashion & Beauty
See the article sustainably and carefully sourced ingredients set this native american-owned vegan bakery apart

Sustainably and Carefully Sourced Ingredients Set This Native American-Owned Vegan Bakery Apart

Place an order from Wholesome Bakery in honor of Native American Heritage Month!

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
Wholesome Bakery
Food & Drink
See the article 8 vegan bakeries in los angeles

8 Vegan Bakeries in Los Angeles

Stock up for the holidays at these sweet stops!

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
Just What I Kneaded
Food & Drink Los Angeles
See the article 11 best cruelty-free, vegan laundry detergents

11 Best Cruelty-Free, Vegan Laundry Detergents

Elevate your laundry day with these plant-based brands.

Tammie Ortlieb Tammie Ortlieb
Seventh Generation
See the article pomona’s first all-vegetarian spot borreguitas serves traditional mexican dishes

Pomona’s First All-Vegetarian Spot Borreguitas Serves Traditional Mexican Dishes

This powerful story highlights how the Torres family turned their 15-year-old restaurant into Pomona’s first vegetarian spot!

Alejandra Tolley Alejandra Tolley
Food & Drink Los Angeles
See the article 10 vegan ice cream brands that ship nationwide

10 Vegan Ice Cream Brands That Ship Nationwide

From sorbet bars and gelato to ice cream sandwiches and cones, these desserts hit the spot!

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
Food & Drink
See the article the best store-bought vegan whipped cream brands

The Best Store-Bought Vegan Whipped Cream Brands

Elevate your plant-based desserts with these dairy-free whipped toppings.

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Food & Drink
See the article the best store-bought vegan stuffing

The Best Store-Bought Vegan Stuffing

These festive, plant-based side dishes were made for inclusive holiday dinners.

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Pepperidge Farm
Food & Drink
See the article 13 vegan thanksgiving items from trader joe’s

13 Vegan Thanksgiving Items from Trader Joe’s

Check out these Trader Joe’s plant-based favorites for Thanksgiving 2022.

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Trader Joe's
Food & Drink
See the article beyond meat teams up with american cancer society to advance cancer research

Beyond Meat Teams up with American Cancer Society to Advance Cancer Research

The multi-year agreement will aim to advance research on plant-based meat and cancer prevention.

Cayla White
Beyond Meat
See the article pinky cole’s book tour is coming to los angeles next week

Pinky Cole’s Book Tour Is Coming to Los Angeles Next Week

The Pinky Cole Experience Tour will be making a stop at The Regent Theatre in DTLA this Monday, November 21.

Cayla White
Pinky Cole
News Los Angeles


We’ll keep you updated on new information,
upcoming events, and the best deals in your area.

By signing up you agree to receive emails from VegOut Magazine
and accept our terms of use, privacy policy, and cookie policy.

Subscribe Now

Get the latest in plant-based news, entertainment, and lifestyle delivered straight to your door (or inbox!)
Order the magazine!


Subscribe Now

Order the magazine!



The Most



Test 2