A Plant-Based Farmhouse Cookbook Review

A Plant-Based Farmhouse Cookbook Review
By The Cooking World, Editorial Staff
May 13, 2024

Plant-Based Farmhouse: Wholefood recipes from my house on the hill

In the ever-evolving world of culinary arts, plant-based eating has cemented itself as more than just a trend — it's a lifestyle choice for millions. 

In this week's cookbook review, we bring you A Plant-Based Farmhouse by Cherie Hausler, a beacon for those aspiring to integrate more plant-based recipes into their traditional, comfort-food repertoire. 

This beautifully curated cookbook offers a bridge between health and comfort and does so with an elegance that appeals to anyone.

Cherie’s Culinary Craft

A Plant-Based Farmhouse provides a refreshing look at how plant-based recipes can be both wholesome and hearty. 

Cherie, who has carved a niche for herself with her approachable and sustainable cooking philosophy, brings the rustic charm of farmhouse cooking into the plant-based domain. 

The book spans an impressive array of recipes that promise to transform the simplest of vegetables into culinary masterpieces.

Each recipe in A Plant-Based Farmhouse is crafted with care, emphasizing health without compromising taste. The book covers a wide range of dishes, including starters, main courses, desserts, and even beverages. 

Recipes like the Sourdough Calzone with Kale, Olives and Potato or Spelt Dumplings with Nettle and Green Miso Broth are perfect examples of how Cherie reimagines comfort food. The inclusion of seasonal and locally sourced ingredients is a testament to the sustainability ethos that the book advocates.

Cauliflower Salad with Capers, Pomegranate, Dill & Pickled Fennel Flowers. Photography by Lean Timms (p. 105)

Effortless Cooking for All

Cherie excels in making the recipes accessible to cooks of all levels. The instructions are clear, and very easy to follow making this book a practical guide for everyday cooking.

Plant-Based Farmhouse is beautifully designed, with photographs showcasing each dish's appealing, wholesome nature. The layout is user-friendly, facilitating an enjoyable reading and cooking experience.

This book is perfect for anyone looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into their diet, especially those who appreciate the warmth and simplicity of country cooking. 

Quince Hummingbird Cake with Tahini Caramel. Photography by Lean Timms (p. 190)

Final Thoughts

Plant-Based Farmhouse is an excellent cookbook for anyone looking to delve into plant-based eating without giving up the flavors and textures of familiar comfort foods. It successfully bridges the gap between health and indulgence, making it a standout choice for those who cherish both sustainability and flavor in their culinary pursuits.

This book is a compelling addition to the world of vegan cookbooks, offering a unique take on traditional recipes. It's an inspiring resource for anyone wanting to explore how plant-based eating can fit into a rustic, homey kitchen setting.


A Plant-Based Farmhouse offers over 80 vegan recipes inspired by traditional farmhouse cooking. These dishes focus on health without compromising taste, utilizing seasonal and locally sourced ingredients to create hearty, comforting meals.









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